**Alexander Barvinok** is a professor of mathematics at the University of Michigan.

Barvinok received his Ph.D. from St. Petersburg State University in 1988 under the supervision of Anatoly Moiseevich Vershik.

In 1999 Barvinok received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) from President Bill Clinton.

Barvinok gave an invited talk at the 2006 International Congress of Mathematicians in Madrid.

In 2012, Barvinok became a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society.