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Grigory Barenblatt

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Nationality  Russian
Fields  Mathematics

Role  Mathematician
Name  Grigory Barenblatt
Awards  Timoshenko Medal
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Native name  Grigórii Isaákovich Barenblat
Born  July 10, 1927 (age 88) (1927-07-10)
Institutions  Shirshov Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences. University of California, Berkeley
Alma mater  Moscow State University (Ph.D)
Academic advisors  Andrey Kolmogorov, Boris Levitan
Notable awards  Lagrange Medal (1995), G. I. Taylor Medal (1999), Timoshenko Medal (2005)
Academic advisor  Andrey Kolmogorov, Boris Levitan
Books  Theory of Fluid Flows Through, Scaling - Self‑similarity - and Inter, Scaling, 'Scaling Phenomena in Fluid M, Flow - Deformation and Fract
Similar People  Andrey Kolmogorov, Yakov Borisovich Zel'dovich, Vladimir Arnold

Education  Moscow State University

Russian mathematician Grigory BarenblattDied at 90

Grigory Isaakovich Barenblatt (Russian: Григо́рий Исаа́кович Баренблат; born July 10, 1927) is a Russian mathematician.



He graduated in 1950 from Moscow State University, Department of Mechanics and Mathematics. He received his Ph.D. in 1953 from Moscow State University under the supervision of A. N. Kolmogorov.

Career and research

He also received a D.Sc. from Moscow State University in 1957. He is a Professor in Residence at the Department of Mathematics of the University of California, Berkeley and Mathematician at Department of Mathematics, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He was G. I. Taylor Professor of Fluid Mechanics at the University of Cambridge from 1992 to 1994 and he has been Emeritus G. I. Taylor Professor of Fluid Mechanics since then. His areas of research are:

  1. Fracture mechanics
  2. The theory of fluid and gas flows in porous media
  3. The mechanics of a non-classical deformable solids
  4. Turbulence
  5. Self-similarities, nonlinear waves and intermediate asymptotics.


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