**Vladimir Leonidovich Popov** (Russian: Влади́мир Леони́дович Попо́в; born 3 September 1946) is a Russian mathematician working in the invariant theory and the theory of transformation groups. He is a member of the Steklov Institute of Mathematics and a professor of the National Research University – Higher School of Economics. In 1986, he was an invited speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians (Berkeley, USA), and in 2008–2010 he was a core member of the panel for Section 2, "Algebra" of the Program Committee for the 2010 International Congress of Mathematicians (Hyderabad, India).

In 2012, he was elected a member of the inaugural class of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society which recognizes mathematicians who have made significant contributions to the field.

In 2016, he was elected a corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Popov, Vladimir L. (1982). *Discrete complex reflection groups*. Utrecht: Communications of the Mathematical Institute Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht, Vol. 15.
Popov, Vladimir L. (1992). *Groups, generators, syzygies, and orbits in invariant theory*. Providence RI: Translations of Mathematical Monographs, Vol. 100, Providence RI: Amer. Math. Soc. ISBN 0-8218-4557-8.
Popov, V. L., Vinberg, E. B. (1994). *Invariant theory*. Berlin Heidelberg: Encyclopaedia of Mathematical Sciences, Vol. 55, Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. ISBN 3-540-54682-0.
Popov, Vladimir L. (2004). *Algebraic transformation groups and algebraic varieties: proceedings of the conference Interesting algebraic varieties arising in algebraic transformation group theory held at the Erwin Schrödinger Institute, Vienna, October 22-26, 2001*. Berlin New York: Springer. ISBN 9783540208389.