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Zinovy Reichstein

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Alma mater  Harvard University
Education  Harvard University
Known for  essential dimension
Residence  Canada

Name  Zinovy Reichstein
Fields  Mathematics
Role  mathematician
Doctoral advisor  Michael Artin
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Institutions  University of British Columbia
Born  1961 (age 60 years), Yaroslavl, Russia

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Zinovy Reichstein (born 1961) is a Russian-born American mathematician. He is a professor at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. He studies mainly algebra, algebraic geometry and algebraic groups. He introduced (with J. Buhler) the concept of Essential dimension.


Reichstein received his PhD degree in 1988 from Harvard University under the supervision of Michael Artin. Parts of his thesis entitled "The Behavior of Stability under Equivariant Maps" were published in the journal Inventiones Mathematicae.

As of 2011, he is on the editorial board of the mathematics journal Transformation groups.

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  • Winner of the 2013 Jeffery-Williams Prize awarded by the Canadian Mathematical Society
  • Fellow of the American Mathematical Society, 2012
  • Invited Speaker to the International Congress of Mathematicians (Hyderabad, India 2010)
  • References

    Zinovy Reichstein Wikipedia