Prof. Tschinkel will share his experience of how private capital helps fund research in various fields.
The lecture will be held at the Intercontinental Hotel Sofia, Ballroom Hall, 4 Narodno Sabranie Square.
Yuri Tschinkel is an algebraic geometer who covers a broad spectra of subjects – from arithmetics to complex geometry. He was educated in Moscow State University and received his doctorate in mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Tschinkel has obtained spectacular results in counting points over different fields and stable rationality. For his work he has been elected to Academia Europea and Leopoldina, the German National Academy of Sciences. He has been a speaker at the International Mathematical Congress 2006.
Yuri Tschinkel is a Director of Simons Foundation, Mathematics and Physical Sciences division. The Simons Foundation is a private foundation established in 1994 by Marilyn and Jim Simons. The foundation is one of the largest charitable organizations in the USA. It makes grants in four areas: Mathematics and Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, autism research (Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative) and Outreach, Education and Engagement.
17:00 – 17:30 – Welcoming
17:30 – 18:30 – Lecture of Prof. Yuri Tschinkel
18:30 – 20:00 – Cocktail