Sobolev Institute of Mathematics of the Siberian Branch of the Russian
Academy of Sciences is located in Novosibirsk Akademgorodok.
The list of personnel of the Institute contains about 500 research
workers. Data Base of IM SB RAS staff can be seen here.
The Institute was foundered in 1957 by Academician Sergey
At present the Institute is directed by Corresponding member of RAS, Professor, Doctor of Sciences (Physics and Mathematics) Sergey Goncharov.
Main fields of research
The members of the Institute carry on fundamental investigations
in mathematics, mathematical physics, and informatics in the following
- algebra, theory of numbers
and mathematical logic;
- geometry and topology;
- calculas, differential equations and mathematical
- probability and mathematical
- numerical mathematics;
- mathematical modeling and methods
of applied mathematics;
- theoretical nuclear physics.
The investigations carried on at the Institute are supported
by various domestic and interactive funds. In 2004, the
Institute had 54 grants of the Russia
Foundation for Basic Research, 8 grants of the Russia
Humanitarian Scientific Foundation, 4 grants of the Federal
Pilot Program “Integration”, etc. In the frames of the state
program for support of leading scientific schools, the grants
were allotted to 7 scientific schools headed by A. A. Borovkov, Yu. L. Ershov, M. M. Lavrent’ev,
Yu. G. Reshetnyak, S. S. Goncharov, V. L. Beresnev and V. A. Vasil’ev. State scholarships for prominent
scientists are awarded to 20 members of the Institute,
and 9 men received state scholarships for young scientists.
The Institute participates actively in training of highly qualified
scientific personnel in cooperation with the Department
of Mechanics and Mathematics of Novosibirsk