Academic Background

Academic Background

M.S. Mathematics - Moscow State Pedagogical University - 1971

Ph.D. Mathematics - Moscow State Pedagogical University - 1973

Professor of Mathematics, Art History, Film Studies, University of Colorado - 1979 - present

Long Term Visiting Scholar, DIMACS (Center for Discrete Mathematics & Theoretical Computer Science), Rutgers University, January 2003-August 2004 ; and 2006-2007 academic year.

Visiting Fellow-Research Collaborator, Department of Mathematics, Princeton University, December 2002-August 2004 , and 2006-2007 academic year.

Myrecent research work in Mathematics

Axiom of choice and chromatic number of the plane

Participation in Mathematics Competitions

2012-2016
President, WORLD FEDERATION OF NATIONAL MATHEMATICS COMPETITIONS

2008-2012
Senior Vice President and Chair of Program Committee, WORLD FEDERATION OF NATIONAL MATHEMATICS COMPETITIONS
1996-2008
Secretary, Member of the Executive and Program Committee, WORLD FEDERATION OF NATIONAL MATHEMATICS COMPETITIONS
1996-2005 Member, UNITED STATED OF AMERICA MATEMATICS OLYMPIAD SUBCOMMITTEE
1983-Present Chair and Founder, COLORADO MATEMATICAL OLYMPIAD
1970-1974 Member of the Jury, Soviet Union National Mathematical Olympiad