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MIKHAIL VLADIMIROVICH VOLKOV

Born:

27 May 1955, Sverdlovsk (now Ekaterinburg), Russia

Degrees:

May 1994: Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences degree awarded by St Petersburg State University

March 1980: Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (=PhD) degree awarded by Mathematics Institute of Moldavian Academy of Sciences

June 1977: Diploma in Mathematics (=M.Sci.) awarded by Department of Mathematics and Mechanics, Ural State University

Academic career:

since 2016: Federal Professor of Mathematics

since 2011: Chair of Algebra and Discrete Mathematics, Ural Federal University, Ekaterinburg

2006-11: Chair of Algebra and Discrete Mathematics, Ural State University, Ekaterinburg

2001-06: Vice-Chair of Algebra and Discrete Mathematics, Ural State University, Ekaterinburg

1995-2001: Full Professor, Ural State University, Ekaterinburg

1991-95: Associate Professor, Ural State University, Ekaterinburg

1988-91: Postdoctoral Research Fellow [research position granted to prepare the Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences Thesis], Ural State University, Sverdlovsk

1983-88: Associate Professor, Ural State University, Sverdlovsk

1979-83: Assistant Professor, Ural State University, Sverdlovsk

Visiting positions:

          January-May 2016: Ada Peluso Visiting Professor, Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, USA

          November-December 2015: Erudite Programme Fellow, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi, India

          September 2013: Visiting Professor, University of Turku, Finland

April 2013: Visiting Professor, Politechnika Warszawska, Warsaw, Poland

April-May 2011: Visiting Scholar, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

March 2011: Visiting Scholar, La Trobe University, Bandoora, Victoria, Australia

February-March 2009: Research I Foundation Fellow, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India

November 2008: INNOLEC Lectureship, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

March-May 2007: Visiting Professor, University of Turku, Finland

March-May 2006: Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Institute for Advanced Study, La Trobe University, Bandoora, Victoria, Australia

April-May 2004: Visiting Professor, Laboratoire d'Informatique Algorithmique: Fondements et Applications, Universite Paris Denis Diderot et CNRS, Paris, France

February-March 2004: Landau-Volta Fellowship (granted by the CARIPLO Foundation) at Politecnico di Milano, Italy

June 2002 and June-July 2001: Visiting Professor, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

March-June 1999: Visiting Professor, Universidade do Porto, Portugal

March-April 1996: European Fellowship (granted by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation) at Laboratoire Informatique Theorique et Programmation, Institut Blaise Pascal, Universite Paris-VII, France

July 1995 - June 1996: Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, Dresden University of Technology, Germany

June-July 1994: Visiting Professor, Universidade do Porto, Portugal

December 1993 - January 1994: Visiting Professor, University of Tasmania, Australia

July 1990: Visiting Scholar, University of Sydney, Australia

August-September 1988: Visiting Professor, University of Brno, Czechoslovakia

October 1982 - June 1983: Research Fellow, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Editor of mathematical journals:

"Journal of Automata, Languages and Combinatorics" since 2016

"Ural Mathematical Journal" since 2015

"International Journal of Algebra and Computation" since 2010

"Semigroup Forum" since 1998 [Executive Editor since 2003]

"Izvestija Ural'skogo Universiteta. Matematika i Mekhanika'' (Proceedings of Ural University. Mathematics and Mechanics) in 1997-2010 [Managing Editor]

"MIF" (a regional quarterly journal for high school students interested in mathematics, physics and computer science) in 1996-2001

"Matematicheskie Zapiski Ural'skogo Universiteta'' (Mathematical Proceedings of Ural University) in 1982-1990

Reviewing:

Reviewer for Zentralblatt MATH since 1990, more than 185 reviews published; reviewer for Mathematical Reviews since 2006, more than 40 reviews published

Refereeing:

Refereeing for the journals

Acta Informatica, Acta Scientiarum Mathematicarum (Szeged), Algebra Colloquium, Algebra i Logika, Algebra Universalis, Arkiv fōr Matematik;

Beiträge zur Algebra und Geometrie, Bulletin of the Australian Mathematical Society, Bulletin of the Korean Mathematical Society, Bulletin of the Malaysian Mathematical Sciences Society;

Combinatorics, Probability and Computing, Communications in Algebra, Contributions to General Algebra;

Discrete Mathematics, Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science, Diskretnyj Analiz i Issledovanie Operacij;

Electronic Journal of Combinatorics;

Formal Aspects of Computing, Forum Mathematicum, Fundamenta Informaticae;

Glasnik Matematicki;

Information and Computation, Information Processing Letters, International Journal of Algebra and Computation, International Journal of Foundations of Computer Science, Israel Journal of Mathematics, Izvestija Irkutskogo Gosudarstvennogo Universiteta. Matematika, Izvestija Rossiiskoi Akademii Nauk. Serija matematicheskaja, Izvestija Ural'skogo Gosudarstvennogo Universiteta. Matematika i Mekhanika, Izvestija Vysshih Uchebnyh Zavedenij. Matematika;

Journal of Algebra, Journal of Algebra and its Applications, Journal of Algebraic Combinatorics, Journal of Automata, Languages and Combinatorics, Journal of Computer and System Sciences, Journal of Pure and Applied Algebra,  Journal of Symbolic Computation, Journal of the European Mathematical Society;

Logica Universalis;

Matematicheskie Zametki, Matematicheskie Zapiski Ural'skogo Universiteta, Mathematika Slovaca, Milan Journal of Mathematics, Monatshefte fuer Mathematik;

Periodica Mathematica Hungarica, Publicationes Mathematicae Debrecen;

Quaestiones Mathematicae;

RAIRO - Theoretical Informatics and Applications;

Sarajevo Journal of Mathematics, Semigroup Forum, SIAM Journal on Discrete Mathematics, Siberian Electronic Mathematical Reports, Simon Stevin, Studia Logica;

Theoretical Computer Science, Theory of Computing Systems, Trudy Instituta Matematiki i Mekhaniki UrO RAN, Trudy Moskovskogo Matematicheskogo Obshchestva;

Universitatis Iagellonicae Acta Mathematica;

Yokohama Mathematical Journal.

Refereeing for various conference volumes including the proceedings of:

International Conference on Automata and Formal Languages (AFL), International Conference on Implementation and Application of Automata (CIAA), Computability in Europe (CiE), International Computer Science Symposium in Russia (CSR), Foundations of Software Technology and Theoretical Computer Science Conference (FSTTCS), Journees Montoises d'Informatique Theorique (JM), Annual ACM/IEEE Symposium on Logic in Computer Science (LICS), International Symposium on Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science  (MFCS), International Symposium on Theoretical Aspects of Computer Science (STACS)

Assessing and expert activities:

Assessor or expert for grant agencies and science foundations in Australia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, USA  

Member of steering committees:

CSR - International Computer Science Symposium in Russia (since 2006)

DLT - Developments in Language Theory (since 2010)

WORDS (since 2011)

Member of organizing committees:

       International conference "Graphs and Groups, Algorithms and Automata" dedicated to the 80th birthday
       of V. A. Belonogov and to the 70th birthday of V. A. Baranskii, Ekaterinburg, Russia, August 2015 
       [Conference Co-chair]

       18th International Conference "Developments in Language Theory'', Ekaterinburg, Russia, August 2014 
       [Conference Co-chair]

       International conference "Algebra and combinatorics'' dedicated to the 60th birthday of A. A. Makhnev,
       Ekaterinburg, Russia, June 2013

       International Conference "Algebra and Linear Optimization" dedicated to the 100th anniversary
       of the birthday of S.N.Chernikov, Ekaterinburg, Russia, May 2012

       International Conference on Algebra and Geometry dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the birthday
       of A.I.Starostin, Ekaterinburg, Russia, August 2011

       5th Spring/Summer Young Researchers' Colloquium on Software Engineering, Ekaterinburg, Russia, May 2011

       2nd Russian-Indian Workshop on Algebra, Combinatorics and Complexity, Ekaterinburg, Russia,
       October 2008

       Russian-Indian Workshop on Algebra, Combinatorics and Complexity (a satellite workshop
       of the 3rd International Computer Science Symposium in Russia), Moscow, Russia, June 2008

       2nd International Computer Science Symposium in Russia, Ekaterinburg, Russia, September 2007 
       [Conference Chair]

       Workshop on Words and Automata (a satellite workshop of the International Computer Science
       Symposium in Russia), St Petersburg, Russia, June 2006

       International Algebraic Conference dedicated to the centennial of the birthday of P.G. Kontorovich
       and to the 70th birthday of L.N. Shevrin, Ekaterinburg, Russia, August-September 2005

       Workshop on Semigroups and Automata (a satellite workshop of the 32nd International Colloquium
       on Automata, Languages and Programming), Lisbon, Portugal, July 2005

       Workshop on Synchronizing Automata (a satellite workshop of the 31st International Colloquium
       on Automata, Languages and Programming), Turku, Finland, July 2004

       International Conference on Semigroups with Applications, including Semigroup Rings, St Petersburg,
       Russia, June 1995

       III All-Union Symposium on the theory of semigroups, Sverdlovsk, USSR, June 1988

Member of program/scientific committees:

       12th International Computer Science Symposium in Russia, Kazan, Russia, June 2017

       20th International Conference "Developments in Language Theory", Montreal, Canada, July 2016

        International Conference on Semigroups and Automata celebrating the 60th birthday  
        of Jorge Almeida and Gracinda Gomes, Lisbon,  Portugal, June 2016

        10th Spring/Summer Young Researchers' Colloquium on Software Engineering, Krasnovidovo, Russia, May-June 2016

        10th International Conference on Words, Kiel, Germany, September 2015

         6th International Conference on Algebraic Informatics, Stuttgart, September 2015

         International conference "Graphs and Groups, Algorithms and Automata" dedicated to the 80th birthday
         of V. A. Belonogov and to the 70th birthday of V. A. Baranskii, Ekaterinburg, Russia, August 2015 
         [Conference Co-chair]

         19th International Conference "Developments in Language Theory", Liverpool, UK, July 2015

         10th International Computer Science Symposium in Russia, Listvyanka, Russia, July 2015

          9th Spring/Summer Young Researchers' Colloquium on Software Engineering, Samara, Russia, May 2015

          AutoMathA 2015. Jewels of Automata: from Mathematics to Applications, Leipzig, Germany, May 2015

          3rd Russian-Finnish Workshop on Discrete Mathematics, Petrozavodsk, Russia, September 2014  

18th International Conference "Developments in Language Theory'', Ekaterinburg, Russia, August 2014

7th School for students and young researchers "Computer Science Ekaterinburg Days", Ekaterinburg, Russia, August 2014

9th International Computer Science Symposium in Russia, Moscow, Russia, June 2014

8th Spring/Summer Young Researchers' Colloquium on Software Engineering, St Petersburg, Russia, May 2014

5th International Workshop "Non-Classical Models of Automata and Applications", Umea, Sweden,  August 2013.

18th International Conference on Implementation and Application of Automata, Halifax, Canada, July 2013

6th School for students and young researchers "Computer Science Ekaterinburg Days", Ekaterinburg, Russia, June-July 2013

17th International Conference "Developments in Language Theory'', Paris, France, June 2013

8th International Computer Science Symposium in Russia, Ekaterinburg, Russia, June 2013

7th Spring/Summer Young Researchers' Colloquium on Software Engineering, Kazan, Russia, May 2013

2nd Russian-Finnish Symposium on Discrete Mathematics, Turku, Finland, September 2012

16th International Conference "Developments in Language Theory'', Taipei, Taiwan, August 2012

17th International Conference on Implementation and Application of Automata, Porto, Portugal, July 2012

6th Spring/Summer Young Researchers' Colloquium on Software Engineering, Perm, Russia, May 2012

International Algebraic Conference dedicated to the centennial of the birthday of V.V.Morozov, Kazan, Russia, September 2011

15th International Conference "Developments in Language Theory'', Milan, Italy, July 2011

4th International Conference on Algebraic Informatics, Hagenberg, Austria, June 2011

6th International Computer Science Symposium in Russia, St Petersburg, Russia, June 2011

5th Spring/Summer Young Researchers' Colloquium on Software Engineering, Ekaterinburg, Russia, May 2011

14th International Conference "Developments in Language Theory'', London, Ontario, Canada, August 2010

7th International Conference on Words, Salerno, Italy, September 2009

13th International Conference "Developments in Language Theory", Stuttgart, Germany, July 2009

12th International Conference "Developments in Language Theory'', Kyoto, Japan, September 2008

School on Algebraic Theory of Automata, Lisbon, Portugal, September 2008

5th IFIP International Conference on Theoretical Computer Science, Milano, Italy, September 2008

13th International Conference on Implementation and Application of Automata, San Francisco, USA, July 2008

11th International Conference Developments in Language Theory'', Turku, Finland, July 2007

International Conference "Automata: from Mathematics to Applications'', Palermo, Italy, June 2007

International Computer Science Symposium in Russia, St Petersburg, Russia, June 2006

Workshop on Words and Automata (a satellite workshop of the International Computer Science Symposium in Russia), St Petersburg, Russia, June 2006

International Algebraic Conference dedicated to the centennial of the birthday of P.G. Kontorovich and to the 70th birthday of L.N. Shevrin, Ekaterinburg, Russia, August-September 2005

Workshop on Semigroups and Automata (a satellite workshop of the 32nd International Colloquium on Automata, Languages and Programming), Lisbon, Portugal, July 2005

Workshop on Synchronizing Automata (a satellite workshop of the 31st International Colloquium on Automata, Languages and Programming), Turku, Finland, July 2004

4th International Conference on Words, Turku, Finland, September 2003

International Meeting on Semigroups and Related Topics, Braga, Portugal, June 2003

International Workshop on Semigroups, Automata and Formal Languages, Crema, Italy, June 2002

3rd International Colloquium on Words, Languages and Combinatorics, Kyoto, Japan, March 2000

1st International Conference on Semigroups and Algebraic Engineering, Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan, March 1997

International Conference on Semigroups and Their Applications, Prague, Czech Republic, July 1996

Participation in PhD juries:

135 PhD theses or equivalents in Russia, Portugal, and Czech Republic

External reading of PhD theses:

29 PhD theses or equivalents in Russia, Australia, Canada, France, and Ukraine

Participation in Dr. Sci. juries:

26 Dr. Sci. theses or equivalents in Russia and Portugal

External reading of Dr. Sci. theses:

9 Dr. Sci. theses or equivalents in Russia, Austria, Czech Republic, and Germany

PhD students:

D.S. Ananichev (PhD 1997), M.V. Berlinkov (PhD 2011), O.B. Finogenova (nee Paison) (PhD 1998, Dr. Sci. 2016), N.Yu.Glazyrin (PhD 2015, not confirmed by the Highest Attestation Commission), I.A. Goldberg (PhD 2006), S.V. Goldberg (PhD 2008), V.S. Grishchenko (PhD 2007), V.V. Gusev (PhD 2013), I.A. Mikhailova (PhD 2011), M.I. Maslennikoba (PhD  2015),  T.V. Pervukhina (PhD 2014), G.A. Povarov (PhD 2010), E.V. Pribavkina (PhD 2009), E.S. Skvortsov (PhD 2008), G.V. Tanana (PhD 2007), Yu.I. Zaks (PhD 2012) + 4 current PhD students

 

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