# Konstantin Khanin

Konstantin Khanin | |
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Alma mater | Landau Institute of Theoretical Physics |

Awards | Simons Fellow (2013) Jean-Morlet Chair, CIRM (2017) Invited Speaker, ICM 2018 |

Scientific career | |

Fields | Mathematics Statistical mechanics Ergodic theory |

Institutions | Landau Institute of Theoretical Physics Princeton University Isaac Newton Institute Heriot-Watt University University of Toronto |

Doctoral advisor | Yakov G. Sinai |

**Konstantin "Kostya" Mikhailovich Khanin** (Russian: Константин Михайлович Ханин) is a Russian mathematician and physicist. He is currently the Chair (academic) of the Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at the University of Toronto Mississauga.^{[1]}

## Background[edit]

Khanin received his Ph.D. from the Landau Institute of Theoretical Physics in Moscow and continued working there as a Research Associate until 1994.^{[2]} Afterwards, he taught at Princeton University, at the Isaac Newton Institute in Cambridge, and at Heriot-Watt University before joining the faculty at the University of Toronto. Khanin was an invited speaker at the European Congress of Mathematics in Barcelona in 2000. He was a 2013 Simons Foundation Fellow.^{[3]} He held the Jean-Morlet Chair at the Centre International de Rencontres Mathématiques in 2017, and he was an Invited Speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians in 2018 in Rio de Janeiro.^{[4]}^{[5]}

## References[edit]

**^**"Dr. Konstantin Khanin".*MCS Department, UTM*. Retrieved 22 July 2020.**^**DeMarco, Carla. "U of T Mississauga Research Excellence Award recipient delivers thoughtful lecture on self-similarity and critical phenomenon in math and science".*University of Toronto Mississauga*. Retrieved 18 July 2017.**^**"2013 Simons Fellows Awardees: Mathematics".*Simons Foundation*. Archived from the original on 4 January 2015. Retrieved 19 July 2017.**^**"Semester on 'KPZ Universality and Directed Polymers".*Jean-Morlet Chair 2017 Semester 1*. Centre International de Rencontres Mathematiques. Retrieved 18 July 2017.**^**"ICTP Alumni Among ICM Speakers".*ICTP*. 29 June 2017. Retrieved 18 July 2017.