Konstantin Khanin

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Konstantin Khanin
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Alma materLandau Institute of Theoretical Physics
AwardsSimons Fellow (2013)
Jean-Morlet Chair, CIRM (2017)
Invited Speaker, ICM 2018
Scientific career
Statistical mechanics
Ergodic theory
InstitutionsLandau Institute of Theoretical Physics
Princeton University
Isaac Newton Institute
Heriot-Watt University
University of Toronto
Doctoral advisorYakov 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]


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]


  1. ^ "Dr. Konstantin Khanin". MCS Department, UTM. Retrieved 22 July 2020.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ "2013 Simons Fellows Awardees: Mathematics". Simons Foundation. Archived from the original on 4 January 2015. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Semester on 'KPZ Universality and Directed Polymers". Jean-Morlet Chair 2017 Semester 1. Centre International de Rencontres Mathematiques. Retrieved 18 July 2017.
  5. ^ "ICTP Alumni Among ICM Speakers". ICTP. 29 June 2017. Retrieved 18 July 2017.