My bachelor degree is from the Moscow State University
(MGU) (1966) and my Ph.D. is also from MGU (1970). My thesis
adviser was Professor Igor R. Shafarevich. I had left the
former USSR in 1977 and I am at the University of Michigan
My area of research is Algebraic Geometry. I have done some
work in the theory of algebraic surfaces, singularities,
vector bundles, invariant theory and classical algebraic geometry.