Artem Zvavitch
Department of Mathematical Sciences
327 Mathematics and Computer Sciences Bldg
Kent State University Kent, OH, 44242 USA
Phone: (330)-672-3316
e-mail: zvavitch@math.kent.edu
URL: http://www.math.kent.edu/~zvavitch
Citizenship
Israel, Russia, USA.
Born
06.09.1974, Moscow, Russia
Marital Status
married + 3.
Wife: Tatiana Zvavitch
Children: daughters Polina (born June 22, 1994), Maya (born August 5, 1999) and Anna (born April 1, 2011).

Fields of interest:

  • Convex Geometry
  • Geometric Functional Analysis
  • and applications of Probability and Harmonic Analysis to the above subjects.

Education:

  • 1996-2001: Ph.D. student of Gideon Schechtman, Weizmann Institute of Science, Department of Mathematics, (Rehovot, Israel).
  • 1994-1996: M.Sc. student of Oded Schramm, Weizmann Institute of Science, Department of Mathematics, (Rehovot, Israel).
  • 1991-1994: B.Sc. student, Moscow State University, Mechanics and Mathematics Department, (Moscow, Russia).
  • 1991: Graduated Moscow School # 67, (Moscow, USSR).

Appointments:

  • 2014 - present: Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Kent State University.
  • 2007-2014: Associate Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Kent State University.
  • 2004-2007: Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Kent State University.
  • 2001-2004: Post Doctoral Fellow, Mathematics Department, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Visiting Positions:

  • May-June 2013 Visiting Professor, Universite Paris-Est Marne-la-Valle, France.
  • June-July 2012 Feinberg Foundation Visiting Faculty, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.
  • May-June 2011 Visiting Professor, Universite Paris-Est Marne-la-Valle, France.
  • Jan-Feb 2011 Visiting Fellow, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge, U.K..

Awards/Research Grants:

  • 2015 Oberwolfach Research in Pairs Grant. Awarded by Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach. (with A. Koldobsky, D. Ryabogin and V. Yaskin).
  • 2014-2015 National Science Foundation Grant: "CBMS Conference: Introduction to the theory of valuations on convex sets." Grant number DMS-1444411, Amount $35,000 (joint with B. Jaye, and D. Ryabogin).
  • 2014-2015 National Science Foundation Grant: "Kent State Informal Analysis Seminar," Grant number DMS-1400019, Amount 45,000 (joint with Benjamin Jaye, Fedor Nazarov and Dmitry Ryabogin).
  • 2011-2014 Harmonic Analysis in Convex Geometry. National Science Foundation Grant DMS-1101636, Amount 375,000 (joint with Dmitry Ryabogin).
  • 2011 NSF/CBMS Regional Conference in the Mathematical Sciences- "Ergodic Methods in the Theory of Fractals", Amount 40,000 (joint with Dmitry Ryabogin).
  • 2007-2010 FRG: Collaborative Research: Fourier analytic and probabilistic methods in geometric functional analysis and convexity. Grant number DMS-0652684, Amount 150,000.
  • 2005-2008 Fourier Analytic Approach to the Geometric Tomography. National Science Foundation Grant DMS-0504049, Amount 79,626.
  • 2006-2008 Supplement to the above NSF DMS-0504049 grant for graduate student support, Amount 13,000.
  • 2006 NSF/CBMS Regional Conference in the Mathematical Sciences-"Probabilistic and combinatorial approach in analysis"-08/06/2006-08/13/2006, Amount 32,985 (joint with Per Enflo and Andrew Tonge).
  • 2005 Summer Research and Creative Activity Appointment (Kent State).
  • 1999-2000 Ben and Esther Rosenbloom Foundation Scholarship.
  • 1996-2000 John F. Kennedy Memorial Fund Scholarship.

Graduate Students:

  • Matthew Alexander (Ph.d.) 2013- present
  • Galyna Livshyts (Ph.d), 2011 -present.
  • Jeffrey Schlaerth (Ph.d), 2005-present.
  • Jaegil Kim (Ph.d), 2008 -2013 (currently at University of Alberta, Canada).
  • Wei Bai (M.Sc), 2013-2014.

Publications/Preprints:

Lecture notes and Surveys:

Thesis:

Talks:

  • "Convex Geometry and its Applications'', Oberwolfach, Germany 12/2015 (upcoming).
  • "Convexity, Probability and Discrete Structures, a Geometric Viewpoint'', University Paris-Est Marne-La-Valle, France, 10/2015 (upcoming).
  • "Affine Geometric Analysis", (BIRS), Casa Matematica Oaxaca (CMO), Mexico, 9/2015 (upcoming).
  • Workshop "Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications,'' IMA, University of Minnesota, 4, 2015 (upcoming).
  • Analysis Seminar, University of Akron, 11/2014.
  • Analysis Seminar, University of Florence, Italy, 7/2014.
  • Second Joint Meeting of AMS and the Israel Mathematical Union, Tel Aviv, Israel, 6/2014.
  • Seminar, "High Dimensional After Noon", Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, 6/2014.
  • Colloquium, Polytechnic School of Engineering, NYU, New York, NY, 04/2014.
  • AMS meeting, St. Louis, MO, 10/2013.
  • PDE's and Applied math seminar, University of Akron.
  • Colloquium, Bowling Green State University, 9/2013.
  • "Convex Geometry" at the CIEM in Castro Urdiales, Spain, 9/2013.
  • "Asymptotic Geometric Analysis II", Euler International Mathematical Institute, Saint-Petersburg, Russia, 6/2013.
  • Analysis Seminar, Universite Paris-Est Marne La Vallee, 5/2013.
  • "Southeast Geometry Seminar" (SGS) at University of Alabama at Birmingham, 5/2013.
  • Colloquium, University of Missouri-Columbia, 4/2013.
  • "Interplay of convex geometry and Banach space theory", BIRS, Canada, 3/2013.
  • Analysis Seminar, University of Michigan, 2/2013.
  • "Invariants in convex geometry and Banach space theory", Palo Alto, California, August, 2012.
  • Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, July, 2012.
  • Colloquium, Ben Gurion University, Israle, June, 2012.
  • Workshop on "Convexity and Asymptotic Geometric Analysis", The Centre de recherches mathematiques (CRM) of Montreal, Canada, April, 2012.
  • Special lectures for PhD students, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warszawa, Poland, 21 - 26, November 2011.
  • Conference "Convex Geometry, Analytic Aspects", Cortona, Italy, June 15, 2011.
  • Conference "Integration, Vector Measures and Related Topics IV", Murcia, Spain, March 2, 2011.
  • Discrete Analysis Program, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge UK, February 15, 2011.
  • Workshop on Asymptotic Geometric Analysis and Convexity, Fields Institute, Toronto, ON, September 13 - 17, 2010.
  • Probability and Geometry in High Dimensions, Universite Paris-Est Marne-la-Valle, France, May, 2010.
  • Volume Inequalities, Banf, Banf International Research Station, Canada, March, 2010.
  • Convex Geometry and its Applications, Oberwolfach, Germany, December 2009.
  • Analysis Seminar, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, 2009.
  • Advances in Stochastic Inequalities and their Applications. Banf International Research Station, Canada June, 2009.
  • Colloquium, The University of Akron, February, 2009
  • Functional Analysis Seminar, University of Alberta, January, 2009.
  • Affine Convex Geometric Analysis. Banf International Research Station, Canada, January, 2009.
  • AMS meeting, Middletown, CT, October, 2008.
  • AMS meeting, Vancouver, Canada. October, 2008.
  • Analysis Seminar, University of Valencia, Spain. July, 2008
  • Analysis Seminar, Univeridad Complutense Madrid, Madrid, Spain, June, 2008.
  • Colloquium, Univeridad Complutense Madrid, Madrid, Spain, June 2008.
  • Karcher Colloquium, University of Oklahoma, April, 2008.
  • PME Colloquium, Youngstown University, April, 2008.
  • Miniconference on Classical Convex Geometry, University of Missouri-Columbia, March, 2008.
  • Analysis Seminar, University of Wisconsin-Madison, February, 2008.
  • Analysis Seminar, Georgia State University, December, 2007.
  • Concentration Week on "probability Inequalities with Applications to High Dimensional Phenomena", College Station, Texas, August, 2007.
  • Workshop in Analysis and Probability, College Station, Texas, August, 2007.
  • Colloquium, University of Pittsburgh. February 2007.
  • Colloquium, University of Oregon. January 2007.
  • Colloquium, University of South Carolina. January 2007.
  • Workshop on Harmonic and Geometric Analysis, The Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1/2007,
  • Konvexgeometrie, Oberwolfach, December 2006.
  • Colloquium, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 12/2006.
  • Analysis Seminar, Michigan State University, Ocober 2006.
  • Colloquium, Univeridad Complutense Madrid, Madrid, Spain 2006.
  • Banach spaces and their applications in Analysis a conference in honor of Nigel Kalton's 60th birthday, Miami University, Ohio, May 2006 (upcoming).
  • Colloquium, Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, NY, April, 2006.
  • AMS Special Session on Recent Trends in Convex and Discrete Geometry, San Antonio, TX, January 2006
  • Conference on "Contemporary Ramifications of Banach Space Theory", Institute for Advanced Studies of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. June 2005.
  • Colloquium, Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, NY, April 2005.
  • Colloquium, University of Missouri-Columbia, March 2005.
  • Southeast Geometry Conference, University of South Carolina, March 2005.
  • Analysis Seminar, McGill University, January 2005.
  • AMS Special Special Session on Trends in Operator Theory and Banach Spaces, Pittsburgh, PA, November, 2004.
  • Invited lecture, Workshop on "Geometric Tomography", Alicante, Spain, October, 2004.
  • Conference on Gaussian Measure and Geometric Convexity, Snowbird, Utah, July, 2004.
  • AMS Special Session on Analytic Convex Geometry, Lawrenceville, NJ, April 2004.
  • Colloquium, Kent State University, March 2004.
  • Colloquium, Western Washington University, February 2004.
  • Colloquium, University of Maine, February 2004.
  • Colloquium, University of Alberta, January 2004.
  • Functional Analysis Seminar, University of Alberta, January 2004.
  • Colloquium, Case Western Reserve University, November 2003.
  • Karcher Colloquium, University of Oklahoma, October 2003.
  • Prairie Analysis Seminar, Kansas State University, October 2003.
  • SUMIRFAS 2003, College Station, Texas, August, 2003.
  • Workshop in Linear Analysis and Probability, College Station, Texas, July, 2003.
  • Colloquium, University of South Florida, Tampa, March, 2003.
  • AMS Special Session on Banach Space Theory and Convex Geometry, Baltimore, January 2003.
  • AMS Meeting, Northeastern University, Boston, October, 2002.
  • Conference on Convexity and Asymptotic Theory of Normed Spaces, PIMS at the University of British Columbia, July 2002.
  • Trends in Banach Space, The University of Memphis, November 2001.
  • Banach Space Seminar, University of Missouri-Columbia, October 2001.
  • Functional Analysis Seminar, University Paris 6, December 14, 2000.
  • Functional Analysis Seminar, University de Marne-La-Valle, Paris, December 5, 2000.
  • SUMIRFAS 2000, College Station, Texas, August 12, 2000.
  • Workshop in Linear Analysis and Probability, College Station, Texas, July 19, 2000.
  • International Workshop on Geometric Convex Analysis, Technion, Israel, March 19, 2000.
  • Functional Analysis Seminar, Technion, Israel, December 16, 1999.
  • Israel Mathematical Union meeting, University of Haifa, Israel May, 1999.

Conference Organized

  • Informal Analysis Seminar, March 1-2, 2014 (with Kent State Analysis Group).
  • "Geometric Tomography and Harmonic Analysis", BIRS, Banff, Canada, 3/2014 (with A. Koldobsky, D. Ryabogin and V. Yaskin).
  • "Sections of convex bodies ", American Institute of Mathematics, August 2013 (with A. Koldobsky, D. Ryabogin and V. Yaskin).
  • Informal Analysis Seminar, November 16-18, 2012 (with Kent State Analysis Group).
  • AMS Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Convexity, University of Akron, OH, October 20-21, 2012 (with B. Jaye, D. Ryabogin).
  • Informal Analysis Seminar, October 18-19, 2012 (with Kent State Analysis Group).
  • CBMS Regional Conference in the Mathematical Sciences-"Ergodic Methods in the Theory of Fractals" 6/2012 (with D. Ryabogin).
  • Informal Analysis Seminar, March 30th - April 1st, 2012 (with Kent State Analysis Group).
  • "Harmonic Analysis in Convex Geometry", BIRS, Banff, Canada, May 2011 (with A. Koldobsky, D. Ryabogin and V. Yaskin).
  • "Mahler's conjecture and duality in convex geometry", American Institute of Mathematics, August 2010 (with A. Koldobsky, D. Ryabogin and V. Yaskin).
  • "Informal Analysis Seminar Dedicated to the Work of Joe Diestel", March, 2010, (with Analysis group at Kent State).
  • "Summer school on Fourier analytic and probabilistic methods in geometric functional analysis and convexity", with FRG group, August 2008.
  • Informal Analysis Seminar, October, 2007, (with Analysis group at Kent State).
  • "Fourier analytic methods in convex geometry", American Institute of Mathematics, August 2007 (with A. Koldobsky, D. Ryabogin).
  • AMS Special Session on Affine Invariants, Randomness and Approximation in Convex Geometry, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ 4/2007. (with E. Werner).
  • Informal Analysis Seminar, , December, 2006, (with Analysis group at Kent State).
  • NSF/CBMS Conference -"Probabilistic and combinatorial approach in analysis", 8/2006 (with P. Enflo and A. Tonge).
  • "Conference to Celebrate the Life and Work of Vladimir Gurariy." (with R. Aron, J. Diestel, P. Enflo, V. Lomonosov and A. Tonge).

Referee/Rewier work:

  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.
  • Israel Science Foundation.
  • National Science Foundation.
  • Advances in Applied Mathematics.
  • Advances in Mathematics.
  • Annals of Probability.
  • Bulletin of the Korean Mathematical Society.
  • Canadian Mathematical Bulletin.
  • Discrete & Computational Geometry.
  • GAFA Seminar Notes.
  • Geometriae Dedicata.
  • Glasgow Mathematical Journal.
  • Houston Journal of Mathematics
  • Electronic Communications in Probability.
  • Indagationes Mathematicae.
  • International Mathematics Research Notices.
  • Israel Journal in Mathematics.
  • Journal of Approximation Theory.
  • Journal of Geometric Analysis.
  • Journal of Functional Analysis.
  • Journal of Inequalities and Applications.
  • Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications.
  • Journal of Online Mathematics and its Applications.
  • Mathematika.
  • Mathematische Annalen.
  • Monatshefte fur Mathematik.
  • Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society.
  • Publicationes Mathematicae Debrecen.
  • Science in China, Series A: Mathematics.
  • The Annals of Probability.
  • Zentralblatt Math.

Teaching experience:


    Kent State University
  • Differential Geometry (4/55011), Fall 2013.
  • Graph Theory and Combinatorics (4/52021), Fall 2013.
  • Probability and Statistics for High-School Teachers (57091), Fall 2012; Fall 2014.
  • Introduction to Partial Differential Equations, Winter 2010.
  • Asymptotic Theory of Finite Dimensional Normed Spaces, Fall 2010.
  • Introduction to Topology I and II. Fall 2008, Winter 2009.
  • Topics in Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes, Fall 2008.
  • Discrete Geometry. Fall 2006.
  • Calculus with Precalculus. Fall 2006, Winter 2007.
  • Functions of Real Variables. Winter 2006.
  • Introduction to Analysis I and II (42001/52001 and 42002/52002), Fall/Spring Semesters 2005/2006; 2009/2010; 2011/2012; 2014/2015.
  • Analytic Geometry and Calculus III (22005). Fall 2005.
  • Linear Algebra and Applications (21001). Fall 2004, Winter 2005, Fall 2007, Winter 2010.
  • Measure Theory Seminar (72095). Fall 2004- PRESENT.
  • Developmental mathematics (11004). Summer Semester 2004.
  • College Algebra (11011). Summer Semester 2004.
    University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Elementary Differential Equations (math 304). Winter Semester 2003.
  • Calculus III (math 201). Winter Semester 2004, Fall Semester 2003, Fall Semester 2002.
  • Probability Models (math 315). Winter Semester 2004, Fall Semester 2003, Winter Semester 2002.
  • Finite Mathematics (math 60). Winter Semester 2002.
  • Mathematical Modeling 1 (Digital Signal Processing) (math 314). Fall Semester 2001.
  • Finite Mathematics (math 60). Fall Semester 2001.
    Weizmann Institute of Science
  • Teaching Assistant for the course ``Combinatorial Games'' (Prof. A. Fraenkel, WIS), 1999-2000
  • Teaching Assistant for the course "Mathematical Modeling in Biology" (Prof. L. Segel, WIS), 1999-2000, 2000-2001
  • Mentor, Israeli Summer Science Youth Workshop, Weizmann Institute of Science, August 1999.
  • Taught mathematics for gifted Russian high-school students, The Youth Activities Section at the Weizmann Institute of Science.
  • Mentor, Summer Science Institute, Weizmann Institute of Science, International Camp, 1998, 1997.
    Moscow, Russia
  • Teacher at Moscow School 67, 1991-1994.

University/Departmental Service:

  • College Advisory Committee 2012-2013.
  • Coordinator of Graduate Studies 2007 - present.
  • Chair Review Committee 2012.
  • University Advisory Committee on Academic Assessment 2011- present.
  • Graduate Studies committee 2006-2007.
  • Faculty Advisory committee 2005-2006, 2011-2012, 2012-2013, 2014-2015.
  • Hiring committee member 2005, 2007.
  • Developed departmental web-page.
  • Colloquium Chair 2004-2007, 2011-2013.