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**Mikhael**Leonidovich**Gromov**(also Mikhail**Gromov**, Michael**Gromov**or Misha**Gromov**; Russian: Михаи́л Леони́дович Гро́мов; born 23 December 1943) is a Russian-French**mathematician**known for his work in geometry, analysis and group theory. He is a permanent member of IHÉS in France and a professor of**mathematics**at New York University .**Mikhail Gromov,**in full Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov, (born December 23, 1943, Boksitogorsk, Russia, U.S.S.R.), Soviet-born French**mathematician**who was awarded the 2009 Abel Prize by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters “for his revolutionary contributions to**geometry**.”. Gromov’s work in Riemannian geometry, global symplectic geometry, and geometric group theory was cited by the academy.**Mikhael Gromov**Jay Gould Professor of**Mathematics****gromov**@cims.nyu.edu 212-998-3205 Warren Weaver Hall, Office 1130 Homepage at Courant Education D.Sc.,**Mathematics**, University of Leningrad, Russia, 1973. Ph.D.,**Mathematics**, University of Leningrad, Russia, 1969. Research Interests Riemannian Geometry, Symplectic Geometry, Geometric Group Theory.**Mikhael****Gromov**is a French-Russian**mathematician**best-known for his geometry. He won the Abel prize in 2009. View three larger pictures Biography**Mikhael**Leonidovich**Gromov**was born in Boksitogorsk, a town about 200 km east of St Petersburg (or Leningrad as it was called at the time of his birth). His parents were Leonid**Gromov**and Lea Rabinovitz.M.

**Gromov**, "Metric structures for Riemannian and non-Riemannian spaces", Progress in**Mathematics**152 (Birkhäuser Boston, Inc., Boston, MA, 1999) M.**Gromov**, "Pseudoholomorphic curves in symplectic manifolds", Inventiones Mathematicae 82, no. 2, 307–347 (1985) M.**Gromov**, "Asymptotic invariants of infinite groups. Geometric group theory, Vol. 2", (Sussex, 1991), 1–295, London Mathematical Society Lecture Note Series 182 (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1993)M.

**Gromov**, "Metric structures for Riemannian and non-Riemannian spaces", Progress in**Mathematics**152 (Birkhäuser Boston, Inc., Boston, MA, 1999) M.**Gromov**, "Pseudoholomorphic curves in symplectic manifolds", Inventiones Mathematicae 82, no. 2, 307–347 (1985) M.**Gromov**, "Asymptotic invariants of infinite groups. Geometric group theory, Vol. 2", (Sussex, 1991), 1–295, London Mathematical Society Lecture Note Series 182 (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1993)Mikhail

**Gromov**,**Mathematician**Permanent professor 1982-2015 Emeritus professor since 2015 Mikhail**Gromov**has totally reshaped geometry, by showing how important it was to take into account systematically and in their entirety objects less regular than those normally considered by geometers.