Yakov Sinai

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Yakov Sinai

Yakov Grigorevich Sinai (Russian: Я́ков Григо́рьевич Сина́й; born September 21, 1935) is a Russian American mathematician. He is best known for his work on dynamical systems. He has also worked on mathematical physics and probability theory. He won the Wolf Prize in 1996 and the Abel Prize in 2014 for his mathematical work.[1]

Sinai was born in Moscow, Soviet Union (now Russia). He was raised by Jewish parents.[2]

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  1. Ball, Philip (March 26, 2014). "Chaos-theory pioneer nabs Abel Prize". Nature. http://www.nature.com/news/chaos-theory-pioneer-nabs-abel-prize-1.14935. Retrieved April 2, 2014.
  2. "Yakov Grigorevich Sinai". School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences University of St Andrews. http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/history/Biographies/Sinai.html. Retrieved April 2, 2014.

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