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.
Sinai was born in Moscow, Soviet Union (now Russia). He was raised by Jewish parents.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Ball, Philip (March 26, 2014). "Chaos-theory pioneer nabs Abel Prize". Nature. doi:10.1038/nature.2014.14935. S2CID 123935172. Retrieved April 2, 2014.
- ↑ "Yakov Grigorevich Sinai". School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences, University of St Andrews. Archived from the original on March 31, 2014. Retrieved April 2, 2014.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Yakov Sinai Archived 2014-07-04 at the Wayback Machine at the Abel Prize website
- O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Yakov Sinai", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews.
- Yakov Sinai at the Mathematics Genealogy Project