was born in 1946, graduated from Moscow State University in 1967, and
became Candidate of Science (Ph.D) in 1970. In 1983, he became Doctor of
Science. From 1970 until 1991, he worked at the Institute for Problems
in Information Transmission of the Soviet Academy of Sciences. He has
been a Professor of Mathematics at Yale University since 1991.
Dr. Margulis has received the prize of the Moscow Mathematical Society
for young mathematicians (1970), Fields Medal (1978), Humboldt Prize
(1995), and Lobachevsky Prize (1997). He is an honorary fellow of the Tata Institute for Fundamental Research and received an honorary
doctoral degree from the University of Bielefeld. He is also a member
of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the
National Academy of Sciences.