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St.Petersburg mathematician becomes youngest foreign member of the Finnish Academy

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St.Petersburg mathematician becomes youngest foreign member of the Finnish Academy


15.09.2020

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Head of the Department of Applied Cybernetics at St. Petersburg State University Professor Nikolai Kuznetsov received the title of a member of the Academy of Science and Letters of Finland. It is noted that the 41-year-old Russian mathematician became the youngest member of the Finnish academy among foreigners, TASS reports.

The academy noted not only the talent and achievements of the scientist and his department, but also the results of joint activities of St. Petersburg State University and the Finnish University of Jyväskylä. Since 2007, universities have been linked by a scientific and educational program, the implementation of which was twice reported to the heads of the two countries. According to Nikolai Kuznetsov, the program is important for bilateral relations between Russia and Finland.

In recent years, the team of the department headed by the scientist has received presidential grants as the country's leading scientific school twice. Nikolai Kuznetsov has over 250 scientific articles in his credit.

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