Alexander Braverman obtained his PhD degree with distinction from the Tel-Aviv University in 1998. In 2000 – 2015, Dr Braverman held faculty positions at the top US universities: Harvard University and Brown University (where he was promoted to Full Professor in 2009), and in 2015 he joined the University of Toronto in Canada as a Full Professor. He is also an associate faculty member of the Perimeter Institute. Additionally, over the years, Alexander built an extensive network of international collaborations through his visiting positions at many leading international universities and research centers, including the Institute for Advanced Studies, Université Paris 6 and the Université Paris-Nord (Paris 13) in France, Clay Mathematics Institute at the University of Chicago, Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, the Henri Poincaré Institute (IHP), the Institut des hautes études scientifiques (IHÉS), the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Independent University of Moscow, the Institute for Advanced Studies in the University of Jerusalem.
Prof Braverman authored nearly 50 publications. His research interests include, among others, algebraic geometry and representation theory. He is a winner of a number of prestigious awards including the recent Simons Fellowship in Mathematics (AY 2013 – 2014). In 2006, he was an invited speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians, the world’s largest conference for the topic of mathematics that takes place every four years.
Prof Braverman has extensive teaching experience. He has taught a variety of both graduate and undergraduate courses including Multivariable Calculus, Linear Algebra, Number Theory, Ordinary Differential Equations, Algebra, Algebraic Geometry and some others.