Grigory Isaakovich Barenblatt (Russian: Григо́рий
Исаа́кович Баренблат; born July 10, 1927) is a
2 Career and research
3 Awards and honors
5 External links
He graduated in 1950 from
Moscow State University, Department of
Mechanics and Mathematics. He received his Ph.D. in 1953 from Moscow
State University under the supervision of A. N. Kolmogorov.
Career and research
He also received a D.Sc. from
Moscow State University in 1957. He
is an emeritus Professor in Residence at the Department of Mathematics
of the University of California, Berkeley and
Department of Mathematics, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
G. I. Taylor Professor of Fluid Mechanics at the University of
Cambridge from 1992 to 1994 and he has been Emeritus G. I. Taylor
Fluid Mechanics since then. His areas of research
The theory of fluid and gas flows in porous media
The mechanics of a non-classical deformable solids
Self-similarities, nonlinear waves and intermediate asymptotics.
Awards and honors
1975 – Foreign Honorary Member, American Academy of Arts and
1984 – Foreign Member, Danish Center of Applied
1988 – Foreign Member, Polish Society of Theoretical & Applied
1989 – Doctor of Technology Honoris Causa at the Royal Institute of
Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
1992 – Foreign Associate, U.S. National Academy of Engineering
1993 – Fellow, Cambridge Philosophical Society
1993 – Member, Academia Europaea
1994 – Fellow, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge; (since 1999,
1995 – Lagrange Medal, Accademia Nazzionale dei Lincei
1995 – Modesto Panetti Prize and Medal
1996 - Visiting Miller Professorship - University of California
1997 – Foreign Associate, U.S. National Academy of Sciences
G. I. Taylor Medal, U.S. Society of Engineering Science
J. C. Maxwell
J. C. Maxwell Medal and Prize, International Congress for
Industrial and Applied Mathematics
2000 – Foreign Member,
Royal Society of London
2005 – Timoshenko Medal, American Society of Mechanical
Engineers, "for seminal contributions to nearly every area of
solid and fluid mechanics, including fracture mechanics, turbulence,
stratified flows, flames, flow in porous media, and the theory and
application of intermediate asymptotics."
^ a b c d "Grigory Isaakovich Barenblatt - Curriculum vitae, Members
directory, Academia Europaea". Retrieved 2017-02-15.
Grigory Barenblatt at the
Mathematics Genealogy Project
^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s "Grigory Isaakovich
Barenblatt, member directory, Academia Europaea". Retrieved
^ "Book of Members, 1780-2010: Chapter B" (PDF). American Academy of
Arts and Sciences. Retrieved May 17, 2011.
^ a b c d e f g h i j "Grigory Barenblatt, Fellows Directory, The
Royal Society". Retrieved Feb 15, 2017.
^ "CRD's Barenblatt Wins
Timoshenko Medal for Applied Mechanics".
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. A U.S. Department of Energy
National Laboratory Operated by the University of California.
Applied mechanics: an age old science perpetually in rebirth (pdf).
Timoshenko Medal acceptance speech by
Grigory Barenblatt (to be
published by ASME in summer 2006).
Fellows of the
Royal Society elected in 2000
John Douglas Denton
Michael Anthony John Ferguson
Peter Gavin Hall
Andrew Bruce Holmes
Bruce Arthur Joyce
Simon Barry Laughlin
Peter Francis Leadlay
Anthony Charles Legon
Robert Glanville Lloyd
Robert Sinclair MacKay
Thomas John Martin
Ole Holger Petersen
M. S. Raghunathan
T. V. Ramakrishnan
Michael Alfred Robb
Brian Douglas Sykes
Alan Andrew Watson
John Henry Woodhouse
Harry B. Gray
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