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Grigory Isaakovich Barenblatt (Russian: Григо́рий Исаа́кович Баренблат; born July 10, 1927) is a Russian mathematician.

Contents

1 Education 2 Career and research 3 Awards and honors 4 References 5 External links

Education[edit] He graduated in 1950 from Moscow
Moscow
State University,[1] Department of Mechanics
Mechanics
and Mathematics. He received his Ph.D. in 1953 from Moscow State University under the supervision of A. N. Kolmogorov.[1][2] Career and research[edit] He also received a D.Sc. from Moscow
Moscow
State University in 1957.[1] He is an emeritus Professor in Residence at the Department of Mathematics of the University of California, Berkeley[3] and Mathematician
Mathematician
at Department of Mathematics, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.[3] He was G. I. Taylor Professor of Fluid Mechanics at the University of Cambridge from 1992 to 1994[3] and he has been Emeritus G. I. Taylor Professor of Fluid Mechanics[3] since then. His areas of research are:[3]

Fracture mechanics The theory of fluid and gas flows in porous media The mechanics of a non-classical deformable solids Turbulence Self-similarities, nonlinear waves and intermediate asymptotics.

Awards and honors[edit]

1975 – Foreign Honorary Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences[4][5] 1984 – Foreign Member, Danish Center of Applied Mathematics
Mathematics
& Mechanics[3] 1988 – Foreign Member, Polish Society of Theoretical & Applied Mechanics[3] 1989 – Doctor of Technology Honoris Causa at the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden[3] 1992 – Foreign Associate, U.S. National Academy of Engineering[5][3] 1993 – Fellow, Cambridge Philosophical Society[5][3] 1993 – Member, Academia Europaea[5][3] 1994 – Fellow, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge; (since 1999, Honorary Fellow)[3] 1995 – Lagrange Medal, Accademia Nazzionale dei Lincei[3] 1995 – Modesto Panetti Prize and Medal[5][3] 1996 - Visiting Miller Professorship - University of California Berkeley[1] 1997 – Foreign Associate, U.S. National Academy of Sciences[5][3] 1999 – G. I. Taylor Medal,[5][3] U.S. Society of Engineering Science 1999 – J. C. Maxwell
J. C. Maxwell
Medal and Prize,[5] International Congress for Industrial and Applied Mathematics[3] 2000 – Foreign Member, Royal Society
Royal Society
of London[5][3] 2005 – Timoshenko Medal, American Society of Mechanical Engineers,[5][3] "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.[6]"

References[edit]

^ a b c d "Grigory Isaakovich Barenblatt - Curriculum vitae, Members directory, Academia Europaea". Retrieved 2017-02-15.  ^ Grigory Barenblatt
Grigory Barenblatt
at the Mathematics
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 2017-02-15.  ^ "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. Retrieved 2017-02-15. 

External links[edit]

Applied mechanics: an age old science perpetually in rebirth (pdf). The Timoshenko Medal acceptance speech by Grigory Barenblatt
Grigory Barenblatt
(to be published by ASME in summer 2006).

v t e

Fellows of the Royal Society
Royal Society
elected in 2000

Fellows

Michael Akam James Binney Brice Bosnich Cyrus Chothia Peter Cresswell Alan Davison John Douglas Denton Warren Ewens Michael Fasham Michael Anthony John Ferguson Chris Frith Michel Goedert Don Grierson Peter Gavin Hall Alexander Halliday Andrew Bruce Holmes Roy Jackson Bruce Arthur Joyce Simon Barry Laughlin Peter Francis Leadlay Anthony Charles Legon Robert Glanville Lloyd Robert Sinclair MacKay Thomas John Martin Kiyoshi Nagai Stuart Parkin Ole Holger Petersen M. S. Raghunathan T. V. Ramakrishnan Michael Alfred Robb Janet Rossant Patricia Simpson Harry Smith Peter Somogyi Martin Sweeting Brian Douglas Sykes James Till Paul Townsend Alan Andrew Watson Ian Wilson John Henry Woodhouse Adrian Wyatt

Foreign

Grigory Barenblatt Ronald Breslow Harry B. Gray Erwin Hahn Martin Karplus  Mitsuhiro Yanagida

Honorary

 John Maddox

Authority control

WorldCat Identities VIAF: 100859406 LCCN: n83004949 ISNI: 0000 0001 0929 0399 GND: 128640677 SUDOC: 034040102 BNF: cb124836601 (data) BIBSYS: 9

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