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Yan Fyodorov received a PhD in Theoretical & Mathematical Physics from the Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute in 1988. He held post-doctoral positions at the University of Duisburg-Essen and the Weizmann Institute of Science, and Professorships at Brunel University, University of Nottingham, and Queen Mary University. He held significant visiting positions at Cologne University as Bessel Research Awardee (2006/7); the Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge, as Leverhulme Research Fellow (2008); as well at École normale supérieure, Paris (2010); Instut Henri Poincaré, Paris (2012); and Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton (2013). He joined the Mathematics Department at King's in June 2016.

Research interests

Theory of Random Matrices and its applications to:

  • Statistical Mechanics of Disordered Systems
  • Statistical Topology of Random Landscapes and Fields
  • Extremes of Random Processes
  • Anderson Localization
  • Quantum Chaotic Scattering

Further information

Research Profile and Publications