Russia's main wealth is not in natural resources but in the intellectual assets.

Ludvig Faddeev
St Petersburg State University magazine

Ludvig Faddeev

Ludvig Faddeev is a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and one of the founders of modern mathematical physics. He made a decisive contribution to the solution of a three-dimensional inverse problem of quantum scattering theory, quantum three-body problem, in quantization of gauge fields and the creation of the quantum theory of solitons and quantum inverse scattering method. Born in Leningrad, USSR. The author of over 200 scientific papers and five books, a member of the Presidium of RAS and St. Petersburg Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Academician-Secretary of the RAS Department of Mathematics, a member of a number of foreign academies, including the Royal Society. He received numerous honours including the State Prize of the USSR and the Russian Federation, Dannie Heineman Prize in Mathematical Physics, Dirac Prize. Faddeev has also received state awards: the Order of Lenin, the Order of the Red Banner of Labor, Order of Friendship of Peoples, Order of Merit for the Fatherland 3rd class. In September 2016 was announced a decision to establish a biennial international medal for work in physics named after Ludvig Faddeev.


Wednesday November 21st, 2018

Preface: Introduction to special issue: In memory of Ludwig Faddeev

Journal of Mathematical Physics 59, 091201 (2018) Ludwig Faddeev made fundamental contributions to the development of several areas of mathematical physics. He also was a visionary […]
Friday January 19th, 2018

Scientific heritage of L. D. Faddeev. Review of works

Scientific heritage of L.D. Faddeev. Survey of papers Takhtajan,L A et al. Russian Mathematical Surveys(2017), 72 (6):977
Friday January 19th, 2018

Ludvig Faddeev

In February 2017 Ludwig Dmitrievich Faddeev, one of the greatest modern math-ematicians and theoretical physicists, passed away. Faddeev’s death is a heavy loss to Russian and […]
Tuesday December 26th, 2017

2017 год: кого мы потеряли

Уходящий год не обошелся без потерь. Вспомним тех, кто ушел, кто завещал нам многое — в жизни, культуре, науке. Без них не представить страну. Но энергия […]