# Valentina Kiritchenko

- Professor: Faculty of Mathematics / Joint Department with the Kharkevich Institute for Information Transmission Problems (RAS)

- Valentina Kiritchenko has been at HSE University since 2010.

## Education and Degrees

2004

PhD in Mathematical Logic, Algebra and Number TheoryUniversity of Toronto

Thesis Title: A Gauss-Bonnet theorem, Chern classes and an adjunction formula for reductive groups

2004

Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in Mathematical Logic, Algebra and Number Theory2001

DegreeIndependent University of Moscow

* Candidate of Sciences

According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.

According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.

* Doctor of Sciences

A post-doctoral degree called Doctor of Sciences is given to reflect second advanced research qualifications or higher doctorates in ISCED 2011.

A post-doctoral degree called Doctor of Sciences is given to reflect second advanced research qualifications or higher doctorates in ISCED 2011.

Algebraic geometry (algebraic groups, spherical varieties, theory of Newton polytopes, Schubert calculus, algebraic cobordism)

## Awards and Accomplishments

Best Teacher — 2021–2023, 2019

Winner of the HSE University Best Russian Research Paper Competition – 2022

Young Faculty Support Programme (Group of Young Academic Professionals)

Category "Future Professoriate" (2013)