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Valentina Kiritchenko

  • Member of the HSE Academic Council
  • Valentina Kiritchenko has been at HSE University since 2010.

Education and Degrees

  • 2019

    Doctor of Sciences*
    HSE University

  • 2004

    PhD in Mathematical Logic, Algebra and Number Theory
    University 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 Theory

  • 2001

    Independent 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.
* 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.

Research interests

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

Awards and Accomplishments

  • Best Teacher – 2023, 2022, 2021, 2019

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

Young Faculty Support Program (Group of Young Academic Professionals)
Category "Future Professoriate" (2013)

Courses (2023/2024)

Courses (2022/2023)

Courses (2021/2022)

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)

Courses (2018/2019)

Courses (2017/2018)


  • 2021
    IMPANGA20 (Bedlewo). Presentation: Convex geometric push-pull operators
  • 2019
    Representation theory of Lie groups, mathematical physics, and combinatorics (Реймс). Presentation: Newton-Okounkov convex bodies and representation theory
  • 2017

    Beyond Toric Geometry (Оаксака). Presentation: Symplectic Gelfand-Zetlin polytopes and Schubert calculus

  • Interactions with Lattice Polytopes (Магдебург). Presentation: Interactions of representation theory with lattice polytopes

  • Symmetric Spaces and their Generalisations III (Тренто). Presentation: Newton-Okounkov polytopes and Schubert calculus

  • Transformation groups 2017 (Москва). Presentation: Schubert calculus on Newton-Okounkov polytopes

  • 2016

    Nilpotent Orbits and Representation Theory (Пиза). Presentation: Newton-Okounkov polytopes of flag varieties

  • Workshop on Convexity in Algebraic Geometry (Торонто). Presentation: Newton-Okounkov polytopes of Bott-Samelson varieties

Dissertation for a degree of Doctor of Science


Selected presentations

The many faces of polytopes, popularizing lecture from the cycle "Mathematics: difficult made easy" (in Russian), May 2013

The other presentations can be found here


2013   President of the RF grant MK-983.2013.1, ''Polytopes, algebraic torus actions and automorphism groups''
2010RFBR grant 10-01-00540-a "Cohomology of spherical varieties and Newton polytopes"

Mathematical awards

2010-2012  Dynasty Foundation Award, http://www.mccme.ru/dfc/
2001-2004  Connaught Graduate Scholarship, University of Toronto
1998-1999  Mayor of Moscow Undergraduate Scholarship

Conferences organized

Algebra and Geometry , International Conference dedicated to the 65-th anniversary of Askold G. Khovanskii, June 4 - 9, 2012, Moscow, Russia

Professional membership

Timetable for today

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Topology of Torus Actions and Related Topics Conference Takes Place

The international conference Topology of Torus Actions and Related Topics organized by the International Laboratory of Algebraic Topology and its Applications and Sirius Mathematical Centre was held in Sochi on October 25-29.