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Kirill Polovnikov

PhD Thesis Defense

Date & Time:
Venue:
September 14, 10:00
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, 30, Bolshoi Boulevard, bld. 1, Room E-R3-C2-2007
Candidate: Kirill Polovnikov
PhD Program: Physics
Thesis Title: On connection between sparse graphs and hyperbolic geometry
Supervisor:

Professor Mikhail Gelfand, Skoltech
Dr. Sergei Nechaev, Interdisciplinary Scientific Center Poncelet

PhD Defense Jury Reports:

Professor Nikolay Brilliantov, Skoltech (Chairman): report
Associate Professor Mikhail Skvortsov, Skoltech: report
Assistant Professor Vladimir Palyulin, Skoltech: report
Dr. Vladik Avetisov, Principal Research Scientist, Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia: report
Dr. Gleb Oshanin, Laboratory for Theoretical physics of condensed matter, National Centre for Scientific Research, France: report
Dr. Raphaël Voituriez, Laboratory for Theoretical physics of condensed matter, National Centre for Scientific Research, France: report
Professor Andrey Mironov, Moscow State University, Russia: report

Thesis Changes Log

Revised thesis:

On connection between sparse graphs and hyperbolic geometry

Thesis Changes Log (after minor revisions)

Thesis Defense Outcome:

Pass with Minor Revisions. The candidate’s thesis is accepted subject to minor revisions.

The candidate made revisions to the thesis. The final version of the thesis was uploaded on October 1, 2020. 

The candidate is awarded the Skoltech PhD degree.

PhD Defense Video: