Sobolev Institute of Mathematics of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences is located in Novosibirsk Akademgorodok.
The list of personnel of the Institute contains about 500 research workers. Data Base of IM SB RAS staff can be seen here.
The Institute was foundered in 1957 by Academician Sergei Sobolev.
At present the Institute is directed by Academician Yurii L. Ershov
The members of the Institute carry on fundamental investigations in mathematics, mathematical physics, and informatics in the following main directions:
algebra, theory of numbers, and mathematical logic;
geometry, topology, and functional analysis;
differential equations and mathematical physics;
probability and mathematical statistics;
mathematical modeling and methods of applied mathematics.
The investigations carried on at the Institute are supported by various domestic and interactive funds. In 2004, the Institute had 54 grants of the Russia Foundation for Basic Research, 8 grants of the Russia Humanitarian Scientific Foundation, 4 grants of the Federal Pilot Program "Integration", etc. In the frames of the state program for support of leading scientific schools, the grants were allotted to 7 scientific schools headed by A. A. Borovkov, Yu. L. Ershov, M. M. Lavrent?ev, Yu. G. Reshetnyak, S. S. Goncharov, V. L. Beresnev, and V. A. Vasil'ev. State scholarships for prominent scientists are awarded to 20 members of the Institute, and 9 men received state scholarships for young scientists.
The Institute participates actively in training of highly qualified scientific cadres in cooperation with the Department of Mechanics and Mathematics of Novosibirsk State University. Source: www.math.nsc.ru