Dmitri Nikshych

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Dmitri Nikshych


Tensor categories (with P.Etingof, S. Gelaki, and V. Ostrik), published by the AMS. 

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Full List of Publications

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  • Ph.D., Mathematics, University of California - Los Angeles
  • M.S., Mathematics, National Technical University
  • B.S., Mathematics, National Technical University

Courses Taught

  • MATH 696: Independent Study
  • MATH 761/861: Abstract Algebra
  • MATH 765/865: Intro Comm Alg & Alg Geom
  • MATH 770/870: Foundations of Number Theory
  • MATH 772/872: Combinatorics
  • MATH 915: Algebraic Structures
  • MATH 916: Theory of Numbers for Teachers
  • MATH 951: Algebra I
  • MATH 952: Algebra II

Selected Publications

Bontea, C. -G., & Nikshych, D. (2019). Pointed braided tensor categories. Unknown Journal, 67-94. doi:10.1090/conm/728/14656

Marshall, I., & Nikshych, D. (2018). On the Brauer–Picard groups of fusion categories. Mathematische Zeitschrift, 288(3-4), 689-712. doi:10.1007/s00209-017-1907-y

Bontea, C. -G., & Nikshych, D. (2015). On the Brauer–Picard group of a finite symmetric tensor category. Journal of Algebra, 440, 187-218. doi:10.1016/j.jalgebra.2015.06.006

Nikshych, D., & Riepel, B. (2014). Categorical Lagrangian Grassmannians and Brauer–Picard groups of pointed fusion categories. Journal of Algebra, 411, 191-214. doi:10.1016/j.jalgebra.2014.04.013

Davydov, A., Nikshych, D., & Ostrik, V. (2013). On the structure of the Witt group of braided fusion categories. Selecta Mathematica, 19(1), 237-269. doi:10.1007/s00029-012-0093-3

Etingof, P., Nikshych, D., & Ostrik, V. (2011). Weakly group-theoretical and solvable fusion categories. Advances in Mathematics, 226(1), 176-205. doi:10.1016/j.aim.2010.06.009

Drinfeld, V., Gelaki, S., Nikshych, D., & Ostrik, V. (2010). On braided fusion categories I. Selecta Mathematica, 16(1), 1-119. doi:10.1007/s00029-010-0017-z

Etingof, P., Nikshych, D., & Ostrik, V. (2010). Fusion categories and homotopy theory. Quantum Topology, 209-273. doi:10.4171/qt/6

Gelaki, S., & Nikshych, D. (2008). Nilpotent fusion categories. Advances in Mathematics, 217(3), 1053-1071. doi:10.1016/j.aim.2007.08.001

Etingof, P., Nikshych, D., & Ostrik, V. (2005). On fusion categories. Annals of Mathematics, 162(2), 581-642. doi:10.4007/annals.2005.162.581

Most Cited Publications