Dmitri Nikshych

Dmitri Nikshych

Phone: (603) 862-7011
Office: Mathematics & Statistics, Kingsbury Hall W334, Durham, NH 03824


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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Courses Taught

  • MATH 770/870: Foundations of Number Theory
  • MATH 772/872: Combinatorics
  • MATH 914: Topology for Teachers
  • MATH 916: Theory of Numbers for Teachers
  • MATH 928: Topics in Math for Teachers
  • MATH 951: Algebra I
  • MATH 952: Algebra II
  • MATH 961: Topics in Algebra I


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

Selected Publications

  • Nikshych, D. (2022). Computing the Group of Minimal Non-degenerate Extensions of a Super-Tannakian Category. COMMUNICATIONS IN MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS. doi:10.1007/s00220-022-04478-8

  • Green, J., & Nikshych, D. (2021). On the braid group representations coming from weakly group-theoretical fusion categories. JOURNAL OF ALGEBRA AND ITS APPLICATIONS, 20(1). doi:10.1142/S0219498821502108

  • Bontea, C. -G., & Nikshych, D. (2019). Pointed braided tensor categories. TENSOR CATEGORIES AND HOPF ALGEBRAS, 728, 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

  • Davydov, A., Etingof, P., & Nikshych, D. (2017). Autoequivalences of tensor categories attached to quantum groups at
    roots of $1$. Retrieved from

  • Davydov, A., Muger, M., Nikshych, D., & Ostrik, V. (2013). The Witt group of non-degenerate braided fusion categories. JOURNAL FUR DIE REINE UND ANGEWANDTE MATHEMATIK, 677, 135-177. doi:10.1515/crelle.2012.014

  • 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-NEW SERIES, 16(1), 1-119. doi:10.1007/s00029-010-0017-z

  • Etingof, P., Nikshych, D., Ostrik, V., & Meir, W. A. A. B. E. (2009). Fusion categories and homotopy theory. Retrieved from

  • 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