Roman Bezrukavnikov is a Mathematics Professor at MIT. A long-term Clay Mathematics Prize fellow and Sloan fellow, Bezrukavikov concentrates on problems in geometric representation theory and in algebraic geometry.
Prior to joining the MIT mathematics faculty as a professor in 2005, Bezrukavnikov was appointed L.E. Dickson Instructor at the University of Chicago and was on the faculty at Northwestern University. He was awarded a Simons Fellowship in Mathematics in 2014 and in 2020.
He received his M.A. from Brandeis in and PhD from Tel Aviv University.