Andrey Kustarev

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Here's my short CV.

**Publications and preprints**

*Chern numbers of manifolds with torus action.* arXiv:1506.05355 (2015).

*Embedding theorems for quasitoric manifolds determined by combinatorial data* (together with V. M. Buchstaber). arXiv:1506.04523 (2015), accepted in Izvestiya RAN.

*Universality of actions on $\mathbb HP^2$*. arXiv:1401.4731 (2014).

*Almost complex circle actions with few fixed points*. Russian Mathematical Surveys, 68:3(411) (2013), 191–192.

* Equivariant almost complex structures on quasitoric manifolds*. Proceedings of the Steklov Institute of Mathematics 266 (1) (2009), 133-141.

* Equivariant almost complex structures on quasitoric manifolds*. Russian Mathematical Surveys, 64:1(385) (2009), 153–154.

* Complex cobordisms and singular manifolds arising from Chern classes. *arXiv: 0807.4894 (2008).

* Singularity cycles and characteristic classes in cobordism*. Russian Mathematical Surveys 62 (5) (2007), 999-1001.

* Limitations of finite vectors sums and new proof of Levy-Steiniz theorem*. Mat. Pros., Ser 3 (7) (2003), 165-169.

Academic experience

Associate professor (docent) at Computer Science Dept., Higher School of Economics, Sept 2014 - Aug 2015.

**Courses and teaching**

Topology (seminars), Independent University of Moscow - spring 2015.

Calculus (seminars), Higher School of Economy (Moscow), Computer Science Department - autumn 2014, spring 2015.

Algebraic topology (lectures), Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology - spring 2011, spring 2012.

Knot theory and Khovanov homology (lectures), Independent University of Moscow - autumn 2009.

Topology (seminars), Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology - autumn 2008.

Mathematics teacher at School 57, Moscow - 2004-2008.

**Education**

Ph.D. Degree in Mathematics - Moscow State University, Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics, Dept. of Geometry and Topology, 2010.

Ph.D. Thesis: "Equivariant almost complex structures on quasitoric manifolds".

Masters Degree in Mathematics - Moscow State University, Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics, 2007.

Moscow School 57 - 1998-2002.

**Talks**

Talk at Skoltech conference "Geometry, Topology and Integrability", Moscow, 2014.

Invited talk at ICM 2014 satellite conference "Topology of torus actions and applications to geometry and combinatorics", Daejeon, Korea, 2014.

Talk at international conference "Algebraic topology and abelian functions" in honor of Victor Buchstaber on occasion of his 70th birthday, Moscow, 2013.

Talk at international conference "Toric topology and automorphic functions", Khabarovsk, 2011.

Talk at ICM (International Congress of Mathematicians), Hyderabad, India, 2010.

Talk at international conference "Topology and dynamics: memorial of V. A. Rokhlin", St. Petersburg, 2010.

Talk at international conference "Toric topology In Manchester", Manchester, 2009.

**Awards**

Moebius Contest Prize in 2009 (#1 math paper contest for Ph.D. students in Russia, 3rd place).

**Books**

Elements of mathematics in problems (with solutions and comments). Part 2, T. Golenishcheva–Kutuzova, A. Kazantsev, Yu. Kudryashov, A. Kustarev, G. Merzon, I. Yashchenko, 2011, 160 pages (in Russian).

Elements of mathematics in problems (with solutions and comments). Part 1, T. Golenishcheva–Kutuzova, A. Kazantsev, Yu. Kudryashov, A. Kustarev, G. Merzon, I. Yashchenko, 2010, 248 pages (in Russian).

**Papers on applied mathematics**

*Prediction of retweet cascade size over time* (with A. Kupavskii, L. Ostroumova, A. Umnov, S. Usachev, P. Serdyukov, G. Gusev). Proceedings of the 21st ACM international conference on Information and knowledge management (2012), 2335-2338.

*Measuring usefulness of context for context-aware ranking* (with Y. Ustinovsky, P. Serduykov). Proceedings of the 21st international conference companion on World Wide Web (2012), 551-552.

*Smoothing NDCG metrics using tied scores* (with Y. Ustinovsky, Y. Logachev, E. Grechnikov, I. Segalovich, P. Serdyukov). Proceedings of the 20th ACM international conference on Information and knowledge management (2011), 2053-2056.

**Professional experience**

Acting Team Lead at WorldQuant Research (Eurasia) - 2014.

Leading team of five researchers, C++ research and development.

Quantitative Researcher at WorldQuant Research (Eurasia) - 2012-2014.

Research Team Lead at Yandex - 2010-2012.

Leading team of six researchers and developers.

Researcher at Yandex - 2008-2010.