**Vladimir Gershonovich Drinfeld** (1954-) is an Ukrainian mathematician who made important contributions to algebraic geometry, number theory and to the theory of quantum groups. He received his Phd from Moscow University in 1978 and his advisor was Yu I Manin. He was awarded the Fields Medal in 1990 for his work on quantum groups and his work in number theory. He is currently professor at the University of Chicago.

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