The **St. Petersburg Department of Steklov Institute of Mathematics of the Russian Academy of Sciences** (Russian: Санкт-Петербургское отделение Математического института им. В. А. Стеклова РАН, abbreviated ПОМИ (**POMI**) for "Петербургское отделение Математического института", Petersburg Department of the Mathematical Institute) is a mathematical research institute in St. Petersburg, part of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Until 1992 it was known as **Leningrad Department of Steklov Institute of Mathematics of the USSR Academy of Sciences** (ЛОМИ, LOMI).

The name of the institution is a historical tradition and since 1995 it has no subordination to the Steklov Institute of Mathematics.^{[1]}

The institute was established in 1940 as a department of the Steklov Institute and is named after Vladimir Andreevich Steklov, a Soviet/Russian mathematician, mechanician and physicist.^{[1]}

## Directors

- V. A. Tartakovskii (1940-1941)
- Andrey Markov, Jr. (1942-1953)
- Nikolai Erugin (1953-1957)
- Georgii Petrashen' (1957-1976)
- Ludvig Faddeev (1976-2000)
- Ildar Abdulovich Ibragimov (2000-2006)
- Sergei Kislyakov (2007-)

## Notable researchers

- Aleksandr Danilovich Aleksandrov
- Yuri Burago
- Nikolai Durov
- Dmitry Konstantinovich Faddeev
- Vera Faddeeva
- Fedor Fomin
- Leonid Kantorovich
- Vladimir Korepin
- Olga Ladyzhenskaya
- Yuri Linnik
- Yuri Matiyasevich
- Grigori Perelman worked at this institution when he proved the Poincaré conjecture.
- Nicolai Reshetikhin
- Nikolai Aleksandrovich Shanin
- Samson Shatashvili
- Andrei Suslin
- Leon Takhtajan
- Anatoly Vershik
- Alexander Volberg
- Oleg Viro
- Victor Zalgaller

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