Sobolev Institute of Mathematics
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The Sobolev Institute of Mathematics (SIM) was founded in 1957 by Sergey Sobolev. It is located in Akademgorodok and it constitutes part of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Sergey S. Goncharov is the director.
The institute was founded as part of a broader project developed by Sobolev, Mikhail Lavrentyev and Sergey Khristianovich which received official support on 18 May 1957. The broader project led to the foundation of the Novosibirsk State University and the town of Akademgorodok. However SIM was one of the first academic institutes to be set up being founded in 1957.