Mishchenko Alexander Sergeevich was born on 18 August 1941 in Rostov-na- Donu. Graduated in 1965 from the Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics (Moscow State University). Ph.D. in Mathematics and Physics (1974). Professor of the Department of Higher Geometry and Topology (1979) at the Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics of Moscow State University. Leading Scientific Staff Member of the Steklov Institute of Mathematics (the Russian Academy of Sciences). Member of Moscow Mathematical Society (1968). Moscow Mathematical Society Prize Laureate (1971), State Prize Laureate (1996).
The field of scientific interests: geometry and topology and their applications.