Tanya Khovanova's CV


I want to be a professor of recreational mathematics.

Personal data

Name: Tanya Khovanova
e-mail: tanyakh@yahoo.com
Citizenship: USA


Professional experience

2008-present MIT Boston, MA

Lecturer (from 2013), Visiting Scholar, Research Affiliate

2003-2008 BAE Systems (formerly Alphatech) Boston, MA

Lead Analyst in the Battle Management, Command, Control, and Communications (BMC3) division

2001-2003 Princeton University Princeton, NJ

Member of Technical Staff

2000-2001 Lotus Interworks, Inc. Piscataway, NJ

Member of Technical Staff

1998-2000 Telcordia Technologies, Inc. (formerly Bellcore) Piscataway, NJ

Assistant Solution Architect

Systems Engineer

1996-1998 Princeton University Princeton, NJ

Visiting Research Fellow

1995-1996 Bar Ilan University Israel

Research Assistant with Lecturing

1993-1995 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA

NSF Postdoctoral Fellow

1992 Tel-Aviv University Israel

Postdoctoral Position

1986-1990 Council on Cybernetics under the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR Moscow, USSR

Research Scientist


1976-1988 Moscow State University Moscow, USSR


2021 MLK Leadership Award (as part of PRIMES program) MIT
2019 Infinite Mile Award MIT
1976 Gold medal, International Mathematics Olympiad Austria
1975 Silver medal, International Mathematics Olympiad Bulgaria

References are available upon request.

Last revised September 2021