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Grigor Sargsyan

Current: Professor IMPAN at the Institute of Mathematics of Polish Academy of Sciences.

(2012-2021): Assistant and Associate Professor of Mathematics at Rutgers University.

(2009-2012): NSF Postdoctoral Fellow at UCLA.

(2003-2009): PhD student at UC Berkeley.

(2000-2003): BA student at CUNY Baccalaureate Program.

Contact Information

Email: gsargsyan @ impan.pl
Address: IMPAN, Antoniego Abrahama 18, 81-825 Sopot, Poland


Baltic Set Theory Seminar
IMPAN Logic Colloquium


Martin Koeberl, MS, Rutgers University, 2018
Takehiko Gappo, Rutgers University, 2018-current
James Holland, Rutgers University, 2017-current
Navin Aksornthong, Rutgers University, 2019-current
Obrad Kasum, Universite de Paris, joint with Boban Velickovic, MS 2021, PhD 2021-current
Derek Levinson, UCLA, joint with Itay Neeman, PhD expected 2023.
Jan Kostrzon, University of Warsaw, joint with Marcin Kysiak, MS expected 2023.


Omer Ben-NeriaAug 19-27, 2022
Gabriel Goldberg, July 25-August 6, 2022
Ralf Schidler, February 5-11, 2022
Sandra Müller, October 24-30, 2021
Obrad Kasum, August 2021


The Core Model Induction and Other Inner Model Theoretic Tools, June 3rd to 14th, 2019 at Rutgers University


  • NCN Grant WEAVE-UNISONO, Id: 567137
  • NSF Grant DMS-1954149
  • NSF Career Award DMS-1352034
  • NSF Grant DMS-1201348
  • Awards

  • Fellow at the Newton Institute, part of the program Mathematical, Foundational and Computational Aspects of the Higher Infinite (2015)
  • Leibniz Fellow, Mathematics Forshungsinstitute Oberwolfach, Germany (2012)
  • Sacks Prize (2009)
  • Clay Liftoff Fellow (2009)
  • Alexander Prize, UC Berkeley (2009)
  • Emil Artin Prize (2009)
  • Recent Talks

  • "Forcing axioms, inner models and determinacy", tutorial (3 lectures), European Set Theory Conference 2022, August 29-September 2nd, Turin, Italy.
  • "There are no long sequences of definable sets of reals", ESI Workshop "Set Theory", July 4-8, 2022, Vienna, Austria.
  • "Combinatorial structures on omega_3 in Pmax extensions of the Chang mode", tutorial (4 lectures), 5th Muenster conference on inner model theory, June 20--July 01, 2022, Muenster, Germany.
  • "Generic absoluteness for universally Baire sets." Seminarium Zakladu Funkcji Rzeczywistych, November 2nd 2021, University of Gdansk.
  • "Generic absoluteness for universally Baire sets." Seminarium Zakladu Funkcji Rzeczywistych, October 26th 2021, University of Gdansk.
  • "The failure of the iterability conjecture for K^c." 16th International Luminy Workshop in Set Theory, September 13-17, 2021.
  • "Defining the powerset of a cardinal." Warsaw Logic Seminar, May 5th 2021, University of Warsaw.
  • "The exact strength of Sealing." Wroclow Set Theory Seminar, March 9th 2021, University of Wroclow.
  • "The exact strength of Sealing." Helsinki Logic Seminar, March 3rd 2021, University of Helsinki.
  • "Forcing failures of square at omega_3 over models of determinacy, and the convergence of Kc constructions." Helsinki Logic Seminar, February 2nd 2021, University of Helsinki.
  • " Determinacy, forcing axioms and inner models.." Muenster Set Theory Seminar, 4 talks, November 4th, 11th, 18th and 26th of 2020, University of Muenster.
  • Research

  • Many of my papers are available here. Below there are links to other papers.
  • Books