Grigory Isaakovich Barenblatt (born July 10, 1927) is a Russian mathematician. He graduated in 1950 from University of Moscow, Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics. He is now working at the Department of Mathematics of the University of California, Berkeley. His areas of research are:
The Fracture Mechanics
The Theory of Fluid and Gas Flows in Porous Media
The Mechanics of a Non-Classical Deformable Solids
Self-Similarities, Nonlinear Waves and Intermediate Asymptotics.
He usually publishes the result of his studies on the Quarterly Journal of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics