Biography

Born: April 18, 1954 in Leningrad, USSR (St. Petersburg, Russia)

  • Education
    • 1961-1971 School № 24 (extensive English), gold medal
    • 1971-1977 Dept. of Physics, Leningrad State University, specialization “Theoretical Physics”, MS
    • 1981-1984 Lensoveta Technological Inst. (postgraduate), PhD
  • Academic Degrees
    • PhD (Technology) – Lensoveta Technological Inst. ,1984. Thesis “Desorption in zeolite sorbents in the multicycle process of drying the air»
    • Doctor of Sci (Theoretical and Mathematical Physics) – St. Petersburg State University, 2003. Thesis “Opto-mechanical parametric resonance and its applications”
  • Academic Promotion and Awards
    • 1994 Associate Professor
    • 1998 Included into the book «Who’s Who in the World»
    • 1999 Included into the book “Famous Russians”
    • 2005 Professor
    • 2008 Diploma of Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation
    • 2013  Honorary Worker of Higher Professionai Education in Russian Federation
  • Work Experience (main)
    • 1977-1981 Research Engineer, Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, Leningrad
    • 1984-1986 Junior Researcher, Lensoveta Technological Inst., Leningrad
    • 1986-1988 Assistant, Dep. of Physics, Academy of Civil Aviation, Leningrad
    • 1988-1992 Senior Lecturer, Dep. of Physics, Academy of Civil Aviation, St. Petersburg
    • 1992-1998 Associate Professor, Dep. of Physics, Academy of Civil Aviation, St. Petersburg
    • 1998-2014 Professor, Dep. of Physics, Academy of Civil Aviation (State University of Civil Aviation), St. Petersburg
  • Work Experience (part-time)
    • 1973-1973 Geological working party, the All-Union Geological Institute
    • 1974-1974 Geological working party, the Institute of Precambrian Geology and Geochronology of the USSRa..
    • 1994-1996 Associate Professor, Dep. of Physics, Institute of Human Biology and Psychology
    • 1996-1997  Head of Dep. of Physics, Institute of Human Biology and Psychology
    • 2000-2004 Associate Professor, Dep. of modern science and ecology, University of Engineering and Economics
    • 2004-2012 Professor, Dep. of modern science and ecology, University of Engineering and Economics
    • 2008-2012 Research Fellow, Research Institute of Hyper-complex Systems in Geometry and Physics
  • Work Experience (Grants)
    • 2007-2009 Co-investigator, “Finsler spaces with the n-root metric and poly-scalar products.” Russian Foundation for the Fundamental Research
    • 2007-2009 Co-investigator, “Monitoring the ultrafast fluctuations of the radiation of cosmic masers and the construction of physical models of their compact regions.” Russian Foundation for the Fundamental Research
    • 2008-2009 Principal Investigator, “Analysis of cosmic masers signals modulated by the gravitational radiation of close binary systems.” Human Capital Foundation
  • Invitations
    • 1998 University of Florida, Gainesville, USA. Lecture, “Optical-mechanical parametric resonance”
    • 1999, 2000 Boston University, Boston, USA. Working on a textbook-manual “Virtual Laboratory”
    • 2000 Johnson Space Center, NASA, Houston, USA. Lecture “Structural phase transitions in fullerenes”
    • 2009 University “Transilvania” of Brasov, Romania. Lecture, “Optic-metrical parametric resonance – to the measurement of the space-time anisotropy”
    • 2008-2011 Annual School on Finsler geometry for graduate students and young scientists, Fryazino, Russia. Lectures, “Modern problems of general relativity – Physics and Geometry”
  • Expeditions and Travelling
    •  1973 Kola Peninsula, geological exploration
    • 1974 Pamir, geological exploration
    • 1977 drifting station “North Pole – 23F”, high-latitude air expedition “Sever”
    • 1977-1978 drifting station “North Pole – 23”
    • 1979 drifting station “North Pole – 24”, high-latitude air expedition “Sever” (team leader).
    • 1973-2006 foot, canoe, skiing and mountain sports trips. Multiple participation in the championship of the USSR in mountain tourism in the “Burevestnik” team (Caucasus, Altai, Pamir), champion of Leningrad in 1983. Ascends: m-t.Kazbek and m-t.Elbrus (Caucasus), m-t E.Korzhenevskaya (Pamir), m-t McKinley (Denali) (Alaska), m-t Kilimandzharo (Tanzania). Multiple participation in rescue and search and rescue operations.
    • 1988 Leningrad city rescue team at the earthquake in Armenia.
    • 1994 Elbrus magnetometric and sports Expedition (co-director)
    • 2004 Movie-shooting expedition “Pyramids of Egypt”
    • 2014 Tibet. Kora around Mt. Kailash