Senior Research Fellow
VIC - Melbourne Metro
Specialties
Researcher
Natural & Physical Science Professionals

Physical Science professional with over 30 years of experience in the fields of X-ray, diffraction, structural analysis, material science.

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Career

The Melbourne University - Senior Research Fellow
Education & Training - Science & Environment
VIC, Australia
Specialties
Researcher
Natural & Physical Science Professionals
Responsibilities
  • Analytical development and theoretical modeling of new methods and techniques in the area of X-ray diffractive imaging, and application of these methods to solving fundamental problems in structural biology and material science.
  • Development of new methods of structural analysis of protein nanocrystals, particularly membrane proteins.
  • Sharing responsibilities for the research activities of the Theory and Modeling team of CXS and day-to-day supervision of CXS students (Masters and PhD).
Monash University - Research Fellow
Education & Training - Science & Environment
VIC, Australia
Specialties
Researcher
Natural & Physical Science Professionals
Responsibilities
  • Theoretical and experimental analysis of interfaces in interface-dominated nanomaterials.
  • Development of nondestructive X-ray imaging techniques for the analysis of nanoscale particles, metal-metal interfaces, and cracks embedded in amorphous or crystalline materials.
  • Sharing responsibilities for supervising PhD students.
National Institute for Materials Science - Visiting Scientist
Education & Training - Science & Environment
Japan
Specialties
Researcher
Natural & Physical Science Professionals
Responsibilities
  • Working on the project: "Research and development of new superconducting materials".
  • Development of the cross-platform (Windows/Unix/MAC OC) crystallographic software package VENUS for structural analysis of inorganic materials and minerals.
  • Development of the multipurpose pattern fitting technique for the structural analysis of materials using X-ray and neutron powder diffraction data.
Institute of Solid State Physics - Senior Scientist
Education & Training - Science & Environment
Russia (Russian Fed.)
Specialties
Researcher
Natural & Physical Science Professionals
Responsibilities
  • Working on the project: "Optical and real structure investigations of fullerene single crystals grown in microgravity conditions".
  • Theoretical and experimental study of growth and physical (structural, optical, electronic) properties of perfect fullerene and metal-doped fullerene single crystals.
  • Collaborating with the Institute of Experimental Mineralogy in development and implementation of the crystallographic and crystallochemical database for minerals, MINCRYST.
  • Collaborating with the Landau Institute of Theoretical Physics in development of the universal neural network server, NEUROSERVER.
  • Supervising Masters and PhD students.
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National Institute for Materials Science - Research Fellow
Education & Training - Science & Environment
Japan
Specialties
Researcher
Natural & Physical Science Professionals
Responsibilities
  • Working on the project: "Structure disordering in materials".
  • Theoretical and experimental (X-ray and neutron diffraction) study of properties of inorganic and organic materials with the structural (static and dynamical) disordering.
  • Development and implementation of the Rietveld refinement and Maximum Entropy methods for structural analysis of disordered materials.
Institute of Solid State Physics - Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Education & Training - Science & Environment
Russia (Russian Fed.)
Specialties
Researcher
Natural & Physical Science Professionals
Responsibilities
  • Theoretical and experimental study of the crystal structure, physical properties of novel high-temperature superconductors.
  • X-ray diffraction study of growth, structural properties and phase transitions of rare-earth molybdates.
  • Theoretical and experimental study of structural and physical properties of fullerene materials.
  • Supervising Masters Students.
Institute of Solid State Physics - Junior Research Fellow, PhD student
Education & Training - Science & Environment
Russia (Russian Fed.)
Specialties
Researcher
Responsibilities
  • Development of research skills and knowledge in the areas of fundamental and applied crystallography, X-ray optics, X-ray and neutron diffraction. Conducting first independent research experiments.
  • Working on the project: "Novel superprotonic conductors: structure, phase transitions".
  • Theoretical and experimental study of the crystals structure, phase transitions and physical properties of superionic and superprotonic conductors.

Education and Qualifications

Year Qualifications Level Institution
1989 PhD- Physics and Mathematics Doctorate Degree Institute of Solid State Physics, Russian Academy of Science No
1983 Masters - Physics Master's Degree Yerevan State University No

Achievements Summary

1989: The Soros prize for young scientists. 1996: The first prize of the research works contest. Institute of Solid State Physics, Russian Academy of Science. 1997: Japan Science Technology Agency (STA) Fellowship

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