Alexander Tatarinov was born in Gryaznukha village of Tambov region on February 6, 1942. From 1960 to 1965, he studied the speciality "geological survey and prospecting the deposits" at the Department of Geology, Kazan State University, Kazan 420008, Russia. From 1982 to 1990, Tatarinov served as a Senior Researcher and Leading Researcher at the Laboratory of Solid Deposits at the Branch East-Siberian Research Institute of Geology, Geophysics and Mineral Raw Materials of USSR Ministry of Geology (Irkutsk). From 1992 to 1996, he worked as a Leading Researcher at Irkutsk State University. In 1994, he defended a doctoral thesis entitled "Semiprecious stone formations and genesis of nonferrous stones in Siberia." From 1996 to 2001, Tatarinov has been serving as a Leading Researcher at the Laboratory of Ore Genesis in Chita Institute of Natural Resources, SB RAS. Since 2002, he has been working as a Leading Researcher, and since 2007, he has been serving as a Main Researcher at the Laboratory of Geochemistry (since 2010, it is renamed the Laboratory of Geochemistry and Ore Genesis Processes), Geological Institute of SB RAS (Ulan-Ude), in some directions: metallogeny of precious metals, dynamometamorphism and ore formation, mud volcanism, geomicrobiology and bacterial mineral formation, problems of oil-gas bearing in Prebaikalia and Transbaikalia, and "cold" degassing of the Earth. Since 2006, he has been serving as the Chairman of the Russian Mineralogical Society, Buryat Department.
Biography Updated on 30 April 2013