Andrey L. Stepanov was born in Kazan, Russia, in 1963. He received the Physical-Mathematical degree, the Ph.D. and D.S. degrees from the Kazan State University, Kazan, Russia, in 1985, 1991, and 2009, respectively. Since 1992, Stepanov is with the Laboratory of Radiation Physics of Kazan Physical-Technical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences. In 1997-1999, he was a Research Fellow at the Sussex University, UK, with the support from the Royal Society/NATO Fellowship. From 1999 to 2003, Stepanov was a Research Fellow of the Aachen Technical University (der RWTH) in Germany with support from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. During 2003-2004, he was granted by Lise Meitner Fellowship from Austrian Scientific Society to stay in Karl-Franzens University in Graz, Austria. In 2004, 2006, and 2010, Stepanov was Visiting Research Fellow in Laser Zentrum Hannover in Germany with support from the DAAD and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundations. Since 2009, he has been in Kazan Federal University, Russia. He is mainly interested in nanooptics, nanoplasmonics, metal nanoparticles, nonlinear optics, laser annealing, and ion implantation. He has more than 150 publications in periodic journals, more than 10 contributions as chapters in books and 1 book. According to the ISI Web of Knowledge database, Stepanov has more than 1100 citations in scientific publications, and his Hirch index is 19.
Biography Updated on 28 February 2011