Education: 1. Graduated from M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia in 1967, Specialty: Physics. Scientific Degrees: PhD from Lebedev Physical Institute, Academy of Sciences of USSR, 1979; Dr of Sciences (Physics and Mathematics) — Second Doctorate (Habilitation) from General Physics Institute, Academy of Sciences of USSR, 1991; State Professor’s Degree (Physics and Mathematics) from State Highest Certifying Committee of Russian Federation, 1992. Scientific Interests: Interaction of laser radiation with matter, Chemical processing with lasers, Nonlinear phenomena, Selforganization, Laser-ablation, Theory of nanocluster formation, Photomodification in polymers, Laser Cleaning, Plasmonics. Special Achievements: Honorary Professor at Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria, since 1991; IES Prestigious Engineering Achievement Awards 2004, Singapore, 2004; Fellow of the Optical Society of America, since 2011 Publications: 6 monographs, 300 original papers.
Biography Updated on 6 February 2011