Mikhail Shtilman is the Head of Scientific and Research Center of D. I. Mendeleyev University (formerly, Institute) of Chemical Technology of Russia. He was born on 21 April 1937 in Moscow, Russia. He obtained a diploma of engineering in 1959, a Ph.D. diploma in 1964, and a D.S. in chemistry in 1985 from Mendeleyev Institute. His main areas of scientific interest are polymeric biologically active compounds, systems with controlled release action for agriculture, medicine, biotechnology, and polymeric hydrogels. He is a research supervisor of 35 Ph.D. and 2 D.S. theses, and an author of more 550 articles, patents, theses, and monographs. He is also a Member of International Society of Controlled Release, an Affiliate Member of IUPAC, a Fellow of American Institute of Chemists, an honorary member of Toxicology Society of Greece, a Professor of International Science Foundation (Soros Foundation) (1998–2001), and a Member of the Editorial Boards of Journal of Controlled Release (1990–1995) and the Journal “Plastmassi.” Moreover, he is a Visiting Professor of University of Crete, Greece. He was awarded the Leibnitz Medal by European Academy of Natural Sciences.
Biography Updated on 15 March 2009