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Biographical Sketch

Education:

  • 1973 Ph. D. in Physics (USSR Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences), Institute of Metal Physics, Kiev
  • 1972 M. S. in Physics (USSR Diploma in Physics, with highest honors), Kiev State University

Higher Doctorate:

  • 1984 Doctor of Sciences (USSR Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences), Institute of Semiconductors, Kiev, and Supreme Attestation Commission, Moscow (1985)

Employment:

  • 1998 - present Professor of Physics at Michigan State University
  • 1995 - 1998 Associate Professor of Physics at Michigan State University
  • 1992 - 1994 Acting Professor of Physics at Stanford University
  • At Institute of Semiconductors, Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev:
    • 1986 - 1991 Leading researcher, Theoretical Physics Department
    • 1980 - 1986 Senior researcher, Theoretical Physics Department
    • 1974 - 1980 Junior researcher, Theoretical Physics Department
    • 1972 - 1974 Research associate, Department of Semiconductor Surface Physics

Visiting Positions and Fellowships:

  • Fellow, American Physical Society
  • Visiting Professor, Lancaster University, UK (1990 -1991)
  • EPSRC Visiting Research Fellow, UK (1996-1997)
  • Visiting Scholar, the NASA Exploration Systems Directorate at Ames (2013-2014)
  • Senior fellow of the Zukunftskolleg of the University of Konstanz (since 2018)
  • Moore Distinguished Scholar in Physics at Caltech (2019)