|Doctor of Phys.-Math Scinces
(Analogue of German habilitation)
Born July 24, 1966 in Moscow, Russia
Scientific interests: Physics of high-Q optical, microwave and mechanical systems; whispering gallery modes in optical and microwave resonators; optical microspheres applications in photonics and experimental technique; fundamental mechanisms of dissipation; nonlinear optical effects; quantum nondemolition measurements and theory of quantum measurements; laser gravitational-wave antennas.
"High-Q resonators in experimental physics" (2001)
PhD Thesis: "Optical microresonators with whispering-gallery modes" (1993)
1991 -- 1997: research fellow, chair of Molecular physics and
physics of measurements, faculty of Physics, Moscow State University
1997 -- 2001: senior research fellow, chair of Molecular physics and physics of measurements, faculty of Physics, Moscow State University
2002 -- 2007: leading research fellow, chair of Physics of oscillations, faculty of Physics, Moscow State University
2007 -- 2011: Associate professor
2011 -- now: Professor
California Institute of Technology (Pasadena CA, USA) - 1998, 2000
Jet Propulsion Laboratory (Pasadena CA, USA) - 2001
Max-Planck-In22stitut für Quantenoptik (Garching, Germany) - 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2009
Visiting professor, EPFL, (Lausanne, Switzerland) - 2010, 2011
1999: Best young scientist of Moscow State University for the cycle of works "High-Q optical and microwave resonators for high-precision and quantum measurements".
2006: Best young Doctor of Physics of Moscow State University. Second award.
Current research grants:
2003-2004: Alexander von Humboldt fellowship
2005-2006: President of Russia research grant "Young Doctors of Sciences".
2007: Talented students and young scientists of MSU support grant
2009: Alexander von Humboldt return fellowship
2009: RFBR publishing grant for the monograph "Optical microresonators with giant quality-factor".
2010-2012: NSF grant LIGO scientific collaboration.
2010-2012: "Dynasty foundation" grant for young doctors of sciences.
2012-2013: Era.NET RUS. Optomechanical photonic crystals for novel optical devices and sensors.
Special courses for graduate students:
"Optical microresonators" - 4th year.
"Frequency standards" - 5th year.