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Corresponding member of Russian Academy of Sciences. Professor of chemical physics.

Graduated from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (PhysTech) Department of Molecular and Chemical Physics (specialization chemistry of fast processes)1965-1971. Postgraduate courses at PhysTech 1971-1974. Ph.D. in chemical physics (1974): “Mass Spectrometric Investigation of ion cluster formation during fast atom bombardment of frozen polar molecular substances”; Dr.Sc. from the Institute of Energy Problems of Chemical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences (1992): ” FTICR and its application in precise mass measurement and kinetic mass spectrometry “; Full Professor 1994.

Head of the Laboratory of Ion and Molecular Physics (1987-till now). The Institute of  Biochemical Physics Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of the Laboratory for mass spectrometry of  biomacromolecules (2004-till now). Skoltech, Full Professor (2014-till now) and the head of Mass spectrometry laboratory.

Inventor of Dynamically harmonized FT ICR cell (implemented in Bruker Daltonics SOLARIX and scimaX as well as in 21T FT ICR instrument in National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, USA).

Inventor of the method of detection of FT ICR signal with multiple electrodes (1986) (implemented in Bruker Daltonics SOLARIX 2X and in 21T FT ICR instrument in NHMFL and PNNL, USA)).

Current research activities:

Supercomputer modeling of ion clouds behavior in accumulation and transport mass spectrometer devices. Further development of Particle in Cell Algorithm and Code for FT ICR signals simulation.  Development of analytical solution for the dynamically harmonized FT ICR cell.

Quantitative mass spectrometry for personalized medicine. Investigation of microgravity influence on astronaut’s body liquid proteome and metabolome by quantitative mass spectrometry. Omics technologies. Development and application of on fly H/D exchange methods. Classification analysis of organic carbon natural storages using ultrahigh accuracy mass spectrometry (Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry)

Development and characterization of dynamically harmonized Penning traps for FT ICR MS.

Member of advisory boards of the Journal of Mass-Spectrometry, 2000-2004, European Journal of Mass-Spectrometry, Rapid Comminications in  Mass-Spectrometry, Mass Spectrometry Reviw.

Organizer of the 8th European conference on FT ICR mass spectrometry (Moscow 2008), organizer of the 2nd , 3rd and 4th Conference-school on mass spectrometry in Russia (Moscow 2005, 2007, 2010).

Organizer of the First Skolkovo Conference on Bio-imaging mass spectrometry (Moscow, Dec 2011).

Organizer of the first International Conference on Innovations in Mass Spectrometry Instrumentation (INNMS2013, St.Petersburg, Russa, July 2013) and the Second International Conference on Innovations in Mass Spectrometry Instrumentation (INNMS2016, Moscow Russia, Nov 2016).

Academic Reputation and Societal Impact

Corresponding member of Russian Academy of Sciences, The member of American Society of Mass Spectrometry, The member of Human Proteome Organization, Honor Professor of Estern China Technological University.

Mass spectrometry is one of the most informative and sensitive analytical technique, which is widely used in scientific research for more than 100 years and in Space research since 70th. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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