Birth date:             November 18, 1963
Birth place:           Chelyabinsk, RUSSIA
Citizenship:          Russian
Marital status:     Married, father of a 14 years old girl

Current Address:  Freie Universitšt Berlin 
Fachrichtung Geologie
Malteserstrasse 74-100 (Haus B) 
D-12249 Berlin, Germany

telephone:              +49 30 838 70288


1981:              Completed high school education at the Boarding School for Physics and Mathematical
                          Sciences ("PhMSh-18") affiliated with the Moscow University (enrollment on competitive basis)
1981-86:       M.Sc. in Mechanics, Moscow State University, Dept. of Aeromechanics and Gas Dynamics
                          Diploma: "Thermal Convection in Round Pipes with Non-uniform External Heating"
                           Advisor: Prof. V. P. Myasnikov

1994-98:        Ph.D Geology , Uppsala University ,  Dept. of Earth Sciences
                           Thesis: "Thin sheet approximations for geodynamic applications"  (Abstract)
                            Advisor: Prof. C. J. Talbot . External examiner on PhD defence: Prof. D. McKenzie (UK)
 Selected post-graduate courses attended:

1989           Advanced course in partial differential equations, by Prof. E.M.Landis, Moscow
1995           Physical properties of rocks, by Dr. D.Dyrelius, Institute of Geophysiscs, Uppsala
                     Geophysical modelling (interpretation of gravity and magnetic anomalies), by Prof. H.Henkel,
                                                     KTH, Stockholm
1996            High-performance computing, by Centre of Parallel Computing, KTH, Stockholm
                      Field excursion in Greece, co-sponsored by Uppsala University and Thessaloniki University
1997            Basics of analogue modelling, by Dr. D.Sokoutis, Institute of Earth Sciences, Uppsala


1986-89:      Research Fellow, Faculty of Mechanics  and  Mathematics,  Moscow State University
1989-93:       Senior Research Fellow, Science and Industrial Organisation of  "Oil Recovery", Ufa, Russia
1998-02 :      Post-Doctoral Fellow, Dept. of Oceanography, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada

2002-   :      Post-Doctoral Fellow, Dept. of Geology, Free University, Berlin, Germany

Computer experience:

Intranet system manager at the Hans Ramberg Tectonic Laboratory,  Uppsala University (1994-1998).
Systems: UNIX, PC, [Macintosh, Parallel computers].
Programming: Fortran, Maple, PV-Wave & IDL, Latex, [Pascal, Matlab, MPI, AVS]


Research interests

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