FLNR Deputy Scientific Leader
Doctor of Science
(Physics and Mathematics), Professor
Born: 7 December 1942, Taldy Kurgan Region,
1966 Moscow State University
1974 Candidate of Science (Phys.)
1985 Doctor of Science (Phys. and Math.)
1967–1992 Institute of Nuclear Physics (Kazakhstan Academy of Sciences), engineer,
Senior Scientist, Head of a scientific department
1993–1996 Joint Institute for Nuclear Research,Flerov Laboratory of Nuclear Reactions,
Since 1997 Director, Flerov Laboratory of Nuclear Reactions, JINR
Since 2006 Vice-Director of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research
Since 7 May 2010 Acting Director of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research
Since September 2011 Vice-Director of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research
Since 2020 Deputy Scientific Leader of Flerov Laboratory of Nuclear Reactions
Heavy and superheavy nucleus research.
Synthesis of new heaviest elements.
Electromagnetic and chemical separation and detection of evaporation residues.
Measurements of production cross-sections and decay properties of heavy nuclei.
The influence of nuclear shells on the stability of heavy nuclei.
Spontaneous fission of heavy nuclei. Fission modes.
Fission from the isomeric state of a nucleus (spin and shape isomers). Spontaneous emission of clusters. Beta-delayed fission of neutron-deficient isotopes. Fission and quasi-fission of exotic nuclei.Mass and nergy spectra, angular distributions of fragments.
Author of more than 250 papers.