Attraction of the leading scientists to Russian institutions of higher learning, research organizations of the governmental academies of sciences, and governmental research centers of the Russian Federation

Laboratory for Mechanical Research of Advanced Bulk Nanomaterials for

Innovative Engineering Applications

About the laboratory

This laboratory was established as part of a scientific research project supported with a monetary grant awarded by the Government of the Russian Federation under a grant competition designed to provide governmental support to scientific research projects implemented under the supervision of the world's leading scientists at Russian institutions of higher learning (Resolution of the RF Government No.220 of April 9, 2010).

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Name of the institution of higher learning:
Saint Petersburg State University

Fields of scientific research:
Mechanics and mechanical engineering

Mechanics of advanced bulk nanomaterials for innovative engineering applications.

Leading scientist


Leading scientist's full name: Valiyev, Ruslan Zufarovich

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Academic degree and title:
Doctor of physical and mathematical sciences, professor

Job title:
State educational institution of higher professional education "Ufa State University of Aviation Technologies", Director of the Research Institute of the Physics of Advanced Materials, head of the Department of nanotechnologies

Field of scientific interests:
- Nanotechnologies and nanomaterials;
- Physics of condensed state;
- Metallurgy and material science.

Scientific recognition:
Member of the European Academy of Sciences since 2008; member of the Science Board under the RF Ministry of education and science since 2013.
Honorary scientist of the Russian Federation (2003) and Republic of Bashkortostan (1997). Dr. Valiev's scientific achievements have been recognized with the following: Alexander von Humboldt prize (Germany), 2001; International Academic Publishing Company Prize for the best scientific publication in the physics of metals in 2003; ELSEVIER most cited author of 2005 – 2008, for the article "Principles of equal channel angular pressing as a processing tool for grain refinement", Prog. Mater. Sci., 51, 7 (2006), pp. 881-981; Materials Science & Engineering prize (2010) for outstanding achievements in the research of nanostructured materials, RFRF diploma and Elsevier "Scopus Award Russia 2011" ("Highest ranked Russian author at the international level"); B. Pasqual medal in material science for 2011 (European Academy of Sciences), etc.

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