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Invited researcher

Alexey Yevgeniyevich Romanov

Nanocatalysts and Functional Materials Laboratory
Year of birth
Academic degree
Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences
Field of studies

Head of the Solid-State Theory Sector of the Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia)

Chair of the Department of Modern Functional Materials, head of the International Research Center for Functional Materials and Optoelectronic Devices and Electronics at the Saint Petersburg State University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics (Russia)

General information

Leading scientist's research interests: Physical materials science, condensed state physics, theory of dislocation and disclination, durability and elasticity, functional materials of optoelectronics

Quote by the head of the laboratory: «Metallic bacteria» produced and researched at the Laboratory are metallic nanoparticles covered by a «forest» of nanofibers that possess unprecedented specific surface serve as brand new catalysts with unique physical and chemical qualities.

Scientific recognition

Awards and achievements:

- Honorary certificate from the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

- Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship (Germany).

- Mercator Fellowship

- Member of two specialized councils for defense of doctoral and candidate dissertations.

- Senior editor of the scientific journal «Reviews on Advanced Materials Science» (Russia).

- Member of editorial boards of professional scientific journals: Materials «Physics and Mechanics», «Journal of Mechanical Behaviour of Materials» and «Scientific and Technological Newsletter of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics».

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