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Habilitation in Crystallography, ETH Zurich, 2007 
PhD in Crystallography, University College London, 2002
Diploma in Crystallography, Moscow State University, 1997


Director, Center for Materials by Design, State University of New York at Stony Brook,           since 4/2013
Full Professor, State University of New York at Stony Brook, since 1/2010
Associate Professor, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 2008-1/2010
Privatdozent and Group Leader, ETH Zurich, 2007-2008
Senior Scientist and Group Leader, ETH Zurich, 2003-2007
Research Fellow, University College London, 2002-2003

Career Record

127 papers (including 5 in Nature, 1 in Science, 1 in Nature Materials, 1 in Nature Chemistry, 5 in PNAS, 9 in PRL, 1 in Acc.Chem.Res., 2 in Scientific Reports). Citation 4472. h-index=34
1 book
2 patents
Gave over 200 talks and colloquia
Editorial Board member of "Journal of Superhard Materials" and "Scientific Reports" 
(Nature Publishing Group), refereed for more than 60 journals and for Oxford University Press book publishing.
Founder and chairman of the Commission on Crystallography of Materials (International Union of Crystallography)


President's Award of the Geological Society of London (2002)
Outstanding Young Scientist Award of the European Union of Geosciences (2003)
European High-Pressure Research Group Award (2004)
ETH Latsis Prize (2006)
Research Excellence Medal of the European Mineralogical Union (2007)
Elsevier's awards for most cited paper of 2004-2007 and 2005-2010 (2008)
Newsweek's ranked 12th Russian scientist abroad (2008)
Forbes's ranked 6th most successful Russian scientist (2011)
Invited professor in Milano (2005),
Paris (2006-2007, 2010),
Hong Kong (2008),
Guilin (2009),
Lille (2009,2010,2012,2013),
Poitiers (2011), 
Beijing (2012),
Honorary Professor of Yanshan University, China (2012)
Fellow of the Mineralogical Society of America (2013)
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