Konstantin Novoselov

Born 23 August 1974

Graduate of the DPQE, 1997

Nobel Prize in Physics for groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional material graphene

University of Nijmegen, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
Professional experience

Novoselov has published more than 200 peer-reviewed research papers on several topics including mesoscopic superconductivity (Hall magnetometry), subatomic movements of magnetic domain walls, the discovery of gecko tape and graphene.

Kostya Novoselov participated in the Graphene Flagship project – a €1 billion initiative of the European Commission – and was featured in the official promotion movie of the project.

Novoselov is one of Directors of the National Graphene Institute.

Novoselov is also a recipient of a starting grant from the European Research Council.

Kostya Novoselov made it into a shortlist of scientists with multiple hot papers for the years 2007–2008 (shared second place with 13 hot papers) and 2009 (5th place with 12 hot papers).

In 2014 Kostya Novoselov was included in the list of the most highly cited researchers. He was also named among the 17 hottest researchers world-wide—"individuals who have published the greatest number of hot papers during 2012–2013".

Academic Interests
The main scientific achievements of Konstantin Novosyolov belong to the field of mesoscopic physics and nanotechnology. In 2004, together with its leader, Andrei Geim, discovered a new allotropic modification of carbon - graphene, which is a single layer of carbon atoms. Konstantin Novosyolov headed a team of scientists who developed the concept of the National Institute of Graphene in Manchester and subsequently oversaw his design, erection and discovery. Novoselov proposed several unique architectural and technical solutions. In particular, the cover of the National Institute of Graphene depicts the formulas from the early works of Novoselov and Geim.