Curriculum vitae

General Information

Date of Birth: November 10, 1935
Nationality: Russian
Profession: Astronomer
Family status: Married, has two children.
Research interests: Cosmology, Astrophysics, Gravitational Physics.

Education and Degrees

Professional Employment

Total number of scientific papers and books: above 300. Total number of monographs: 12. These are published in Russian, English and Italian.
Total number of popular articles is about 150. Total number of popular books: 15. These are published in Russian, English, Italian, German, French, Czech, Spanish, Polish, Greek, Chinese, Korean, Estonian, Dutch and other languages.

Editorial Functions

  1. Associate Editor, Astronomicheski Zhurnal (Astronomical Journal, Russia), 1979-1991.
  2. Member of Editorial Boards of several International Journals.

Memberships in Professional Societies, Committees and Academies

  1. President of Commission of Cosmology, International Astronomical Union, 1976-1979.
  2. Member, International Committee on General Relativity and Gravitation, 1972-1981; 1995-2002.
  3. Member, International Astronomical Union, 1967-present.
  4. Member of the Academia Europaea, 1992-present.
  5. Foreign member of the "Societe Royale des Sciences de Liege", Belgium, 1996-present.
  6. Foreign member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 1996-present.
  7. Member of the Royal Astronomical Society (England), 1998- present.
  8. Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 2000-present.
  9. Member of the PLANCK Scientific Evaluation Committee, 1998.
  10. Coordinator of the ESA PLANCK project, 1999-present.
  11. PLANCK Scientist, 2004-present.