30 june 2019
All speakers are kindly requested to provide their presentations at least 30 minutes before the session starts. Please, notify in the title of the presentation the name of the presenting author, date of the presentation, session title. Read more >>


26 june 2019
The Bus Transfers Schedule from Hotels to the Venue and back can be found here


21 june 2019
If you plan to attend the City Tour on July 02, please register until June 24, 2019!


19 june 2019
Participants who have registered for the visit to PIK reactor may check the visit date in the lists




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Mikhail V. Kovalchuk graduated from the Physical Faculty of the Leningrad State University (1970), Doctor of Sciences in Physics and Mathematics (1988), Professor (1998), Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (2000). Since February 2005 he has been the Director of the Kurchatov Institute, since 2015 - President оf National Research Center «Kurchatov Institute». 
Prof. Kovalchuk is a leading scientist in the field of X-ray physics, crystallography and nanodiagnostics. He is one of the ideologists and organizers of nanotechnology investigations in Russia. Prof. Kovalchuk initiated a scientific program based on the interdisciplinary researches using megascience facilities in the Kurchatov Institute.

Prof. Kovalchuk is the Head of the Interdisciplinary Working Group at the Presidential Council for Science and Education. He is the scientific supervisor of Nano, Bio, Information and Cognitive Technologies Faculty at Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology; Dean of the Physical Faculty at St. Petersburg State University, Head of the Department of Nanosystems Physics at the Lomonosov Moscow State University, Editor in Chief of the «Crystallography Reports» journal of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Prof. Kovalchuk is a member of the International XFEL Council, also is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). For many years Mikhail Kovalchuk is an author and presenter of a popular scientific TV program. He is a laureate of numerous state prizes and awards.