Metallic hydrogen and related materials; phase transformation and chemical reactivity of simple molecular materials under high pressure and high temperature conditions; thermal conductivity of Earth and planetary materials; high-temperature superconductivity
B.A., M.S., Physics, Moscow Institute for Physics and Technology, 1979; Ph.D., Physics, Institute of Spectroscopy, Russian Academy of Sciences, 1983
Synergistic activities include:
Symposium Organizer: the 54th European High Pressure Research Group (EHPRG) International Meeting on High Pressure Science and Technology; 4 – 9 September 2016 • Bayreuth/Germany; AIRAPT-26 Meeting, The 26th International Conference on High Pressure Science and Technology & VIII Asian Conference on High Pressure Research, 2017, Beijing, China.
Reviewer for Nature, Nature Materials, Physical Review Letters, Science, Physical Review B, Journal of Physical Chemistry, Journal of Applied Physics, High-pressure Research, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Physics of Earth Planetary Interior, Physica Status Solidi, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, and others.
Panelist: Carnegie Science Venture Grant, 2015; LCLS Peer Review Panel, 2016-2017.