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Leonid Karachinsky Russian

Leonid Karachinsky
  • Post
    Deputy Director and professor at the Institute of Advanced Data Transfer Systems,
    Leading Researcher at the Laboratory of Single-Photon Detectors and Generators
  • Degree
    DSc

Biography

Education

1999 – Bachelor’s degree in Physics, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

2001 – Master’s degree in Physics (with honors), Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

2004 – PhD in Semiconductor Physics, Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute

2021 – DSc in Engineering, ITMO University

Professional Development

2018 – “Technological Convergence, Design and Business”, Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg State University

2011 – “International Business and Innovation Management”, Stockholm School of Economics

Professional Activity

2021-present – deputy director and professor at ITMO’s Institute of Advanced Data Transfer Systems 

2015-present – senior researcher at ITMO University

2009-present – chief executive officer, Connector Optics LLC 

2001-2021 – PhD student, junior researcher, researcher, and senior researcher at Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute

2006-2007 – visiting researcher, TU Berlin, Germany

2002-2003 – visiting researcher, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland

Professional Interests

Semiconductor heterostructures, semiconductor lasers, quantum dots, VCSELs, quantum cascade lasers, photodetectors, optical data transfer, and quantum photonic devices

Awards

2009 – Alferov Foundation Award for the best research work in nanomaterials (among young scientists)

2006-2007 – Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, TU Berlin

2005 and 2007 – Grants of the President of the Russian Federation for state support of young Russian PhD scientists

2005 – Russian Academy of Sciences Award for the best research work in physics and astronomy by young scientists

2003 – European Academy Young Scientist Award

2001 – Russian Ministry of Education Award for the best student research work in theoretical, experimental and technical physics

2000 – Russian Academy of Sciences Award for the best student research work in physics and astronomy

 

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