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Scientific Council

Chair
Alexey Gvishiani

Professor, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, wellknown scientist in mathematical geophysics, geomagnetism, geoinformatics and system analysis of geophysical data, the author of 440 scientific papers, including 14 monographs and 15 certificates of authorship. He was awarded the Order of Friendship, Medal "In the memory of the 850th anniversary of Moscow", Medal "50 Years of the Mongolian People's Revolution".

The main scientific results of A. D. Gvishiani: the theory of stability of dynamic classifications for geological and geophysical problems, systems clustering methods and recognition of abnormal areas on time series, discrete mathematical approach to the evaluation of magnetic activity, the family of voting algorithms to detect possible locations of strong, significant and strongest earthquakes, which allowed the places of several destructive earthquakes in our country and abroad to be determined in advance. He revived and initiated the active development of the Russian segment of INTERMAGNET observatories in Russia and CIS countries. He supervised 2 post-doctoral researchers and 14 Ph.D. students.

A. D. Gvishiani is Chief Scientist of the Geophysical Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Member of the Interdepartmental Coordinating Council for International Scientific and Technical Cooperation at the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences (since 2021), Member of the Scientific Council of All-Russian non-governmental organization "The Russian Geographical Society" (since 2020), Member of the Coordinating Committee of the Federal Agency of Scientific Organizations (2013-2018), Member of the Expert Council of RSF, Deputy Academician-Secretary of the Department of Earth Sciences of RAS, Chairman of the Scientific Council of RAS for the Studies of the Arctic and Antarctic, Chairman of the National CODATA Committee, Chairman of the National Geophysical Committee of RAS, Deputy Chairman of the RAS Committee for Systems Analysis, Member of the Novosibirsk State University International Advisory Board, Head of Department of Mathematical Geophysics and Geoinformatics of IPE RAS. Chief Editor of the "Russian Journal of Earth Sciences", Member of the editorial boards of "Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences", "Physics of the Earth" series, "Cybernetics and Systems Analysis", "Geology and Geophysics of the South of Russia", "Bulletin of the Institute of Geology of Komi Science Centre, UB RAS". Deputy Chief Editor of the electronic journal "Herald of the Earth Sciences Department of RAS", Chairman of the editorial board of the online magazine "Geophysical Research". Member of Dissertation Councils of IGEM and IPE RAS.

A. D. Gvishiani is Full member of the European Academy of Sciences (Academia Europaea), Honorary Scholar of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Honorary Member of the Romanian Academy of Engineering and Technical Sciences, Regular Member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Member of the expert commission for the award of the gold medal named after V. I. Vernadsky for outstanding scientific work in the field of Earth sciences, Professor of the Lomonosov Moscow State University and the Paris and Strasbourg Institutes of Physics of the Earth, Member of the National Committee of Geologists of Russia, Member of the Board of Experts of the European Science Foundation.

Under the efficient leadership of A. D. Gvishiani (from January 2005 to October 2018), GC RAS became one of the international leaders in the field of geophysics and geoinformatics and received scientific results of global significance. In 2018 GC RAS ​​was assigned a rating of a research institute of the I category. Young scientists under the age of 39 comprise more than one-third of GC RAS workforce.

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Anatoly Soloviev

In 2005 he defended his thesis “Dynamic clustering in solving geophysical problems” in UIPE RAS for the degree of candidate of physical and mathematical sciences (PhD), specialty 25.00.10 “Geophysics, geophysical methods of search of minerals.”

In 2014 he defended his doctoral thesis “Methods for detection of anomalous events in the time series in the analysis of geophysical observations” in IPE RAS for the degree of doctor of physical and mathematical sciences, specialty 25.00.10.

Was elected Professor of the Russian Academy of Sciences in 2015 and Corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences in 2016.

In October 2018 has been designated as Acting Director of GC RAS.

The list of publications includes more than 50 papers in journals indexed in web of Science and Scopus, more than 100 conference abstracts and more than 20 certificates of state registration of intellectual property.

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Alena Rybkina

Education: Moscow State University, Geological Faculty, Department of Lithology and Marine Geology

Positions: Head of Sector of Innovative Projects

Scientific interests: geology, sedimentology, lithology, innovative technologies, visualization, paleomagnetism

Research: A. Rybkina began her working activity in GC RAS in March 2008 as leading engineer. The theme of her master's work is “Lithology of the Messinian deposits on the island of Sicily (Italy)”. In 2006–2008 she participated in field expeditions to Sicily, Normandy, the Crimea, the Taman Peninsula, where she made the description of sections and collection of samples. In 2011 she received a MSU master's degree with honors in geology. In 2008–2009 in GC RAS she dealt with the development and execution of intellectual geoinformation system “GIS of Russia on the Earth Sciences”. In 2009–2010 she was the Secretary of electronic multimedia journal “Herald of the Earth Sciences Branch of RAS”. Since 2011 she held the position of Head of Sector of Innovative Projects in GC RAS. She took an active part in the organization of major international conferences. In 2009 she was Deputy Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the International Conference “Electronic Geophysical Year: State of the Art and Results”, in 2011 — Deputy Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the International Conference ”Artificial Intelligence in the Earth’s Magnetic Field Study. INTERMAGNET Russian Segment”, in 2013 — Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the International Partner Conference “Geophysical Observatory, Multipurpose GIS and Recognition in the information files”. She was the project manager of RFBR № 12-01-31396 “Development of methods and software tools of data presentation for the evaluation of geomagnetic activity on the multifunctional demonstrative spherical screen in real or near real time”. In 2012 she was the head of the project “System of collecting information to assess the prospects for a coordinated social and economic development of Russia and Ukraine in the European context, software development and the creation of a GIS database” within the Russian Academy of Sciences Program №38. In 2013 she took an active part in implementing the project of the Federal Target Program of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation on “Intelligent medical geoinformation system for assessment and prediction of medical and environmental status of the Russian Federation territories and the influence of natural, social, economic and technological changes in the environment on the population”. In GC RAS she is responsible for the certificates registration for RIA. She is actively developing the creation of the multifunctional demonstrative spherical screen in Russia. Since 2010 she has been Chairman of the Board of Young Scientists in GC RAS.

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Scientific Secretary
Roman Krasnoperov

In 2002, he entered the Moscow State University of Geodesy and Cartography (MIIGAiK), Department of Geodesy. In 2007 he graduated with honors and was awarded the Degree of Engineer in Space Geodesy. In 2007–2010 he studied at the postgraduate department of MIIGAiK. In 2012 defended his thesis for the PhD degree in physical and mathematical sciences (specialty "Geophysics, geophysical methods of prospecting for minerals") at the Council of the Schmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth of RAS.

Scientific Expertise: Development of data analysis methods for geomagnetic observations. Development of the Russian network of geomagnetic observatories. Application of modern GIS technologies for collection, storage and analysis of data on Earth sciences. Space Geodesy methods’ applications for Earth crust motion and deformation analysis.

Since 2007, at the Geophysical Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences (GC RAS) he held the following positions: from March 2007 to October 2013 – Research scientist at the Laboratory of Geoinformatics; from October 2013 to June 2018 – Senior research scientist, and from June 2018 to present – Leading research scientist at the Laboratory of Geoinformatics and Geomagnetic Studies. Since June 2018 – the Scientific Secretary of the GC RAS.

Since 2009 he participates in the project of development of magnetic observations in Russia and creation of the Russian segment of the international network of magnetic observations INTERMAGNET. Since 2007 he participates in the project on the development of a multidisciplinary analytical GIS on Earth sciences and geoportals of GC RAS.

The list of scientific works includes more than 30 publications in peer-reviewed Russian and international journals and edited volumes and more than 50 reports at Russian and international scientific conferences and assemblies.

From September 2008 to January 2010, held the position of a visiting lecturer at the Moscow College of Geodesy and Cartography of MIIGAiK.

From 2014 to present – member of the Scientific Council of GC RAS. In 2015–2018 was the member of the Working group on international activity of the Federal Agency of Scientific Organizations and Russian Academy of Sciences. In 2011-2018 was the member of the ICSU CODATA Task group “Earth and Space Science Data Interoperability”. In September-October 2010 – Visiting Researcher at the National Geophysical Data Center of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NGDC NOAA) (Boulder, Colorado, USA). From 2009 to present – Secretary of the National Geophysical Committee of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

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Sergei Agayan

Chief researcher, in 1977 graduated from the MSU Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics. Later (1977-1980) he undertook postgraduate study at the faculty and in 1982 defended his thesis titled "Elements of Non-Archimedean Theory of Representations" and was awarded the degree of candidate of physical and mathematical sciences.

Research interests: methods of artificial intelligence, algorithms of classification, fuzzy theory of sets and fuzzy logic and their application to geophysical data analysis. S. M. Agayan is one of the founders of "The Discrete Mathematical Analysis", a new approach to studying discrete data, based on artificial intelligence and fuzzy logic. In 2005 he defended the dissertation "The Discrete Mathematical Analysis and Fuzzy Logic in Geophysical Applications" and was awarded the doctor’s degree of physical and mathematical sciences.

Over 40 scientific works of S. M. Agayan are published in leading Russian and international magazines, his results were presented at numerous (about 30) international and Russian conferences.

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Igor Aleshin

In 1994 after graduate school of Physics department of Moscow State University  I.M. Aleshin awarded  degree candidate of physics and mathematics, qualification “Theoretical physics”.

From 1994 until now I.M. Aleshin  works at the Smidt’s Institute of Physics of the Earth RAS. From 2003  I.M. Aleshin is Head of the Network solution division, from 2005 he is  head of the laboratory of Geoinformatics.

Research interests: inverse problems, methods of data collection and processing, high performance computing.

List of publications include over 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals more than 30 conference abstracts and 10 IP’s. I.M. Aleshin was scientific advisor for 2 PhD thesi.

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Shamil Bogoutdinov

In 1981 graduated from the MSU Faculty of Computational Mathematics and Cybernetics, specializing in applied mathematics.

Scientific interests: artificial intelligence methods, classification algorithms, fuzzy set theory and fuzzy logic and its application to the analysis of geophysical data. Sh.R. Bogoutdinov is one of the founders of "Discrete Mathematical Analysis" - a new approach to the study of discrete data based on artificial intelligence and fuzzy logic. In 2007 he defended his thesis "Fuzzy logic algorithms for interpretation of geological and geophysical data" and was awarded the degree of candidate of physical and mathematical sciences (PhD).

His list of publications includes more than 30 articles in national and international journals, including peer-reviewed, and more than 30 conference abstracts.

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Boris Dzeboev

In 2008 graduated from the North Ossetian State University named after K. Khetagurov, Faculty of Mathematics.

Scientific interests: development of methods for identification of areas of possible occurrence of large earthquakes; the study of natural hazards and man-made geological processes of mountain areas; seismic hazard and risk; development of algorithms for processing and analysis of geophysical data.

Research: 2009-2012: participation in the works on seismic zoning of areas of cities and towns of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania; 2013 to present time: participation in the development of methods for identification of areas of possible occurrence of large earthquakes.

Since 2017 leading research scientist with the assignment of duties of laboratory of Geophysical Data head.

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Viktor Getmanov

In 1968 he graduated from the Moscow Engineering Physics Institute. In 1967-1982 he worked in GosNIIAS. In 1974 he defended his thesis for the degree of candidate of technical sciences, in 1978 he was promoted to senior researcher. During his time in GosNIIAS he was in charge of information processing and optimal control of special aviation systems. In 1982 - 1998 he worked at the Institute of Mechanical Engineering (IMASH). In 1992 he defended his thesis for the degree of Doctor of Technical Sciences. During his work in IMASH he was solving tasks of digital processing of measurements of non-stationary waveforms for complex mechanical systems. For several years he worked as a professor teaching students. In 1977-1982 he delivered lectures on "Optimization Techniques" and "Design of Experiments" in MAI and IPK MAP of the USSR.

From 2007 to 2010 he worked as a professor in the department of Moscow State Pedagogical University and delivered lectures on "Operations Research". He obtained the rank of professor in 2000. Since 1993 he has been working as a professor at the "Information and Control" department of MEPhI; his specialization is "Digital Signal Processing". Since December 2010 he has been working at the Geophysical Center RAS as a chief researcher.

Scientific interests: digital processing of signals, methods of analysis of experimental data, methods of digital processing of geophysical data series, methods of optimization and control theory. He is the author of 130 publications and six books.

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Vladimir Kaftan

Doctor of technical sciences, Professor, principal research fellow at the Laboratory of Geodynamics, deputy chairman of Geodesy Section of the National Geophysical Committee RAS. In 1978 he graduated from the Moscow Institute of Geodesy, Mapping and Aerial Photography (MIIGAiK) majoring in applied geodesy.

Research interests - geodesy, geodynamics, time series analysis and kinematic modeling of natural processes. Author of one monograph (co-authored), tutorials, more than one hundred publications in Russian and international journals, magazines, collections of reports and conference proceedings. Member of the editorial boards of the journals “Geosciences” (e-journal) and Real Estate Cadastre. Researcher of the Russian-Finnish project of bilateral cooperation in the field of geodesy 2006-2011, Project scientist of international scientific cooperation North Geodetic Commission 2010-2011, a researcher on the Russian-Kazakh cooperation project between GC RAS and "EkoGeoMunayGaz" in the field of geodynamic monitoring, scientific consultant at "EkoGeoMunayGaz", a member of the federal roster of experts of scientific and technical sphere, a member of the Expert Council of Russian Federal Property Fund.

Awards: "Excellence in Surveying and Mapping", "Honorary surveyor."

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Ernest Kedrov

Graduated from the S. Ordzhonikidze Moscow State Geological Prospecting Academy in 1996 as an engineer and geologist, specializing in gemology. From 1998 he worked at the Schmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth. In 1999 he graduated from the post-graduate school of the S. Ordzhonikidze Moscow State Geological Prospecting Academy. From 2005 till now he works in the Geophysical Center RAS as a senior researcher. In 2007 he defended his Ph.D. thesis "Dynamic calibration of seismic stations of the International Monitoring System of nuclear tests according to natural seismicity data" and became a candidate of physical and mathematical sciences. Since 2017 leading research scientist with the assignment of duties of laboratory of Electrronic Publications head.

Co-author of 16 published articles and 10 scientific papers at international conferences. Currently he is a member of the editorial board of the electronic media magazine "Herald of the Department of Earth Sciences of RAS” (http://onznews.wdcb.ru/).

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Alexey Lushnikov

Doctor of Physics and Mathematics, Professor, leading research fellow of the Laboratory of geophysical data storage and dissemination technologies. In 1962 he graduated from the Faculty of Theoretical and Experimental Physics, Moscow Engineering Physics Institute (specialty "theoretical nuclear physics").

In 1979 he defended his thesis on "The Evolution of the Coagulation System" for the degree of Doctor of Physics and Mathematics at the Karpov Research Institute of Physical Chemistry. Since 1988 he is a regular participant in European and International Aerosol Conferences, International Conferences on nucleation and atmospheric aerosols, as well as international seminars on coagulation and fragmentation.

Since 1991 he was involved in intensive scientific work in research centers in Europe. In 2003-2008 — Visiting Professor, University of Helsinki. Honorary member of the German Aerosol Society (Gеselschaft fur Aerosolforschung) and the Finnish Association for Aerosol Research, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of natural Sciences.

The results if his research are honored by two highest international awards: Fuchs Memorial Award (Taipei, 2002); Christian E. Junge Award (Salzburg, 2007).

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Yulia Lyubovtseva

Ph.D. in Physics and Mathematics, leading research fellow, Deputy Chairman of the National Geophysical Committee. Research interests: physics and atmospheric chemistry, and ecology.

Author of over 180 scientific articles in Russian and foreign journals, including four collective monographs. Scientific director of six Ph.D. theses.

She was twice awarded a RAS diploma and Medal "In the memory of the 850th anniversary of Moscow".

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Vladislav Morozov

Graduated from the Geophysical Faculty of the S. Ordzhonikidzhe Moscow Geological Prospecting Institute in 1962. After graduating he worked in the Pechersky geophysical expedition (Vorkuta), and at the Institute of Mineral Raw Materials Synthesis (the USSR Ministry of Geology). Since 1965 he studied mechanical-electric crustal processes at the Schmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth of the USSR Academy of Sciences.

In 1970 V. N. Morozov defended his candidate of science dissertation and was awarded the degree of candidate of physical and mathematical sciences (PhD). Since this period V. N. Morozov successfully developed kinetic concepts of mechanics of deformation and destruction of rocks for solving problems of geomechanics and mining. As a result of scientific and pedagogical activity by V. N. Morozov a new scientific direction in geomechanics and geodynamics was developed, based on kinetics of processes of deformation and destruction of rocks and massifs under the influence of pressure and temperature.

In 1990 V. N. Morozov successfully defended the doctoral dissertation and became Doctor of Engineering. In 1997, the academic title of professor in the specialty "Physical processes of mining" was awarded.

From 1992 V. N. Morozov worked at the Geophysical Center Russian Academy of Sciences. At the present time he conducts research on geodynamic safety of a nuclear fuel cycle. It is the head of the sub-department at GC RAS together with the State Open University. V. N. Morozov is the author of a number of scientific articles, two monographs, state standards and inventions. The list of his scientific works includes more than 280 titles and 5 monographs. V. N. Morozov is Full Member of the Academy of Mining Sciences, the World Ecological Academy, Academy of Science and Business Integration.

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Vitaliy Nechitailenko

He graduated from the Radio Engineering Faculty of the Kharkov Polytechnic Institute in 1962, specialty "radio engineer." Upon graduation he was sent to the Problem Research Laboratory of Radio Engineering, created for research of meteoric phenomena under the IGY program and subsequent projects.

In 1968-1969 he worked as the team leader of radar observations of meteors in the equatorial part of the Soviet Meteor expedition organized by the IGC of the USSR Academy of Sciences in Somalia (Mogadishu city).

In 1970 he defended his Ph.D. thesis on "Theoretical Foundations of Radio Engineering", in 1973 he got the rank of Senior Research Fellow.

In 1977-1983 he worked in industry (MAP and Mingazprom) as Senior Researcher, Head of Laboratory, dealing with simulation of complex systems, including computational networks.

During these years he actively worked as a secretary of the IGC Section of Meteors. In 1983 he was invited to a permanent job in the IGC of the USSR Academy of Sciences. Since 1985 he was head of laboratory, since 1987 - Deputy Chairman of the IGC of the USSR Academy of Sciences, since 1995 – head of Laboratory of electronic publications at GC RAS.

V. A. Nechitailenko took an active part in the International Geophysical Cooperation, on his initiative in 1984-92 one of the most successful projects of the MAP - GLOBMET program was organized. He was the representative of WDC-B in the ICSU Committee on WDCs, in 1996-2002 he was a member of the ICSU Committee for the dissemination of scientific information, in 2003-2004 a member of the Working Group for the preparation of ICSU Strategic Plan in the area of data and information. He published more than 80 articles and books on radar studies of meteors and the upper atmosphere, the modeling of complex systems and computer networks, data processing and electronic publications technology.

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Natalia Sergeeva

Graduated from the geophysical department of the MSU Physical Faculty in 1971. In 1977 graduated from the post-graduate school of the Schmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth. In 1978 defended her PhD thesis. Candidate of physical and mathematical sciences since 1979.

Since 1971 she has been working in the World Data Center for Solid Earth Physics of GC RAS as a specialist in the field of processing, systematizing, storage of geophysical data, development of computer databases, information systems and remote access to information resources.

Research interests — structure of the lower mantle and core of the Earth, density distribution in the Earth’s crust, construction of models of the internal structure of the Earth and terrestrial planets based on the equation of state of matter, research and development of models of the deep structure of the lithosphere of marginal seas and sedimentary basins of the transition zone from the Eurasian continent to the Pacific Ocean on the basis of integrated interpretation of geological and geophysical data.

Author of more than 50 scientific papers.

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Roman Sidorov

In 2010 graduated from the Geological Faculty of Lomonosov Moscow State University, specializing in geophysical methods for the study of the earth's crust.

Scientific interests: terrestrial magnetism, magnetosphere, geomagnetic activity, solar-terrestrial physics, space weather, geophysical data analysis.

In 2015, he defended a PhD thesis "Filtering methods and algorithms based on approximation models for the geomagnetic field data". R.V. Sidorov is one of the main participants in the GCRAS activities related to the support and expansion of the segment of geomagnetic observatories in the Russian Federation.

R.V. Sidorov's list of publications includes more than 20 articles in Russian and foreign journals and more than 30 conference abstracts.

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Grygory Steblov

Viktor Tatarinov

Education: S. Ordzhonikidze Moscow Geological Survey Institute

Positions: chief of laboratory of geodynamics

Scientific interests: geodynamics, geo-ecology, sustainability of geological environment, geomechanics

Research: V. Tatarinov began his scientific career in 1980 in "VNIPIpromtekhnologii", a sectoral research institute of the Ministry of Atomic Energy, dealing with the safety of underground mining of uranium deposits based on geomechanical and geophysical methods. In 1993 he defended his thesis. Since 1993 he has been working in the laboratory of geo-ecological informatics of GC RAS. Basic scientific research areas: development of methods for assessing and forecasting geodynamic stability of the geological environment at choosing locations of nuclear fuel cycle facilities. He studied modern geodynamic crustal movements with the use of global navigation satellite systems. During this time geodynamic polygons at the Kalinin and Volgodonsk NPPs, radioactive waste storages of SIA "Radon", storages in the area of the Nizhnekanskiy granitoid massif, etc were organized.

In 2007 he defended his thesis on "Predicting the stability of the geological environment in site selection and operation of nuclear fuel cycle” and received the degree of Doctor of Technical Sciences. He published more than 120 scientific papers in leading Russian and international journals and books, and worked on a series of regulations for Gosatomnadzor.

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