Date and place of birth: February 20th 1962, Uzin, USSR.
Academic Work Experience: European Research Area (ERA) senior researcher at Ruđer Bošković Institute 2017-2020. Senior Scientist at Institute for Particle Physics, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 2011-2017. Organizer of the first CMS Phase 1 Pixel Upgrade Workshop, Grindelwald, Switzerland, August 28-31, 2012. Research Scientist at PSI, Villigen, Switzerland, 2007-2011. Organizer of the International Workshop on Semiconductor Pixel Detectors for Particles and Imaging, Grindelwald, Switzerland, September 6-10. Research Scientist at Institute for Particle Physics, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 2004-2007. Research Scientist at Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Pisa, Italy, 1997-2003. Post-doctoral fellow at Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Pisa, Italy, 1995-1997. Staff Scientist (since 1995 Senior Scientist) at Institute for Theoretical and Experimental Physics, Moscow, Russia, 1988 to present (on leave since 1995).
Supervised of about 15 PhD, 5 master and 13 semester students. Group tutor for "Particle Physics", "Experimental Methods of Particle Physics" and "Energy and Environment in the 21st Century" courses at ETH Zurich.
Research activities: Coordinator of the CMS pixel detector group at RBI. CMS Tracker Institution Board member for RBI. Pixel detector group leader in IPP, ETH Zurich, co-convener of the CMS Phase 1 Upgrade pixel module group, Construction Database for the CMS Phase 1 Upgrade pixel barrel detector project leader (2011-2017). Commissioning, calibration and operation of the CMS barrel pixel detector at Point 5 (CMS, LHC, CERN) (2008-2011). Coordinator of quality assurance of about 1200 pixel modules for the CMS barrel pixel detector (2006-2008). Developer of SW for physics analysis and high level trigger algorithms for B-Physics channels and b-jet tagging in the CMS Experiment (1995-2003). Member of CMS Tracker Institution Board for ITEP (Russia).
Author of about 900 publications in peer-reviewed journals out of which 826 publications within CMS collaboration (4000+ co-authors) and 70 publications prepared by myself or together with a small group of scientists. A reviewer and a guest editor of the Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A.
Member of the CMS Tracker conference committee (2011-2016). Member of the Swiss Physical Society since 2007. Member of the CMS Collaboration since 1992.