Prof Andrei GolovI.

Professor of Condensed Matter Physics

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Biography

Education:

· Kolmogorov Special Boarding School for Physics and Mathematics at Moscow State University, Sept. 1975 - June 1977.

· Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Department of General and Applied Physics (Master Degree in Solid State Physics), Sept. 1977 - June 1983.

Previous employment and appointments held:

· Research Associate, Institute of Solid State Physics, Russian Acad. Sci., 1989 – 1996;

· Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, Bayreuth University, Germany, 1992 – 1994;

· Visiting Professor/Research Fellow, ISSP, University of Tokyo, Japan, 1995 – 1996.

· Research Associate, LASSP, Cornell University, USA, 1996 – 1998;

· Lecturer in Low Temperature Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester, 1998 – 2004.

· Senior Lecturer in Low Temperature Physics, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester, 2004 - 2005.

· Reader in Low Temperature Physics, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester, 2005 - 2009.

Present appointment:

  Professor of Condensed Matter Physics, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester, 1/08/2009 - present.

Visiting appointments/secondments during employment with the University of Manchester:

· Visiting Fellow (sabbatical leave), Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, 2006 - 2007. 

· Invited Professor, Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble, France, 2009.

Qualifications

Qualifications

MSc (1983) Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Department of General and Applied Physics 

PhD (1989)  Institute of Solid State Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Chernogolovka, Moscow

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Keywords

  • condensed matter physics
  • liquid helium
  • low temperature
  • quantized vortex
  • quantum fluid
  • quantum solid
  • quantum turbulence
  • superfluid helium
  • topological defect

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