Habilitation (Doctor of Science – the highest scientific degree in Russia) “Development of technologies of nanoparticle and carbon nanotube synthesis by chemical vapor deposition method” Saint-Petersburg Technical State University, Russia.
Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry “Binary nucleation of supersaturated glycerine vapour in the vicinity of the phase transition lines” Kemerovo State University, Russia.
M.S. in Chemistry (specialization: Solid State Chemistry) “Kinetic analysis of oscillatory decomposition of silver azide (AgN3) under photolysis and radiolysis” Kemerovo State University, Russia.
2014 – present:
Professor at Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Moscow, Russia.
2007 – present:
Adjunct Professor, Department of Applied Physics, Aalto University School of Science, Espoo, Finland.
2004 – present:
Chief Scientist/Consultant (Co-founder. Board member 2004-2009. Technical Advisory Board member), Canatu Ltd. (Spin-off from Helsinki University of Technology), Helsinki, Finland.
2006 – 2011
Academy Research Fellow, Academy of Finland.
2003 – 2014
Deputy Manager of NanoMaterials Group, Senior Research Scientist, Department of Applied Physics, Aalto University School of Science, Espoo, Finland.
1999 – 2002
Senior Research Scientist at Aerosol Technology Group, VTT Chemical Technology (VTT Processes), Finland;
Senior Teacher at Physical Chemistry Department, Kemerovo State University, Russia;
1995 – 1998
Senior Researcher (Researcher until 06.12.1996) at Aerosol Nucleation Lab. of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of the Sciences at Kemerovo State University, Russia;
1994 – 1997
Post Graduate student at the Kemerovo Scientific Centre of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia;
1994 – 1995
Junior Research Fellow at Aerosol Lab. of the Kemerovo Scientific Centre of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia.
Synthesis of nanomaterials: carbon nanotubes, graphene structures, metal oxide nanowires, nanoparticles, hybrid materials (chemical vapour nucleation, aerosol synthesis, chemical vapour deposition); Kinetic and mechanistic investigations of the nanomaterial growth.Applications for nanomaterials: electrodes for conductive, transparent, flexible and stretchable electronics, solar cells, reinforced and conductive composite materials, gas sensors, field effect transistors, memory devices.