|1974 — 1980
|Student of Leningrad (now St. Petersburg) State University, Russia|
||Physics Department. |
Specialized in theoretical physics - quantum mechanics.
Diploma thesis supervised by I. V. Abarenkov.
- Degree of Candidate of Sciences, Russian equivalent of PhD
Leningrad State University, Russia.
Thesis titled "Development of Analytical Methods of
Perturbation Theory for Calculation of Atoms and Ions". Advisor Dr. A. I. Sherstyuk
|1980 — 2002
- Researcher of S. I. Vavilov State Optical Institute,
St. Petersburg, Russia
Perturbation theory for atoms in plasma and Padé approximants, with Dr. A. I. Sherstyuk.
Atoms in strong electric and magnetic fields, 1/n-expansion in quantum mechanics,
with Prof. V. S. Popov group from ITEP, Moscow.
35 publications, prize of St. Petersburg Physical Society (1994)
|Feb. — Aug. 1996,
Jan. — Dec. 1997
- Research Associate in SMU, Dallas, Texas
1/D-expansion in atomic and molecular physics,
methods of summation,
with Dr. D. Goodson,
|Sept. — Dec. 1996
- Research Associate in University of Oklahoma, Norman
group of Prof. D. Watson
|1998 — 1999
- Postdoctoral Researcher in Purdue University,
West Lafayette, Indiana
Transition from bound to resonant states,
stability of atoms with varying nuclear charge, doubly negative ions,
with Prof. S. Kais, 3 publications
|2000 — 2002
- Postdoctoral Researcher in University of the Negev,
Radiationless transitions in molecules
using phase space representation (method of Wigner functions).
Advisor Dr. B. Segev, 5 publications
|2003 — 2004
- Postdoctoral Researcher in
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Behavior of Møller-Plesset perturbation theory,
analysis of the energy function and improving the convergence.
Advisor Prof. D. Goodson, 4 publications
|2005 until now
- Postdoctoral Researcher in Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Development of semiclassical surface hopping methods.
Advisor Prof. M. Herman, a work studying a specific form of IVR method
|Oct. — Dec. 2005
- Visiting Researcher in Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
1/D-expansion and planetary states of helium; issues of semiclassical theory,
in a group of Prof. G. Ezra