Myakzyum Salakhov

Dr. Sci. (Physics and Mathematics), the Honored Scientist of the Republic of Tatarstan and Russian Federation (Kazan, Russia)

Doctoral dissertation (1992) Candidate thesis: Problem of Atomic Spectroscopy and Plasma Diagnostics (1977)

Dr. Myakzyum Salakhov has published more than 350 scientific works, 3 monographs and 80 teaching aids; under his supervision 12 candidate and 3 doctoral dissertations were defended.

Profile:

2004-present – Fellow of Tatarstan Academy of Sciences, Kazan, Russia

2002-Rector, Kazan State University, Kazan, Russia

2001-2002 – Vice-Rector, Kazan State University, Kazan, Russia

1997 – International Youth Scientific School “The Coherent Optics and Optical Spectroscopy”

1996 – Chairman of the Specialized Council for Doctoral Theses on “Optics” and a Member of the Dissertation Council on specialty 05.13.18 Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Methods and Complexes of Programs, Kazan, Russia

1976 – Junior Researcher, Senior Researcher, Associate Professor, Professor (1993), Head of the Department (since 1991), Department of Optics and Spectroscopy (since 2006 – Department of Optics and Nanophotonics), Kazan, Russia

Since 2006 Dr. Myakzyum Salakhov’s scientific school “The Interaction of Atoms and Molecules with Radiation and Quantum Electrodynamics Effects in the Emission Spectra of Atomic Systems” is invariably the winner of the leading scientific schools competition on priority development of science, technology and engineering in the Russian Federation. Prof. Salakhov was the initiator of the creation of a new scientific direction for KSU associated with the development of nanophotonics.

Professional Societies: State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan (2004 and 2009), Presidium of the State Council of Tatarstan, Committee of the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan on Culture, Science, Education and National Issues, Chairman of the Council of Rectors of the Republic of Tatarstan and Member of the Presidium of the Russian Rectors Union.

Awards and Honors: “Honored Worker of Science of the Republic of Tatarstan”, “Honored Worker of Science of the Russian Federation” and “Honored Professor of the University of Kazan”, Order of Mikhail Lomonosov, “Honored Worker of Higher Professional Education of the Russian Federation”, “Honored Worker of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Tatarstan”, Medal “For Valiant Labor”, Medal “For Merits in the All-Russian Population Census of 2010”. Prof. Salakhov is the Laureate of the State Prize of the Republic of Tatarstan in the field of Science and Technique for 2010.