Demekhov Andrei Gennadyevich,
Head of Sector

1961, Gorky (now Nizhny Novgorod)

Radiophysical Department , Nizhny Novgorod State University , 1983, Radiophysics.
PhD: Phys. & Math., 1995 . (IAP RAS, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia):
źNonstationary kinetic processes in plasmas with sources and sinks of particles and waves╗, supervised by Prof. V. Yu. Trakhtengerts
D.Sci.: 2007 (IAP RAS, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia):
"Non-stationary processes in open plasma systems and the dynamics of magnetospheric cyclotron masers"

Scope of professional interests:

  • Quasi-linear and nonlinear plasma theory;
  • Physics of magnetosphere, ionosphere, and atmosphere;
  • The theory of cyclotron masers, Wave-particle interactions in magnetospheric and laboratory plasmas, VLF/ELF emissions and short-periodic geomagnetic pulsations
  • Dynamics of Earth's radiation belts

Professional Employment:

Sector for Ionospheric and Magnetospheric Plasma Physics, Dept. of
Astrophysics and Space Plasma Phys., Institute of Applied Physics of
the Russian Academy of Sciences:

1983-1985 - Postgraduate,
1985-1986 - Engineer,
1986-1992 - Junior Scientist,
1992-1996 - Scientist,
1996-2007 - Senior Scientist
2007-present: Head of Sector

Membership in professional organizations:

  • Member of the Russian National Committee of URSI
  • Member of Editorial Board of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy
  • Member of the Section on Solar-Terrestrial Relationships of the Space Council of the Russian Academy of Sciences

2012 — A. L. Chizhevsky medal of the Russian Cosmonautics Federation

Pedagogical activities:
Advanced School of General and Applied Physics, Nizhny Novgorod State University :
1990-1999: Assistant. 1999–2007: Associate Professor, 2008-present: Professor

more than 80 articles in refereed journals