Over 30 years’ experience in geophysics and scientific research automation. Experience working at various technical and production ministries serving communications, aviation, and military sectors of Russia and the former USSR. Served on numerous international committees, the USSR Scientific Research Automation Council, and is a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences. He is the author of over 70 articles, 2 monographs, and several patents.  He is an expert in the design and execution of Low frequency Magnetotellurics (LMT).

Professional Experience

2009 – Present. Director of Russian Operations, Dewhurst Group L.L.C.
2008 – Present. Saint Petersburg branch of the Institute for Terrestrial Magnetism, Ionosphere, and Radio-wave Propagation (SPbF IZMIRAN), Russian Academy of Sciences.
2008 – Present. Leading Scientific Worker
1986 – 2008. Chief of Laboratory
1995 – 2003. General Director, ZAO Full Cry-Neva, St. Petersburg, Russia
1992 – 1994. Executive Director, Geophysical Technology Transfer Initiative (GTTI) Foundation, St. Petersburg, Russia and Washington, DC
1981 – 1986. Chief of Laboratory, All-Union Institute of Scientific Instruments (VNIINauchpribor), Ministry of Instrumentation, St. Petersburg, Russia
1979 – 1981. Member of USSR Academy of Science Design Group at Hollmimg OY, Rauma, Finland
1976 – 1979. Senior Scientific Worker, All-Union Institute of Electric Measurement Instruments (VNIIEP), Ministry of Instrumentation, St. Petersburg, Russia.
1973 – 1976. Senior Engineer, Research Institute of Aviation Technology (NIAT), St. Petersburg, Russia.

Education

Diploma of Senior Scientific Worker, USSR Academy of Science, Russian Federation (1986).
Ph.D., Scientific Research Automation, Leningrad Electrotechnic Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia (1983).