Director of the St. Petersburg branch of the Institute for Terrestrial Magnetism, Ionosphere, and Radio Wave Propagation (SPbF IZMIRAN). Leader within the Russian Academy of Sciences with over 40 years of geophysical experience. Developed unique equipment for vector measurements of electromagnetic fields. Author of several patents and has innovated successful methods applicable to processing three-dimensional electromagnetic data for use in geothermal exploration, earthquake prediction, geological research, industrial applications, military applications, engineering, and infrastructure development.

Professional Experience

2009 – Present. Chief Scientist, Dewhurst Group, L.L.C.
1997 – 1999. Baltic Electromagnetic Array Research (BEAR) Project INTAS.
1990 – Present. “FENICS” experiment on tensor electromagnetic sounding of Baltic shield lithosphere.
1997 – Present. Investigated seismo-electromagnetic effects, International Workshop on Seismo-Electromagnetics (IWSE) Frontier Program, Japan.
1992. Russian Airborne Geophysics and Remote Sensing through Geophysical Technology Transfer Initiative (GTTI),bColorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado.
1998 – 2000. Improved methods of exposure assessment for magnetic field from electric traction with regard to coronary heart disease. Co-operation in Science Technology with CEE/NISb(INCO-COPERNICUS), European Commission.
1988 – 1991. Worked on technical specification of “Marine Geomagnetic Research System” for the Russian Academy of Sciences.
1952 – 1992. Investigated space-temporal distribution of geomagnetic field at oceans and seas for nonmagnetic research vessel Zarya.
1969 – 1980. Investigated the secular geomagnetic field variations, magnetic disturbances, and MT sounding in seismic area of Kazakhstan (Tyan-Shan mountains).
1962 – 1968. Investigated the secular geomagnetic field variations, magnetic disturbances, and MT sounding around volcanoes in the Kamchatka area.

Education

Doctor of Science, Geophysics. IZMIRAN, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1988
Ph.D., Geophysics. St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1971
Engineer, Geophysics. St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1964