Department of Mechanics and Mathematics, Moscow State University, Russia:

  • 1995 PhD in Physical and Mathematical Sciences
  • 1991 MSc (Hons) in Mechanics (Applied Mathematics)


  • 2001 - present Department of Mathematical Sciences, Loughborough University, UK: Research Associate, Lecturer, Senior lecturer, Reader
  • 1996 - 1997 Arbeitsgruppe "Nichtklassische Strahlung'', Max Plank Society and Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany: DAAD Research Fellow
  • 1992 - 2001 Department of Mathematics, Bashkir State University, Ufa, Russia: Lecturer
  • Waves in inhomogeneous media and complex systems with an emphasis on nonlinear waves, nonlinear wave interactions, scattering and instabilities.
  • Analytical techniques for nonlinear PDEs combined with numerical simulations and symbolic computations.
  • Fluid and solid mechanics. Mechanics of multiphase media.
  • Physical and geophysical applications.


  • MAB250 ODEs and Calculus of Variations
  • MAC251 Vibrations and Waves
  • MAD202 Nonlinear Waves (1/2)


  • MAGIC021 Nonlinear Waves (1/2)
  • Acted as a reviewer for a large number of applied mathematics journals
  • Visited a number of universities in UK and internationally, presented invited talks in conferences and seminars
  • Acted as external examiner for PhD students in UK, Australia and France
  • Acted as an organiser of international conferences