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Professor Feo Kusmartsev APS and IOP Fellow

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Professor of Theoretical Physics

Summary of BBC and New Scientist interviews and APS press releases


  • 1980 MSc and MEng from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
  • 1983 PhD from the Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics


  • 1983: Research Scientist at the Landau Institute, Moscow
  • 1993: Visiting Professor at Tokyo University
  • 1994: Visiting Professor at NORDITA
  • 1996: Professor of Physics at Loughborough University
  • 2001: Head of Physics Department at Loughborough University


  • IOP Fellow, 1999
  • APS Fellow, 2014
  • ITMO Research Professor of Excellence, 2018
  • CAS President’s International Award (PIFI), 2020
  • Electronic phase separation
  • Superconducting and Josephson network in magnetic field
  • Melting transition of vortex lattices
  • Wave mixing In semiconductors
  • Chaotic structures in quantum mechanics
  • Quantum chaos
  • Non-linear Schrödinger equations
  • Neural networks
  • Correlation functions made of Bethe wave function
  • Problem of persistent current
  • Self-organised criticality
  • Origin of black matter
  • Electron-phonon interactions
  • Quantum information
  • Multiphysics modelling
  • Complex networks and rapid decision making under risk
  • Cosmology and Astrophysics
  • Novel Materials
  • Polarons, superconductivity and molecular electronics
  • Quantum Computing
  • Sonic crystals and sonic metamaterials
  • Spintronics
  • Terahertz superconducting and semiconducting electronics
  • Chair of ESF Network Arrays of Quantum Dots and Josephson Junctions
  • Member of New York Academy of Sciences
  • Member of Editorial Board, Advances in Condensed Matter Physics