M i k h a i l G r i g o r i e v i c h I t k i s
Vice-Director of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research
Mikhail Grigorievich Itkis, Doctor
of Physics and Mathematics, Professor
Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, 141980 Dubna, Russia
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Born: December 7, 1942 in Taldy Kurgan Region, Kazakhstan, USSR
Education: (years, institutions, degrees, title of thesis)
1966 Moscow State University
1974 Candidate of Sciences (Phys. and Math.)
1985 Doctor of Sciences (Phys. and Math)
1967 1992 Institute of Nuclear Physics (Ka zakhstan Academy of Sciences),
engineer, Senior Scientist, Head of a scientific department
1993 1996 Joint Institute for Nuclear Research,
Flerov Laboratory of Nuclear Reactions, Deputy Director
1997 2007 Director, Flerov Laboratory of Nuclear Reactions, JINR
Since 1 January 2006 Acting Vice - Director of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research
Since 27 March 2006 Vice - Director of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research
Since 7 May 2010 Acting Director of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research
Since September 2011 Vice - Director of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research
Heavy and superheavy nucleus research.
Synthesis of new heaviest elements. Electromagnetic and chemical separation and detection of evaporation residues.
Measurements of production cross-sections and decay properties of heavy nuclei. The influence of nuclear shells on the stability of heavy nuclei. Sponta neous fission of heavy nuclei.
Fission modes. Fission from the isomeric state of a nucleus (spin and shape isomers).
Spontaneous emission of clusters. Beta-delayed fission of neutron-deficient isotopes.
Fission and quasi-fission of exotic nuclei. Mass and energy spectra, angular distributions of fragments
Author of more than 250 papers.
Prizes, honorary titles:
Laureate of the State Prize of the Russian Federation in
science and technology 2010, for the discovery of a new fi eld
of stability of superheavy elements (in collaboration with
Academician Yu. Oganessian)
Source of the information:
Information Bulletin "JINR News" 2 /2012