Vladimir Shevchenko — Rector of the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI
Vladimir Shevchenko was born in 1973. He graduated from the Moscow Engineering Physics Institute with honors in 1996. Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences
July 3, 2021, he was appointed as Acting Rector of MEPhI. December 30, 2021, Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Russia approved him as the rector of the MEPhI.
In 1994-2010, he worked at the State Scientific Center of the Russian Federation "Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Physics", where he worked his way up from a graduate student to acting director of the institute. In 2001-2003, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Utrecht (Netherlands).
In different periods, he worked under medium-term contracts at the Heidelberg University (Germany), the University of Pisa (Italy), the VU University Amsterdam (the Netherlands), the Annecy-le-Vieux Particle Physics Laboratory (France). Since 2008, he is a member of the LHCb collaboration at the Large Hadron Collider at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN, Geneva).
In 2010-2021, he held various positions relating to the leadership of fundamental research at the National Research Center "Kurchatov Institute". In 2014-2019, he was the head of the Scientific Coordination Committee at the National Research Center "Kurchatov Institute" for cooperation between the Russian Federation and CERN.
In different periods, he conducted research and teaching activities at MIPT, MEPhI, MISiS, FEFU.
- Laureate of the State Prize of the Russian Federation for young scientists for outstanding achievements in the field of science and technology (2003)
- Certificate of Merit of the Federal Atomic Energy Agency (2006)