University of Illinois at Chicago,
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Research Interests

- Nuclear Theory (QGP, Heavy-Ion Collisions)
- AdS/CFT-correspondence, String Theory
- Lattice QCD, Confinement, QCD phase diagram
- High-energy tests of gravity theories
- Nonperturbative methods in QFT and Condensed Matter Physics

- Testing gravity on accelerators (KSM2015, Germany,FIAS, Frankfurt, Germany)
- Gravity waves generated by sounds from cosmological phase transitions (DESY-Hamburg, Germany, 2015)
- Topological defects and anomalous transport (Schladming, Austria, 2015)
- Gravity waves generated by sounds from cosmological phase transitions (Brookhaven National Laboratory, NY, USA, 2015)
- Chiral Superfluidity in Quark Matter (UIC Chicago, USA, 2015)
- Chiral Superfluidity for Strong Interactions (MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA, 2014)
- QCD strings and collective phenomena in AA, pA and pp collisions (McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 2014)
- Chiral Superfluidity in Quark Matter (McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 2014)
- Chiral Superfluidity in Quark Matter (ITP-Utrecht, Netherlands, 2014)
- Chiral Superfluidity in Quark Matter (IFT-Madrid, Spain, 2014)
- Interaction of QCD strings and collective phenomena (Brookhaven National Laboratory, NY, USA, 2014)
- Chiral Superfluidity for QCD (Quarks 2014, Suzdal, Russia)
- Two stories about strings in strong interactions (DESY, Hamburg, Germany, 2014)
- Two stories about strings in strong interactions (University of Regensburg, Germany, 2014)
- Chiral superfluidity in Quantum Chromodynamics (Quark Matter 2014, Darmstadt, Germany)
- Applications of the chiral superfluidity to QCD (Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook, USA, 2014)
- QCD in strong magnetic fields(PIF 2013, Hamburg, Germany)
- Chiral superfluidity of the quark-gluon plasma (PIF 2013, Hamburg, Germany, 2013)
- Quark-gluon plasma in strong magnetic fields (DESY Theory Colloquium, Hamburg, Germany, 2012)
- New approach to the local strong parity violation in the quark-gluon plasma (FIAS, Frankfurt, Germany, 2012)
- Holography and chiral superfluidity for the quark-gluon plasma (Princeton University, NJ, U.S.A., 2012)
- Chiral superfluidity and the local strong parity violation (University of Minnesota, MN, U.S.A., 2012)
- Holography and chiral superfluidity for the quark-gluon plasma (Stony Brook University, NY, U.S.A., 2012)
- Holography and chiral superfluidity for the quark-gluon plasma (Brookhaven National Laboratory, NY, U.S.A., 2012)
- Magnetic catalysis in an expanding quark-gluon plasma and on the lattice (DIAS, Dublin, Ireland, 2012)
- Topological and electromagnetic properties of the QCD vacuum: a lattice study (University of Giessen, Germany, 2012)
- New approach to the local strong parity violation in the quark-gluon plasma (TUM, Munich, Germany, 2012)
- Local parity violation in the quark-gluon plasma and its holographic description (MPI Munich, Germany, 2012)
- New approach to the local strong parity violation in the quark-gluon plasma (Universität Regensburg, 2012)
- Topological and magnetic properties of the QCD vacuum probed by overlap fermions (Confinement 2012, Munich, Germany)
- Chiral superfluidity of the quark-gluon plasma (Confinement 2012, Munich, Germany)
- Chiral Superfluidity for the Heavy-Ion Collisions (DESY Theory Workshop, Hamburg 2012)
- Chiral superfluidity of the quark-gluon plasma (SEWM 2012, Swansea University, UK)
- Chiral superfluidity of the quark-gluon plasma (RETUNE 2012, Uni Heidelberg)
- Quark-Gluon Plasma: from Superstrings to Supercomputers (SFB Block Meeting, Uni Hamburg 2012)
- Local CP-violation in quark-gluon plasma: a holographic study (DESY Theory Workshop, Hamburg 2011)
- Local CP-violation in quark-gluon plasma: a lattice study (DESY Theory Workshop, Hamburg 2011)
- Conductivity and Superconductivity of the vacuum of Lattice Gluodynamics at Strong Magnetic Fields⁺ (MSU, Moscow 2011)
- Quark-gluon plasma at Strong Magnetic Fields⁺ (MSU, Moscow 2011)
- Quark-gluon plasma in external fields: numerical and analytical results (ITEP, Moscow 2011)

- New applications of the AdS/CFT to the physics of Quark-Gluon Plasma (University Ghent, 2011)
- Fluid/gravity model for the chiral magnetic effect (ICTP, Trieste 2011)
- Strong magnetic fields in lattice gluodynamics⁺ (St. Goar, Germany 2011)
- Fluid/gravity model for the Chiral
Magnetic Effect (Humboldt-Universität, Berlin 2011)

- CME and chiral symmetry breaking in SU(3) quenched lattice gauge theory (Universität Regensburg, 2010)
- Holographic Chiral Magnetic Effect (Universität Regensburg, 2010)
- Properties of the QCD Vacuum Induced by Strong Magnetic Field: a Lattice Study (DESY, Hamburg 2010)
- Strong magnetic fields in lattice QCD⁺ (Dubna, Russia 2010)
- Insulator-conductor transition induced by magnetic field in lattice gauge theory⁺ (Confinement 2010, Madrid)
- Quark mass dependence of Chiral Magnetic Effect in SU(2) gluodynamics⁺ (Confinement 2010, Madrid)
- The Chiral Magnetic Effect and symmetry breaking in SU(3) quenched theory (Lattice 2010, Villasimius, Italy)
- Gluodynamics in the strong magnetic field⁺ (Extreme QCD 2010, Bad Honnef, Germany 2010)
- Magnetic
Field Induced Conductivity of the Vacuum of Gluodynamics⁺ (BNL,
Brookhaven 2010)

- Black hole creation in AdS₃ (Steklov Mathematical Institute, Moscow 2009)
- Black hole creation in three-dimensional anti de Sitter space (Lomonosov Conference, MSU, Moscow 2009)
- Invariant measures on the permutation
group: new description of the fluid dynamics (MSU, Moscow 2006)

- Adaptive optics - the Kingdom of Distorting Mirrors (MSU, Moscow 2006)
- Design of computer-process interfaces for
PC (Moscow State Technological University "Stankin", 2004)

- Testing antimatter gravity (CFEL, DESY-Hamburg, Germany, 2015)
- Collective interaction of QCD strings (Stony Brook University, NY, 2014)
- Chiral superfluidity in QCD (based on paper 1, paper 2) (Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, NY, 2014)
- Holographic fluids and superfluids (Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, NY, 2014)
- Holographic inverse magnetic catalysis (Stony Brook University, NY, 2013)
- Copenhagen vacuum structure and fermions (Stony Brook University, NY, 2013)
- Testing Planck-Scale Gravity at DESY (DESY, Hamburg 2013)
- Monopoles and Domain Walls (DESY, Hamburg 2013)
- Lax representation and monodromy matrix (DESY, Hamburg 2013)
- Critical exponents: QFT methods for Statistical Physics (DESY, Hamburg 2013)
- Axial anomaly (DESY, Hamburg 2012)
- Dual superconductivity as the nature of quark confinement (DESY, Hamburg 2012)
- Convex and non-convex potentials (DESY, Hamburg 2011)
- Holographic Thermalization (DESY, Hamburg 2011)
- Brief overview of the Lattice QCD topics and techniques (DESY, Hamburg 2010)
- GRID computing for the Lattice QCD (ITEP Lattice Group, Moscow 2010)

Academic curriculum vitae

- 2004 - 2010 Lomonosov Moscow State
University. Department of Physics. (student)

- Student assistant at the Chair of General Physics and Wave Processes. Term paper.
- Student assistant at the Chair of Quantum Statistics and Field Theory. Term paper.
- 2008 - 2009 Student assistant at Steklov Mathematical Institute. Russian Academy of Science. Term paper / Diploma.
- 2007 - 2009 Student assistant at the String Theory
Group. DESY-Hamburg.

- 2009 - 2010 Research assistant at ITEP Lattice Group. Alikhanov Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Physics.
- 2010 - 2013 Ph.D. student at DESY-Hamburg. Theory Group. PhD thesis.
- 2013 - 2015 Postdoctoral Associate at the Stony Brook University. U.S.A.

- 2015 - pres. Postdoctoral Associate at the University of Illinois at Chicago. U.S.A.

Additional materials and links

DESY PhD seminars on Theoretical Physics (schedule of the seminar)

Isosurfaces of the topological charge density in QCD vacuum (animation based on Monte-Carlo simulations)

Informal introduction to the Assembler programming language (in Russian)

Don't Become a Scientist! (translation to Russian)