Director of Russia's Space Research Institute (Russia)
Dr. Anatoli Petrukovich is Director of Space Research Institute (IKI) of Russian Academy of Sciences. The mission of the institute is advancement of fundamental and applied studies of space and Earth from space, conduction of spacecraft experiments, space engineering, education and outreach activity. Anatoli Petrukovich received a honours degree in Physics and Applied Math from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in 1990 (equivalent of Master degree). In 1990 he joined Space Research Institute as researcher and later worked at the positions of senior researcher, head of space weather lab and Space plasma physics department. Since 2018 he is director of the Institute. He received a Candidate of Sciences degree (equivalent of PhD) in 1994 and Doctor of Sciences degree in 2003. Since 2011 he is corresponding member of Russian Academy of Sciences. Dr Petrukovich scientific interests arein near-Earth space plasmas and space weather field. He is actively involved in teaching at Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and Higher School of Economics. He is the author of over 150 publications (2900 citations in Web of Science), was an associate editor of «Journal Geophysical Research - Space Physics» (2012-2014) and is now is Editor-in Chief of Russian «Cosmic Research» journal.