Curriculum Vitae


1982 1988Studies at Physical Department of Leningrad State University
19911994PhD studies, Institute of Macromolecular Compounds (IMC), Russian Academy of Science (RAS), St. Petersburg
1995 PhD in phys.-math. sciences
19971998Royal Society/NATO Postdoctoral Fellowship, Bristol University, UK
2007Habilitation, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science, University Potsdam




Professional Experience

1988 – 2000   Researcher, IMC RAS, St. Petersburg
2000 – 2005   Scientist, Institute of Physics, Potsdam University
2005 - 2014   Scientist, Institute of Polymer Materials, IPF Dresden
2007 - 2014   Head of the group “Modeling of Polymer Materials”, Institute of Polymer Materials, IPF Dresden
since 2015     Head of the group “Material Theory and Modeling”, Institute of Theory of Polymers, IPF Dresden



Professional Activities

  • since 2010 referee of the German Research Foundation (DFG)
  • since 2012 Member of the Steering Committee of DFG Priority Program SPP1713 „Strong coupling of thermo-chemical and thermo-mechanical states in applied materials”
  • since 2013 Founder of the International Conference Series „Photoalignment and Photopatterning in Soft Materials“ and the Member of Program Committee
  • since 2014 Member of Dresden Center for Computational Materials Science (DCCMS)
  • since 2015 Scientific Speaker of Program Area „Theory of Polymers“, IPF Dresden


  • 05/2010 Selection for the Excellence-portal „AcademiaNet“ of Robert-Bosch-Stiftung,
    nominated by the Leibniz Society