Mikhail Igorevich Panasyuk
Director, Department of Physics
Moscow State University, Russia
Mikhail Igorevich Panasyuk, born in the year of 1945, graduated from the Department of Physics, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University in 1969. In 1972 on completing post-graduate course he started employment with D.V. Skobeltsyn Institute of Nuclear Physics of MSU. In 1991 he became a Chief of Space-Research Department and in 1992 he was elected as a Director of the Institute. M. Panasyuk is a specialist in the field of experimental studies of cosmic rays and solar-terrestrial physics, an author of over 350 scientific publications.Initially the scientific research of M. Panasyuk concerned physics of the Earths radiation belts of the Earth. At the initiative of M. Panasyuk chemical composition of high-energy cosmic rays on-board the satellites and balloon experiments were started in the Institute. M. Panasyuk leads an active educational work. Since 1993 he is a Professor of the Department of Physics of MSU.
Astrophysics of cosmic rays, Fundamental and applied studies within the field of space physics, high-energy physics, nuclear physics, interaction of radiation with matter, studies of nanostructures, information technologies development.