Grigoriy D. Shirkov

Chief Engineer of the Joint Institutre for Nuclear Research


Grigory D. Shirkov, Doctor of Physics and Mathematics, RAS Corresponding Member.

Date and place of birth:

11 August 1952, Sarov, Nizhni Novgorod Region, USSR


  • 1969–1971 Faculty of Physics, Novosibirsk State University
  • 1971–1976 Faculty of Physics, Lomonosov Moscow State University

Academic degrees:

  • 1982 Candidate of Physics and Mathematics («Ion Accumulation in Electron Rings of a Collective Accelerator»)
  • 1993 Doctor of Physics and Mathematics («Theory of Ion Accumulation in Multicharged Ion Sources»)
  • 2003 RAS Corresponding Member, Nuclear Physics section

Professional career:

  • 1976–2002 Junior Scientist, Researcher, Senior Scientist, Head of sector, Head of the Scientific-Experimental Department of Accelerator Systems, the Laboratory of Particle Physics (LPP), JINR
  • 1976–1986 Design and development of a JINR heavy ion collective accelerator
  • 1987–1992 Co-leader of the reconstruction project of the JINR heavy ion collective accelerator into a source of multicharged ions — the ring ionizer ERIS
  • 1993–1995 Research at CERN
  • 1999–2001 Leader of the ISTC project «Numerical Simulation and Optimization of Accumulation and Production of Multicharged Ions in Ion Sources»
  • Since 2001 Co-leader of the project of the Dubna electron synchrotron DELSY
  • Since 2003 JINR Chief Engineer
  • Since 2005 Leader of the ILC project at JINR, Member of the ILC International Coordinating Committee (Global Design Effort Committee)
  • Since 2005 Leader of design and development of accelerators at JINR for hadron therapy in collaboration with IBA (Belgium)

Scientific-organizational activities:

Member of the Organizing Committees of large international conferences and schools for young scientists. Vice-Chairman of the RAS Scientific Council on accelerators of charged particles

Educational activities:

  • 1988–1992 Senior lecturer, Chair of Physics, Volga Higher Military Construction Technical College
  • Since 1997 Professor, SAM Chair, the International University of Nature, Society and Man «Dubna»
  • Since 2003 Professor, Chair of Electronics for Physics Facilities, MIREA
  • Since 2007 Chairman of the State Examination Board of the International University of Nature, Society and Man «Dubna». Supervision of graduation and other theses

Research interests:

  • Theory and numerical simulation of multicharged ion sources,
  • Processes of production and accumulation of multicharged ions in electron beams and hot plasma,
  • Dynamics and transportation of multi-component beams of charged particles

Scientific publications:

Author and co-author of more than 250 scientific papers, including a monograph.

Prizes, honorary titles:

  • 1987 Laureate of the Award for young scientists of the Moscow Region
  • 2011 Medal of Rosatom «Academician Kurchatov»


Grigory D. SHIRKOV


Grigory D. SHIRKOV


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