JINR scientist received Cherenkov Prize of RAS

Grants, 27 September 2023

On 19 September, by the decision of the Praesidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of the Scientific and Experimental Department of Heavy-Ion Physics at the Laboratory of High Energy Physics at JINR, Alexsander Malakhov, was presented the Cherenkov Prize. He was awarded the prize for a cycle of research in relativistic nuclear physics carried out at JINR and foreign centres and provided the basis for the physical programme of the NICA Accelerator Complex.

The Cherenkov Prize is an Award named after Pavel A. Cherenkov, a prominent Soviet physicist and Academician of the USSR Academy of Sciences. Since 1999, it has been awarded by the Russian Academy of Sciences for outstanding work in experimental high energy physics. Earlier, in 2014, the Cherenkov Prize was awarded to Igor A. Golutvin, a member of the Academy of Engineering Sciences of Russia, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Russia, the International Academy of Sciences, Honoured Scientist of Russia, chief researcher of the Scientific and Experimental Physics Department at CMS at VBLHEP.

Alexander I. Malakhov is a famous Russian physicist, Doctor of Physics and Mathematics, Professor, Academician of the Russian Academy of Engineering (RAE) and the International Academy of Engineering, Head of the Nuclear Power Section of RAE, Head of the Department of Physical and Technical Systems at Dubna University. After graduating from the Moscow Engineering Physics Institute, he studied as a postgraduate student at the Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Physics (Moscow). Since 1971, he has been working at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Dubna. From 1997 to 2007, he was elected the Director of the Laboratory of High Energy Physics, the largest JINR laboratory. Nowadays, he heads the Scientific and Experimental Department of Heavy-Ion Physics at VBLHEP at JINR.