Republic of Cuba

General Information on Cooperation

HISTORICAL OVERVIEW

1976

The Republic of Cuba became the member state of the Joint institute of nuclear research. Committee of plenipotentiaries of the governments of JINR member states, having considered the intention of the government the Republic of Cuba to join the JINR.

The first staff member in JINR from Cuba was DR. CASTRO DIAZ BALART who worked during the period of 1972–1974 under the name of Jose Raul Fernandez Diaz.

The first collaborators from Cuba there were the theoretical physicists Rolando Durán, Jorge Molina and Carlos Rodriguez. Then the group of the Cuban employees in JINR considerably grew on — Cubans worked not only in LTP, but also in other JINR laboratories (LNR, LNP, LIT).

In the early 80s JINR staff members visited their colleagues in Havana many times to work on the microtron construction in Cuba.

1981. 25th anniversary of JINR. Plenipotentiary representative of the Republic of Cuba in JINR O.L.Caballero presents a congratulatory address to the JINR Director Academician N.N.Bogoliubov

1983 – 1989

Professor ELIAS ENTRALGO was the Vice Director of JINR during this period.

Unfortunately, owing to a number of circumstances since 1997 Cuba practically didn’t participate in activity of JINR. More dense labor relations renewed in 2006.

2007

JORGE FERNÁNDEZ CHAMERO was appointed the Plenipotentiary representative of the Republic of Cuba.

Jorge Fernández Chamero and M.G.Itkis

2011

The beginning of the Cuba membership in JINR renewal process. During some time the negotiations with the scientific adviser to the President of the Republic of Cuba Prof. Fidel Castro Díaz-Balart, and also with representatives of the Government and management of Agency on atomic energy and advanced technologies (AENTA) were held.

G.M.Arzumanyan, Fidel Castro Díaz-Balart, M.G.Itkis, N.A.Russakovich

2012

Professor FIDEL CASTRO DIAZ-BALART, the Advisor to the President of Republic of Cuba, Vice-President of the Academy of Science of Cuba was appointed the Plenipotentiary representative of the Republic of Cuba.

2014

Within the framework of cooperation renewal Cuban physicists Dr. Antonio Leyva Fabelo and MSc. Adelmo Montalvan Estrada were delegated to JINR to work in the Dzhelepov Laboratory of Nuclear Problems and the Flerov Laboratory of Nuclear Reaction.

2015

A delegation of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment of Cuba headed by Minister Dr. Elba Rosa Pérez Montoya visited JINR on 2 June 2015. Students from Cuba came to JINR to participate in the International Student Practice of the University Centre.

Delegation of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment of Cuba





Contact

  • Dmit­ry KAMANIN
    Executive of the contacts with the Republic of Cuba, Deputy Di­rec­tor of the JINR Science Organization & International Cooperation Office.

  • +7 (49621) 6-58-39

    +7 (49621) 6-26-36 (secretary)

  • kamanin@jinr.ru

Scientific Themes and Projects

Scientists from the Republic of Cuba participate in scientific themes of the Topical Plan for JINR Research and International Cooperation in 2018.

Cooperating organizations

At present, JINR actively cooperates with the Higher Institute of Applied Science and Technology (Havana).

Plenipotentiary representative

The Plenipotentiary representative of the government of the Republic of Cuba in JINR from 2012 to the present day is Professor FIDEL CASTRO DIAZ-BALART, Scientific Advisor to the President of Republic of Cuba.

Members of the JINR Scientific Council

Presently the member of the JINR Scientific Council is Dr. Angelina Díaz García, Director of the Centre of Technological Applications and Nuclear Development – CEADEN (Havana, Cuba).

Events


Contact Information on the Embassies

Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Cuba:

  • Embajada de la Federación de Rusia, 5-a Avenida, N 6402, entre 62 y 66, Miramar, La Habana, Cuba

Consulate General of the Russian Federación in Havana:

  • Consulado General de la Federación de Rusia, 5ta. Ave. Esq. A 66, Miramar, La Habana, Cuba

General Consulate of the Russian Federación in Santiago de Cuba:

  • Consulado General de la Federación de Rusia, Calle 4, esq. 7, N 202, Vista Alegre, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba