Sergey N. Dmitriev

Vice-Director of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research


Sergey N. Dmitriev, Doctor of Physics and Mathematics, Professor.

Date and place of birth:

17 January 1954, Kalinin (present Tver), USSR.

Education and degrees:

  • 1971–1977 Mendeleev Moscow Institute of Chemical Technology (MICT), Physical Chemistry Department
  • 1980 Candidate of Science (Chem.) (PhD) («Hydration, Distribution and Separation of Zr and Hf in the Process of Extraction from Sulphuric and Nitrate Media»)
  • 1996 Doctor of Science (Phys. and Math.) («Preparation of the Ultra Pure Isotopes 237Pu and 236Pu for the Study of Plutonium Human Metabolism and Radioecological Research»)
  • 2000 Professor

Professional career:

  • 1977–1980 Postgraduate student, Junior Researcher, Mendeleev MICT
  • 1980–1982 Junior Researcher, Laboratory of Nuclear Reactions (LNR), JINR
  • 1983–1984 Head of research group, LNR
  • 1985–1989 Senior researcher, LNR
  • 1989–1993 Head of sector, LNR
  • 1993–1996 Head of the Centre of Applied Physics, Flerov Laboratory of Nuclear Reactions (FLNR)
  • 1997–2007 Deputy Director of FLNR
  • 2007–2020 Director of FLNR
  • Since 2020 Vice-Director of JINR

Scientific and organizational activity:

  • Since 1995 Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK)
  • 1997–2000 Professor of the Physical Chemistry Department of the Mendeleev University (Moscow)
  • Since 2004 Member of the editorial board of the journal «Radiochemistry»
  • Since 1997 Co-chairman and member of the Organizing Committees of international conferences on problems of superheavy elements and applied nuclear physics
  • Since 1997 Member of the Scientific Qualification Council at FLNR and FLNP, JINR
  • 2011–2012 Chairman of the Scientific Programme Committee of the JINR–Rosnano Joint Company (Nanocentre «Dubna»)

Member of the Scientific Council on Heavy Ion Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), member of the Interdepartmental Scientific Council on Radiochemistry of RAS and ROSATOM.

Research interests:

  • Synthesis and study of properties of superheavy elements (SHE),
  • Heavy ion physics,
  • Nuclear chemistry,
  • Chemical identification of SHE,
  • Applied nuclear physics.

Scientific publications:

Author of more than 300 scientific papers.


  • JINR First Prizes in 1992, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2019;
  • Flerov Prize (2007);
  • Medal of the Order “For the Merit to the Fatherland”, 2nd class (2012);
  • Khlopin Prize of the Russian Academy of Sciences (2013);
  • Medal of the Order “For the Merit to the Fatherland”, 1st class (2018).
  • Badge “For Merit to the Moscow region”, III degree (2021)






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