Victor Matveev won new medal of Kurchatov Institute

News, 20 January 2023

Scientific Leader of the Joint Institute Victor Matveev became one of the first holders of A. P. Alexandrov Medal I degree, a new award of the NRC “Kurchatov Institute”, for his contribution to the development of atomic science and technology. The awarding ceremony took place on 18 January at an extended meeting of the Scientific Council of the NRC KI.

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The President of the Russian Academy of Sciences Gennady Krasnikov and Scientific Leader of the NIKIET Evgeny Adamov also won the I degree medal. The award of the 2nd degree was given to Andrey Kuzmin, Director-General of the Joint Institute for Power and Nuclear Research – Sosny of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.

In the year of its 80th anniversary, the NRC “Kurchatov Institute” established its own medals: A. P. Alexandrov Medal and Academician I. V. Kurchatov Gold Medal. The first award ceremony was held on the stage of the A. P. Alexandrov Scientists Club within the extended session of the Scientific Council of the Kurchatov Institute dedicated to the development of nuclear medicine. The awards were presented by the President of the Centre Mikhail Kovalchuk and the Director of the Centre Marat Kambolov.