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Alferov, Zhores Ivanovich

Born: 1930 AD
Currently alive, at 85 years of age.

Nationality: Belarusian
Categories: Physicists, Politician


1930 - Alferov was born in Vitebsk, Belarus, USSR on the 15th of March.


1952 - He graduated from the Department of Electronics of V.I. Ulyanov Electrotechnical Institute in Leningrad.


1953 - He was a staff member of the Physico-Technical Institute.


1953-1964 - He became a Junior Researcher.


1961 - He earned scientific degree: a candidate of sciences in technology in Ioffe Institute.


1962 - He worked in the area of III-V semiconductor heterostructures.


1964-1967 - He became a Senior Researcher.


1967-1987 - He became the head of the laboratory.


1970 - He earned scientific degree: a doctor of sciences in physics and mathematics in Ioffe Institute.


1972 - He was elected a corresponding member of the USSR Academy of Sciences and received the Lenin Prize.


1973 - He took over the chair of optoelectronics at the St. Petersburg State Electrotechnical University.


1979 - He was elected an Academy's full member.


1984 - He was awarded the USSR State Prize.


1987 - He was a director in the Physico-Technical Institute.


1988 - Alferov was appointed to the Dean of the Faculty of Physics and Technology at the St. Petersburg Technical University.


1989 - He became a Vice-President of the USSR Academy of Sciences.


1999 - He was awarded the Demidov Prize.


2000 - Received the Novel Prize in Physics.


2001 - Received the Kyoto Prize.


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