Georgiy G. Pavlov

Main interests and areas of researchGeorgiy G. Pavlov


  • Observations of neutron stars, pulsar wind nebulae, and supernova remnants in X-ray and optical spectral ranges.
  • Modeling neutron-star atmospheres, radiative processes in neutron stars, internal structure of neutron stars.
  • Atomic physics, quantum electrodynamics in strong magnetic fields, radiation transfer in strongly magnetized plasmas.
  • X-ray, gamma-ray and optical detectors

 

Membership in professional unions


  • Member of the International Astronomical Union
  • Member of the American Astronomical Society

 

Professional achievements


  • 270 scientific publications, including 154 publications in peer-reviewed journals for 1972 - 2010
  • 137 scientific publications, including 66 publications in peer-reviewed journals for 2000 - 2010
  • 42 reports at the international scientific conferences
  • Organizer of 14 international scientific conferences
  • Total citation index 5202, including 2655 references to the papers published between 2001 and 2012 (according to the NASA Astrophysics Data System as of August 13, 2012)
  • Hirsch index 41 (according to the NASA Astrophysics Data System as of August 13, 2012)

 

 

Degrees and Titles


  • Senior Researcher (awarded by the Highest Certification Commission of the USSR in 1987)
  • Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (awarded by the Dissertation Council of the A.F. Ioffe Physical and Technical Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR in 1974)
  • Engineer-physicist (awarded by the State Certification Commission of the M.I. Kalinin Leningrad Polytechnical Institute in 1967)

 

 


 

Head of the Laboratory of Extreme Energy Release Astrophysics, Saint-Petersburg State Polytechnical University, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

December 2010 - present

Leading Researcher and Professor of the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics. Pennsylvania State University, USA

May 2006 - present

Leading Researcher of the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics. Pennsylvania State University, USA

1998 - 2006

Associate Leading Researcher of the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics. Pennsylvania State University, USA

1995 - 1997

Associate Professor of the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics. Pennsylvania State University, USA

1992 - 1995

Senior Researcher. A.F. Ioffe Physical and Technical Institute, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

1986 - 1995

Researcher. A.F. Ioffe Physical and Technical Institute, Leningrad, USSR

1970 - 1986

Junior Researcher. A.F. Ioffe Physical and Technical Institute, Leningrad, USSR

1967 - 1970

Assistant. M.I. Kalinin Leningrad Polytechnical Institute, Leningrad, USSR

1967 - 1974

 

 

Participation in competitive commissions and reviewing


NASA Competition Commission

Chairman

2003, 2011

NASA Competition Commission

Member of the commission

1997, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

Competition Commission for the Hubble Space Telescope time distribution

Member of the commission

2001, 2004

Reviewing articles for the leading physical and astrophysical journals: Astrophysical Journal, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Nature, Physical Review

Official reviewer

1992 - 2012


News & Events

30.09.2014 | News & Events Heroes twice: four students got double diploma

Four graduates got double master diploma in "International marketing management" discipline in the second semester of 2014.


30.09.2014 | News & Events Participants and winners of the “IT-planet”

SPbPU students were successful in the "IT-planet", the final of the VII student competition in IT, held in the Crimea from 20th to 22th September, 2014.


22.09.2014 | News & Events The first multidisciplinary RASA Research center in Russia was established in St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

The first multidisciplinary RASA (Russian-speaking Academic Science Association) Research center in Russia named "RASA-Polytech" was established in St. Petersburg Polytechnic University. Leading scientists from different countries of the Old and the New World have headed the six research laboratories concerning the most relevant direction in science - biomedicine.



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