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Oleksiy (a.k.a. Alexei) K. Kolezhuk

Personal data: Date & Place of birth: August 25, 1967, Kiev (Ukraine)
Citizenship: Ukraine

Education and Academic Degrees:

2004 D.Sc. in Physics of Magnetism, Kiev Institute of Magnetism
2001 Habilitation in Physics, Physics Department, University of Hanover, thesis:
Elementary excitations and quantum phase transitions in low-dimensional spin systems
1991 Ph.D in Solid State Physics, Kiev Institute for Metal Physics, thesis:
Soliton thermodynamics and response functions of low-dimensional magnets (supervised by Prof. B. A. Ivanov)
1988 Diploma in Physics (with honor), Physics Department, Kiev State University
1983 graduated from City Physics & Math School No. 145, Kiev with honor in Physics and Math

Professional Experience:

Full-time appointments:
01/2012 - present Professor, Institute of High Technologies, Kiev National University
08/1995 - 12/2011 Senior Research Fellow, Kiev Institute of Magnetism
08/1995 - 12/2011 Senior Research Fellow, Kiev Institute of Magnetism
03/2007 - 09/2009 Heisenberg Fellow at Institute for Theoretical Physics C, RWTH Aachen
09/2006 - 03/2007 Heisenberg Fellow at Institute for Theoretical Physics, Hanover
08/2005 - 08/2006 Visiting Scholar at Physics Department, Harvard University (hosted by Prof. S. Sachdev )
10/2004 - 08/2005 Heisenberg Fellow at Institute for Theoretical Physics, Hanover
04/1992 - 08/1995 Research Fellow, Kiev Institute for Metal Physics
10/1989 - 04/1992 Junior Researcher, Kiev Institute for Metal Physics
08/1988 - 10/1989 Research Probationer, Kiev Institute for Metal Physics
Part-time appointments, research stays, etc.:
01/2012 - present Leading Research Fellow (half-time), Kiev Institute of Magnetism
01/2010 - 12/2011 Professor (half-time), Institute of High Technologies, Kiev National University
09/1997 - 12/1998,
12/1999 - 02/2001
Research Associate, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Hannover
11/1995 - 12/1995,
07/1996 - 10/1996
Research stays at Institute for Theoretical Physics, Hannover (advisor: Prof. H.-J. Mikeska )
05/1995 -06/1995 Research stay at Physics Department, Kansas State University (advisor: Prof. G.M.Wysin )
09/1993 - 06/1994 Lecturer, Mathematical Physics, Kiev State University

Languages: English, German (fluent), Russian, Ukrainian (mother tongues)

Publications: more than 70 publications (see the publications list ), h-index = 21 (Dec 2011)

Awards, grants, etc.:
2004-2009 Heisenberg-Stipendium of DFG
2000 grant from the Volkswagen-Stiftung
PI in a joint project of Kiev Institute of Magnetism, ITP Hannover, and Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München
1995, 1996 DFG international cooperation scholarship (at ITP Hannover)
1994 Young scientist award (from Natl. Acad. Sci. of Ukraine)
1994 International Science Foundation award (on selected publications, top 5% rating within the former Soviet Union)
1993 Award from the American Physical Society for FSU scientists