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Place of Birth: St. Petersburg, Russia
Date of Ordination: 16 April 2006 (London)
Place of residence: UK and Russia
1999 - 2001: Research student of theology, Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies, Cambridge (CCE in theology).
1993 - 1995: High Doctorate Research Fellow, Department of Philosophy, St. Petersburg State Marine Technical University (DSc in philosophy)
1987 - 1990: PhD student in philosophy of science at the St. Petersburg State University (part-time).
1980-1983: PhD student in theoretical and mathematical physics, St. Petersburg State Technical
University of Mechanics and Optics. (PhD in physics and mathematics)
1974-1980: Student of physics, St. Petersburg State University (MSc in physics).
2020 – present: Leading Research Scientist, Interuniversity Centre for Education in the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, St Petersburg State Marine Technical University;
2018 – present: Visiting Research Lecturer, School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Portsmouth, UK.
2017 – 2019, Visiting Lecturer, Russian Christian Academy of Humanities, St. Petersburg, Russia
1994 - 2018: Senior Research Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, University of Portsmouth, UK.
2005 - 2018: Visiting Professor, St. Andrew’s Biblical and Theological Institute, Moscow, Russia.
2001 - 2005: Visiting Lecturer, the Institute of Orthodox Christian Studies, Cambridge.
1993: Royal Society Postdoctoral Fellow. Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford.
1991: Research Associate, Department of Physics and Chemistry. Free University of Brussels.
1990 – 1992: Assistant Professor of Mathematics, University of Economics and Finance of St. Petersburg.
1983 - 1989: Research Scientist, State Optical Institute, St. Petersburg.
RESEARCH ACTIVITY AND CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS:
I have been involved in research in theoretical physics, cosmology, philosophy of science and science and theology for more than 30 years. Most of my research activity is concentrated on topics in science and theology, as well as philosophy of cosmology in view of its dialogue with theology.
PUBLICATIONS AND TRANSLATIONS:
100 publications in cosmology, philosophy of science, and science and theology. Three monographs on science and theology published in USA and UK.
AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS:
2006: John Templeton Foundation Research Fellowship: “Towards a Neopatristic Synthesis of Theology and Science”
2001: John Templeton Foundation Research Fellowship : Eastern Orthodox Perspective in Science and Theology
1997: Science and Religion Teaching Grant: lecture course on science and theology in the University Portsmouth
1993: Royal Society Postdoctoral Fellowship: research in R. Penrose’s group in the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford