Dmitri I. Diakonov#

Dmitri I. Diakonov
Sadly, this member passed away.
Membership Number:3114
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:RUSSIA

Dmitri Diakonov passed away December 26, 2012.

Positions Held
  • Head of the High Energy Theory Department and Deputy Director of the Theory Division, Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute (PNPI)
  • Professor, Academic University of Physics and Technology, St. Petersburg
  • 2005 – : Deputy Director of the Theory Division at PNPI
  • 1997 – 2005: Professor at Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics (NORDITA), Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 1993 – 96: Professor at the St. Petersburg Technical University
  • 1973 – 96: Graduate student, Junior, Senior, Leading Researcher at PNPI, Head of the PNPI High Energy Theory Department

Fields of Scholarship
  • Theory and phenomenology of the instanton vacuum in QCD
  • Chiral Quark-Soliton Model of baryons
  • Mechanisms of colour confinement
  • Formulation of the Yang--Mills theory in terms of dual gauge invariant variables

Honours and Awards
  • 1992: A. v. Humboldt Research Award (Germany) for “outstanding achievements in the field of theoretical physics'”
  • 1995 and 2006: Fellowships for the Research in the Priority Area by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
  • 1993-94 and 1995-96: “Outstanding Scientist of Russia”, President's of Russia stipend
  • 1997-2002: Royal Danish Academy of Sciences in association with the Carlsberg Foundation granted free dwelling at the “residence of honour” (the “Academy Villa” where Niels Bohr lived)
  • 2005 and 2007: A. v. Humboldt Research Award Re-invitation, Bochum, Germany
  • 2009: Governor's of St. Petersburg region Research Award
  • 2008-2010: Mercator Professorship by DFG at Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany

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