Marat Gilfanov - Curriculum Vitae#

  • 1996 Doctor of Physics and Mathematics (this degree is equivalent to Habilitation in Germany and is required to apply for a full professorship in Russia)
  • 1989 Candidate of physical and mathematical sciences. Theoretical and Mathematical Physics. Space Research Institute, Moscow (equivalent to PhD)
  • 1985 - 1988 PhD student, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and Space Research Institute, Moscow
  • 1985 Diploma in physics, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
  • 1979 - 1985: student of Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
  • 1979 graduated with Gold Medal from High school with enhanced education in physics and mathematics (Kazan city)

Professional history

M.Gilfanov was born in Kazan and educated in USSR where he started his research in high energy astrophysics. In 1996 he moved to Max-Planck-Institute for Astrophysics (Garching, Germany) where he presently holds a position of research group leader (equivalent to a position of an associated professor in German Universities). He also holds a position of a Principle scientist at Space Research Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences.

Activity in space research
  • 2005 - present Spectrum-RG orbital X-ray observatory, eROSITA telescope
  • 2013 - present Strong Gravity science working group, Athena+ project (ESA)
  • 2010 - 2018 Planck satellite project (ESA), associate member
  • 2007 - 2011 High Time Resolution Spectrometer (HTRS) science team, XEUS (ESA and NASA) X-ray observatory; from 2009 IXO Science team associate
  • 1999 - present analysis and interpretation of Chandra (NASA) and XMM-Newton (ESA) satellite data
  • 1993 - 2000 analysis and interpretation of ASCA (JAXA) satellite data
  • 1989 - 1994 GRANAT orbital observatory, SIGMA telescope (CNES) team member
  • 1987 - 1991 Roentgen X-ray observatory on the Kvant module of MIR space station, TTM telescope (UK, Netherlands) team member
  • 1983 - present theoretical work in the field of high energy astrophysics and cosmology

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