9 февраля, 2024 14:52

Russia's new Presidential research prize winners announced

Источник: RSF Press Office
The Russian President Vladimir Putin signed Executive Order On Awarding the 2023 Presidential Prize in Science and Innovation for Young Scientists. Several outstanding young scientists with excellent RSF-funded project records became the latest laureates of this most prestigious national award for young scientists.
Credit: RIA Novosti/Sergey Guneev

The annual President’s prize for excellent young researchers open to excellent researchers from all disciplines was established in 2008. The recipients of that Russia's most highly endowed science awards have been chosen for contribution to advancing Russian science, for creating new equipment and technology that can boost the innovative development of the economy and social sphere as well as for strengthening national defense. Each prize winner will receive prize money of 5 million Russian rubles.

The names of the new laureates were announced at a special news conference by the Presidential Aide, Chairman of the RSF Supervisory Board Andrei Fursenko on February 7.

Yakubovich Olga, RSF-funded project investigator, Associate Professor, Department of Geochemistry, St. Petersburg State University, was awarded for the development of the isotope-geochemical method as an effective tool for finding deposits of strategically significant metals.

Susanna GordleevaRSF-funded project investigator, Professor of Lobachevsky University was awarded for the development of models and technologies of neuromorphic artificial intelligence based on biophysical neuron-astrocytic network models for memristic electronics.

The award for Sergey Pavlushin, RSF-funded project investigator, Senior Researcher at the Laboratory of Environmental Physiology, Institute of Taxonomy and Animal Ecology, Siberian branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, was conferred for fundamental research into nanocrystals having anti-Stokes luminescence and the development of advanced technologies on their platform.


The review of the nominations for the prize in accordance with the Executive Order of the Russian President was carried out by the Russian Science Foundation, thus ensuring the highest possible level of objectivity in the selection process.


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