CV

Academic degrees

2021, Doctor of Sciences in Physics and Mathematics (=Habilitation)
Main Astronomical Observatory of the National Academy of Sciences (Ukraine)
Thesis:
Dynamic evolution of asteroids under non-gravitational forces
Advisor: Prof. I. Belskaya

2012, PhD in Astronomy (cum laude)
Heidelberg University (Germany)
Thesis:
Modelling the Milky Way disc
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dvisor Prof. A. Just


2008, Master degree with honors in specialty Experimental nuclear physics and plasma physics
V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University (Ukraine)


2006, Bachelor degree with honors in specialty Applied Physics
V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University (Ukraine)

Job Experience

2014-present
V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University (Ukraine)
School of Physics and Technology, Department of Theoretical Nuclear Physics and Higher Mathematics
and School of Physics, Department of Astronomy and Space Informatics
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associate professor (docent) (2014-2018, 2020-present)
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habilitation candidate (doctorand) (2018-2020)


2013-present
V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University (Ukraine)
Institute of Astronomy
- leading scientific researcher (2022-present)
- senior scientific researcher (2020-2021)
- scientific researcher (2018, 2019)
- junior scientific researcher (2013-2015)


2013-2019 (3.5 years total)
University of Colorado Boulder (USA)
Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences
- research associate (2017-2018)
- visiting scholar (2013-2014, 2017)
- short-term visitor (2016, 2018-2019)


2009-2022 (4 years total)
Heidelberg University (Germany)
Astronomisches Rechen-Institut
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short-term visitor (2017, 2022)
- postdoc (2012-2013)
- teaching assistant (2010-2011)
- PhD student (2009-2012)


2008-2009
National Science Center "Kharkiv Institute of Physics and Technology" (Ukraine)
Akhiezer Institute for Theoretical Physics
- research engineer

Honours and Scholarships

2019, Asteroid 17700 Oleksiygolubov

2019, Grant for the visit of Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur (France)

2017, SFB grant for the visit of Heidelberg University (Germany)

2015, 3rd V. N. Karazin prize of V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University

2009-2012, PhD Scholarship of Max-Planck Society

2005, Scholarship of Kharkiv Sapronov Charitable Foundation

Professional Service and Organization Membership

  • Reviewer for Astrophysical Journal (impact factor 8.4), Astrophysical Journal Letters (7.7), Astronomy & Astrophysics (5.6), Astronomical Journal (5.5), Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics (2.0), New Astronomy (1.2), Emergent Scientist.

Teaching

Heidelberg University, Germany: teaching assistant in Theoretical Astrophysics (2010)

Department of Astronomy, V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Ukraine: lecturer in History of Astronomy (2014), General Astrophysics (2020, 2021), Problems of Modern Astrophysics (2020, 2021)

School of Physics and Technology, V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Ukraine: lecturer in Partial Differential Equations (2021), Numerical Methods (2016, 2021), Probability Theory (2015, 2016), Analytic Geometry (2014-2016), Continuum Mechanics (2015), Introduction to Astrophysics and Cosmology (2015, 2018), practical exercises in Complex Analysis (2015, 2018), Theoretical Mechanics (2018), Mathematical Statistics (2018), Analytic Geometry (2014-2016), Differential Equations (2014, 2015, 2021), Quantum Mechanics (2015)

  • Advising 6 bachelor’s theses and 3 master’s thesis

  • Organizer and Instructor of Kharkiv Winter School in Astrophysics (2017), Kharkiv Summer School in the Solar System Physics (2018)

  • Team leader of team Ukraine at the International Physicists' Tournament (2015, 2017, both times 1st place).

  • Jury member at the International Physicists' Tournament (2015, 2017, 2020), as well as other school and university olympiads and tournaments of regional and national level.

Outreach

  • Popular science talks at the Free University Maidan Monitoring (2017, 2019, 2020), Intellect Networking (2017, 2020), 15x4 (2019), Asteroid Day (2019-2021), Kharkiv Night of Science (2021)

  • Interviews for “Ukrainian Radio”, news agency “Objectiv”, newspaper “Kharkiv University”

  • Scientific editor of the Ukrainian edition of the “Space Encyclopaedia” issued by printing house “Pegas” (Ukraine)

  • Patroller in Ukrainian Wikipedia, closer in Russian Wikipedia, principal author of over 300 Wikipedia articles