Curriculum vitae

A complete information (especially a full list of previous positions) can be found in my LinkedIn profile (also available in Russian).

Personal information

Name: Maxim A. Yurkin

Date of birth: December 8, 1982

Place of birth:Novokuznetsk, Russia

Citizenship: Russian

E-mail: yurkin@gmail.com

Education

Bachelor of Science in physics (with honors), Novosibirsk State University, 2002 (thesis in Russian)

Master of Science in physics (with honors), Novosibirsk State University, 2004 (thesis in Russian)

PhD in computer science, University of Amsterdam, 2007 (thesis)

PhD in biophysics, Institute of Chemical Kinetics and Combustion, 2008 (abstract & thesis in Russian)

Editorial activities

Associate editor of Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer (2013 – present)

Experience

Light scattering simulation, inverse light scattering problems

Computer programming in C, LabView, Mathematica, parallel programming using MPI

Developing ADDA computer code

Operating scanning flow cytometer, and developing software for it

Teaching physics and mathematics at the School for physics and mathematics of Novosibirsk State University

Teaching "Inverse problems: theory and applications" at the Novosibirsk State University

Current position

Senior researcher at Laboratory of Cytometry and Biokinetics,

Institute of Chemical Kinetics and Combustion SB RAS,

Institutskaya 3, Novosibirsk, 630090, Russia, tel: +7 (383) 3333240, fax: +7 (383) 3307350

Current research interests

Simulating light scattering. Discrete dipole approximation. Inverse light-scattering problems. Characterization of blood cells

Selected honors and awards

2012–2014 Scholarship of the President of the Russian Federation for young scientists (link in Russian)

2012, 2013 – Most valued reviewer of the year for J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer

2010 – Prize of the Academia Europaea for Russian young scientists (link in Russian)

2009 – Best reviewer of the year for J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer (link)

2008 – Young scientist's award from the administration of the Novosibirsk region (link in Russian)

2007 – Young scientist’s award in electromagnetic and light scattering (by Elsevier) (link)

2004 – Medal of Russian Ministry of Education and Science “for the best scientific student work” (link in Russian)

Selected publications

Yurkin M.A. and Kahnert M. Light scattering by a cube: accuracy limits of the discrete dipole approximation and the T-matrix method. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 123, 176–183 (2013). (PDF)

Moskalensky A.E., Yurkin M.A., Konokhova A.I., Strokotov D.I., Nekrasov V.M., Chernyshev A.V., Tsvetovskaya G.A., Chikova E.D., and Maltsev V.P. Accurate measurement of volume and shape of resting and activated blood platelets from light scattering. J. Biomed. Opt. 18, 017001 (2013). (PDF)

Yurkin M.A. and Hoekstra A.G. The discrete-dipole-approximation code ADDA: capabilities and known limitations. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 112, 2234–2247 (2011). (PDF)

Yurkin M.A., de Kanter D., and Hoekstra A.G. Accuracy of the discrete dipole approximation for simulation of optical properties of gold nanoparticles. J. Nanophoton. 4: 041585-15 (2010). (PDF)

Strokotov D.I., Yurkin M.A., Gilev K.V., van Bockstaele D.R., Hoekstra A.G., Rubtsov N.B., and Maltsev V.P. Is there a difference between T- and B-lymphocyte morphology? J. Biomed. Opt. 14: 064036–12 (2009). (PDF)

Yurkin M.A. and Hoekstra A.G. The discrete dipole approximation: an overview and recent developments. J. Quant. Spectr. Radiat. Transf. 106: 558-589 (2007). (PDF)

Yurkin M.A., Semyanov K.A., Tarasov P.A., Chernyshev A.V., Hoekstra A.G., and Maltsev V.P. Experimental and theoretical study of light scattering by individual mature red blood cells with scanning flow cytometry and discrete dipole approximation. Appl. Opt. 44: 5249-5256 (2005). (PDF)
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