Novosibirsk State University

Sergey KOBTSEV, Doctor of Sciences and PhD, associate professor


Personal Information

oName: Sergey Mikhailovich KOBTSEV
oDate and place of birth: May 24, 1960, Novosibirsk, Russia
oNationality: Russian
oMarital Status: Married, two daughters and son

Education, academic degree
Doctor of Science (Second Doctorate /Habilitation/, DSc. is the highest scientific degree in Russia) in Physics and Mathematics, 2010
Institute of Automation and Electrometry, Siberian Branch of Russian Sciences Academy,
thesis topic: "Fiber Generators of Controlled Supercontinuum ".

Philosophy Doctor (Ph. D.) in Physics and Mathematics, 1992
Institute of Automation and Electrometry, Siberian Branch of Russian Sciences Academy,
thesis topic: "Autoscanning CW Dye Lasers for Widerange Spectral Investigations".

Joint B.S./M.S. (Specialty: Physics /Quantum Optics/) 1982 Novosibirsk State University

Work History
2011 - present ...... Head of Division of Laser Physics and Innovative Technologies, Novosibirsk State University
1998 - 2011 ...... Head of Laser Systems Laboratory, Novosibirsk State University:
1997 - 1998 ...... Head of Laser Technology Division, Novosibirsk State University
1992 - 1997 ...... Depity Head of Laser Systems Laboratory, 1991 - 1992 ...... Senior Research Fellow, Novosibirsk State University
1986 - 1991 ...... Research Fellow, 1983 - 1986 ...... Junior Research Fellow, Novosibirsk State University
1982 - 1983 ...... Postgraduate Student, Physics Faculty, Novosibirsk State Univercity
2015 - present ...... Director of Interdisciplinary Quantum Centre, Physics Faculty, Novosibirsk State University
1993 - present ...... CEO & Founder of TEKHNOSCAN Group (start-ups of Novosibirsk State University)

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Science Metrics
• Number of publications: 200+
• Number of patents: 25+

Membership in Editorial Boards
Photonics ( Guest Editor of Special Issue "Tunable Lasers")
Optics and Photonics Journal

Membership of Professional Bodies
The Optical Society (OSA), member (since 2000), senior member (since 2016)
The International Society For Optical Engineering (SPIE), member (since 2007)
• Russian Laser Association, member (since 1995)
• D. S. Rozhdestvensky Optical Society, member (since 1995)

Expert Councils Membership
• Expert group of the Ministry of Sciences and Education of the Russian Federation on development of targeted federal programmes
• Expert council of the Russian technology platform «Photonics»
• Expert council of RUSNANO Corporation
• Expert council on development of university rating methodology of the "Worldwide Professional University Rankings RankPro
• Expert council of the Technology Park of the Novosibirsk Scientific Centre (Academpark)
• Expert council of the research foundation "The Leverhulme Trust” (UK)

Teaching and Supervising
• Supervising 8 PhD students (6 PhD theses in physics and mathematics were successfully defended, 2 PhD students are preparing theses )
• Supervising 20+ Master and Bachelor students
• 5 new educational courses at NSU within the last 3 years

Tech-Transfer Experience
• CEO & Founder of 3 NSU’s innovation start-up companies (Tekhnoscan, Tekhnoscan – Laser systems, Tekhnoscan-Lab)
• Tekhnoscan – Laser systems was awarded the 1st prize of the regional phase of the National Entrepreneurship Competition “Golden Mercury” in the “Best small innovation enterprise” category (2010)

Professional Awards
• Certificate of Appreciation of the Optical Engineering Journal for prompt high-quality manuscript reviews ( 2013, 2015)
OSA’s Outstanding Reviewer Recognition award for outstanding work on manuscript review for OSA journals (2015)

• Honoured Worker of Science of Novosibirsk Region (2017)
• The medal “For Merit to the Novosibirsk State University” (2014)
• The commemorative medal "For Contribution to Development of Novosibirsk Region” (2012)
• Three Honorary Awards of the Novosibirsk City Hall for fruitful work for the benefit of the city (2003, 2008, 2013)
• Gold medal of the All-Union Exhibition of scientific and technical equipment in Soviet Union, project “Continuous-wave Dye Laser” (1984)

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