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Gennady Krasnikov
Molecular Electronic Research Institute (MERI)

Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences and a head of Molecular Electronics Research Institute Gennady Krasnikov is a world-renowned scientist in the field of semiconductor physics, semiconductor devices, VLSI technology development and manufacturing.

Since graduating from National Research University of Electronic Technology (MIET) in 1981 Gennady Krasnikov successfully combines scientific and commercial work. Starting his activity as an engineer in Molecular Electronics Research Institute and Mikron Fab he was appointed Director General of the company in early 1991 and now retains position at the Research Institute cooperating with world famous scientific centers, technical universities and design labs: IMEC, CEA-Leti, Technische Universiteit Delft, Ecole Speciale de Lausanne, Aselta, Leland Stanford Junior University, Mapper Lithography and others.

Mr. Krasnikov's extensive experience of the semiconductor technology and industry granted him a number of honored national titles: Member of the State Presidential Council on science, technology and education of Russia, Head of the Interdepartmental Council of the leading designers of Russia, Chairman of the Scientific Council of the Russian Academy of Sciences "Physical and Chemical Fundamentals of Semiconductor Materials", member of the Supervisory Board of the Novosibirsk National Research University and the National Research University of Electronic Technology, Honorary Doctor of the St. Petersburg National Research Academic University of the Russian Academy of Sciences, member of the Scientific Advisory Council of Nonprofit Organization the Foundation for the Development of the Center for Elaboration and Commercialization of New Technologies.

Gennady Krasnikov is author and co-author of more than 360 scientific publications, 4 scientific monographs and holds more than 40 author's certificates and patents. He was awarded multiple honorable national and international awards such as the "Order of Honor" (in 1999), the Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" (in 2008), the "Order of Friendship" (in 2014), the State Prize of the Russian Federation (in 2014) and with two Russian Federation government prizes in science and technology (in 1999, 2009), UNESCO medal for contributions to the development of nanoscience and nanotechnologies (in 2016).

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