Ph.D. supervisor in physics

Rubin Sergey Georgievich - Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, professor.

University: National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute).

English proficiency: Working English.

Programme: Physics.

Direction: 03.06.01 – Physics and Astronomy.

List of Research Projects:

Ministry of Education and Science, grant 0723-2020-0041, Fundamental properties of elementary particles and cosmology.

State Priority 2030 Program. Strategic Project No. 1, Relativistic Quantum Engineering, subproject Astrophysics and cosmology.

List of possible research topics:

1. Extra dimensions and their role in low energy physics;

2. The inflaton mass as a function of extra dimensions;

3. Solitons in the extra dimensions.

Field of Study: Modified gravity.

Research interests: General relativity and gravitation, metric of extra dimensions at high energies and its evolution to low energies. Relation between the physical parameters and the extra space metric.

Supervisor’s specific requirements::

  • General theory of relativity;
  • Quantum field theory;
  • MAPLE or Mathematica.

Supervisor’s main publications:

35 articles indexed in Web of Science or Scopus during last 5 years.

Main publications:

  • Gravity with Higher Derivatives in D-Dimensions Sergey G. Rubin (Moscow Phys. Eng. Inst. and Kazan State U.), Arkadiy Popov (Kazan State U.), Polina M. Petriakova (Moscow Phys. Eng. Inst.)DOI: 10.3390/universe6100187 Universe 6 (2020) 10, 187
  • Inhomogeneous compact extra dimensions and de Sitter cosmology Kirill A. Bronnikov (Moscow, Gravitation Metrology Ctr. and Inst. Grav. Cosmology, Moscow and Moscow Phys. Eng. Inst.), Arkady A. Popov (Kazan State U.), Sergey G. Rubin (Moscow Phys. Eng. Inst. and Kazan State U. DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-020-08547-x Eur.Phys.J.C 80 (2020) 10, 970
  • Inflationary limits on the size of compact extra space Valery V. Nikulin (Moscow Phys. Eng. Inst.), Sergey G. Rubin (Kazan State U.) DOI: 10.1142/S0218271819410049 Int.J.Mod.Phys.D 28 (2019) 13, 1941004
  • Inhomogeneous extra space as a tool for the top-down approach Sergey G. Rubin (Moscow Phys. Eng. Inst. and Kazan State U.)DOI: 10.1155/2018/2767410Adv.High Energy Phys. 2018 (2018), 2767410
  • Sub-planckian scale and limits for f(R) models Petriakova P, Popov A, Rubin S. Symmetry. 2021; 13(2):313. (

Results of intellectual activity:

Inclusion in the scientific discussion of ideas about inhomogeneous extra dimensions, extra-dimensional funnels and the model of primordial black holes.