Ph.D. supervisor in physics

Vladimir V. Mikhailov - Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, professor.

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

English proficiency: Fluent.

Programme: Physics.

Direction: 03.06.01 – Physics and Astronomy.

List of Research Projects:

Russian Foundation for Basic Research 19-52-60003, 2019-2021 Particles, antiparticles and isotopes of cosmic rays in the heliosphere, management;

Russian Foundation for Basic Research  18-02-00656 2018-2020   Energy spectra of cosmic rays electrons and positrons with PAMELA experiment, management;

The Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, project "Fundamental problems of cosmic rays and dark matter", No. 0723-2020-0040, participation;

PAMELA international collaboration participation;

AMS-02 international  collaboration  participation.

List of possible research topics:

1. Cosmic ray long and short term variations in heliosphere;

2. Search for antiparticles in cosmic rays;

3. Solar cosmic rays.

Supervisor’s research area: Cosmic ray particles and antiparticles.

Supervisor’s research interests: Composition of galactic and solar cosmic rays, electron and positron component of cosmic ray, cosmic ray time variations, Search for exotic components of cosmic rays (antiparticles, strenglets, quarks).

Research highlights: Research is based on unique data of international space  experiments on board the  Resurs DK satellite with the  PAMELA magnetic spectrometer (2006-2016) and on board International Space Station with the AMS-02 magnetic spectrometer (2011- till present time). AMS-02 is CERN recognized experiment.

Supervisor’s specific requirements:

  • basic knowledge of  nuclear physics;
  • C++ skill;
  • interest in space exploration.

Supervisor’s main publications:

Number of publications in Scopus 76

My recent publications:

  • V. V. Mikhailov & S. A. Voronov  (PAMELA collaboration ) Spectra of Electrons and Positrons with Energies above 50 MeV, According to Data from the PAMELA Experiment // Bulletin of the Russian Academy of Sciences: Physics, 2021 Vol. 85, No. 9, pp. 1036-1038 DOI
  • M. Aguilar et al. (AMS Collaboration) Properties of a New Group of Cosmic Nuclei: Results from the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on Sodium, Aluminum, and Nitrogen // Physical Review Letters, 2021 Vol. 127, No. 2DOI:
  • O. P. M. Aslam, D. Bisschoff, M. D. Ngobeni, M. S. Potgieter, R. Munini, M. Boezio, and V. V. Mikhailov Time and Charge-sign Dependence of the Heliospheric Modulation of Cosmic Rays // Astrophysical Journal, 2021 Vol. 909, No. 2 DOI
  • N. Marcelli et al  (PAMELA collaboration )Time Dependence of the Flux of Helium Nuclei in Cosmic Rays Measured by the PAMELA Experiment between 2006 July and 2009 December // Astrophysical Journal, 2020 Vol. 893, No. 2 DOI