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physicist

Eugene Aleksej Kotomin, Latvian physicist. International Soros Foundation research grantee, 1992, 94, travel grantee, 1993, 94, Volkswagen Foundation grantee, 1996; recipient F. Cander prize in physics Latvian Academy of Sciences, 1998. Member American Physical Society, New York Academy of Sciences, Materials Research Society, Association Latvian Scientists.

Background

Kotomin, Eugene Aleksej was born on September 20, 1949 in Vilnius, Lithuania. Son of Aleksej Vasilij Kotomin and Maria Altshuller.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, University Latvia, Riga, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, University Latvia, Riga, 1975. Doctor of Science in Physics, University Latvia, Riga, 1988.

Career

Senior scientist University Latvia, Riga, 1971-1985. Senior visiting scientist University Turin (Italy), 1986. Associate professor Physics University Latvia, 1986-1988.

Leading scientist Institute of Solid State Physics, Riga, 1988-1996. Head theoretical laboratory Institute Solid State Physics, since 1996. Professor University Latvia, since 1996.

Invited professor physics University Turin, 1989. Visiting scientist University Bayreuth (Germany), 1990. Senior visiting researcher University Western Ontario, Canada, 1992.

Visiting professor physics Max-Planck Institute, Stuttgart, Germany, 1999-1902, Aarhus (Denmark) University, 1995, visiting professor German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft), 1998, German Academic Exchange Service, 2000.

Membership

Member American Physical Society, New York Academy of Sciences, Materials Research Society, Association Latvian Scientists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, travel, theater, music.

Connections

Married Asia Solomon Gutman, April 17, 1979. Children: Karina, Emil.

father:
Aleksej Vasilij Kotomin

mother:
Maria Altshuller

spouse:
Asia Solomon Gutman

children:
Karina Kotomin

Emil Kotomin