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Oleg O. Brovko
Condensed Matter and Statistical Physics Section
International Centre for Theoretical Physics
Strada Costiera 11
34151, Trieste (TS)
+39 380 7623763
19.01.1985 in Dubna (Russia)

Work experience

Since 2016
Postdoctoral researcher, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste (Italy)
Topic: Ab initio based investigation of friction and dissipation phenomena in nanoscale systems.
Jan 2012 – Dec 2015
Postdoctoral research associate, MPI of Microstructure Physics, Halle/Saale (Germany)
Topics: Magnetism and emergent quantum effects in nanoscale surface structures.
Apr 2011 – Dec 2011
Research fellow, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg Halle/Saale (Germany)
Feb 2011 – Apr 2011
Physics Department, Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, VA, USA)
May 2010 – Feb 2011
Postdoctoral research fellow, MPI of Microstructure Physics Halle/Saale (Germany)
Feb 2006 – May 2006
Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna (Russia)
Topic: Interfacing software development for magnetic field measurement (DESY).
Oct 2005 – Feb 2006 (guest affiliation)
Institute of Laser and Information Technologies, Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow)
Topic: Study of Si-cluster properties with Raman spectroscopy.
Jun 2005 – Oct 2005
Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna (Russia)
Topic: Interfacing software development for radio electronic measurements.


2007 – 2010
PhD Student, Max-Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics, Halle/Saale (Germany)
Enrolled at Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Halle/Saale (Germany)
Thesis: Tailoring and Probing Magnetic Interactions in Metallic Nanoscale Structures.
2003 – 2007
Diploma at M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Physics,
Department of nonlinear optics and International Laser Center, Moscow (Russia)
Accent: Raman spectroscopy of enzymes, catalytic and inhibiting agent dynamics, digital processing of spectra and spectra modelling.
2001 – 2003
General education in Physics (equivalent of Bachelor degree),
M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Physics (Moscow, Russia)

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fluent in speech, good written language, IBT TOEFL: 106
fluently spoken, very good in writing, topical technical vocabulary

Social and communication skills

Communication and team work skills, acquired in the course of scientific carrier where interaction within and between teams is essential for efficient and productive collaboration and refined in sailing and mountaineering, where communication and group climate do not just decide over the success of the team’s enterprise, but sometimes are a matter of safety and survival


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