Speakers of the Forum

Nikolay Ledencov

CEO VI Systems GmbH Germany

Nikolay Ledentsov received his Diploma of Electrical Engineer from the Electrical Engineering Institute in Leningrad (LETI), USSR, in 1982. The same year he entered A.F. Ioffe Institute of the Academy of Sciences, where he has got his Candidate and Doctor of Sciences degrees in Physics and Mathematics in 1987 and 1994, respectively. He is Professor of Electrical Engineering at LETI and of Physics and Mathematics at A.F. Ioffe Institute. In 1998-2007 he also served as DAAD Professor and Mercator Professor at the Technical University of Berlin, Germany.

Nikolay Ledentsov has 20 years of operational experience in semiconductor research and industry. He has led multiple successful research projects which resulted in new directions in science and technology. He is inventor of Quantum Dot Laser. Nikolay Ledentsov authored or coauthored 18 patent families and above 700 scientific papers. His Hirsch factor (Web of Science) is 60. Nikolay Ledentsov is co-Founder and Member of the Boards of 4 companies and Member of Scientific Councils of two Academic institutions. Nikolay Ledentsov is Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Fellow of the Institute of Physics. He received the Young Scientist Award from the International Symposium on Compound Semiconductors (1996) for pioneering contributions to the field of quantum dots and quantum dot lasers, the State Prize of Russia (2001), the Prize of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences (2002), and other awards and recognitions.

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