Power Engineering Institute,
1960—1963 Novosibirsk State University, Physics Department, Novosibirsk, USSR;
Degree of Physicist--Research (equivalent to M.S.)
1964—1965 Institute for Nuclear Physics, Novosibirsk, USSR; Graduate Student
1966 Institute for Nuclear Physics, Novosibirsk, USSR; Degree of Candidate of Physics and Mathematics (equivalent to Ph.D)
1971 Institute for Nuclear Physics, Novosibirsk, USSR; Degree of Doctor of Mathematics and Physics
1966—1967 Assistant research, Plasma Physics, Institute for Nuclear Physics, Novosibirsk, USSR.
1967—1974 Senior Research, Institute for Nuclear Physics, Novosibirsk, USSR.
1974—1992 Head of Plasma Theory Division, L.D. Landau Institute of Theoretical Physics, Moscow, USSR.
1992—present Professor of Mathematics, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA.
1993—2003 Director of L.D. Landau Institute of Theoretical Physics, Moscow, Russia.
2004—present Head of Department of Mathematical Physics, P.N. Lebedev Institute of Physics, Moscow, Russia.
Chairman: Scientific Council on the problem "The Nonlinear Dynamics", Academy of Sciences, Russia, 1988—present .
Scientific Supervisor: Laboratory of Nonlinear Wave Processes, Shirshov Institute for Oceanology, 1985—present.
Editor-in-chief: Journal of Nonlinear Science, 1991—2001; East European Journal of Physics, 2004—present.
Editor: Journal of Turbulence, 2001—present; Physics of Life, 2002—present; Physica D, Nonlinear Phenomena, 1980—1997; Functional Analysis and its Applications, 1986—1996; Inverse Problems, 1990—1995.
Chairman: International workshop on Nonlinear and Turbulent Processes in Physics, Kiev, USSR, 1989; International conference on Nonlinear Surface waves, Bristol, United Kingdom, 1991; International workshop on Nonlinear Ocean Waves, Tucson, Arizona, USA, 1994.
Co-Chairman: International workshops on Nonlinear and Turbulent Processes in Physics, Kiev, USSR (1979, 1983, 1987);
Fifth Kiev—Third Potsdam International Conference on Nonlinear Processes in Physics, Potsdam, USA; Summer School "Optical solitons: theoretical challenges and industrial perspectives", Les Houches, France, 1998; International workshop on Nonlinear Schrödinger Equation and its Applications, Chernogolovka, Russia, 1994; International Conference Frontiers of Nonlinear Physics", Nizhnii Novgorod, Russia, 2004.
Director: International Center on Nonlinear Studies (supported by Ministry of Science, Russia), 1990—1997.
1963 Honors Graduate, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, USSR.
1977 State Attestat of Professor of Theoretical and Mathematical Physics, USSR.
1984 Elected Corresponding Member of the Academy of Sciences, Moscow, USSR.
1987 State Prize for research in Plasma Theory, USSR.
1989 Order of Honors from the State, USSR.
1991 Elected Full Member Academician of the Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia.
1993 State Prize of Russian Federation for research in Soliton Theory, Russia.
1999 Order for the Service to Russian federation, awarded to 60th year anniversary.
2003 Dirac Medal of the Abdul Sallam International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy.
2012 Elected Member of
Fellow of the Optical Society of
2012 Elected Fellow of the American Mathematical Society.
2018 Elected Fellow of the American Geophysical Union.
V.E.Zakharov / Department of Mathematics / University of Arizona /