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Artem R. Oganov 3 March 1975 (age 49) Moscow, Soviet Union (

Stony Brook University Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology

Known for
crystal structure prediction high-pressure chemistry computational mineral physics methods of computational materials discovery

Notable awards
ETH Latsis Prize, European Mineralogical Union Research Excellence Medal

Crystal Structure Prediction

Alma mater
Moscow State University, University College London

Crystallography, Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science

Stony Brook University, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology

Artem R. Oganov is a Russian and American theoretical crystallographer, mineralogist, chemist, physicist, and materials scientist. He is known mostly for his works on computational materials discovery and crystal structure prediction. Artem R. Oganov was born on 3 March 1975 in Moscow, Russia. He graduated from Moscow State University in 1997 with summa cum laude and diploma in Crystallography and Crystal Chemistry. In 2002 obtained a PhD degree in Crystallography from University College London, and in 2007 got a Habilitation degree from ETH Zurich. From 2008 he is at Stony Brook University, as Professor and Director of the Center for Materials by Design.

Artem R. Oganov Home USPEX

Oganov has published over 200 peer-reviewed articles (many in top journals, e.g. Nature, Science) and book chapters. He is an author of 5 patents. Total citations >11800, h-index 56 (Google scholar, as of May 2017).

Artem R. Oganov Our laboratory USPEX

He is a laureate of several prestigious awards, including an ETH Latsis Prize, Research Excellence Model of the European Mineralogical Union, three most-cited paper awards from Elsevier. Since 2005 he held over 10 invited professorships (Universita degli Studi di Milano, Lille'Polytech, University of Paris, University of Poitiers, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, etc). In 2011 he founded the Commission on Crystallography of Materials at the International Union of Crystallography. In 2011, Forbes magazine listed Oganov among "50 Russians who conquered the world". In 2012, highly acclaimed cinema director, Laureate of State Prize Vladimir Gerchikov made a film "The color of a crystal" about Oganov, and in 2015 the celebrated TV journalist Leonid Parfenov made a film "Made by Russians" about him. In 2013, magazines "Russian reporter" and "Expert" have listed Oganov among 100 most influential Russians today. In 2012, Oganov became a Professor Honoris Causa of Yanshan University (China), in 2013 elected Fellow of the Mineralogical Association of America, in 2015 elected Professor of the Russian Academy of Sciences. In 2016 Thomson Reuters gave him the Russian Highly Cited Researcher award.. In 2017 he became a member of the Academy of Europe Academia Europaea.

Artem R. Oganov Artem Oganov Stability of Xenon Oxides at High Pressure YouTube

His most significant works are in fields of computational materials discovery, in particular the effects of pressure on chemical bonding, and state of matter at extreme conditions (e.g. inside the Earth and other planets). He has developed novel methods of crystal structure prediction that became basis of the USPEX code, used by >3800 researchers worldwide. Among the highlights are the discovery of the structure of a superhard phase of boron, gamma-B, transparent phase of sodium, new carbon allotrope, stability of MgSiO3 post-perovskite in the Earth's mantle, prediction and synthesis of "forbidden" compounds (e.g., Na3Cl), discovery of helium chemistry, and creation of borophene - a 2D-monolayer of boron atoms, with great promises for future technologies. Computational methods developed by Oganov open up the way to discovery of materials with desired properties.

Artem R. Oganov The Recipient of LEE HSUN Young Scientist Lecture Series Prof

In 2013, having won a megagrant awarded by the Russian Government, Oganov opened a laboratory at Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, and since 2015 holds professorship at Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology. Oganov speaks 5 languages (Russian, English, French, German, and Italian), is married, has three children and is a parishioner of St. Louis Catholic Church in Moscow.


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