The ceremony of award of the President’s Prize in Science and Innovation for Young Scientists took place at the Kremlin’s St. Catherine Hall. The Prize was awarded by Sergey Ivanov, Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office.
The prize is awarded for contributions to developing Russian science and innovative work, and it is aimed to encourage young scientists’ research. In 2014, 250 works were submitted for the award nomination, and only 182 of them were approved for consideration. Six young docs in physics, chemistry and applied mathematics became the laureates.
The President's Prize was awarded to Irina Didenkulova for developing physical-mathematical models of marine natural hazards in coastal zones; Alexandra Kalashnikova for her contribution to developing superfast magnetic phenomena and methods for superfast control of the magnetic state of a material; Nikita Kuznetsov for achievements in the study of molecular-kinetic mechanisms for preserving genetic information in living organisms. Alexei Shatikhin, Vitaly Danilenko and Georgy Vasilyev became the laureates for the design & development of automatic control and mission preparation systems.
Date: 12 February 2015