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LEPL - FERDINAND TAVADZE METALLURGY AND MATERIALS SCIENCE INSTITUTE
№ 1 Boron and Powder Composite Materials Laboratory
Levan Chkhartishvili
Senior Researcher (Part-time)
chkharti2003@yahoo.com

Date of Birth

13.06.1957

Education

  • Ferdinand Tavadze Institute of Metallurgy & Materials Science, Doctoral Studies, Specialty: “Solid State Physics”;
  • Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Physics, Graduated & Post-Graduated Studies, Specialty: “Theoretical Physics”;

Scientific Degree (Rank)

  • Doctor of Sciences in Physics & Mathematics  / Professor;

Work Experience

  • 2006 - present - Ferdinand Tavadze Institute of Metallurgy & Materials Science, Laboratory for Boron-Containing & Composite Materials – Senior Scientist / Senior Engineer / Scientist;

  • 1992 - present- Georgian Technical University, Department of Engineering Physics – Professor / Associated Professor / Senior Scientist / Assistant;

  • 2010 – 2008 - Ilia State University, Institute of Applied Physics – Associated Professor;

  • 2009 – 2008 -“Liquid Light” Incorporation Laboratories, Gerasomov Research Laboratory – Researcher;

  • 2009 – 2005  -“IChTEU” Ltd., Faculty of Informational Technologies – Professor / Associated Professor;

  • 1996 – 1995 - State Department of Hydrometeorology of Georgia, Georgian National Program on Climate Change – Expert;

  • 1994 – 1993 - Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Preparatory Courses of Entrants – Lecturer;

  • 1992 – 1980 - Scientific-Industrial Association “Mion”, Laboratory for Gallium Arsenide Integrated Circuits – Junior Scientist / Engineer;

     

Scientific Interests

  • Geometric and electronic structures of dielectrics and semiconductors (boron, germanium, silicon, gallium arsenide, boron nitride), transport phenomena in solids, isotopic effects, materials protecting from ionizing radiation, physics of nanosystems;

Papers and Publications

  • In total, more than 260 publications in about 20 countries around the World, among them, (co-)authored 7 monographs released by international academic publishers and about 160 papers;
  • Hirsch index h = 9, which corresponds about 80 publications with impact-factor;

Inventions ( Copyright Certificates, Patents)

  • In total 5, among them: 3 Inventions Diplomas of former Soviet Union and 2 Patents of Georgia;

Participation in Scientific Symposiums and Conferences

  • About 70 International Scientific Forums;

Participation in Scientific Grant Projects

  • 6 Scientific Grant Projects;

Awards and Premiums, Honorary Titles

  • Certificate of Honor of the Georgian National Academy of Sciences for scientific achievements in the field of Nanotechnologies (2016);
  • Albert Einstein Award of Excellence – For Results & Success in Field of Physics (2011);

Additional information

  • (Co-)editor of 5 collections of scientific papers;
  • Editor & Publisher of International Scientific Journal – Nano Studies;
  • Guest Editor of Special Issue of International Scientific Journal – Open Physics;
  • Member of Editorial or Advisory Board of International Scientific Journals – American Journal of Materials Science, American Journal of Nano Research & Applications, Eureka: Physics & Engineering, European Chemical Bulletin, Heliyon, Karbala International Journal of Modern Sciences;