FOR NONLINEAR STUDIES
Pavel M. Lushnikov
holds a Master of Science degree in Physics from the Moscow Institute of
Physics and Technology, which he received in 1994. In 1994-1997 he was a
PhD student at Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics of the Russian
Academy of Sciences. In December 1997, he earned his PhD on the topic of
Nonlinear Explosive Processes in Optics and Free Surface Hydrodynamics,
under the supervision of Prof. E.A. Kuznetsov. In 1998-1999 he had a
postdoctoral position at the Landau Institute. Since September 1999, he
has been at Los Alamos.
His research interests include: free surface hydrodynamics; theory of wave collapse and its application to plasma physics, hydrodynamics and nonlinear optics; pattern formation in photorefractive crystals and other nonlinear optical media; high-bit-rate optical communications.