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Robert V. Goldstein, Russian Academy of Sciences

Mechanics of Fracture of Ice and Ice cover (current state and perspectives)

Robert V. Goldstein Dr. Robert V. Goldstein graduated in Mechanics with honours, Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics, Lomonosov’s Moscow State University (1960). He is the Head of the Laboratory on Mechanics of Strength and Fracture of Materials and Structures at the A.Yu. Ishlinsky Institute for Problems in Mechanics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia. He is also the Professor of Physics and the Soros Professor in Mathematics, Head of the Chair on Mechanics and Physics of Technological Processes in the K.E. Tsialkovsky State Technological University.
His research activities have been essentially focused on mechanics of solids and its engineering applications, including elasticity, fracture mechanics, mechanics of materials, mechanics of large scale structures and components of micro- and nanoelectronics, mechanics of ice and ice cover, rock mechanics. He published more than 200 papers in peer-reviewed journals.
He was a visiting scientist at the University of Stuttgart, Germany; University Pierre and Marie Curie (Paris VI), France; University of Helsinki, Finland; Politecnico di Torino, Italy; Clarkson University, Potsdam, USA; Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.
He is a member of the editorial board of six scientific journals and has edited more than twenty books and special issues of International Scientific Journals.
He was recognized as the Honored scientist of the Russian Federation (2008); State Prize of the Russian Federation in Science and Techniques (2000); Order of Honor (1999); Medal "For Labor Powers" (1986).
Robert Goldstein was elected as Corresponding Member of the Russian Ac. of Sci. (2008) and as Fellow, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (2012), Member, the European Academy of Sciences and Arts (2011), Emeritus Vice-President, International Congress on Fracture (2010), Member of Scientific Committee of the Engineering Department of the European Academy of Sciences (2010-2013), Honorary member of the European Structural Integrity Society (2010), Fellow Member of the European Ac. of Sci. (2009), Director, International Congress on Fracture (2009-2013), Vice-President, International Congress on Fracture (2005-2009); Scientific Secretary, Scientific Council on Mechanics of the Russian Academy of Sciences (2004); Member, Executive Committee, International Congress on Fracture (2001-2005); Member, Executive Committee, The European Structural Integrity Society (1997-2012); Member, Russian National Committee on the Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (1995); Honorary Fellow of the International Congress on Fracture (1993); Gesellschaft fur Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik (1991); Int. Society for the Interaction of Mechanics and Mathematics (1990); Deputy - Head of the All-Union (now Russian) Scientific Council of Academy of Sciences on Strength and Plasticity (1985).


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