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Journal of superhard materials
Instrumentalny Svit

NIKOLAY V. NOVIKOV

A well-known expert in Mechanics and Materials Science, who has contributed to the calculations of mechanical vibrations in turbines, assessment of the strength and failure prediction of processing equipment and space systems at extremely low cryogenic temperatures. He has made important contributions to the development of synthesis of diamond and other superhard materials, deposition and studying properties of diamond and diamond-like films.

Prof. N.V. Novikov is the author and co-author of more than 500 scientific papers and 18 books, including "Mechanical Testing of Structural Materials at Low Temperatures" (1974), "Cold in Mechanical Engineering" (1969, 1977), "Strength of Materials and Construction Components under Extreme Conditions" (1980), "Diamond Synthesis" (1987 (in Russian), 1993 (in Japanese)), "Physical Properties of Diamond" (1987 (in Russian), 1993 (in Japanese)), "Polymorphous Modifications of Carbon and Boron Nitride" (1994), as well as of more than 110 patents.

Academic Degrees:

1975 Doctor of Engineering Sciences
1977 Professor in Structural Mechanics and Strength of Materials
1985 Full Member of the The National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
1996 Honorary Doctor from the State Technical University "Kharkov Polytechnical Institute", Kharkov, Ukraine
1998 Honorary Doctor from the National Technical University of Ukraine "Kiev Polytechnical Institute", Kiev

Awards:

1973 a winner of State Prize in Science and Technology of the Ukrainian SSR
1981 a winner of State Prize in Science and Technology of the USSR
1983 a winner of E.O. Paton Award of the Ukrainian SSR Academy of Sciences
1991 Honored Scientist and Technologist of Ukraine
1994 "Man of Achievement" Award (1994) from IBC, Cambridge, UK
1995 a winner of I.N. Frantsevich Award of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
1995 "The 20th Century Award for Achievement" from IBC, Cambridge, UK 1995 "World Lifetime Achievement Award" from ABI, USA
1996 a winner of State Prize in Science and Technology of Ukraine
1998 Order of Nikolay Wonder-Worker for Increasing Good on the Earth from the N. Kasian Foundation of International Prizes Orders and Medals of the USSR (1978, 1982), Bulgaria (1978, 1985), Czech Republic (1985), Ukraine (1970, 1982, 1986, 1991); - Honorary Diplomas of Institutes and Universities of USA, Japan, China, Poland, Belorussia, Armenia, and Georgia (1980-1998).

Employment Record:

1954 -1957 - Kiev State Polytechnical Institute
1957- 1966 - Institute of Metal Ceramics and Special Alloys of the Academy of Sciences of the UkrSSR
1966 - 1977 - Institute of Problems of Strength of the Academy of Sciences of the UkrSSR
1977 - V. Bakul Institute for Superhard Materials of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev

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