Russian Academy of Sciences Medal

13 March 2015

Nikolai Gorbushin was this week awarded a Medal of the Russian Academy of Sciences for his Masters work on "Incubation processes in dynamic fracture and phase transformation of continuous media", which he undertook when a student at St. Petersburg State University. He also collects a prize of 25,000 roubles. Nikolai is now working towards his PhD in the research group of Professor Gennady Mishuris as part of the CERMAT2 project, funded by the European Union FP& programme. The goal of the project is to develop new ceramic technologies and novel multifunctional ceramic devices and structures.