Mikhail Grigoriev


Mikhail Grigoriev, D.Sc.

MPI Vice-Director for Science

Principal Research Scientist, MPI Laboratory of General Geocryology


Tel.: (4112) 390-807

Email: mngrigoriev@mpi.ysn.ru, migri@mail.ru

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Educational Background

  • M.S. (Geocryology, Geomorphology), Moscow State University, 1981
  • Ph.D. (Geography), Moscow State University, 1991. Dissertation: Cryomorphogenesis of the Lena Delta Area
  • D.Sc. (Geology and Mineralogy), Melnikov Permafrost Institute, 2008. Dissertation: Cryomorphogenesis and Lithodynamics of the Nearshore Shelf Zone of the East Siberian Seas

Research Interests

  • Arctic coastal dynamics
  • Subsea permafrost
  • Periglacial geomorphology

Committees and Memberships

  • Member, Russian National Committee for the Climate and Cryosphere Project (CliC)
  • Member, Expert Panel on Earth Sciences, Higher Attestation Commission
  • Member, Working Group on Education and Research Promotion, Russian Governmental Commission on Arctic Development
  • Member, Working Group on Arctic Research, MSHE Scientific Coordination Council
  • Action Group on Geosciences Member, International Arctic Science Committee (IASC)
  • Working Group Member, Russian Academy of Sciences’ Scientific Council on the World Ocean
  • Member, MPI Dissertation Council
  • Editorial Board Member, Nauka i Teknika v Yakutii Magazine
  • Editorial Board Member, Kriosfera Zemli Journal
  • Editorial Board Member, Arctic and Subarctic Natural Resources Journal

Teaching Involvement

  • Chair, State examination and attestation committees for graduate degrees in the North-Eastern Federal University, Institute of Natural Sciences

Honors and Awards

  • 2015 – RAS Department of Earth Sciences Honorary Diploma
  • 2015 – SB RAS Presidium Honorary Diploma
  • 2015 – Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Presidential Award
  • 2015 – SB RAS Yakutian Scientific Center Honorary Diploma
  • 2015 – Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Committee on Innovation Policy and Science Honorary Diploma
  • 2014 – SB RAS Yakutian Scientific Center Honorary Diploma
  • 2013 – SB RAS Presidium Honorary Diploma
  • 2013 – Russian Geographical Society Honorary Diploma
  • 2013 – Yakutia Regional Branch of the Russian Geographical Society Badge of Merit
  • 2009 – Meritorious Worker in Science and Technology of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Honorary Title
  • 2007 – Silver Sigma Award
  • 1996 –Veteran of SB RAS Honorary Title