DISSERTATION COUNCIL D 003.025.0

 

The Melnikov Permafrost Institute hosts the Dissertation Council D 003.025.01 authorized to award scientific degrees of Kandidat Nauk (equivalent to Ph.D.) and Doktor Nauk (a higher tier of doctorate) in geography, geology & mineralogy, and engineering (qualification standard 25.00.08 – engineering geology, geocryology and geotechnical engineering).

  

Council Members


Chair:
Zhelezniak, Mikhail, D.Sc. (Geol. & Miner.)

Deputy Chair:
Shepelev, Viktor, D.Sc. (Geol. & Miner.)

Secretary:
Pavlova, Nadezhda, Ph.D. (Geol. & Miner.)

Members:
Alekseev, Sergey, D.Sc. (Geol. & Miner.)
Alekseev, Vladimir, D.Sc. (Geogr.)
Bondarev, Eduard, D.Sc. (Eng.)
Fotiev, Sergey, D.Sc. (Geol. & Miner.)
Galanin, Alexey, D.Sc. (Geogr.)
Goncharov, Yuri, D.Sc. (Eng.)
Grigoriev, Mikhail, D.Sc. (Geogr.)
Kunitsky, Viktor, D.Sc. (Geogr.)
Kurilko, Alexander, D.Sc. (Eng.)
Kuzmin, Georgy, D.Sc. (Eng.)
Makarov, Vladimir, D.Sc. (Geol. & Miner.)
Mikhailov, Vladimir, D.Sc. (Geogr.)
Permyakov, Petr, D.Sc. (Phys. & Math.)
Pestryakova, Lyudmila, D.Sc. (Geogr.)
Rastegaev, Igor, D.Sc. (Eng.)
Razumov, Sergey, D.Sc. (Geogr.)
Shesternev, Dmitry, D.Sc. (Eng.)
Solomatin, Vladimir, D.Sc. (Geogr.)
Spektor, Vladimir, D.Sc. (Geol. & Miner.)
Vasiliev, Alexander, D.Sc. (Geol. & Miner.)
Zhang, Rudolf, D.Sc. (Eng.)
Zhizhin, Vladimir, D.Sc. (Geol. & Miner.)

  

 

Kandidat Nauk (Ph.D.) and Doktor Nauk (D.Sc.)
 
Degree Recipients, 2002-present

  

Name

 Year

Degree

Dissertation Title

Mikhail Zhelezniak

2002

D.Sc.

Geotemperature Field and Permafrost in the South-Eastern Part of the Siberian Platform

Mikhail Iudin

2002

D.Sc.

Thermo-mechanical Processes in the Massifs of Frozen Ground due to Construction and Exploitation of Vertical Shafts in Kimberlite Mines at the North

Nadezhda Pavlova

2002

Ph.D.

Formation and Regime of Anthropogenic Cryopegs in the Tuymaada Valley

Alexandr Boytsov

2002

Ph.D.

Conditions of Formation and Regime of Supra- and Intrapermafrost Ground Water Aquifers in Central Yakutia .

Tatyana Bantsekina

2003

Ph.D.

The Hydrothermal Regime of the Active-Layer in Slope Debris during the Spring and Summer Period - the Upper Kolyma Upland

Valentin Spektor

2003

Ph.D.

Origin of the Cryolithological Complex in the Elevated Plain of the Lena-Amga Interfluve.

Vladimir Mikhailov

2005

Ph.D.

Floodplain Taliks in the Russian North-East

Leonid Neradovsky

2005

Ph.D.

Study of the State and Properties of Permafrost and Cryopegs by Ground-Penetrating Radar

Yaroslav Torgovkin

2005

Ph.D.

Landscape Indication and Mapping of Geocryological Conditions in the LenaRiver Basin

Viktor Kunitsky

2007

D.Sc.

Nival Lithogenesis and Ice Complex in Yakutia

Sergey Razumov

2007

D.Sc.

Modeling and Predicting the Dynamics of Ice-Rich Coasts of the Eastern Russian Arctic Seas

Mikhail Grigoriev

2008

D.Sc.

Cryomorphogenesis and Lithodynamics of the Nearshore Shelf Zone of the East Siberian Seas

Oleg Motorov

2008

Ph.D.

Composition, Structure and Temperature Regime of Freezing Mine Dumps and Potential Evolution to Rock Glaciers (A Case Study of the Omolon Massif, Magadan Province )

Egor Starostin

2009

D.Sc.

Phase Equilibrium in Soils at Freezing Temperatures

Aleksey Verkhoturov

2010

Ph.D.

Icing Formation and Effect on Engineering Structures (A Case Study from Trans-Baikal)

Albina Cherepanova

2010

Ph.D.

Mineral Groundwater in Permafrost Hydrogeological Environments of the Yakutian Part of the Siberian Platform and Prospects for Its Use

Vladimir Efremov

2011

D.Sc.

Development of the Theory and Technology of Radio-Impedance Sounding for Studies of Soil and Rock Masses in Permafrost Regions

Alena Shestakova

2011

Ph.D.

Mapping of Permafrost Landscapes with Account for Vegetation Succession (by Example of the Pre-Lena Plateau)

Vladimir Mestnikov

2013

Ph.D. 

Study of the Capabilities of Air-Convection Cooling Systems for Controlling the Temperature Regime of Permafrost Foundation Soils. Dissertation Abstract (in Russian)

Leonid Gagarin

2013

Ph.D. 

Dynamics of Thermosuffosional Processes in Permafrost, with Special Reference to Central Yakutia Dissertation Abstract (in Russian) 

Felix Zavadsky

2013

Ph.D.

Climate Change Driven Changes in the Geocryological and Hydrogeological Conditions in Southern Yakutia. Dissertation Abstract (in Russian)

Anna Kut

2015

Ph.D.

Eolian Periglacial Landforms (Tukulans) in Central Yakutia: Structure, Origin, Age, and Distribution. Dissertation Abstract (in Russian)

Lyudmila Vasyutich

2015

Ph.D.

Effect of Urbanization on the Structure and Properties of the Geocryological Environment in Central Trans-Baikal: A Case Study of the City of Chita. Dissertation Abstract (in Russian)

Andrey Melnikov

2015

Ph.D.

Effect of Frost Weathering on Railroad Embankment Failures: A Case Study of the Tommot to Kerdem Section of the Amur-Yakutsk Railroad. Dissertation Abstract (in Russian)

 
 

Shestakova2

Public defense of the dissertation, Alena Shestakova, 2011

Council

Council’s discussion

Motorov

Oleg Motorov presents his dissertation for the Ph.D. degree, 2008

Cherepanova

The Council’s decision is delivered to the candidate Albina Cherepanova, 2010

 

 

 

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