GINZBURG VITALY LAZAREVICH
Born 4 October 1916 in Moscow.
Graduated from the Physics Faculty of Moscow State University
in 1938, defended candidate's (Ph.D.) dissertation in 1940
and doctor's dissertation in 1942.
From 1940 up to the present time - work in P.N.Lebedev Physical
Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (from 1971 to 1988
- Head of I.E.Tamm Theory Department, at the present time -
Adviser of the Russian Academy of Sciences).
Since 1945 - part time - professor of Gor'ky State University and
since 1968 to the present day - part time - professor of Moscow
Institute for Physics and Technology.
Author of several hundred scientific papers and a dozen of books
devoted to physics and astrophysics.
In 1953 - a corresponding member and in 1966 - academician of
of the USSR Academy of Sciences.
From 1989 to 1991 - people's deputy of the USSR from the
USSR Academy of Sciences.
Awarded the Order of Lenin, other Soviet orders and medals,
the Order "For Services for the Motherland" (1996), the State Prize
(1953), Lenin Prize (1966), Mandelstam Prize (1947), Lomonosov
Prize (1962), Vavilov Gold Medal (1995), Lomonosov Big Gold Medal
of the Russian Academy of Sciences (1995), Triumph Prize (2002).
Elected a foreign member of nine Academies of Sciences (or
equivalent institutions), including Royal Society of London (1987),
American National Academy of Sciences (1981) and American Academy
of Arts and Sciences (1971).
Awarded Smolukhovsky Medal of Polish Physical Society (1987),
Gold Medal of London Royal Astronomic Society (1991), Bardeen Prize (1991),
Wolf Prize (1994/95), Unesco's Niels Bohr Medal (1998), American Physical
Society's 1999 Nicholson Medal.
The 2003 Nobel Prize in Physics Laureate.
I.E.Theory Theory Department
P.N.Lebedev Physical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences,
Leninsky Prospect 53,
Moscow B-333, 119991 Russia
Telephone: (095) 135 8570, Fax: (095) 938 2251, (095) 135 8533