Gennady Mesyats

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Gennady A. Mesyats
Born (1936-02-29) 29 February 1936 (age 86)
Kemerovo, Russia
Residence Moscow
Citizenship  USSR
Nationality Russian
Fields Physics of plasma
Institutions Lebedev Physical Institute
Alma mater Tomsk Polytechnic University
Doctoral advisor Lev Sena
Doctoral students Sergei Korovin
Known for High-current electronics emission, Nanosecond pulse sources, Injection gas electronics, Ectons
Notable awards Orden of Honour.png (1976)
USSR State Prize (1978),
Demidov Prize (2002)
Global Energy Prize (2003)
IEEE Marie Sklodowska-Curie Award (2012)

Gennady Andreyevich Mesyats (Russian: Месяц, Геннадий Андреевич, February 29, 1936, Kemerovo, Russia) is a Russian physicist, founder of several scientific schools — high-current electronics and pulse electrophysics, one of the acknowledged world leaders in these areas. He has been a vice-president of the Russian Academy of Sciences since 1987 and a director of the Lebedev Physical Institute since 2004.

He was announced as the recipient of the IEEE Marie Sklodowska-Curie Award for 2012.

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