Yuri S. Kivshar
Australian National University
Yuri S. Kivshar received PhD in 1984 in the Ukraine. After working at several research centers in the US and Europe he moved to Australia in 1993 where he established Nonlinear Physics Center. Kivshar’s research interests include nonlinear photonics, optical solitons, metamaterials, and nanophotonics. He is Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, OSA, APS, and IOP. He received many awards including the Pnevmatikos Prize in Nonlinear Science (Greece), Lyle Medal (Australia), State Prize in Science and Technology (Ukraine), and Harrie Massey Medal (UK).