of Olga K. Sil'chenko

Personal data

I was born on April 12, 1958, in Moscow, USSR, and I have a Russian nationality.


I graduated the Lomonosov Moscow State University in 1981, obtained there my in 1984 (the topic of the dissertation: "Stellar populations and evolution of galaxies") and a degree of Doctor of Physical-Mathematical Sciences in 1994 (the dissertation "Stellar population of galactic nuclei").


Since 1984 I hold a permanent position at the Sternberg Astronomical Institute (Moscow). During 1988-1989 I was a visiting astronomer at the Special Astrophysical Observatory (Zelenchukskaya, Russia) of the Russian Academy of Sciences. From 1990 to 1994 I was a senior researcher at the Sternberg Astronomical Institute, from 1994 to 2004 I was a leading researcher at the Sternberg Astronomical Institute, and now I am a head of the department of emissive stars and galaxies of the same institute. This moment the total number of published papers is 165.


Professional: 1981 - The 3rd Khokhlov prize of the Physics Faculty for the Master' Thesis 1996 - The 1st Shuvalov prize of the Lomonosov Moscow State University for the Doctoral Thesis 2003 - I have shared The State Prize of Russia for Science and Technology with 7 colleagues. Others: 2010 - The 3rd prize of the VIII International Festival-Competition of Russian Romance "White Acacia " (Yoshkar-Ola, 23-28 Feb 2010)
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