Fellowship: 2015-2016, GIA Research & Development, Carlsbad, California, USA
Area of Study: The genesis and evolution of gem corundum, as well as mineral development within crystalline materials in natural environments.
Title: Post-doctoral Research Associate, GIA Research & Development, Carlsbad, California, USA
- Bachelor of Science in Geology and Prospecting of Mineral Resources, MGRI - RSGPU, Moscow, Russia, 2006
- Diploma (Master of Science equivalent) in Mining Engineering. Specialization in Applied Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry, MGRI - RSGPU, Moscow, Russia, 2007
- Diploma in Gemology, Gemology Chair, MGRI - RSGPU affiliated with GIA Moscow, Russia, 2007
- Ph.D. in Mineralogy and Crystallography, FGUP VIMS, Moscow, Russia, 2012