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Yaroslav S. Derbenev
Center for Advanced Studies of Accelerators

Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility


• M.S., Moscow State University, 1963
• Soviet Candidate Degree, Institute of Nuclear Physics, Novosibirsk, 1968
• Soviet Doctoral Degree, Institute of Nuclear Physics, Novosibirsk, 1978
 Doctoral Thesis "Theory of Electron Cooling"


• Staff Secientist, JLab, 2001
• Visiting Research Scientist and Adjunct Professor, Physics Dept., University of Michigan, 1990 - 2001
• Chief Scientist, Accelerator Physics and Laser Technology Group, Institute of Complete Electric Drive, Novosibirsk, Russia, 1986-1990
• Chief Scientist, Institute of Physics, Atomic Energy Committee, Yerevan, USSR, 1985-1986
• Chief Scientist, Accelerator Theory Group, Institute of Nuclear Physics, Novosibirsk, Russia, 1979-1985
• Chief Scientist, Institute of Nuclear Physics, Novosibirsk, Russia, 1969-1978
• Junior Scientist, Theoretical laboratory of the Institute of Nuclear Physics, Novosibirsk,Russia, 1963-1968