Dr. Alexi Gerasimov He completed his MSc in Physics (1959) and obtained his scientific degrees of Candidate (1975) and Doctor (1988) of Sciences in Solid State Physics at the Tbilisi State University (TSU).
Having been involved in materials research for about 60 years, Prof. Alexi Gerasimov has also worked as Researcher and then Chair and Head of Department and Scientific-Research Laboratory of Semiconductor Microelectronics at the TSU; Head of Laboratory at the Scientific Institute of Microelectronics; and the like.
Prof. Alexi Gerasimov worked not only in academia, but also in microelectronic industry of the former Soviet Union: he was Deputy Director & Chief Engineer of the Industrial-Scientific Association ‘Mion’.
In recent years, he was Scientific Director of the Gerasimov Research Laboratory, the Representative office in Georgia of the Liquid Light Inc. (Seattle, USA).
Prof. Alexi Gerasimov has developed his expertise in the fields of Solid State Physics, Semiconductors, Microelectronics, Nanophysics, and Nanotechnology. He has (co)authored more than 240 publications, among them 2 monographs, obtained up to 10 invention patents. In 1998, the International Committee on Scientific Discovers recognized his work “Exoelectronic emission of solids” as a scientific discovery.
He is Member of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Georgia and the Academy of Engineering of Georgia, and Laureate of the Ilia Vekua Award of the Georgian National Academy of Sciences.