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US Academy of Sciences awarded Russian physicist

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US Academy of Sciences awarded Russian physicist


14.03.2019

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Graduate of Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) Alexey Melnikov was among the winners of Cozzarelli Prize of the United States National Academy of Sciences, which is awarded every year for achievements in science and originality. Alexay was awarded in field of physics and mathematics for the introduction of artificial intelligence in a study of quantum physics, RIA Novosti reports. 

Alexey Melnikov is a graduate of Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. In addition to his native institute, with which he continues active scientific cooperation, the physicist is an employee of universities in Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Basel. Melnikov also worked at the University of Innsbruck in Austria in 2018. The scientist won the prestigious American Prize for discovering the possibilities of creative artificial intelligence in research in quantum physics. The Cozzarelli Prize award will take place in Washington on April 28. 

There are various tools to support young scientists in Russia. The authorities consider their education as a priority. Russkiy Mir reported that two physicists, a microbiologist, a zoologist and mathematician were among young scientists who received presidential awards in February 2019.

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