Yuri Kivshar awarded Lebedev Medal


CUDOS Deputy Director Yuri S. Kivshar was awarded with the Lebedev Medal for outstanding achievements in advancing laser science and engineering, facilitating the exchange of information and popularization of laser science. The award was presented on 30 June 2014 after the plenary session of the international conference “Laser Optics’2014” in Saint Petersburg (Russia).

The Lebedev Medal was established by the Rozhdestvensky Optical Society in 1993 in honor of outstanding scientist, academician Alexander A. Lebedev (1893-1969).