Short Scientific Biography of
Professor Vadim Soloviev
(1925 - 1998)
Outstanding Russian nuclear theorist,
Founder of the Dubna school on nuclear structure
1) Full name: Vadim Georgievitch SOLOVIEV
2) Date of birth: October 12, 1925 (Passed away on December 2,
3) Place of birth: Russia
4) Nationality: Russian, Citizenship: Russia
5) The last institution address: Bogolyubov Laboratory of Theoretical
6) Education and academic degrees:
1950: Graduated from Leningrad State University, Physics Department.
1956: PhD (Soviet Candidate of Physics and Mathematics Sciences).
1962: Habilitatus (Soviet Doctor of Physics and Mathematics Sciences).
7) Employment record:
1951-1956: researcher at the Institute of Nuclear Problem (USSR Academy
From 1956 until December 1998: Joint Institute for Nuclear Research
(JINR) (Dubna, Moscow).
1961: Lecturer at the Department of
Physics, Moscow State University and deputy chair of nuclear theory.
1963: Inititated the establishment and became the head of the nuclear
theory division of the Laboratory of
Theoretical Physics (LTPH) at JINR, vice-director of the LTPH until
1965: Full professor of Moscow State
8) Main achievements and awards:
The first (indepently with Spartak Belyaev), who introduced the superfluid
pairing correlations into nuclear theory (1958).
Developed a microscopic theory of vibrational excitations of complex
nuclei and their interaction with quasiparticle degrees of freedom, which
later became the cornerstone of his quasiparticle-phonon nuclear model.
1963: second prize of JINR; 1976: first prize of JINR; 1980: first
prize of JINR.
Author of 5 scientific monographs.
Silver medal "For merits to Science and Community" by the
Czechoslovak Academy of Science; "Honored Scientist of Russian Federation";
many oders and medals of the JINR's member states (including the Medal
of Friendship of the S.R. Vietnam); many times was the member of the Council
of Nuclear Physics of European Physical Society, of the International Center
for Theoretical Physics in Trieste (Italy); was the vice-deputy of the
Highest Certification Committee of the Council of Ministers of the USSR;
member of the Editorial Board of several outstanding scientific journals
Member of the Executive Committee of the Council on Physics and Atomic
Nuclei of the Russian Academy of Sciences;
Member of the JINR Scientific Technical Council;
Professor of the LTPH, JINR.