Bio

Alexey Dymov
Dr.-Habil. (Soil Science, Ecology), Leading Researcher

Institution

Russian Academy of Sciences
Institute of Biology Komi Scientific Center
Soil Science Department

Addres s:
Kommunisticheskay st.28, Syktyvkar, 167982, RUSSIA
Phone : +7-9505657927 (cell); +78212245115 (work)
Fax : +78212240163
E-mail : ,

Education

  • Dr. (habil.) Doctor of biological sciences (Soil Science and Ecology), March, 2018, Moscow State University named Lomonosov, Moscow, Russia
  • Ph.D. Candidate of biological sciences (Soil Science and Ecology), September, 2007, Institute of Biology Komi Scientific Center, Syktyvkar, Russia
  • M.Sc. University Diploma (Chemistry), June, 2003, Syktyvkar, Russia, Syktyvkar State University

Professional experience:

  • 2018 – pres. Leading Researcher, Institute of Biology Komi Scientific Center, Russian Academy of Sciences (IB Komi SC UB RAS); Syktyvkar, Russia
  • 2012 – pres. Assistant professor (0,25 rates), Institute of Natural Science, Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University, Syktyvkar, Russia;
  • 2015 – 2018.  Senior Researcher, Institute of Biology Komi Scientific Center, Russian Academy of Sciences  IB Komi SC UB RAS; Syktyvkar, Russia
  • 2011 – 2015. Researcher, Institute of Biology Komi Scientific Center, Russian Academy of Sciences  (IB Komi SC UB RAS); Syktyvkar, Russia
  • 2006-2011. Junior Researcher, Institute of Biology Komi Scientific Center, Russian Academy of Sciences  (IB Komi SC UB RAS), Syktyvkar, Russia
  • 2007-2008     Ecologist, Limited company “GEOTECHPROEKT”, Syktyvkar, Russia
  • 2003-2006    Postgraduate student, Komi Scientific Center, Syktyvkar, Russia
  • 1998-2003    Student, Chemistry and Biology Faculty, Chemistry department, Syktyvkar State University

Field of Specialization

C-sequestration and C pools in soils; Forest soils; Soil organic matter (SOM); Fire; Postpyrogenic soils; Postagrogenic ecosystems; Densimetry; Hydrophobic interaction chromatography (HIC); 13C NMR spectroscopy of SOM and component of plant waste; SOM stability; Effect of land use and climate changes; Ecology; Biogeochemistry; Genetic soil science.  

Publications: more than 150 publications in Russian and International Scientific Journals and Issues (list of basic publications is attached).

Grants and Scholarships

2019-2022 Russian Foundation for Basic Researches, project  19-29-05111 “Mechanisms of pyrogenic stabilization of carbon in soils of boreal forest and peatland ecosystems” (as a leader of research team);

2016-2018 « Assessment of the degree of soil disturbance during logging operations using heavy wheeled vehicles and the impact on the success of reforestation ». Business agreement with the company Mondi Syktyvkar (as a leader of research team);

2015-2016 Grant from President of the Russian Federation for young Russian scientists МК-2905.2015.4 “Structural and functional properties of forest soil organic matter” (as a leader of research team);

2013-2014 Grant from President of the Russian Federation for young Russian scientists МК-1027.2013.4 “The current state, anthropogenic changes and the protective functions of forest soil organic matter of the European northeast of Russia (molecular and functional approach)”(as a leader of research team);

2013-2015 Russian Foundation for Basic Researches, project  13-04-00570a “Soil organic carbon of automorphic forest soils and it’s changes under cutting  and fire vegetation succession (2013- 2015 years) (as a leader of research team);

2014 Innovative project from Ural Division Russian Academy of Sciences “Development of methodology for assessing the complexing properties of humic substances by IMAC-chromatography (for example, copper ions)” (as a leader of research team);

2012-2015 Program of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences No. 12-P-4-1018 « Species, cenotic and ecosystem diversity of landscapes of the UNESCO World Heritage Site » Virgin Komi Forests « , (as a member of research team);

2012-2013 – International project « UNDP / GEF-carbon component » (as a member of research team);

2012 (September – December) Russian Foundation for Basic Researches (RFBR) 12-04-90700mob_st, Scientific works of young scientist at Leader scientific organizations of the Russian Federation (as a member of research team);

2011-2013 Russian Foundation for Basic Researches (RFBR) 11-04-00885-a « Soils of the western macroslope of the Northern, Subpolar and Polar Urals: genesis, classification diagnostics, ecological functions and biosphere significance », responsible (as a member of research team);

2009 Grants for young research from Ural Division Russian Academy of Sciences (as a leader of research team);

2008 (September – December) Russian Foundation for Basic Researches (RFBR) № 08-04-90718-mob_st, Scientific works of young scientist at Leader scientific organizations of the Russian Federation;

2005-2008 EU-INCO project OMRISK, (Impact and risk from anthropogenic disturbance on soil, carbon dynamics and vegetation in podzolic ecosystems) (as a member of research team);

8 travel grants (from Ural Division of RAS, RFBR, IUFRO, AMAP, IHSS, EU).

Participation at Scientific Conferences and symposiums

Participation in more than 50 International Scientific Conferences, Symposiums, Workshops, in Russia and abroad (as an invited speaker, oral or poster presentation, session chairman)

Educational work

  • Assistant professor of Institute of Natural Science, Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University
  • Member of Academic Degree Council of the Institute of Biology Komi SC UrB RAS
  • Scientific supervisor of PhD (1 student) and Master’s  and Bachelor’s (15 students) thesis
  • Scientific leader of practical training (1-3 students every year from Syktyvkar State University, Moscow State University; Syktyvkar Forest Institute).

Community Service

  • Preparation and organization of VI All-Russian Scientific Conference with International Participation  “Fundamental and applied aspects of forest soil science”  (Syktyvkar, Russia, September 14-18, 2015);
  • Participation in the organization of the All-Russian Scientific Conference with international participation “Forest soil science: the results, problems, perspective” (Syktyvkar, Russia, September 05-10, 2007; Pushchino, Russia, September 24-27, 2013);
  • Participation in the organization of the VIII Congress of Dokuchaev Society of Soil Scientists (Syktyvkar, Russia, August 10-14 2020);
  • Member of the Scientific Council of RAS on the forest (since 2015).

Honors

2018, Prize of the Government of the Republic of Komi in the field of scientific research.

2019, Award of the European Society for Soil Conservation (ESSC) in recognition of outstanding contributions to soil conservation and protection in Europe “Young person’s award 2019”

Societies

ESSC (European Society for Soil Conservation)
IHSS (International Humic Substances Society)
Russian Dokychaev Soil Society (Russian)

Skills in Languages: Russian – native; English – fluently; German – elementary