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Institute for Problems in Mechanical Engineering
of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Institute for Problems in Mechanical Engineering of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Vitaly A. Kuzkin

Vitaly A. Kuzkin - Leading Researcher - Discrete models in mechanics

Vitaly A. Kuzkin
Position :
Leading Researcher
Academic degree :
Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences
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Bolshoy pr VO 61, St. Petersburg, Russia
Research interests :
Mechanics of Discrete Media, Heat Transport, Molecular Dynamics, Discrete Element Method, Smoothed Particles Hydrodynamics
Rewards :
• Medal of the Russian Academy of Sciences for Young Scientists, 2020
• Zh.I. Alferov stipend for young scientists in physics and nanotechnology, 2020
• IOP Outstanding Reviewer Award, 2019
• IOP Outstanding Reviewer Award, 2018
Professional activity :


  • Leading researcher, IPME RAS (since 2022)
  • Senior researcher, IPME RAS (2011-2022)
  • Vice head of Department "Theoretical mechanics", SPbPU (since 2009)


  • Member of the research council of IPME RAS (since 2021)
  • Member of the scientific committee of the Summer Scholl-Conference “Advanced Problems in Mechanics” (since 2018)
  • Principal investigator for grants supported by RSF and RFBR

Professional appointments:

  • visiting researcher, Helsinki University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics (Prof. J. Lukkarinen), Finland, 2018
  • visiting researcher, Lund University, Samuel von Pufendorf Institute for Advanced Studies (Prof. S. Melin), Sweden, 2018
  • visiting researcher, Aberdeen University (Prof. A. Politi), UK, 2017
  • opponent at PhD defense, Lund University, Department of Mechanics (Prof. S. Melin), Sweden, 2016
  • visiting researcher, Rzeszow University of Technology, Faculty of Mathematics and Applied Physics (Prof. A.M. Linkov), Poland, 2012-2014 • visiting researcher, Ruby Valley Research Institute (Prof. William G. Hoover), USA, 2013
  • visiting researcher, Fab Lab Barcelona, Spain, 2012 • visiting researcher, Technical Unversity of Hamburg-Harburg, Institute of Solids Process Engineering and Particle Technology (Prof. S. Antonyuk), Germany, 2011
  • visiting student, Brown University, Prof. Huajian Gao, USA, 2007


Acta Mechanica, Applied Mathematical Modeling, Computer Physics Communications, Computers & Fluids, Computational Methods in Science and Technology, Crystals, Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures, Geophysical Prospecting, Granular Matter, Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, International Journal of Engineering Science, International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, Letters on Materials, Materials Research Express, Physica Scripta, Theoretical and applied fracture mechanics, Computational Materials Science, Technical Physics Letters, Applied Mathematics and Mechanics

Teaching activities :

Teaching at SPbPU:

  • Particle Dynamics (lectures)
  • Theoretical Mechanics (practice)
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