Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department
office: 1014 Gerstacker Building
address: 2200 Bonisteel Blvd. – Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2099
phone: (734)647-0971 or (734)936-0267
Dr. Victor Yanovsky has a PhD from Institute of General Physics of USSR’s Academy of Sciences (1989). Before coming Michigan he had a research associate position at Cornell university and a physicist position at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, where he contributed to development of the first Petawatt laser and the first laser-cluster source of fusion neutrons. Here in Michigan he directs the HERCULES laser – the highest intensity laser in the world, and is interested in ultrahigh-intensity interactions , particle acceleration and X-ray generation at high intensity.
Dr. Yanovsky is a Senior member of the Optical Society of America and was granted College of Engineering Outstanding Research Scientist Award for 2003.