Maria N. Smirnova
Ph.D. in Chemistry
The main area of scientific interests of M.N. Smirnova concerns the synthesis and study into the conditions for the stabilization of solid solutions based on ferrites with various functional properties. She has been working at IGIC RAS since 2013; from 2016 – present she is a researcher of The Research Equipment Sharing Center of Physical Methods for Studying Substances and Materials; since May 2018 to the present day – Scientific Secretary of the Institute.
M.N. Smirnova is grantee and participant of 10 scientific projects supported by the programs of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Foundation for Basic Research, Council for Grants of the President of the Russian Federation, Russian Science Foundation, and Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises in Science and Technology.
The activities of M.N. Smirnova were awarded with First Degree Diploma of the competition of studies presented at the XII Russian Annual Conference of Young Scientists and Postgraduate Students “Physical Chemistry and Technology of Inorganic Materials” (Baykov Institute of Metallurgy and Materials RAS, 2015); Diploma from the President of MIREA, Academician RAS A.S. Sigov for her work in the field of hydrogen-ecological education of schoolchildren and active participation in hydrogen and environmental festivals and conferences (2015); Appreciation from the Council of Deputies of the Khamovniki Municipal District for carrying out scientific and educational events for children and adolescents, and Appreciation from the City Methodological Center of the Moscow Education Department for active participation in organizing the open scientific-practical conference “Science for Life”. M.N. Smirnova has Certificate of Training at the Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation (2012) and Certificate of Advanced Training for the additional professional program “Project Manager” (St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics, and Optics, 2015).