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1. Personal Information

 

 

 Surname:                                                     Rogava

 

 Name:                                                           Andria

 

 Current address:                                       Dipartimento di Fisica Generale,

                                                                       Universita degli Studi di Torino,

                                                                       Via P. Giuria 1,  10125 - Torino, Italy

 

Permanent work address:                       Centre for plasma Astrophysics

                                                                      Abastumani Astrophysical Observatory

                                                                      Kazbegi str, 2a, 380060 - Tbilisi, Georgia

 

Telephone:                                                  ++39-3478213323

 

Telefax:                                                        ++39-011-8101930

 

Electronic mail:                                          arogava@ictp.trieste.it

 

Website:                                                      http://www.angelfire.com/blues/andria_rogava

 

Place and date of birth:                            Tbilisi (Georgia),  January 19,  1965

 

Nationality:                                                  Georgian

 

Marital status:                                             Married, two children (15 and 13 years old)

 

Gender:                                                       Male

 

General Scientific Interests:                     Astrophysics,  General Relativity and Gravitation,

                                                                       Plasma Physics,  Fluid Dynamics

 

Current Scientific Interests:                    Dynamics of astrophysical flows (accretion-

                                                                      ejection  flows, stellar winds, solar plasma flows);

                                                                      Relativistic flows (pulsar mahnetosphere, jets);

                                                                     Collective phenomena in plasmas and fluids.

 

Other interests:                                         Languages and literature, organ music, early jazz,

                                                                     blues,  photography.

 

Web designing:                                        The author of the website “ICTP Plasma Astrophysics                   

                                                                     Forum” 

                                                                    http://www.angelfire.com/falcon/ictp_plasma_astro

  

 

2. University education

 

 

University:                                               Tbilisi State University

 

Diploma:                                                  Ph.D. ``Physical processes in the inner region of

                                                                  black hole accretion disc'' (with high honours, 1990).

 

 

University:                                              Tbilisi State University

 

 Diploma:                                                M.S. ``Hydrodynamic instabilities in black hole

                                                                 accretion disk''  (with high honours, 1986).

 

 

 

3. Knowledge of languages

 

 

Language

  Georgian

    English

    Russian

    Italian

Comprehension

     3     

       3

       3

       3

Expression

     3

       3

       3

       3

 

1,2,3 = limited/working/very good knowledge; 

 

4. Reference experience

 

In 1994-2003 served as a referee in Physical Review A, Physical Review E,  Journal of Computational Acoustis, Physics of Plasmas.

 

5. Organization of scientific activities

 

An organizer of the First Workshop on Theoretical Astrophysics (``Flowing Universe" - Dynamics of Astrophysical Flows), Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, (ICTP), Nov.11--22, 2002.

 

An organizer of the International Conference “Virtual Astrophysical  Jets – 2003,”   Dogliani (Italy), October 2nd-4th, 2003.

 

A director of the “Workshop on Theoretical Plasma Physics,”  Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, (ICTP), July 5-16, 2004.

 

6. Present position(s)

 

             

·        Senior Research Scientist, Centre for Plasma Astrophysics, Abastumani Astrophysical Observatory, Georgia.

 

·        Visiting Research Fellow, Department of General Physics, University of Turin, (1.10.2002 - 1.10.2004) Turin, Italy.

 

·        Senior Associate Member, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy (1.1.2003 -- 31.12.2008).

 

 

7. Research Career

 

·        (January 1997 --  December 2002)  Regular Associate Member, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy

 

·         Visiting Research Fellow, Department of General Physics, University of Turin, (1.06.2000 - 1.04.2001) Turin, Italy. 

 

·        (February 1998 – March 2000) Junior research fellow at the Centre for Plasma Astrophysics, Department of Mathematics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.

 

·        (October 1995 – March 1996) Visiting Scientist, Plasma Physics Research Group, International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy

 

·        (1993—present) Senior Research Scientist, Department of Theoretical Astrophysics, Abastumani Astrophysical Observatory, Georgia

 

·        (1992—1993) Research Scientist, Department of Theoretical Astrophysics, Abastumani Astrophysical Observatory

 

·        (1990—1992) Junior Research Scientist, Department of Theoretical Astrophysics, Abastumani Astrophysical Observatory

 

·        (1986—1990) Post-Graduate Student, Department of Theoretical Astrophysics, Abastumani Astrophysical Observatory

 

 

8. Teaching career

 

·        (February 1999 - May 1999)  Doctoral course of lectures (25 hours) for post-graduate students entitled ``Shear Flow Surprises"  Centre for Plasma Astrophysics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.

 

·        (1997, 1999, 2001, 2003) Invited Lecturer, Autumn College(s) on Plasma Physics. Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy.

 

·        (1994 – 2002) Docent (Lecturer), Department of Physics, Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia

 

·        (1990—1994) Invited Lecturer, Department of Physics, Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia