Resume Grigory Gelikonov

Grigory V. Gelikonov

Birth date/place:
2 October 1970, Archangelsk, Russia

1987-1992: Radiophysics and Electronics, Radiophysical Department of Nizhny Novgorod (Gorky) State University. M.S. (Diploma YB#112470 Jun 17, 1992)

Scientific degree:
Ph.D. (Diploma KT#172554 of Sep 26, 2005) “Low coherence fiber-optic interferometry for Optical coherence tomography tasks“.

Professional experience:
1992-present: Research Intern, Junior Researcher, Research Scientist, Head of Laboratory at the Institute of Applied Physics of the Russian Academy of Science
2006-present: Director of BioMedTech Llc. (Developing and production OCT devices for medical use.)

Scientific background:
Fiber optics:
Development and creation of single mode fiber elements, such as couplers, multiplexers, polarizers, including elements with polarization maintaining fibers. Invention of a new type coupling ratio adjusting modality of fiber-optcal couplers.
Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) imaging of biotissues:
Participation in creation of an optical coherence tomography, the first one in the FSU – a device for non-invasive optical imaging in turbid media, including animal and human biotissues. Development of software for automated data acquisition and image processing. Invention of a brand new fast in-depth scanning OCT system (Russian and US patents). Invention of a micro lateral scanning probe for endoscopic OCT. Experiments with laboratory and clinical imaging of animal and human tissues. Experimental study of middle-infrared laser ablation of biotissue with OCT monitoring.
Invention of a number of modifications of the OCT technique, including cross-polarization OCT and two-wavelength OCT. Development of spectral domain OCT imaging methods. Development of the Broadband Digital Holography technique for biotissue imaging.

State Prize of the Russian Federation in Science and Technology of Sept. 29, 1999 (Diploma #1775).
Contributed to over 150 scientific publications and over 10 patents.