Head of Laboratory

Alexander Viktorovich Dvorkovich

Doctor of Technical Sciences
Corresponding Member of RAS



Graduated from the Faculty of Molecular and Chemical Physics of the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology with a degree in Applied Mathematics and Physics in 1990. After 3 years he defended his Ph.D. thesis in the specialty "chemical physics, including the physics of combustion and explosion" at the Department of Physics of Combustion and Explosion of the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. In 2007 he defended his doctoral dissertation on the topic "Development and research of highly efficient systems for digital processing of dynamic images and assessment of its quality."

The experience of scientific and pedagogical work is 28 years, of which the experience of pedagogical work is 11 years. Reads lecture courses: "Basics of data compression and video information", "Digital transmission of video information", "Digital broadcasting systems", "Measurements in video information systems", etc., conducts practical classes at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and the National Research University MPEI.

Author of over 140 scientific works, including 6 monographs and 14 patents. Has more than 25 years of experience in organizing and conducting scientific research. A highly qualified specialist in the field of coding and transmission of multimedia information. Based on the results of his scientific activities, 5 systems for the transmission of audiovisual information were introduced, including for higher education.

In 2004, he was awarded a prize of the Government of the Russian Federation in the field of science and technology (creation of a satellite communication system) for success in production activities.
Institutes: 
  • 1993 – 1998, Institute of Chemical Physics named after Sechenova, Researcher;
  • 1998 – 2007, State Research Institute of Radio, Head of Laboratory, chief engineer of scientific and technical center;
  • 2008 – 2012, Main Radio Frequency Center, Head of the Department for Scientific Research and Development of Digital Information Transmission Systems;
  • 2004 – present, Limited Liability Company "Scientific and Production Company "SAD-COM", until 2013 - Technical Director; since 2013 - General Director;
  • 2015 – present, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (GU), Chief Researcher, Head of the Laboratory of Multimedia Systems and Technologies;
  • 2017 – 2020, director of the Physics and Technology School of Radio Engineering and Computer Technologies.
Main directions of activity: 
  • development and implementation of image compression algorithms into the created video codecs, including adaptive quantization, fast motion search, optimized bases of multiband wavelet decomposition;
  • synthesis of new highly efficient window functions with given parameters used in the development of audio encoders and adaptive antenna arrays;
  • development of methods for digital transmission of multimedia information, on the basis of which the RAVIS digital terrestrial multimedia broadcasting system (RAVIS, Real-time AudioVisual Information System), which is superior to world analogs, was created and standardized in the Russian Federation; the implementation of its experimental zones is being carried out in four cities of Russia;
  • development of algorithms for analyzing and measuring parameters of digital signals, using which measuring complexes for analog and digital TV and radio broadcasting have been created;
  • development of methods for calculating multiband wavelet bases that are optimal for various applications, including compression of images and video;
  • implementation of computer video conferencing systems used for satellite communications, distance learning, telemedicine.
Scientific degrees:
  • candidate of physical and mathematical sciences, 1993;
  • Doctor of Technical Sciences, 2007;
  • Professor of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 2016;
  • Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 2017.
Membership in organizations: 
  • member of the organizing committee of the annual international scientific and technical conference "Digital signal processing and its application" DSPA, in which he is the leader of the section;
  • member of the organizing committee and chairman of the program committee of the annual international scientific and technical conference "Engineering and Telecommunications" En&T, in which he is the leader of the section;
  • expert of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Space and Telecommunications cluster of the Skolkovo Innovation Center;
  • member of the Presidium of the RNTORES them. Popova;
  • member of the Coordination Council of Professors of the Russian Academy of Sciences;
  • member of the MPEI and MTUCI dissertation councils, head of the MIPT dissertation council;
  • delegate from the Russian Federation in the 6th EC ITU-R of the International Telecommunication Union since 2006.
Authorship:
  • the author of the VPhone proprietary video conferencing system with a built-in multipoint conference server (up to 200 subscribers);
  • the author of the video conferencing system "DAV-telekon", corresponding to the ITU H.323 recommendation and related standards;
  • author of contributions from the Russian Federation to the radiocommunication sector of the International Telecommunication Union;
  • author and co-author of over 150 scientific works and inventions, including a patent for a useful model "Mobile video conferencing terminal".
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