## Chairman - academician Valery Anatolievich Rubakov

Valery Anatolievich Rubakov is a celebrated scientist, one of the leading world experts on quantum field theory, particle physics and cosmology. His works have made a major contribution into the theory of Early Universe (baryon asymmetry, quantum cosmology, inflation andalternatives), nonperturbative quantum field theory (semiclassical methods, instanton calculus), physics beyond the Standard model of elementary particles (Grand unified theories, braneworld models). He is the author of more than 200 scientific papers and textbooks on classical gauge fields and cosmology.

You can learn more about V.A. Rubakov at http://www.inr.ru/rubakov/index-eng.html.