Sergey V. Krivovichev obtained his CSci and DSci degrees from St. Petersburg State University in 1997 and 2001, respectively. After working on postdoctoral fellowships in University of Notre Dame, University of Kiel and Innsbruck University, he returned back to St. Petersburg to become Full Professor and Chairman of the Department of Crystallography at St. Petersburg State University. In 2014-2016, he was President of the International Mineralogical Association. He has a mineral ‘krivovichevite’ named in his honor. His research interests include structural mineralogy, crystallography of new minerals, uranium minerals and inorganic compounds, and complexity of inorganic crystal structures.
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