October 11 at the headquarters of UNESCO award ceremony medals UNESCO "For contributions to the development of nanoscience and nanotechnology" six known to those skilled in the art.
In the list of awardees — Five Russian scientists and one German.
Yevgeny Velikhov (Russian Federation), Academician, President Natsionalnogo issledovatelskogo tsentra "Kurchatov Institute", a member of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Secretary of Obschestvennoy Chamber of the Russian Federation.
Petro Luskinovich (Russian Federation), CEO of "TechnoSystem H", a member of the Academy of Engineering Sciences of the Russian Federation.
Alexander G. Chesnokov (Russian Federation), member of the International Informatization Academy, a corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. UNESCO Medal will be presented to him in recognition of his contribution to the development of scientific research and in the implementation of nanotechnology.
Vladimir M. Shalaev (United States) researcher in the field of optical and nano-optical metamaterials, a professor of biomedical and computer engineering at Purdue University (Indiana, USA).
Vadim Shakhnov (Russian Federation), member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of the Department of Moscow State Technical University named after Bauman.
Dieter Bimberg (Germany) Director, Federal Center of knowledge and technologies in the field of nanooptoelektroniki at the Federal Ministry of Research Germanii.Medal UNESCO was established by the International Commission on development topics "Nanoscience and Nanotechnology" Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems, developed under the auspices of UNESCO.