Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Professor, Director of the Institute of Integrated Mineral Development of the Russian Academy of Sciences—IPKON RAS, member of the Academic Council and Chairman of the Dissertation Council at IPKON RAS and of the Expert Council at the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, Moscow, Russia
Date of birth: March 21, 1955
Academic degree and rank: Full Member of the Academy of Mining Sciences, Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Professor
Professional activity: Leading scientist in the area of integrated mineral mining. Contributed greatly to the advance in the theory of hard mineral mining-induced subsoil transformation and to the development of highly efficient and safe geotechnologies for extraction of ores, diamonds and gassy coal. V. Zakharov is one of the originators and developers of mine geophysics and geocontrol.
V. Zakharov headed basic researches undertaken at IPKON RAS in the framework of the Basic Research Program for the State Academies of Sciences for 2012–2013.
Director of IPKON RAS since 2011.
• Academician Skochinsky Prize;
• Miner’ Glory Badge of the First and Third Degree
V. Zakharov published more than 90 scientific works, including 3 monographs
IPKON RAS, 4 Kryukovsky tupik, Moscow 111020, Russia