CFTC is pleased to announce that for two years, starting in November 2009, its team of “Nonlinear Dynamics and Waves” will count with the presence and collaboration of Prof. Dr. Sc. Fatkhulla Kh. Abdullaev. The stay of Prof. Abdullaev at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon is supported by a Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship, within the 7th European Community Framework Programme, grant PIIF-GA-2009-236099 (NOMATOS), which was awarded to the group led by Prof. V. V. Konotop.
Prof. Abdullaev is a winner of the Abu Raykhon Beruni State Prize (1989), an honoured scientist of the Republic of Uzbekistan (1990), and a recipient of the Al-Khorezmi medal of the Uzbek Academy for distinguished scientific achievements (2003). Professor F. Kh. Abdullaev has made important contributions in the field of nonlinear physics. His work on nonlinear dynamics in optics, optical solitons, nonlinear waves in random media, laser physics, physics of condensed matter and ultra-cold quantum gases gave him international recognition in the scientific community. He has founded a world-leading school in the field of nonlinear physics.