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Levan Chkhartishvili Editor at IgMin Research

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Levan Chkhartishvili was born on June 13, 1957 in Tbilisi, Georgia. Levan Chkhartishvili received academic degrees from Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University: Master of Physics – Theoretical Physics (1980), Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences – Solid State Physics (1989), and Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences – Solid State Physics (2006).

Currently, Dr. Levan Chkhartishvili works as a Professor / Head of the PhD Program in Engineering Physics at the Georgian Technical University (since 1992) and a Senior Scientist at the Ferdinand Tavadze Metallurgy and Materials Science Institute (since 2006). Previously, he worked in several research, educational and industrial institutions such as: Ilia State University (2008 – 2010), “Liquid Light” Inc. Labs (2008 – 2009), Ilia Chavchavadze Tbilisi Educational University (2005 – 2009), State Department of Hydrometeorology of Georgia (1995 – 1996), Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (1993 – 1994), and Scientific-Industrial Association “Mion” (1980 – 1992).

Levan Chkhartishvili is a member of various academic societies, such as: Georgian Physical Society (GPS), Georgian Health Physics Association (GHPA) – Chapter of the U.S. Health Physics Society, Euro Science (ES), American Chemical Society (ACS), Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER), International Scientific Committee of the International Symposia on Boron, Borides and Related Materials (ISBBs), and a number of scientific / organizing committees for international scientific forums.

Levan Chkhartishvili’s main research interests: electronic structure of condensed matter; geometry of nanostructures; transport phenomena in solids; nanocomposite materials; boron, boron-containing alloys, compounds and composites; isotopic effects; and medical (health) physics. In total, he is (co-)author of about 400 publications, including: 8 monographs / textbooks / autoreferats / reports, about 240 peer-reviewed journal and collection articles / book chapters, and 6 inventions.

Levan Chkhartishvili is the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher Nano Studies – International Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Caucasus Abstracts Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, as well as Editor / Reviewer of a number of books / dissertations / collections / journals.

Levan Chkhartishvili was awarded by the Georgian National Academy of Sciences’ Certificate of Honor for Scientific Achievements in the Field of Nanotechnologies (2016).

Reasearch Interest

Electronic structure of condensed matter; Geometry of nanostructures; Transport phenomena in solids; Nanocomposite materials; Boron, boron-containing alloys, compounds and composites; Isotopic effects; Medical (health) physics