Small Satellites

Orbital and attitude dynamics and control

Leading researchers



Mikhail Ovchinnikov

DSc (Theoretical Mechanics)

Head of the Attitude Control and Guidance Division

at Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics (KIAM)

Full Professor at the Mathematical Modeling and Applied Mathematics Department 

of Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT)

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Sergey Mirer

DSc (Theoretical Mechanics)

Full Professor at the MIPT Mathematical Modeling and Applied Mathematics Department

Consulting Expert at KIAM

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Vladimir Pen’kov

PhD (Theoretical Mechanics)

Associate Professor at the Theoretical Mechanics Department of Moscow Aviation Institute 

Senior Researcher at KIAM





Stepan Tkachev

PhD (Theoretical Mechanics)

Senior Researcher at KIAM

Associate Professor at the MIPT Theoretical Mechanics Department

Associate Professor at the MIPT Mathematical Modeling

and Applied Mathematics Department

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Dmitry Roldugin

PhD (Theoretical Mechanics)

Senior Researcher at KIAM

Associate Professor at the Theoretical Mechanics Department of Moscow Aviation Institute

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Danil Ivanov

PhD (Theoretical Mechanics)

Senior Researcher at KIAM

Associate Professor at the MIPT Theoretical Mechanics Department

Associate Professor at the MIPT Mathematical Modeling

and Applied Mathematics Department


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Sergey Trofimov

PhD (Theoretical Mechanics)

Researcher at KIAM

Assistant Professor at the MIPT Mathematical Modeling

and Applied Mathematics Department

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Maksim Shirobokov

PhD (Theoretical Mechanics)

Researcher at KIAM

Senior Lecturer at the MIPT Department of Mathematical Fundamentals of Control

Assistant Professor at the MIPT Mathematical Modeling

and Applied Mathematics Department

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Yaroslav Mashtakov

PhD Candidate

Junior Researcher at KIAM

Assistant Professor at the MIPT Mathematical Modeling

and Applied Mathematics Department

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Sergey Shestakov

PhD Candidate

Junior Researcher at KIAM

Assistant Professor at the MIPT Department of Mathematics

Assistant Professor at the MIPT Department of Mathematical Fundamentals of Control

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Aleksey Shestoperov

PhD Student

Junior Researcher at KIAM

Assistant Professor at the MIPT Mathematical Modeling

and Applied Mathematics Department

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Olga Ovchinnikova

PhD (Philology)

Assistant Professor at the KIAM Research and Education Department

Assistant Professor at the MIPT Mathematical Modeling

and Applied Mathematics Department

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