Director of the Irkutsk Division of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Russian Academy of Sciences Academician
Igor Vyacheslavovich Bychkov
Igor Vyacheslavovich Bychkov was elected Director of Irkutsk Division of Siberian Branch of RAS at the Academic assembly of Irkutsk branch of SB RAS on 19 December 2019.
I.V. Bychkov is a well-known specialist in the field of information and telecommunication technologies. He graduated from the Faculty of Mathematics at A.A. Zhdanov Irkutsk State University with a degree in Applied Mathematics in 1983. He received his PhD in 1991 and his doctorate in 2003. In 2008, he was elected Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences in the Nanotechnology and Information Technology Department, since 2011 – Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
During his studies he worked as a computer operator at the Siberian Power Engineering Institute, Siberian Branch of the Academy of Sciences (nowadays ISEM SB RAS), then as a laboratory technician at the Irkutsk Computer Centre, Siberian Branch of the Academy of Sciences (nowadays IDSTU SB RAS). After his graduation he joined the Irkutsk Computer Centre, where he rose from the position of research intern to deputy director for scientific work. From 2002-2006 he worked as deputy chairman of the Presidium of the Irkutsk Scientific Centre SB RAS, from 2009 – as acting chairman of the Presidium of the Irkutsk Scientific Centre SB RAS, from April 2010 – as chairman of the Presidium of the Irkutsk Scientific Centre SB RAS. From December 2002 to June 2006 and from June 2007 to September 2009, he was part-time vice chairman of the Presidium of the INTS SB RAS for scientific work. From 2015 to December 2021, he held the position of Scientific Director of the Scientific Center SB RAS. In 2006-2007 he worked as Vice Mayor of Irkutsk City Administration. In 2007, Igor Vyacheslavovich was elected Director of the Irkutsk State Technical University, Siberian Department of the Russian Academy of Sciences and re-elected to this position in December 2021.
Igor Bychkov is currently a vice-president on science at SB RAS, member of Presidium of SB RAS, member of editorial boards of several journals, scientific councils and commissions of RAS and SB RAS, 3 dissertation councils, Coordination Council on Informatization at the Government of Irkutsk region, Deputy Chairman of the Coordination Scientific Council at the Governor of Irkutsk region, expert of Russian Foundation for Fundamental Research, Russian Science Foundation, RAS.