Current address:

Department of Physics
Carl von Ossietzky UniversityOldenburg
D 26111 Oldenburg
FAX : (+49)-441-798-3080
email: shnir(at)

Prof. Dr. Jakov Shnir


Date of birth: 10.09.1959

Research Interests

Topological and non-Topological Solitons

Gravitating Solitons and Black Holes

Numerical Methods in Field Theory  

Professional experience

2011 - present Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, Department of Physics,University of Oldenburg, Germany

2010 Lecturer, Dept of Mathematics, Durham University (UK)

2009 - 2010 Visiting Professor, Jagiellonian University Krakow (Poland)

2007 - 2009 Lecturer, School of Mathematics, Trinity College Dublin;(Ireland)

2003 - present Professor for Theoretical Physics, State Universityof Belarus, Minsk.

2002 - 2003 Lecturer, Department of Physics, University of Oldenburg;(Germany)

1998 - 2002 Research Associate (BAT IIa/Ib), Institute for TheoreticalPhysics University of Cologne (Germany)

1997 - 1998 Royal Society/NATO Postdoctoral Fellow DAMTP, University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)

1995 - 1997 Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow Department of Mathematics, TU Berlin (Germany)

1992 - 1995 Associate Professor, Department of Theoretical Physics,State University of Belarus


2 books, 2 books edited, +100 publications (46 inPeer-reviewed journals).

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