Education: 1986-Master Diploma, Physics Department of Moscow State University (MSU), 1989- PhD, Plasma Physics, MSU. Professional experience and affiliations:1986-1989 assistant professor;1989-1994 junior researcher; 1994 - Senior Researcher, 2000- Head of research group “Environmental pollution” in Institute of Nuclear Physics of Moscow State University; Leading Scientist. Her interest is in aerosol chemistry, environment pollution, Arctic research. She was a coordinator more than ten international, bilateral and national research projects. She is EC Commission expert in sub-priority “Global Change and Ecosystem”;Co-chair of ISAIE “ (May 2004) and ASEFI “Atmospheric Soot: Environmental Fate and Impact” (October 2006) Workshops; Climate Panel member of ICAO Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP); Co-founder of Atmospheric Soot Network; Steering Committee member of AAC conference (August 2011); Geofisica Internacional Journal Editorial Board member (2011); Steering Committee member of DUST2014 conference (June 2014), Session Convener; AAQR Editorial Board member (March 2014). Since 2019 a Management Committee member COST action, (European Cooperation in science and Technology), COLLOSSAL project ( Chemical on-Line composition and source apportionment of fine aerosol) .