Sergey Chernyshev appointed General Director of FSUE “TsAGI”
21 August 2015
Sergey Leonidovich Chernyshev has been appointed General Director of the Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute named after N.E. Zhukovsky (TsAGI). The appointment is the result of competition held in the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation to fill the vacancy.
S.L. Chernyshev was born in 1955. In 1978 he graduated with honors from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) and started work at TsAGI in the field of aircraft aerodynamics.
Dr. Chernyshev’s professional interests include numerical methods of aerodynamics, laminar flow control, and sonic boom. He undertook research over a period of many years involving problems related to the creation of a new generation of supersonic passenger aircraft.
Currently, Dr. Chernyshev is a corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Professor, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Zhukovsky town district, Scientific Manager of the Aeromechanics and Flying Machines Department of MIPT, Head of Flight Physics, a Member of the Board of Guardians of the Aeromechanics and Flying Machines Department of MIPT, and a Member of the International Committee of the Professional Aerospace Association of AIAA, as well as the Vice-President of the European Conference for AeroSpace Sciences (EUCASS).
Dr. Chernyshev received the Order For Merit to the Fatherland (1998), the honorary international award Laurels (2001), the Order of Friendship (2011), the national order of the French Republic — the Order for Merit (2011), the Award of the Government of the Russian Federation of 2012 in the field of science and technology (2013), the Award of Professor N.E. Zhukovsky for distinguished teaching aid in aviation disciplines (2014), and the Award of Academician G.I. Petrov for distinguished works in the field of the theory of hydrodynamic stability and turbulence (2014).