Author: Alexander Kabanov

Alexandra Zhernakova and Igor Alabugin are the new G.A. Gamow award laureates

G.A. Gamow award, established by the Russian-American Association of Scientists (RASA-America, Russian-American Science Association) in memory of the outstanding Russian-American physicist, Professor Georgy Antonovich Gamow (1904-1968) and to encourage members of the Russian-speaking scientific diaspora for outstanding achievements recognized by the wider scientific community, for 2022 is awarded to Alexandra Zhernakova and Igor Alabugin.

2022 RASA Conference

Conference RASA-America, November 18-20, 2022, University of La Verne, Los Angeles, CA The Russian-American Science Association annual conference will be held in November 18-20, 2022 in the University of Laverne, Los Angeles, CA. The conference...

“Physics, Peace, Human Rights”

Sakharov 100: Celebrating Andrei Sakharov’s Contributions to Science and Humanity May 21, 2021 11:00 am to 4:00 pm EST To commemorate the 100th birthday of famed physicist and human rights activist Andrei Sakharov, a...

RASA Director for Communications

Dr. Alexandra Borissova Alexandra Borissova appointed communication director of the Russian-American Science Association (RASA-America). Dr. Alexandra O. Borissova is a Russian science journalist, with a background in chemistry. She is currently a senior lecturer...

2020 RASA Global Сonference

December 5-6, 2020, Virtual Conference Dear colleagues and friends! A worldwide conference of the Russian-speaking academic scientists association (“RASA-Global”) along with the XI Annual Conference of the Russian-American Science Association – RASA (America) will...

2020 George Gamow Prize – nominations open

  Russian-American Science Association (RASA-America) is pleased to announce that it plans to award two George Gamow Prizes in 2020. The Prizes are awarded since 2015 to members of the Russian-speaking science diaspora for...

The next president of RASA-America will be Professor Tatiana Bronich

RASA-America President Alexander Kabanov and President-Elect Tatiana Bronich Tatiana Bronich, Parke Davis Professor and Director of Center for Drug and Nanomedicine Delivery at the University of Nebraska was elected President-elect of the Russian-American Science Association (RASA-America)....

2019 George Gamow Prize – nominations open

Nominations are accepted till July 1, 2019! Russian-American Science Association (RASA-America) is pleased to announce that it plans to award two George Gamow Prizes in 2019. The Prizes are awarded since 2015 to members...

Odyssey of an Engineer

Stephen Timoshenko December 23, 1878, Chenigov Province, Russian Empire — May 29, 1972, Wuppertal, West Germany Stephen Timoshenko (Степан Прокофьевич Тимошенко), Russian, Ukrainian and American engineer, who is considered to be the father of...

A Russian-born American defense leader

George Kistiakowsky November 18, 1900, Kiev, Russian Empire – December 7, 1982, Cambridge Massachusetts, USA George Kistiakowsky (Георгий Богда́нович Кистяко́вский) was born Kiev, Russian Empire in the family of a professor of law of Kiev University....

Ninth RASA-Amercia Conference Completed

The ninth RASA-America Conference held in American University and University of George Washington on November 2-4, 2018 in Washington, DC has completed its work. The Association’s Coordinating Committee added four new members – Tatiana...

A genius forgotten in his homeland

Ivan Ostromislensky 9 September 1880, Orel, Russian Empire – 16 January 1939, New York, USA Ivan Ostromislensky (Иван Иванович Остромысленский) — Russian and American chemist, one of the pioneers in manufacturing of the synthetic rubber....