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B.M. Kataev: Curriculum Vitae (English version)

Name:

Boris Mikhailovich KATAEV

Date and place of birth:

December 13, 1954, Arkhangelsk, Russia

Residential address:

Kollontaj 27-1-859, 193231 St. Petersburg, Russia

Current employment, and contact details:

Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences,

199034 St. Petersburg, Universitetskaya nab. 1;

tel.: +7 (812) 328-12-12,

fax: +7 (812)328-29-41, +7 (812)114-04-44;

e-mail: harpal@zin.ru

Degrees:

ScD in 2011 at Zoological Institute RAS (St. Petersburg)

PhD in 2009 at Zoological Institute RAS (St. Petersburg)

Present and previous positions:

1991- present - senior research scientist at the Zoological Institute of RAS, St. Petersburg.

1984-1990 - research scientist at the All-Union Institute of Plant Protection, Leningrad [now St. Petersburg]-Pushkin.

1981-1984 - post-graduate school at the Zoological Institute AS USSR, Leningrad [now St. Petersburg].

1977-1981 - laboratory assistant at the All-Union Institute of Plant Protection, Leningrad [now St. Petersburg]-Pushkin.

1977 - graduated from the Department of Biology, Leningrad State University, Leninrgad [now St. Petersburg].

Research interests:

Systematics, zoogeography, and phylogeny of the ground-beetles (Insecta: Coleoptera: Carabidae), mainly the tribe Harpalini, of the world, with special interest in the Palaearctic and Oriental faunas. Taxonomic revision of the genus Harpalus of the world.

Languages:

Russian (native language).

English: read, write, and speak.

Scientific French and German: read (limited).

Field experience:

Since 1976: Participation in many expeditions in the followings regions: RUSSIA (Caucasus, Lower Volga, Maritime Terr., Khabarovsk Terr., Amur Prov., Transbaicalia, Hamar-Daban Mt. Range, Altai Mts, Tuva, Karelia), Uzbekistan (western Tien Shan), Kazakhstan (Dzhungar Alatau, Transili Alatau, western Tien Shan), Kirghizstan (northern and western Tien Shan, Issyk-Kul, Alai Mt. Range), Turkmenistan (Kopetdag), Georgia, Ukraine (Karpaty Mts), China (Yunnan), Turkey.

Grants and Scholarships:

1998-2000, 2001-2003, 2004-2006, 2007-2009, 2010-2012: five long-term grants from the Russian Foundation for Basic Research.

2006 - visiting grant from the Robert O. Bass Visiting Scientist Fund for a month long research visit to the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, USA.

2002 and 2004 - two visiting grants from the National Museum of Natural History, Paris, France for two (totally 2.5 months long) research visits to the National Museum of Natural History.

2003, 2007 and 2012 - three visiting grants from the Chinese Academy of Sciences for two (totally 3.3 months long) research visits to the Institute of Zoology, Beijing, China.

1994 - visiting grant from the Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden for 2.5 months long research visit to the Swedish Museum of Natural History.

1992-1993 - scholarship from International Scientific Fund (Biodiversity).

Visiting work in foreign museums:

1994 - Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden.

1994 - Museum of Zoology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden.

1994 - Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.

1998 - Atatürk University, Erzurum, Turkey.

1999 - Hungarian Natural History Museum, Budapest, Hungary.

2002 and 2004 - Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France.

2003, 2007 and 2012 - Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China;

2006 - The Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, USA.

2008 - The Natural History Museum, Oslo, Norway.

Memberships:

Since 1979 - Member of the Russian Entomological Society.

Publications:

See separate file.