Andrey Leonov

Curriculum Vitae

Personal information

Date of birth: 29 September 1978

Location: Moscow, Russia

Profiles in citation systems:

Scopus            Google Scholar            ResearchGate

Russian Science Citation Index (РИНЦ)            ИСТИНА

Personal projects


"Yana. 27 years behind the Polar Circle". My grandfather's book of memories. Life and work of geologists in USSR in 1939-1964.



Calatog of geysers of the Valley of Geysers and Uzon Caldera (Kronotsky Reserve, Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia). History and state-of-the-art. 384 pages, 553 illustrations, unique photos and schemes.



Articles in mass media

Леонов А.«Серьёзные игры» ФСК ЕЭС // "Промышленный еженедельник", № 21 (564), 2015 (PDF)

Ваганов А. Г., Леонов А. В.Гиперболоид инженера Шухова // "Независимая газета", 23.04.2014

Конышев В. А., Леонов А. В.Наука при новом феодализме // "Новая газета", 13.02.2014 (копия)

Леонов А. В., Чебров Д. В.Расписание на завтра // "Российская газета", № 5782 (109), 16.05.2012


Work experience


T8 – R&D, production and sales of telecom equipment (DWDM, DAS)

2018-now: Deputy general director on technical development

2015-2018: Deputy head of the Scientific and Research Department

2013-2015: Scientific consultant & copywriter

Publications on Telecom


since 2013)

S.I. Vavilov Institute for the History of Science and Technology of the RAS (IHST RAS)

2019: Professor, Academic chair of the history and philosophy of science

2017-2021: Leading researcher, Department of the history of technics and technical sciences

2011-2017: Head of the Center for virtual history of science and technology



Telecom Transport / Teralink – sales of telecom equipment (ADC, EXFO, Terawave etc.)

2007-2010: Financial director, General director

2005-2007: Sales manager (fiber optic and radio access - PON, Wi-Fi, WiMAX)

2000-2005: Manager on marketing and advertising


Scientific degrees


Doctor of technical sciences (approx. equivalent to Dr. habil.)

Doctoral thesis "Virtual 3D modeling in the history of science and technology" — Thesis, Synopsis, Full information

Main scientific projects (use of virtual 3D modeling for investigation, preservation and presentation of cultural and natural heritage and scientific visualization): Virtual Shukhov tower, Virtual Valley of Geysers, Virtual Cruiser "Aurora", Visualization of Geophysical Researches, Virtual Denisova Cave, Virtual Electrocar "Columbia", Virtual Electrical Plant "Abakan-regional"

Publications on Virtual heritage and 3D documents



Candidate of physical and mathematical sciences (approx. equivalent to Ph.D.)

Candidate thesis "Development of the technology of the automatized preparation of dynamic documents and interactive storytelling" — Thesis, Synopsis

Lectures for MIPT students held in 2006-2012, based on candidate thesis: PDF

Publications on Dynamic documents




Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT)

2001: Master of Science (M.Sc.), applied physics and mathematics

1999: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), applied physics and mathematics

Student publications



Physical and Mathematical School at the Novosibirsk State University (CESC NSU), Novosibirsk