Andrey Leonov

Curriculum Vitae

Personal information

Date of birth: 29 September 1978

Location: Moscow, Russia

Profiles in citation systems:

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Russian Science Citation Index ()           

Scientific interests


Use of virtual 3D modeling for investigation, preservation and presentation of cultural and natural heritage and scientific visualization.

Keywords: 3D document, Virtual Museum, Virtual Heritage, Scientific Visualization.

Main scientific projects: 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"



History and trends of development of telecommunications and other technologies of the digital economy.

Keywords: DWDM, Fiber Optics.


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



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


Work experience — Academia


S.I. Vavilov Institute for the History of Science and Technology of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IHST RAS), Moscow

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

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

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



Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT)

2009-2012: Assistant Professor

2006-2008: Lecturer


Work experience — Industry


T8, Moscow – R&D, production and sales of telecom equipment (DWDM, fiber optic sensors etc.)

2018-now: Deputy general director on technical development (R&D management, technical GR)

2015-2018: Deputy head of the Scientific and Research Department (R&D management)

2013-2015: Scientific consultant & copywriter



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

2009-2010: General director

2007-2009: Financial director (up to $4M revenue per year)

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

2000-2005: Manager on marketing and advertising




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