Professor Nikita F. Morozov, Academician of Russian Academy of Science (RAS) and head of Department of Elasticity, Saint Petersburg State University, paid an academic visit to the Institute of Mechanics (IMECH), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), under the invitation of Professor Ya-Pu Zhao.
Professor Morozov gave an invited lecture on surface elasticity of nanostructures at IMECH on August 10, 2010. Even in the summer vocation, 26 professors and postgraduates attended Professor Morozov’s lecture.
The two sides discussed the research progress and mutual visiting plan on the joint project supported by theNational Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) during the period 2010-2011.
Professor Morozov is the Chairman of the Scientific Council on Solid Mechanics of the RAS. He was elected the corresponding Member and academician of the RAS in 1994 and 2000, respectively.