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Dr. ANDREW A. FINGELKURTS,

Dr. ALEXANDER A. FINGELKURTS;

(identical twins)

date of birth

November 23, 1969

address

P.O. Box 77

FI-02601 Espoo

FINLAND

e-mail addresses

andrew.fingelkurts@bm-science.com

alexander.fingelkurts@bm-science.com

Education/research

2002- until present

BM-Science - Brain & Mind Technologies Research Centre.
Position: Co-Heads of Research.
The current research work focuses on the development of the theoretical framework for metastable functioning of the human brain and mind and the application of this framework to various functional/cognitive states and pathological (neurological & psychiatric) conditions; Development of advanced EEG screening.

2002- 2007

BioMag Laboratory, Medical Engineering Centre, Helsinki University Central Hospital. Headed by: Prof. Risto Ilmoniemi.
Position: collaborative researchers.
Research work: Microstructural analysis of EEG/MEG signals under pharmacological influence; The role of dynamic informational processes in EEG/MEG during perception and cognition.

2003- 2004

University of Helsinki, Department of Psychology, Cognitive Science. Headed by: Prof. Christina M. Krause.
Position: collaborative researchers.
Research work: Isomorphism between EEG/MEG microstructure and a structure of cognition and phenomenal experience.

2000-2002

Helsinki University of Technology - Finland, Laboratory of Computational Engineering, Research Group of Cognitive Science and Technology. Headed by: Prof. Mikko Sams.
Position: senior researchers.
Research work: Microstructural analysis of EEG/MEG signals. The role of dynamic processes in EEG/MEG during multisensory perception and cognition.

1995- 2004

Moscow State University - Russia, Faculty of Biology, Human Physiology Department, Human Brain Research Group. Headed by: Prof. Alexander Kaplan.
Position: associate researchers.
Research work focused on investigation the operational architectonics of biopotentional field of human brain.

1998-2000:

Moscow State University, Russia, Faculty of Biology and Faculty of Medicine.
Moscow Institute of Youth, Russia, Faculty of General Psychology. Russian State University for Humanities - Russia, The L.S.Vygotsky Psychology Institute.
Position: senior lecturers.
Lectures in behavioural genetics and in neurophysiology and psychophysiology for 3-4th grade students.

1998-2000:

Medical Centre of Russian Federation President's Management Department. Neurological Division.
Position: scientific consultants on advanced analysis of EEG.
Work with clinical EEG, diagnostics and data analysis, and lectures in neurophysiology for medical stuff.

1996-1999:

Medico-diagnostic Centre of Armed Forces General Staff of Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia, Neurophysiological Department.
Position: scientific consultants on microstructural analysis of EEG.
Work with clinical EEG, diagnostics and data analysis, and lectures in neurophysiology for medical stuff.

Nov. 1998:

Moscow State University, Russia, Faculty of Biology, Department of Human Physiology.
Successfully defended Ph.D. dissertations: "Time-spatial organization of human EEG segment's structure" (Andrew);
"Some regularities of human EEG spectral patterns dynamics during cognitive activity" (Alexander).
Supervisor: Prof. A.Ya. Kaplan.

1997:

I.M. Sechenov, Moscow Medical Academy, Russia, Division of Psychiatry .
Study of Psychiatry.

1995-1998:

Moscow State University, Russia, Faculty of Biology, Department of Human Physiology. Graduate study at the Department of Human Physiology.
Included work on the dissertation project and practical and theoretical courses followed by final examinations in psychophysiology, English language and philosophy.

May 1995:

Moscow State University, Russia, Faculty of Biology, Department of Human Physiology.
Successfully defended Red (with honor) Diploma projects:
"Microstructural Analysis of Active Brain EEG: General Characteristic of Change-Point Process" (Alexander);
"Microstructural Analysis of Active Brain EEG: Synchronization Peculiarity of Change-Point Process" (Andrew).
The Diploma projects (equivalent of MS degree) consisted of two years practical course followed by the submission of written report (approximately 200 pages) and oral presentation to the State Examination Committee. The Diploma projects were graded "A".

1990-1995:

Moscow State University, Russia, Faculty of Biology, Department of Human Physiology.
Undergraduate study.

1990-1993:

State Scientific Centre of Russian Federation - Institute of Medical and Biological Problems, Moscow.
Position: researchers.
Research was aimed on the development of criteria for assessing individual resistance to the influence of several professionally significant stressing factors of space flights, such as sleep deprivation, informational stress and mental tension.

1990-1992:

Alexander Menn Orthodox Open University , Moscow, Russia.
Historical-Theological Department.
Successfully defended B.S. degree in Theology.

1990-1992:

Moscow English Language School, Russia.
Attended Russian-English technical course.

1987-1989:

Military service, Russia.
Privates, USSR Infantry.

1981-1987:

Krasnodar Art-School N. 1, Russia. (concurrent with Secondary school).
History of Art, Painting.

1977-1987:

Krasnodar English Immersion School N. 23, Russia.
Primary, Secondary and High School.

Honours

2008:

Awarded by Henry Guze Award for the best research paper

2000-2002:

Fellowships from CIMO (Finland).

1997-1998:

Awarded Personal fellowships from President of Russian Federation.

1997:

Fellowships from International Soros Science Foundation (USA).

1995:

Golden Medals of Moscow State University.

1994-1995:

Awarded Personal Government Scholarships.

1990-1995:

Awarded Personal Moscow Mayor Scholarships.

1987:

Diploma of First and Third Degrees of Krasnodar Regional Science Conference.

Organizations

Since 2009:

Personal members of Brain Research Society of Finland (BRSF).

Since 2007:

Personal members Society for Complex Systems in Cognitive Science (SCSCS).

Since 2004:

Personal members of Russian Neuroscience Society (RNS).

Since 2003:

Personal members of Russian Society for Biological Psychiatry (RSBP).

Since 2002:

Members of Neuroinformatics Organization (NIO).

Since 1999:

Members of Organization of Human Brain Mapping (OHBM).

Since 1997:

Active members of New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS).

Since 1994:

Personal members of International Brain Research Organization (IBRO).

Other Professional Duties

Reviewing work in the following journals:

  • Artificial Life Journal
  • Behavioral and Brain Functions Research
  • Biological Psychiatry
  • BioSystems
  • Brain & Cognition
  • Brain and Mind
  • Brain Research
  • Cerebral Cortex
  • Chaos
  • Clinical Neurophisiology
  • Cognitive Neurodynamics
  • Cognitive Processing
  • Consciousness and Cognition
  • Human Brain Mapping
  • IEEE Transactions on Neural and Rehabilitation Systems Engineering
  • International Journal of Physical Science
  • Journal Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Journal of Consciousness Studies
  • Journal of Healthcare Engineering
  • Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation Research
  • Journal of New Mathematics and Natural Computing
  • Journal of Theoretical Biology
  • Medical Engineering & Physics
  • Neuropsychobiology
  • Neuropsychologia
  • Neuroscience and Behavioural Review
  • Philosophical Papers and Reviews
  • PlosOne
  • Progress in Neuropsychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry Research Neuroimaging
  • Signal Processing
  • The Open Neuroimaging Journal
  • World Journal of Biological Psychiatry
  • Co-Editors of Neurophysiology Section:

  • The Open Neuroimaging Journal
  • The Russian Journal of Neuroscience
  • Funding

    Participated in the projects funded by:

    1996 - 1997:

    Grant from Russian Fund for Basic Research

    2004 - 2008:

    Helsinki University Central Hospital Research Funds

    2004 - 2006:

    Academy of Finland

    2005 - 2006:

    The Finnish Medical Foundation

    2005 - 2006:

    TEKES

    2006 - 2007:

    Yrjö Jahnsson Foundation



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