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

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Education/research

2002- until present

BM-Science - Brain & Mind Technologies Research Centre. Finland.

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 screenings.

2002- 2007

BioMag Laboratory, Medical Engineering Centre, Helsinki University Central Hospital. Finalnd.

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. Finland.

Position: collaborative researchers.

Research work: Isomorphism between EEG/MEG microstructure and a structure of cognition and phenomenal experience.

2000-2002

Helsinki University of Technology, Laboratory of Computational Engineering, Research Group of Cognitive Science and Technology. Finland.

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, Faculty of Biology, Human Physiology Department, Human Brain Research Group. Russian Federation.

Position: associate researchers.

Research work focused on investigation the operational architectonics of biopotentional field of human brain.

1998-2000:

Moscow State University, Faculty of Biology and Faculty of Medicine.
Moscow Institute of Youth, Faculty of General Psychology. Russian State University for Humanities, The L.S.Vygotsky Psychology Institute. Russian Federation.

Position: senior lecturers.

Work: Lectures in behavioural genetics and in neurophysiology and psychophysiology for 3-4th grade students.

1998-2000:

Medical Centre, Neurological Division. Russian Federation.

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, Neurophysiological Department. Russian Federation.

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, Faculty of Biology, Department of Human Physiology. Russian Federation.

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, Division of Psychiatry. Russian Federation.

Study of Psychiatry.

1995-1998:

Moscow State University, Faculty of Biology, Department of Human Physiology. Russian Federation.

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, Faculty of Biology, Department of Human Physiology. Russian Federation.

Diploma projects: Successfully defended Red (with honor) Diploma projects

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".

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).

1990-1995:

Moscow State University, Faculty of Biology, Department of Human Physiology. Russian Federation.

Undergraduate study.

1990-1993:

State Scientific Centre of Russian Federation - Institute of Medical and Biological Problems. Moscow, Russian Federation.

Position: researchers.

Research work 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, Historical-Theological Department. Moscow, Russian Federation.

Successfully defended B.S. degree in Theology.

1990-1992:

Moscow English Language School, Russian Federation.

Attended Russian-English technical course.

1987-1989:

Military service. Russian Federation.

Privates, USSR Infantry.

1981-1987:

Krasnodar Art-School N. 1. Russian Federation. (concurrent with Secondary school).

History of Art, Painting.

1977-1987:

Krasnodar English Immersion Secondary School N. 23. Russian Federation.

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:

  • Advances in Preventive Medicine
  • AIMS Neuroscience
  • Annals of Neurodegenerative Disorders
  • Artificial Life Journal
  • Behavioral and Brain Functions Research
  • Biological Psychiatry
  • Biomedical Signal Processing and Control
  • BioSystems
  • Brain & Cognition
  • Brain and Mind
  • Brain Research
  • Brain Stimulation
  • Brain Topography
  • Cerebral Cortex
  • Chaos
  • Clinical EEG & Neuroscience
  • Clinical Neurophisiology
  • Cognitive Neurodynamics
  • Cognitive Processing
  • Consciousness and Cognition
  • Current Pharmaceutical Design
  • EPJ Nonlinear Biomedical Physics
  • Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience
  • Frontiers in Human Neuroscience
  • Frontiers in Neuroscience
  • Frontiers in Psychology
  • Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience
  • Human Brain Mapping
  • IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics
  • IEEE Transactions on Neural and Rehabilitation Systems Engineering
  • International Journal of Machine Consciousness
  • International Journal of Neural Systems
  • International Journal of Physical Science
  • International Journal of Psychophysiology
  • Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing
  • 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
  • Mind and Matter
  • Neuropsychobiology
  • Neuropsychologia
  • Neurorehabilitation & Neural Repair
  • Neuroscience and Behavioural Review
  • Philosophical Papers and Reviews
  • PlosOne
  • Progress in Neuropsychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry Research Neuroimaging
  • Psychology of Religion and Spirituality
  • Religions
  • Signal Processing
  • The Open Neuroimaging Journal
  • Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management
  • 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