Victor Victorovich Kotlyar

Date of birth: 1957
Address: Image Processing Systems Institute (IPSI),
Russian Academy of Sciences,

151,Molodogvardejskaya, Samara, 443001, Russia.
Phone: (007)(846)-332-57-87



Education and Qualifications:
1979 - Graduated from the Kuibyshev State University;
1988 - Ph.D. in Saratov State University;
1992 – Dr.Sc. in the Central Design Bureau of Unique Instrumentation, RAS (Moscow).

Professional Career:
- Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Professor;
- Head of Laboratory of Laser Measurements IPSI RAS.
- Part-time Professor of the Department of Technical Cybernetics, Samara State Aerospace University (SSAU).

The main areas of research:
- Nanophotonics;
- Diffraction Computer Optics.

Social activities:
- Expert of Russian Foundation of Basic Research;
- Deputy. editor of "Computer Optics."

- Winner of the Provincial Prize for Science and Technology, 1998.
- Winner of the Governor of Samara Region, 2013.

360 scientific papers, 9 books, 10 patents of the Russian Federation


  1. Iterative methods for calculation of diffractive optical elements (VA Soifer, VV Kotlyar, Doskolovich LL), Taylor and Francis, London, 1997, 255p.;
  2. Methods of Computer Optics. Ed. by V.A.Soifer, Moscow, FIZMATLIT, 2000, 687p.;
  3. Methods for computer-aided design of diffractive optical elements, edited by VA Soifer, New York, Wiley & Sons, 2001, 765 p.;
  4. Diffraction computer optics, ed. VA Soifer, Moscow, FIZMATLIT, 2007, 735p.
  5. «Metods for Computer Design of Diffractive Optical Elements" edited by V.A. Soifer,Tianjin Science & Technology Press, Tianjin,  2007, 570 p. (in Chinese).
  6. AV Gavrilov, Golovashkin DL Doskolovich LL, PN Dyachenko, Kovalev AA, VV Kotlyar, AG Nalimov, Nesterenko DV, Paul - VS, Skidanov RV, VA Soifer, Khonina SN Shuyupova YO "Diffraction Nanophotonics", ed. VA Soifer, M., FIZMATLIT, 680p. (2011).
  7. R. Skidanov, VA Soifer, V. Kotlyar "Optical trapping and and rotation of microobject  by use vortex laser beams", LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrucken, 200p.(2011).
  8. VV Kotlyar, AA Kovalev "Vortex laser beams", Samara,IPSI RAS, 252 p.(2012). ISBN 978-5-88940-125-4.
  9.   “Computer design of diffractive optics”, ed. by V.A. Soifer, Cambridge Inter. Scien. Pub. Ltd.& Woodhead Pub. Ltd., 896 p. (2012)
    (ISBN 1 84569 635 2).

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