Dr. Leonid Zotov
Dr. Leonid Zotov is the Deputy Director of the Virtual Saturday Research Academy at the Moscow, Russia site of the Citizen Diploma Action Fund Grant.
Leonid Zotov is a senior researcher at Sternberg Astronomical Institute, Lomonosov Moscow State University, and associate professor of Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia. His research field includes Earth rotation, climate change, filtering methods. He has published over 50 papers and reads several lecture courses at Moscow University and Higher School of Economics. He worked at Wuhan University, The Ohio State University, Shanghai, and Paris observatory. He was a Fulbright scholar in the USA in 2009, a nominee of President of Russia grant in 2010, Chinese Academy of Sciences Young Visiting Scientist in 2011-2012, participant of Wuhan university's innovation and talent introduction “111” program in China since 2017. He defended his thesis "The study of links between the Earth rotation and Geophysical processes" at Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia in 2019.