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Full name : Lyakhov Andrey Igorevich

Date of birth : 1959, December 10

Place of birth : Moscow, Russia

Marital status : Married, daughter, son

Electronic mail : lyakhov@iitp.ru

Address (off.): B. Karetny per. 19, Moscow, 127994, Russia

Phone (off.): (7 495) 650 36 17

Fax: (7 495) 650 05 79

Languages spoken : Russian, English

Education and degrees

Institute of Control Sciences of Russian Academy of Sciences

1996 - Doctoral Degree in Computer Science

1989 - Candidate Degree in Computer Science

Moscow Engineering and Physics Institute

1983 - M. Sc. in Computer Science


  • International Science Foundation (ISF, Soros Foundation) Scientist Award, 1993

  • State fellowships for outstanding scientists, Russian Foundation for Basic Research, 1994-1999

  • Honor fellowship for outstanding scientists, Russian Science Support Foundation, 2004-2005

  • Selected for Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 9th Edition, 2006-2007. See Marquis Who's Who

  • Employment

    2000 - up to now

    Place : Network Protocols Research Laboratory, Institute for Information Transmission Problems, Russian Academy of Sciences

    Position : Leading researcher till 2007, Head of laboratory from 2007

    Activity in a whole : analytical study and simulation of wireless networks, their parameters optimization, MAC protocols R&D

    Main projects :

  • Moscow cellular 802.11-based MAN Radionet; 2000-2003; performance evaluation and optimization
  • Bilateral Italian-Russian NATO Grant “Wireless Access to Internet exploiting the IEEE 802.11 technology”; 2001-2002; principal investigator
  • Joint research projects with Panasonic Princeton Laboratory (USA): (A) WiMedia MAC layer enhancements (2004); (B) MAC layer mechanisms for mm-wave WPAN (2005); principal investigator
  • Joint research projects with LG Electronics (Korea): (A) Reliable Multicast in IEEE 802.11 (2006); (B) Enhancements for DLS and AV transmission support in IEEE 802.11 (2007); principal investigator
  • FP7 ICT collaborative project FLAVIA "Flexible Architecture for Virtualizable wireless future Internet Access" (2010-2012); project leader from Russian side

  • 1988 - 1999

    Place : Institute of Control Sciences, Russian Academy of Sciences

    Positions : researcher, senior researcher, leading researcher

    Activity : Analytical modeling of distributed computer and communication systems, such as multiprocessors and various kinds of wired networks

    Main projects (in cooperation with the LVS corporation) : (A) Heterogeneous LAN of Russian State Duma (Parliament); (B) Multisegment Ethernet LAN of Russian Central Telegraph office

    1994 - 1994

    Place : Computer Systems Research Institute, University of Toronto, Canada

    Position : visiting professor

    Activity : Performance evaluation of different access strategies for the distributed memory subsystem

    Project : Hector multiprocessor

    1983 - 1987

    Place : Scientific and Research Center of Computers, Moscow, USSR

    Position : engineer

    Activity : Optimization of cache memory for multiprocessors

    Project : Design and development of ES computers being IBM-like mainframes

    Educational and Public activity

    2000 - up to now

  • Member of the Dissertation Councils (scientific degree's qualification boards) at the Institute for Information Transmission Problems and at the Moscow State Aviation Institute (University of Aerospace Technology) .

  • Professor in Moscow Physics & Technology Institute

  • Member of "Automation & Remote Control" and "Informatics Problems" journal editorial boards

  • Member of technical and program committees of large IT conferences: (Networking’2002, ICC’2003, MobiHoc’2002, MASS’2004, etc.), co-chair of MACOM'2010 TPC

  • Referee for several journals on networking and communication systems (IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, International Journal of Communication Systems, ACM SIGMOBILE, ETRI, Automation and Remote Control etc.)

  • Supervisor of students and PhD students

  • The last update of this page: January 2011