Bednyakov Vadim Alexandrovich

Director of the Dzhelepov Laboratory of Nuclear Problems


Phone: 7 (49621) 6-52-63



Research interests

Search for New Physics (including supersymmetry) with extremely high collider energies, in low-energy processes and astrophysics

Elementary particle physics beyond the Standard Model

Neutrino physics and rare processes

Dark matter detection problem

Physics research at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) with the ATLAS detector


Faculty of Physics, Moscow State University, Moscow


Candidate of Physics and Mathematics (“Development of the parton picture of nucleons in deep inelastic processes”, LTP JINR (Supervisor: Prof. P. S. Isaev))


Doctor of Physics and Mathematics (“Study of the possibility of detecting supersymmetry in the rare processes and cosmology”, DLNP JINR)

Professional career
  • Director of the Dzhelepov Laboratory of Nuclear Problems, JINR
    2013 - to date
  • Deputy Chief Scientific Secretary of JINR
    2010 - 2013
  • Deputy Director, DLNP, JINR
    2009 - 2013
  • Head of the Section of Theoretical Studies of the Interaction of Elementary Particles and Atomic Nuclei, DLNP, JINR
    2001 - 2009
  • Scientific secretary, DLNP, JINR
    1993 - 2009
  • Trainee researcher, junior researcher, researcher, senior researcher, DLNP, JINR
    1981 - 2001
Scientific administration
  • Leader of the JINR group in the ATLAS experiment at CERN
    Editorial board member of the journal “Physics of Elementary Particles  Atomic Nuclei”
    2013 - to date
  • Scientific Secretary of the Council on Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics of the Russian Academy of Sciences
    2012 - to date
  • Member of the VBLHEP Science and Technology Council, JINR
    2008 - 2013
  • Member of the LPP Science and Technology Council, JINR
    2006 - 2008
  • Coordinator of the JINR participation in the physics research programme with the ATLAS detector
    2004 - 2013
  • Editorial board member of the journal “Physics of Atomic Nuclei”
    2004 - to date
  • Member of the BLTP Dissertation Council, JINR
    2002 - 2007
  • Member of the DLNP Dissertation Council, JINR
    2000 - to date
  • Organizer of six NANP conferences on Non-Accelerator New Physics  non-accelerator experiments (together with S. G. Kovalenko and V. B. Brudanin)
    1997 - 2005
  • Member of the DLNP Science and Technology Council, JINR
    1993 - to date

Author of more than 160 papers and reviews on elementary particle physics, the dark matter problem and neutrino physics. Co-author of more than 600 papers of the ATLAS collaboration. Author of popular science articles.

Academic activities

Supervision of graduate theses and dissertations. Translation into Russian and publication of scientific and popular science literature.


Laureate of the 1985, 1998, 2005 and 2016 JINR Prizesfor the best methodological works in research andtechnology

The Badge of Labour Merit “Veteran of Nuclear Power Engineering and Industry” (2007)

The Certificate of Honour of the State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom (2009)

The Certificate of Honour and the Medal of theGovernment of the Moscow Region (2013)

The Certificates of Honour of the Dubna Administration (2013, 2015)