Andrey Movchan, Sci. deg. - Doctor. phys. — math. science, academic title — Professor. Graduated Department of Mechanics, Mechanics — mathematics faculty of Moscow State University (MSU), post graduate courses, on the dissertation council of Solid Mechanics at MSU defended his PhD (1976) and doctorate (1989) thesis.
He is currently working at the Institute of Applied Mechanics in the position of Chief Scientific Officer, Head of Mechanics of adaptive and composite materials and systems. He is a specialist in modeling the behavior of shape memory alloys, fracture mechanics and mechanics of anisotropic damage accumulation in traditional materials and composites, low-cycle fatigue strength of materials, mechanics of adaptive composites with components from functional materials (for example — shape memory alloys). He is a graduate of scientific experts registered in the Federal Register of expert scientific and technical sphere. He has a RISC citation index 954 and Hirsch 16.
He combines scientific work with teaching as a Professor at the Department of the theory of plasticity Mechanics — Mathematics faculty of Moscow State University, and at the department of Structural mechanics and strength of the Moscow State Aviation Institute (MSAI). He was the head of dissertation work of 10 successfully defended postgraduates and a scientific consultant for the doctoral dissertation. He is currently the scientific director of four postgraduates.
He is a member of two dissertation of academic councils (at MSU and at MSAI), deputy editor of the journal «Mechanics of Composite Materials and Structures,» a member of the editorial boards of the journals «Proceedings of the RAS. Mechanics of Solids» and «Composites: Mechanics, Computations, Applications» (Begell House Publishing, Inc.).