Mailing address:
Dept. of Math. & Stats. Sciences
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB T6G 2G1, Canada
535 CAB & 3-267 CCIS
phones: (780) 492-3460 (CAB)
(780) 492-1926 (CCIS)
fax: (780) 492-6826

Rouslan Krechetnikov

Dr. Rouslan Krechetnikov is a Professor in the Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Alberta. Dr. Krechetnikov earned his Ph.D. degree in Applied Mathematics at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (Phystech) in 2004. Before joining the University of Alberta he was an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering (tenure-track) at UCSB (2008-2013), an Assistant Professor of Mathematics (tenure-track) at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada (2007-2008) and at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada (2006-2007) in the same capacity. Before that, Dr. Krechetnikov was a Posdoctoral Fellow at the California Institute of Technology (2004-2006) and at UCSB (2002-2004).


Dr. Krechetnikov's research interests include theoretical and experimental fluid mechanics at all scales (aerodynamics, geophysics, micro-hydrodynamics, and physics of complex interfaces), as well as analytical mechanics and applied mathematics, in general.

Recent awards

  • Faculty of Sciences Research Fellowship (2015-2020)
  • Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (2014)
  • Ig Nobel Prize (2012)
  • DARPA Young Faculty Award (2011)
  • NSF CAREER Award (2011)
  • Regents Junior Faculty Fellowship (2011)