Valery M. Imaikin was born in Chelyabinsk, USSR. He graduated from Moscow
State University, (Mechanics and Mathematics Department) in 1983 and
received his Ph.D in 1989. His Ph.D advisor was A. Komech. Imaikin's work
concerns large deviations for solutions of quasi-linear stochastic parabolic
partial differential equations. Since 1997 he has been involved in research
projects supported by the RFBR and the DFG on problems of field-particle
interaction (jointly with H.Spohn and A.Komech). Valery Imaikin was a member
of the Wittgenstein Group from May 2001 to May 2002.