Prof. Gennady M. Kulikov was born in Tambov on April 23, 1953. After earning a degree in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (1975) at the Novosibirsk State University, he began working as a researcher at the Institute of Hydrodynamics of the Siberian Branch of the USSR Academy of Sciences before joining Tambov State Technical University in 1981.
He was working during 10 years as an Assistant Professor and an Associate Professor of the Department of Mathematics. From 1991 to 2015 he was a Professor and Head of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics. Since 2015 he is a Head of the Laboratory of Intelligent Materials and Structures.
Prof. Kulikov received his first doctoral degree in Solid Mechanics in 1981 at the Moscow State University and his second degree of the Doctor of Physics and Mathematics in Solid Mechanics in 1991 at the Kazan State University. He was a Visiting Professor at the Institute of Mechanics, Technische Universität Berlin (1995, 1999, 2002,) and the Department of Aeronautics and Aerospace Engineering, Politecnico di Torino (2007, 2016). He won international grants under INTAS/RFBR (1997-1999), DFG/RFBR (1998-2000) and RSF (2015-2017) foundations.
He is the author of three books and more than hundred refereed journal articles on these topics published in international journals. He is a member of the editorial board of some international journals Journal of Applied Mathematics, Curved and Layered Structures and Coupled Systems Mechanics and many international conferences on computational mechanics and structural mechanics. He serves as a referee for more than twenty international journals.