Dr. A.Khavkin studied in Gubkin University of oil and gas (1970-1975). General Technologist in All-Russian Scientific and Research Institute of Oil & Gas (1991-2001), Head of the laboratory in the Institute for Problems of Oil&Gas RAS (2001-2012), Deputy Director General of the Institute of Geology and Fossil Development (2012-2014). He has participated of conferences in Australia, Brazil, China, Denmark, Egypt, England, Hungary, Japan, France, Norway, Spain, Russia, UAE, published more than 600 research articles. Honorary Oilman of Russia. Laureate of the UNESCO Medal «Contribution to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology» (2010). Member of the Central Board of the Nanotechnology Society of Russia.