PERSONAL:
Date & Place of Birth:February 20, 1980, Kharkiv, Ukraine
EDUCATION and EMPLOYMENT:
2015+ 
Senior scientist,Laboratory of Micro and Nano Optics, Institute of RadioPhysics and Electronics NASU, Kharkiv, Ukraine 
201315 
Scientist, LMNO, IRE NASU Scientist (p/t), Department of Microwave Electronics, Institute of Radio Astronomy NASU, Kharkiv, Ukraine 
2012 
Ph.D. degree in Radio Physics, IRE NASU 
200512 
Junior scientist and parttime Ph.D. student, IRE NASU 
200205 
Ph.D. student in Radio Physics, IRE NASU 
2002 
Student of English course, Linguistic Club “Way” 
199702 
Student in Applied Mathematics, Kharkiv National University, Ukraine.M.S. degree 
TOPICS of THESES:
Ph.D.: 
"Method of analytical regularization in the problem of electromagnetic wave scattering by a thin dielectric disk."
[summarypdf] Supervisor: Prof. A.I. Nosich Full text, in English, is available upon request.

M.S.: 
"A problem of the theory of nonlinear oscillations." Supervisor: Prof. I.D. Chuyeshov

CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Singular Integral Equations,Analytical Regularization,
Hankel Transform,Thin Disk Scatterers,Microstrip Antennas,
Eigenvalue Problems,Plasmon Resonances,Lasing
AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS:
2013 
Young Scientist Prize of the Ukrainian Physical Society for the best paper presentation at MSMW2013 int’l symposium, Kharkiv
Researcher Mobility Grant of ESF RNP “Newfocus” for collaboration with the University of Nottingham, UK 
201214 
NASU Young Scientist Scholarship, for excellence in research

2012 
NATO Travel Grant for attending THz Workshop in Izmir

2011 
ONRG Travel Grant for attending TACONA2011 in Bad Honnef
Researcher Mobility Grant of ESF RNP “Newfocus” for collaboration with the University of Rennes 1, France 
200809 
PhD study scholarships of MENESR for the training at the University of Rennes 1, France (Prof. R. Sauleau) 
2007 
Travel grant of RSUK for attending EuCAP2007 in Edinburgh 
200205 
Scholarship from NASU 
199702 
Scholarships from the Kharkiv National University 
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:
201619 
Elected treasurer of the IEEE Ukraine Section (two terms) 
201516 
Elected vicechair of the IEEE East Ukraine Joint Chapter 
201517 
Team member, NATO SPS joint research project with University of Seattle, USA 
2015 
TPC cochairman, Young Scientist Forum on Applied Physics (YSF2015), Dnipropetrovsk 
2014 
Secretary of the Int’l Conference on Mathematical Methods in Electromagnetic Theory (MMET*14), Dnipropetrovsk 
20112012 
Elected Chairman, IRE NASU Young Scientists’ Council 

Team member, ESF research network “Newfocus” 

Team member, Dnipro Programme joint research project with ENS de Cachan, France 
200809 
Team member, MENESR joint research and training network with the University of Rennes 1, France 

Elected Chairman, IRE NASU IEEE Student Branch 
200713 
Volunteer work at the Int’l Kharkiv Symposia on Microwaves, MM and SubMM Waves: MSMW07, MSMW10, MSMW13, MSMW16 
200607 
Team member, joint research projects with the University of Nottingham, UK and Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey 
2003+ 
IEEE Student Member, Member (2011) 
200214 
Volunteer work at the Int’l Conferences on Mathematical Methods in Electromagnetic Theory: MMET*02, Kiev; MMET*04, Dnipropetrovsk; MMET*06, Kharkiv; MMET*08, Odesa; MMET*10, Kiev; MMET*12, Kharkiv; MMET*14, Dnipro 
JOURNAL PAPERS:
8. 
M.V. Balaban, A.V. Somov, "Increasing the directivity of a circular antenna array," Radio Physics and Electronics, IRE NASU, Kharkiv, vol. 19, no 3, pp. 919, 2010 (in Russian). Translated into English inTelecommunications and Radio Engineering, Begell House Publ., vol. 74, no 13, pp. 11291146, 2015. 
7. 
M.V. Balaban, O.V. Shapoval, A.I. Nosich, "THz wave scattering by a graphene strip and a disk in the free space: integral equation analysis and surface plasmon resonances," IOP J. of Optics, vol. 15, no 11, pp. 40074016, 2013. Special Issue on Graphene Nanophotonics [pdf]

6. 
M.V. Balaban, E.I. Smotrova, O.V. Shapoval, V.S. Bulygin, A.I. Nosich, "Nystromtype techniques for solving electromagnetics integral equations with smooth and singular kernels," Int. J. Numerical Modeling: Electronic Networks, Devices and Fields, vol. 25, no 5, pp. 490511, 2012. [pdf]

5. 
M.V. Balaban, R. Sauleau, T.M. Benson, A.I. Nosich, "Accurate quantification of the Purcell effect in the presence of a dielectric microdisk of nanoscale thickness," IET Micro and Nano Letters, vol. 6, no 6, pp. 393396, 2011. [pdf]

4. 
M.V. Balaban, A.I. Nosich, "Radiation of complex electric and magnetic dipoles in the presence of a perfectly conducting disk," Radio Physics and Electronics, IRE NASU, Kharkiv, vol. 15, no 3, pp. 410, 2010 (in Russian). Translated into English inTelecommunications and Radio Engineering, Begell House Publ., vol. 72, no 10, pp. 841852, 2013. 
3. 
M.V. Balaban, R. Sauleau, T.M. Benson, A.I. Nosich, "Dual integral equations technique in electromagnetic wave scattering by a thin disk," Progress in Electromagnetic Research B, vol. 16, pp. 107126, 2009. [pdf]

2. 
T. Benson, A. Nosich, E. Smotrova, M. Balaban, P. Sewell, "Laser eigenvalue problems: The electromagnetic modelling of microlasers," Proc. SPIE, vol. 6452, pp. 64520L/8, 2007. Special Issue on Laser Resonators and Beam Control [pdf]

1. 
M.V. Balaban, "Mathematical model of electromagnetic wave diffraction by a resistive disk," Radio Physics and Electronics, IRE NASU, Kharkiv, vol. 10, no 1, pp. 4550, 2005 (in Russian). Translated to English inTelecommunications and Radio Engineering, Begell House Publ., vol. 65, no 11, pp. 967976, 2006. 
CONFERENCE PAPERS:
1. 
M.V. Balaban, A.I. Nosich, "Arbitrary excitation of highcontrast thin dielectric disk," Proc. Int. Conf. Advanced Optoelectronics and Lasers (CAOL03) , Alushta, 2003, vol. 1, pp. 207209. 
2. 
M.V. Balaban, "Discrete semiinversion method in the electromagnetic diffraction by a PEC disk,"Proc. Int. Symp. Physics and Engn. of Microwaves, MM, and SubMM Waves (MSMW04), Kharkiv, 2004. 
3. 
M.V. Balaban, "Electromagnetic wave diffraction by a perfectly conducting disk," Abstracts Int. Conf. Days on Diffraction (DoD04), St. Petersburg, 2004, p. 16.

4. 
M.V. Balaban, A.I. Nosich, "Vector Hankel transform and dual integral equations in electromagnetic diffraction by a PEC disk,"Proc. Int. Conf. Mathematical Methods in Electromagnetic Theory (MMET*04), Dnipropetrovsk, 2004, pp. 272274. 
5. 
M.V. Balaban, A.I. Nosich, "Analytical regularization of dual integral equations in electromagnetic diffraction by a resistive disk,"Proc. Int. Conf. Antennas and Electromagnetics (ANTEM2005), Saint Malo, 2005, pp. 350351. 
6. 
A.I. Nosich, A.V. Boriskin, E.I. Smotrova, M.V. Balaban, "Analytical regularization and analytical preconditioning in computational electromagnetics," Proc. Int. Symp. Microwave and Optical Technologies (ISMOT05), Fukuoka, 2005, pp. 307310.
Invited paper

7. 
M.V. Balaban, "Optical field in the presence of two stacked dielectric disks," Proc. Int. Conf. Advanced Optoelectronics and Lasers (CAOL05), Yalta, 2005, vol. 1, pp. 194197. 
8. 
M.V. Balaban, "Electromagnetic wave scattering by a thin dielectric disk," Proc. Int. Workshop Microwaves, Radar and Remote Sensing (MRRS2005), Kiev, 2005, pp. 310314. 
9. 
M.V. Balaban, "Axially symmetric excitation of a FabryPerot resonator made of two PEC disks," Proc. Int. Conf. Mathematical Methods in Electromagnetic Theory (MMET*06), Kharkiv, 2006, pp. 614616. 
10. 
M.V. Balaban, A. Altintas, "Application of Abel’s integral transform to solving the electromagnetic wave diffraction by a thin disk," Abstracts Int. Conf. Days on Diffraction (DoD07), St. Petersburg, 2007, pp. 1314.

11. 
M.V. Balaban, A.I. Nosich, A. Altintas, T.M. Benson, "The method of analytical regularization in the electromagnetic wave scattering by thin disks," Procs. European Conf. on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP07), Edinburgh, 2007, Th.AP.020. [pdf]

12. 
M.V. Balaban, R. Sauleau, A.I. Nosich, "Numerical study of electromagnetic field scattering by an electrically resistive disk," Proc. Int. Conf. on Mathematical Methods in Electromagnetic Theory (MMET*10), Kiev, 2010, AR2. [pdf]

13. 
M.V. Balaban, R. Sauleau, A.I. Nosich, "Modification of the power radiated by an electric dipole in the presence of thin dielectric disk," Proc. Int. Conf. on Advanced Optoelectronics and Lasers (CAOL2010), Sebastopol, 2010, pp. 133135. [pdf]

14. 
M.V. Balaban, R. Sauleau, A.I. Nosich, "Complexsourcepoint beam scattering by a thin highcontrast dielectric disk," Procs. European Conf. on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP11), Rome, 2011, pp.882885. [pdf]

15. 
M.V. Balaban, R. Sauleau, A.I. Nosich, "Dual integral equations and analytical regularization technique in the study of Purcell effect for a thin dielectric disk," Proc. Int. Conf. Theoretical and Computational Nanophotonics (TACONA2011), Bad Honnef, 2011, pp. 117119. [pdf]

16. 
A.I. Nosich, M.V. Balaban, R. Sauleau, "Modification of spontaneous radiation in the presence of a 3D thin dielectric microdisk and partial justification of the effective index model," Proc. Int. Conf. Micro and Nano Photonic Materials and Devices (MINAP2012), Trento, 2012, pp. 115116. [pdf]

17. 
M.V. Balaban, "Longwave asymptotics of electromagnetic scattering by thin dielectric disk," Proc. Int. Conf. Mathematical Methods in Electromagnetic Theory (MMET*12), Kharkiv, 2012, pp. 473475. [pdf]

18. 
M.V. Balaban, A.I. Nosich, "Accurate modeling of the THz beam scattering by a graphene disk,"Proc. NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Detection of Explosives and CBRN Using Terahertz, Cesme, 2012, p. 45. [pdf]

19. 
M.V. Balaban, A. Vukovic, T.M. Benson, A.I. Nosich, "Accurate numerical study of graphene disk surface plasmon resonances,"Proc. Int. Conf. Electronics and Nanotechnology (ELNANO2013), Kiev, 2013, pp. 7375.

20. 
M.V. Balaban, A. Vukovic, T.M. Benson, "Electromagnetic wave scattering by a graphenesandwiched dielectric disk analyzed using the generalized boundary conditions,"Proc. Int. Symp. Physics and Engineering of Microwaves, MM, and SubMM Waves (MSMW2013), Kharkiv, 2013, pp. 237239. This paper was awarded Young Scientist Prize of the Ukrainian Physical Society for the best paper presentation

21. 
A.I. Nosich, M.V. Balaban, "Terahertz wave scattering by a graphene disk,"Proc. Int. Conf. Applied Electromagnetics and Communcations (ICECOM2013), Dubrovnik, 2013, s_31_9.

22. 
M.V. Balaban, "Accurate numerical study of electromagnetic wave scattering by a dielectriccovered graphene disk,"Proc. Int. Conf. Microwaves, Radar and Wireless Communications (MIKON2014), Gdansk, 2014, pp. 349351.

23. 
M.V. Balaban, "Modeling of stratified graphenedielectric structures using the generalized boundary conditions: the THz wave scattering by thin sandwiched disks," Proc. Int. Conf. Electronics and Nanotechnology (ELNANO2015), Kiev, 2015, pp. 207210.

24. 
A. Kovorotniy, M. Balaban, V. Gorobets, F. Kivva, Y. Goncharenko, G. Farquharson, A. Jessup, "ATI SAR simulation shows signatures of complex objects,"Proc. Int. Symp. Physics and Engineering of Microwaves, MM, and SubMM Waves (MSMW2016), Kharkiv, 2016.

25. 
A.I. Nosich, M.V. Balaban, V.O. Byelobrov, D.M. Natarov, O.V. Shapoval, "Essentials and merits of the method of analytical regularization in computational optics and photonics,"Proc. Int. Conf. Laser and FiberOptics Numerical Modeling (LFNM2016), Odessa, 2016, pp. 7781. Invited paper

EXTERNAL REFERENCES:
Prof. 
A. Altintas, Bilkent University, Ankara, 06800, Turkey. FAX: +903122661489, Email:altintas[at]ee.bilkent.edu.tr 

Prof. 
T. Benson, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK. FAX: +441159515616, Email:trevor.benson[at]nottingham.ac.uk 

Prof. 
R. Sauleau, Universite de Rennes 1, Rennes Cedex 35042, France. FAX: +33223236969, Email:ronan.sauleau[at]univrennes1.fr 
