Ph.D., Head of the Department of Mathematical Modeling of Geophysical Processes.

In 2004 graduated from the Kabardino Balkarian State University, Faculty of Physics. 2011 – 2014 doctoral studies at the Institute. The topic of the thesis is “Mathematical modeling of thunderstorm electromagnetism”; an employee at the Institute since 2014.

**Research interests **– geophysics, thunderstorm electricity, atmospheric physics.

**List of major works:**

*Kumykov T.S.*Spatial field separation of charges at air bubbles release during hailstones coagulation growth in a cloud. II. Thunderstorm electrification due to charged bubbles release while hailstone collects supercooled drops which freeze on surface /*Zhekamukhov M.K., Karov B.G., Kumykov T.S.*// Meteorology and Hydrology. 2008, no. 12, pp. 15-24.*Kumykov T.S.*Simplified theoretical model for micro- and macro-separation of charges in thunderclouds /*Zhekamukhov M.K., Karov B.G., Kumykov T.S.*// Izvestiya vuzov. North Caucasian Region. Natural sciences. 2009, no. 1, pp. 98-100.*Kumykov T.S.*Nanosized fillers effect on structure and deformation-strength characteristics of SKN and PVC polymer blend /*A.G. Pshikhachev, R.B. Tkhakakhov, E.M. Zhazaeva, B.S. Karamurzov, E.R. Tkhakakhov*// Plastics. 2012, no. 4, pp. 3-7.*Kumykov T.S.*Dielectric properties of polymer composites based on Nitrile–Butadiene Rubber Skn-26 and Polyvinyl Chloride with nanosized particles /*M.A. Karmov, M.N. Nafonova, R.B. Tkhakakhov, B.I. Kunizhev, B.S. Karamurzov*// Plastics. 2012, no. 3, pp.4-6.*Kumykov T.S.*Dynamics of charge carried on cloud drops in a fractal medium // Mathematical modeling. 2016, no. 12, pp. 56-62.*Kumykov T.S.*Mathematical modeling for potential difference generation at droplets crystallization in view of fractal structure of the medium // Bulletin of the South Ural State University. Series: Mathematical modeling and programming. 2017, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 16-24.*Kumykov T.S., Sokurov A.A.*Modeling for fractal structure effect on cloud drops evolution // Vestnik VSU. Series: physics. math., no. 4, pp. 122-128.

*Kumykov T.S.*Spatial field separation of charges at air bubbles release during hailstones coagulation growth in a cloud. I. Kinetics of bubbles release at temperature increase in supercooled cloud droplets /

*Zhekamukhov M.K., Karov B.G., Kumykov T.S.*// Meteorology and Hydrology. 2008, no. 11, pp. 44 – 52.