Alexander P. Shkurinov received the graduate and Ph.D. (in physics) degrees from M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU), Moscow, Russia, in 1985 and 1988, respectively.,Since 2015, he has been a Professor with the Faculty of Physics, MSU. His results have been published in more than 100 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals. His research interests are mainly centered around the development and application of femtosecond laser techniques, time-resolved spectroscopy of molecules in liquid phase, nonlinear optics, and THz techniques and spectroscopy.,Dr. Shkurinov was awarded the Medal in honor of Prof. Rozhdestvensky by the Russian Optical Society in 2008 for his contribution into the development of optical science and technology.