From lips in the charterMichael Valentinovich Kovalchuk was born on September, 21st, 1946 in Leningrad. In 1970 has ended fizfak I LIE. Since 1973 the USSR worked at Institute kristallografii a name of Shubnikova AN. In 1998 has headed institute. Since 2001 - the scientific secretary of council about a science and high technologies at the president of the Russian Federation. Since February, 2005 - the director of centre of science “ Kurchatovsky institute “. A member of board of the Ministry of Education and Science, zavkafedroj physicists nanosistem the Moscow State University, the editor-in-chief of magazine “ Kristallografija “. The doctor fiziko - mathematical sciences, the professor, a member-correspondent of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The author more than 200 scientific publications. In 2006 it is awarded the order “ For merits before Fatherland “ IV degrees.
Yury Valentinovich Kovalchuk was born on July, 25th, 1951 in Leningrad. In 1974 has ended fizfak I LIE. Since 1977 worked in Fiziko - mathematical institute of a name of Ioffe AN the USSR. Since 1991 - the president of joint-stock company “ the Center of perspective technologies and workings out “ and the vice-president of the Leningrad association of joint ventures (its work the head of city committee of external relations Vladimir Putin supervised). Then has got acquainted with Vladimir Yakunin (now the president of the Russian Railway) and Andrey Fursenko (Minister of Education and Science). In 1996 together with Vladimir Putin became souchreditelem country co-operative society “ Lake “. In 2000 has headed the centre of strategic workings out “ severo - the West “. The Chairman of board of directors of bank “ Russia “ the owner of 37,6 % of its actions (in 2006 the bank became one of the largest shareholders of the channel “ Ren of TV “). The author more than 100 scientific works, the winner of the State award of the USSR in the field of a science and technics, the doctor fiziko - mathematical sciences. Son Boris heads department of priority national projects of the government of the Russian Federation.