Grankin K.N.

Konstantin Nikolaevich Grankin

birthdate: November 23, 1961


birthplace: Saratov city, Russia Crimean Astrophysical Observatory
Scientific Research Institute
298409, Nauchny
phone: +7 (36554) 71771
fax: +7 (36554) 71004
e-mail: konstantin.grankin; konstantin.grankin

Academic Degrees

1984 M.Sc. (Physics) Saratov State University, Saratov, Russia
1995 Ph.D. (Astrophysics) Main Astronomical Observatory of Russian Academy of science, St. Peterburg, Russia

Principal Employment:

1987-1991 Assistant astronomer, Ulugh Beg Astron. Inst. (UBAI), Uzbekistan
1991-1996 Junior research scientist, UBAI, Uzbekistan
1996-2000 Senior research scientist, UBAI, Uzbekistan
2000-2001 Head of Department of Variable Stars, UBAI, Uzbekistan
2001-2007 Head of Department of Astrophysical Research, UBAI, Uzbekistan
2007-2013 Leading Researcher, Crimean Astrophysical Observatory (CrAO)
2013-present Head of Stellar Physics Department, CrAO


Degree Title Advisor
M. Sc. Initial Main Sequence of Сepheid Variables L.N. Berdnikov
Ph. D. Study of Rotational Modulation at Young Non-stationary Stars V.S. Shevchenko

Research Interests:

Star Formation, Pre-Main Sequence Stars, Spotted Stars, Stellar Photometry, Rotation, Accretion Disks

Selected publications:

  • Eclipses by circumstellar material in the T Tauri star AA Tau. II. Evidence for non-stationary magnetospheric accretion/ J. Bouvier, K. N. Grankin, S. H. P. Alencar et al. // Astronomy and Astrophysics – 2003 - Vol. 409, - P. 169-192.
  • COYOTES IV: the rotational periods of low-mass Post-T Tauri stars in Taurus / J. Bouvier, R. Wichmann, K. Grankin et al. // Astronomy and Astrophysics – 1997 - Vol. 318, - P. 495-505.
  • Results of the ROTOR-program. I. The long-term photometric variability of classical T Tauri stars / K.N. Grankin, S.Yu. Melnikov, J. Bouvier et al. // Astronomy and Astrophysics – 2007 - Vol. 461, - P. 183-195.
  • Results of the ROTOR-program. II. The long-term photometric variability of weak-line T Tauri stars/ K.N. Grankin, J. Bouvier, W. Herbst et al. // Astronomy and Astrophysics – 2008 - Vol. 479, - P. 827-843.
  • Magnetospheric accretion and spin-down of the prototypical classical T Tauri star AA Tau / J.-F. Donati, M. B. Skelly, J. Bouvier, S.G. Gregory, K.N. Grankin et al.// Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society – 2010 – Vol. 409, P. 1347-1361.
  • Non-stationary dynamo and magnetospheric accretion processes of the classical T Tauri star V2129 Oph / J.- F. Donati, J. Bouvier, F. M. Walter…, K. Grankin et al. // Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. - 2011. - Vol. 412, No. 4. - P. 2454 - 2468.
  • The weak-line T Tauri star V410 Tau. II. A flaring star/ M. Fernandez, B. Stelzer, A. Henden, K. Grankin et al.// Astronomy and Astrophysics – 2004 - Vol. 427, - P. 263-278.

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