Mikhail Kurushkin was born in Leningrad in 1990. Mikhail has been studying English from a very early age and in 2007 finished English School 61 (Saint Petersburg). In 2012 graduated from PolyTech (Engineer in Nanomaterials). In 2012 became a PhD student at PolyTech where he received his PhD in Inorganic Chemistry in 2016. Dr. Kurushkin became an Associate Professor at PolyTech in autumn 2017. Later that year he received the title "International Engineering Educator ING.PAED.IGIP". On Feb 6, 2018 Dr. Kurushkin became an Associate Professor at ITMO University. Sep 1, 2018 – present: Associate Professor Ordinarius (ITMO University).
Mikhail Kurushkin is the chair of the Organizing Committee of «Mendeleev 150» conference http://mendeleev150.ifmo.ru/