Anatolii Kirillin, Ph.D. 

Research Scientist
Laboratory of Permafrost Geothermics

Author ID:
Web of Science ResearcherID: J-2536-2018
Scopus ID: 56226794300

Tel.: 7-4112-390853


and Degrees

  • Ph.D. (Geology & Mineralogy), 2020, MPI. Dissertation: The Subsurface Temperature Field and Permafrost in the Elkon Horst
  • M.S. (Thermal Physics), North-Eastern Federal University, 2011


  • 2017 – Completed one week training at PermafrostEngineering OOO Co., Yaroslavl on using the Permafrost 3D software for three-dimensional transient thermal analysis

Research Interests

  • Thermal and physical properties of soils and rocks
  • Regional geothermal and geocryological investigations

and Recent Projects

  • SB RAS Basic Research Project, 2021-2025: The Thermal Field and Permafrost in Northeastern Russia: Controls and Dynamics (Participant)
  • Contract Project, Sakha (Yakutia) Executive Office on Spring Flood Response and Recovery Activities, 2020: Ground Temperature Measurements at Site 3 of the Flood Control Dyke in Yakutsk (Co-Investigator)
  • Contract Project, Russkaya Burovaya Co. OOO, 2020: Determination of Thermal and Physical Properties of Rock Samples in Frozen and Thawed States (Co-Investigator)
  • Contract Project, LenAeroProect AO, 2020: Thermal Analysis of an Insulating Embankment for the Runway Reconstruction Project at Magan Airport, Yakutia (Co-Investigator)
  • Contract Project, NordTransStroy OOO, 2020: Assessing the Feasibility of Embankment Construction during Summer and Fall for the Olekminsk Airport Reconstruction Project (Co-Investigator)
  • Contract Project, Sakhatelecom Co. (Yakutsk), 2019: Identifying Potential Thermokarst Areas along the Proposed Fiber Optic Cable Line from Mirny to Suntar to Vilyuisk (Participant)
  • Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR Grant No. 18-55-53041) – National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), 2018-2019: A Comparative Study of the Influence of Convection Flows of Water and Air on State of Permafrost in the Aldan-Stanovoy Upland and the Tibetan Plateau (Participant)
  • SB RAS Basic Research Project IX.135.2.1, 2017-2020: Subsurface Temperature Field and Permafrost Transformation in Northern Asia and Central Asian Mountains – Block 1. Understanding the Development of Subsurface Temperature Fields and Permafrost in Major Tectonic Structures of the Siberian Platform (Participant)
  • Contract Project, Larionov Institute of Physical and Technical Problems of the North, Yakutsk, 2018-2020: Investigation of Permafrost Changes and Assessment of Related Hazards on Linear Infrastructure in the Power of Siberia Pipeline Corridor in a Changing Climate (Participant)
  • Contract Project, Giprosvyaz PAO, Sakhatelecom (Yakutsk), 2018: Guidelines for Selecting Burial Depth of Fiber Optic Cables with Permissible Crush (0.4 kN/cm2 to 7 kN/cm2) and Tensile (7 kN/cm2 to 40 kN/cm2) Loads in the Active Layer of Permafrost in Amga, Mege-Khangalas, Ust-Aldan, Khangalas, Churapcha, Tatta and Olekminsk Districts, Sakha (Participant)
  • Contract Project, Municipal School no. 18, 2018: Ground Temperature Measurements in the Pile Foundation of Municipal School no. 18, Yakutsk (Principal Investigator)
  • Contract Project, Alrosa Co.: Thermal Properties of Rocks from the Maya and Nyurba Diamond Pipes (Co-Investigator)
  • Contract Project, Pavlik AO, Magadan, 2017: Borehole Instrumentation and Ground Temperature Measurements (Co-Investigator)

Grant Awards

  • 2018 – Sakha (Yakutia) Research and Education Foundation Travel Grant for Early Career Scientists
  • 2018 – Sakha (Yakutia) Governor's Grant for Early Career Scientists, Specialists and Students
  • 2017 – 2018 – Sakha (Yakutia) Research and Education Foundation Travel Grant for Early Career Scientists

Field Work

  • 2020 Geotechnical and geothermal observations, R-504 Kolyma Road test site, Churapcha area
  • 2020 Geothermal and snow measurements, Elkon Horst
  • 2020 Thermal monitoring of the railroad–environment system in ice-rich permafrost terrain, Central Yakutia
  • 2020 Borehole temperature measurements in the city of Yakutsk
  • 2020 Maintenance and data collection from permafrost monitoring sites, Khangalas District
  • 2019 Setting up a test site at R-504 Kolyma Road test site, Churapcha area
  • 2019 Observations at the convection heat transfer experimental site, Elkon Hosrt
  • 2011-2018 Field geocryological studies in:
  • southern Yakutia (Elkon Horst, Aldan-Stanovoy Upland, Nepa-Botuoba High)
  • central Yakutia (Amga, Khangalas and Megino-Khangalas)
  • eastern Yakutia (Verkhoyansk Mountains)
  • Amur Region, Trans-Baikalia and southern Yakutia (the Power of Siberia Pipeline corridor and Lena Federal Road)
  • Krasnoyarsk Krai (Kystyktakh monitoring site)
  • Kodar and Udokan mountains


  • Bolshev K.N., Malyshev A.V., Kirillin A.R., Zhirkov A.F., Ivanov V.A., Andreev A.S., Semenov S.O. Certificate of Software Registration No. 2011616458, June 1, 2018, "Software for Measuring Rock Thermal Conductivity with the Constant Power Short Probe Method"