Sergey Samsonau earned BS and MS degrees in Physics from the Belarusian State University (Belarus), and M. Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in Physics from the City University of New York (New York, USA). Prior to PRISMS he taught Physics at the City University of New York (College of Staten Island and Hunter college), and Mathematics at a private school. Dr. Samsonau's interests lie in the area of experimental and computational nanotechnology. His hobbies include Data Science and Aikido.