Dr. Sergei Vinogradov (LL.B., Ph.D. Moscow), is a Senior Lecturer at CEPMLP and Director of the LL.M. programme. He joined the Centre as a Senior Research Fellow in April 1996. Before joining the Centre, between 1994 and 1996, he was a visiting scholar at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg (Germany). Prior to that he worked as a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of State and Law of the USSR (Russian) Academy of Sciences. He also taught international law at the Faculty of Law of the Moscow State University.
His main field of expertise includes international environmental law, international law of natural resources, law of the sea, as well as environmental and natural resource law of Russia and the CIS. He is a member of the Water Resources Committee of the International Law Association and of the Commission on Environmental Law of the IUCN/World Conservation Union. At the Centre Dr. Vinogradov teaches courses in international environmental law, international law of natural resources, environmental law and policy for natural resources and energy, and international nuclear law.
His current research interests are in the areas of environmental regulation of offshore petroleum activities, transboundary water resources, legal status and regime of the Caspian Sea and shared petroleum resources.
OGEL special issue on "Offshore Petroleum Exploration and Production: Challenges and Responses"
Special feature prepared by Dr. Sergei Vinogradov and Dr. Ishrak Siddiky: