Short CV/Education and training

  • 1991 – 1994
    Ukrainian specialized physical mathematical lyceum

  • 1994 – 1999
    Kiev Taras Shevchenko University, Physics Faculty, Department of Astronomy and Space Physics, Ukraine

  • 1999
    Master of Sciences from Kiev Taras Shevchenko University, Ukraine (Mention of Excellence)

  • 1999 – 2004
    Researcher at Main Astronomical Observatory National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

  • 2003
    PhD in Physics and Math by Main Astronomical Observatory, Ukraine, Speciality: "Heliophysics and physics of solar system"

  • 2004 – 2010
    Post Doctoral positions at the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, Spain

Current Employment

  • "Ramón y Cajal" tenure-track position at the University of La Laguna (ULL) & Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC), Spain

  • Principal Investigator of the "Starting Grant" project ERC-2011-StG 277829-SPIA "Magnetic connectivity through the Solar Partially Ionized Atmosphere" Funded by European Research Council in the frame of FP7 Specific Program IDEAS

Selected publications

  • Khomenko, E.; Martinez Pillet, V.; Solanki, S. K.; del Toro Iniesta, J. C.; Gandorfer, A.; Bonet, J. A.; Domingo, V.; Schmidt, W.; Barthol, P.; Knoelker, M. "Where the granular flows bend", Astroph. J. Letters, Sunrise special issue, Vol. 723, L159 (2010)

  • Fabbian, D.; Khomenko, E.; Moreno-Insertis, F.; Nordlund, Å. "Solar abundance corrections derived through 3D magnetoconvection simulations", Astroph. J., vol. 724, p. 1536 (2010)

  • Khomenko, E.; Kochukhov, O. "Simulations of magneto-acoustic pulsations in atmospheres of rapidly oscillating Ap stars", Astrophys. J. Vol. 704, p. 1218 (2009)

  • Khomenko, E., Collados, M. "Sunspot seismic halos generated by fast MHD wave refraction" Astron. & Astrophys., Vol. 506, p. L5 (2009)

  • Khomenko, E., Kosovichev, A., Collados, M.; Parchevsky, K., Olshevsky, V. "Theoretical Modeling of Propagation of Magnetoacoustic Waves in Magnetic Regions Below Sunspots", Astrophys. J. Vol. 694, p. 411 (2009)

  • Khomenko, E., Collados, M. "Magnetohydrostatic Sunspot Models from Deep Subphotospheric to Chromospheric Layers" Astrophys. J. Vol. 689, p. 1379 (2008)

  • Khomenko, E., Centeno, R., Collados, M., Trujillo Bueno, J. "Channeling 5 Minute Photospheric Oscillations into the Solar Outer Atmosphere through Small-Scale Vertical Magnetic Flux Tubes", Astrophys. J. Vol. 676, p. L85 (2008)

  • Khomenko, E., Collados, M., Felipe, T. "Nonlinear Numerical Simulations of Magneto-Acoustic Wave Propagation in Small-Scale Flux Tubes" Solar Phys.,Vol. 251, p. 589 (2008)

  • Khomenko, E., and Collados, M. "On the Stokes V amplitude ratio as an indicator of the field strength in solar inter-network" Astrophys. J. Vol. 659, p. 1726 (2007)

  • Khomenko, E., and Collados, M. "Numerical modelling of MHD wave propagation and refraction in sunspots" Astrophys. J. Vol. 653, p. 739 (2006)

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • 1. Project title: "Magnetic connectivity through the Solar Partially Ionized Atmosphere"

    Funding organization: European Research Council "Starting Grant" (ERC-2011-StG 277829-SPIA)

    Duration of the project: 2012-2016

  • 2. Project title: "Waves, convection and magnetic fields in the atmospheres of Sun and stars"

    Funding organization: Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness "Ramón y Cajal" program


    Duration of the project: 2011-2015

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • International Astronomical Union

  • European Astronomical Society


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