Dr. Mikhail Orlov is a founding Director of the Kiev R&M Center “Optics”. He is also a Deputy Chairman of the Board of Joint Stock Company “Ukranalyt”-company consisting of over 200 researchers specializing in development of gas sensors. Additionally, he is a Deputy Director of two National Science and Technology Programs, member of the Environmental Scientific Advisory Board of Kiev City Administration, and author of over 50 scientific publications and patents. Dr. Orlov is a member of SPIE.