According to Wikipedia,
Mikhail Dyakonov is a Russian professor of physics at Laboratoire Charles Coulomb , Université Montpellier - CNRS in France. Career His name is connected with several physical phenomena: Dyakonov–Perel spin relaxation mechanism, Dyakonov–Shur plasma wave instability. In 1971, together with V.I. Perel he predicted the Spin Hall Effect, which has become a field of intense studies.
Mikhail Dyakonov is affiliated with the following schools: