Professor Dmitry Tayursky, Dr. Sci. in Physics and Mathematics, graduated from Kazan State University named after V.I. Ulyanov-Lenin in 1985 with a degree in physics. In 2000 he received a title of Soros Associated Professor. Since 2011 he has recieved the title of Honorary Worker of Higher Professional Education of the Russian Federation. Since 2015 he is the vice-rector for scientific activities at Kazan Federal University.
In 2019 Professor Dmitry Tayursky received the honorary title of Honored Scientist of the Republic of Tatarstan for his extensive scientific research activities and significant contribution to the training of high-qualified specialists. Since December 22, 2021 Professor Dmitry Tayursky has been the Interim Rector of Kazan Federal University. Since March 22, 2022 Professor Dmitry Tayursky has been the Acting Rector of Kazan Federal University.