Graduated from Kharkov State University, Faculty of Physics and Mathematics in 1952.
PhD Phys & Math, Kharkov State University, 1959.
DSc Phys & Math , ILTPE, 1965.
Diploma of Full Professor, Kharkov Polytechnic Institute (Department of Physics of Metals), 1969.
Research Institute, Balashiha, Moscow reg., (1952-1953, engineer).
Lebedev's Physics Institute Acad. of Sc., Moscow (1954 -1957, post-graduate student, junior researcher).
Institute of Physics and Technology, Kharkov, Ukraine (1958-1960, junior researcher; 1960-1968, senior researcher; 1968-1974, head of laboratory).
ILTPE, Kharkov Ukraine, (1974-2003, head of department, from 2003 - chief researcher).
Dynamical and kinetic properties of metals, dielectrics and low-dimensional systems, spin transport phenomena.
A number of the results mentioned above are included into the well-known textbooks and monographs on solid state physics, e.g. “L.D.Landau and E.M. Lifshitz, Physical Kinetics, Vol. 10 ” (Pergamon Press, Oxford, 1981); A.A. Abrikosov “Fundamentals of the Theory of Metals” (Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1988); J.S. Blakemore “Solid State Physics” (Cambridge University Press, England, 1985), K.P. Gurov “Fundamentals of the Kinetic Theory” (Nauka, Moscow, 1966) and others.
Results of the section 2 are presented in the review of R.N. Gurzhi “Hydrodynamic Effects in Solid States” (Uspekhi. Fiz. Nauk, v.94 (1968)).
Results of the section 3 are presented in the review of R.N. Gurzhi and A.I. Kopeliovich “Low Temperature Electric Conductivity of Pure Metals” (Uspekhi. Fiz. Nauk, v.133 (1981)).
Results of the section 4 are presented in the review of R.N. Gurzhi, A.I. Kopeliovich, and S.B. Rutkevich “Kinetic Properties of Two-Dimensional Metal Systems” (Adv. Phys., v.36 (1987)).
The further research activities of Prof. Radii Gurzhi after 1986 see: Research group of R.N. Gurzhi, A.I. Kopeliovich, A.N. Kalinenko and A.V. Yanovskiy.