On July 3, 2019, in Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, our research assistant Andrey Tarasov successfully defended his dissertation for the degree of candidate of physical and mathematical sciences (PhD) in Optics. His work "Luminescence of ZnO microstructures and the effect of surface plasmon resonance and magnetic field on it" was given a high rating by the dissertation committee. Congratulations! Congratulations to the applicant with a successful dissertation defense and the Ph.D. degree! This is the second dissertation in our laboratory in 2019!