Zurab Kereselidze was born in 1984 and is from Georgia. Since his middle school years he had shown a high interest towards physics and mathematics and won multiple diplomas in the Olympiads during middle and high school years. He was a participant of the 32nd International Physics Olympiad where he represented Georgia.
In 2001 Zurab was accepted to a Bachelor of Science in physics at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University in Georgia. During his undergraduate study he participated in several conferences in physics. After graduation with honors in 2005 he applied for the Master’s degree in plasma physics and graduated in 2007 from the same university. In 2007 Zurab got accepted to New York University in USA and earned a second Master’s degree in physics in 2009. The same year he entered a PhD program in physics at The University of Texas at San Antonio in USA. During the doctoral study he gave several talks and poster presentations and published papers about his research. In 2014 Zurab successfully defended his dissertation and his thesis title was “Interaction of Gold Nanostars with Neuronal Cells and Single Negative Terahertz Metamaterials with Barium Titanate Resonators”.
Since 2015 Zurab is working at the European School as a mathematics teacher in American High School program and at the International Black Sea University as a physics lecturer in Georgia.