Yuri Lvov Ph.D.

Lvov, Yuri
Position Department / Business Unit
Professor Institute for Micromanufacturing
Institution Disciplines
Louisiana Tech University
City State / Provence
Ruston Louisiana
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PhD in Physical Chemistry, Moscow State University, 1979.; BS in Physics, Moscow State University, Russia, 1974.

Career Highlights

2004-now Professor of Chemistry, T. Pipes Eminent Endowed Chair on Micro and Nanosystems, Institute for Micromanufacturing, and Affiliated Faculty at Biomedical Engineering Department, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA. President of Nano Pulp and Paper, LLC
1999-2003 Associate Professor, Institute for Micromanufacturing and Chemistry Program, Affiliated Faculty in the Physics and Biomedical Engineering Departments, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA.
1998-1999 Research Associate Professor, Center Bio/Molecular Science and Engineering, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington DC.
1997-1998 Research Assistant and Adjunct Professor, Chemistry Department, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.
1994-1996 Staff Researcher, Research & Development Corporation, Japan Science Agency, Fukuoka.
1991-1993 Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, Mainz University, Institute of Physical Chemistry, Germany.
1980-1990 Senior Researcher, Thin film group leader, Institute of Crystallography, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow.


●Medal for Best Research Achievements from Louisiana Tech University, 2005
●Tolbert Pipes Eminent Endowed Chair on Micro and Nanosystem, 2004.
●In 2004, Institute of Scientific Information ranked our article in “Langmuir,” v.9, p.481, among three most cited papers on molecular self-assembly (citations: 370), and another my paper on protein architecture in the Journal of American Chemical Society, 1995, v.117, p.6177 was cited 570 times which makes it #5 most cited chemistry paper with Japanese co-authors. A total citation of my papers on nanoassembly is above 2,600.
●Award Certificate from American Chemical Society for organization of “Smart Nanoassemblies” Symposium at 226th ACS National Meeting in New York, September 2003.
●Royal Chemical Society Publication Award, 1999, UK;
●Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, 1991-1993, Germany;
●Earned Doctor of Science in Physics from Moscow State University, 1991, Russia.

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