Sergey Yarmolenko Ph.D.

Position Department / Business Unit
Senior Research Scientist Center for Advanced Materials and Smart Structures
Institution Disciplines
North Carolina A&T State University
City State / Provence
Greensboro North Carolina
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(336) 256-1153
Current Research Interests (1996-present)
• Advanced Materials Research
Mechanical properties of thin films, nanocomposites and nanolaminates
Materials for energy applications
Functionally gradient and protective coatings
Properties and performance evaluation of high temperature ceramics and their
composites
Carbon nanotube array growth on catalytic surfaces
Phase transformations in ceramics
TEM, SEM, AFM, nanoindentation, Raman spectroscopy and XRD analysis in
materials research
Advanced image analysis
• Materials Processing and Testing
High temperature testing of ceramics (bulk, composites and single filament)
Fracture toughness of bulk and thin films
Micro- and nanoindentation
Pulsed laser deposition
Chemical combustion vapor deposition
High-temperature ceramic processing

Education

1985 - 1989 PhD in Organic Chemistry. Institute of Organic Chemistry, Ukrainian Academy of Sciences (Kiev, USSR).; 1976 - 1981 MS in Chemistry (with honor). Kharkov University (USSR).

Career Highlights

1999-present Senior Research Scientist. Center for Advanced Materials and Smart Structures,
North Carolina A&T State University (Greensboro, NC)
1996-1998 Research Scientist. School of Engineering, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering,
North Carolina A&T State University (Greensboro, NC)
1991 - 1995 Assistant Professor. Dept. of Organic Chemistry, Kharkov University (Ukraine).
1992 - 1995 Head of the Laboratory. Dept. of Physical Organic Chemistry, Institute of
Chemistry, Kharkov University (Ukraine),
1992 - 1996 Senior Research Scientist. Laboratory of Chiral Organic Compounds, Institute of
Single Crystals Ukrainian Academy of Sciences (Kharkov, Ukraine).
1989 - 1992 Senior Research Scientist. Dept. Physical Organic Chemistry, Institute of
Chemistry, Kharkov University (Ukraine).
1985 - 1989 Post Graduate Student. Dept. of Fluorine-Containing Organic Compounds,
Institute of Organic Chemistry, Ukrainian Academy of Sciences (Kiev, USSR).
1981 - 1985 Research Scientist. Dept. of Organic Chemistry, Kharkov University (USSR).

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