Vladimir Tsukruk

Regents' Professor; School of Materials Science & Engineering

Vladimir V. Tsukruk is a Dean’s Distinguished Professor of Engineering at the School of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, a founding Director of Microanalysis Center, and founding co-director of DoD BIONIC Center of Excellence.  He received MS degree in physics from the National University of Ukraine, PhD in polymer science and DSc in chemistry from the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. He carried out his post-doc research at the U. Marburg, Darmstadt TU, and U. Akron.

He serves on the Editorial Advisory Boards of ten professional journals and as an Associate Editor at ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. He has co-authored more than 400 refereed articles in archival journals and five books, which have been cited more than 15,500 times with H-index of 60 (WoS).  He has organized ten professional symposia and trained about 70 students currently employed in industry, academia, and national labs.  His research in the field of surfaces, interfaces, directed assembly of synthetic/natural polymers and nanostructures, and bioinspired hybrid nanomaterials has been recognized by The Georgia Tech Outstanding Research Author Award (2015), the Humboldt Lectureship (2011), Humboldt Research Award (2010) and the National Science Foundation Special Creativity Award (2006) among others.



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Georgia Institute of Technology

College of Engineering
School of Materials Science and Engineering
Research Focus Areas:
  • Biomaterials
  • Materials and Nanotechnology
  • Additional Research:

    Bio-Inspired Materials; Surfaces and Interfaces; Biomolecular-Solids; Optical Materials; Smart materials. Bionanocomposites, hybrid nanomaterials, optically active materials, photonic materials, responsive materials, and sensors.

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