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Ihor Tokarev

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Lead Chemist
Chemical Sensing Laboratory
GE Global Research, Niskayuna, NY

Adjunct Faculty
Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Science
Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY

E-mail: tokarev@ge.com
itokarev@clarkson.edu


 

Education

Ph.D. Chemistry with highest honors, Technical University of Dresden, Germany, 2004
B.S. and M.S. Material Science, Lviv Polytechnic National University, Ukraine, 1997,1998


Research Interests

Nanostructured materials via self-assembly and template synthesis, biomaterials, hydrogels, polymer thin films and interfaces, stimuli-responsive polymeric materials for sensor and actuator applications, porous membranes, colloidal particles and systems  


Selected Publications

  • Grigoryev, A.; Tokarev, I.; Kornev, K. G.; Luzinov, I.; Minko, S. Superomniphobic magnetic microtextures with remote wetting control. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, Accepted, DOI: 10.1021/ja305348n.
  • Gopishetty , V. ; Tokarev I.; Minko S. Biocompatible stimuli-responsive hydrogel porous membranes via phase separation of polyvinyl alcohol and alginate intermolecular complex. J. Mater. Chem., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2JM31778H
  • Motornov, M.; Malynych, S.; Pippalla, D.; Zdyrko, B.; Royter, H.; Roiter, Y.; Kahabka, M.; Tokarev, A.; Tokarev, I.; Zhulina, E.; Kornev, K.; Luzinov, I.; Minko, S. Field-Directed Self-Assembly with Locking Nanoparticles. Nano Lett., 2012, 12 (7), 3814–3820.
  • Tokarev, I.; Minko, S. Tunable plasmonic nanostructures from noble metal nanoparticles and stimuli-responsive polymers Soft Matter, 2012, 8 (22), 5980-5987.
  • Kuroki, H.; Tokarev, I.; Minko S. Responsive Surfaces for Life Science Applications. Annu. Rev. Mater. Res., 2012, 48, 343-372
  • Roiter, Y.; Minko, I.; Nykypanchuk, D.; Tokarev, I.; Minko, S. Mechanism of nanoparticle actuation by responsive polymer brushes: from reconfigurable composite surfaces to plasmonic effects. Nanoscale, 2012, 4, 284-292.
  • Tokarev, I.; Tokareva, I.; Minko, S. Optical Nanosensor Platform Operating in Near-Physiological pH Range via Polymer-Brush-Mediated Plasmon Coupling. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2011, 3(2), 143-146.
  • Tokarev, I.; Minko, S. Stimuli-Responsive Porous Hydrogels at Interfaces for Molecular Filtration, Separation, Controlled Release, and Gating in Capsules and Membranes. Adv. Mater., 2010, 22(31), 3446-3462.
  • Tokarev, I.; Tokareva, I.; Gopishetty, V.; Katz, E.; Minko, S. Specific Biochemical-to-Optical Signal Transduction by Responsive Thin Hydrogel Films Loaded with Noble Metal Nanoparticles. Adv. Mater., 2010, 22(12), 1412-1416.
  • Tam, T. K.; Pita, M.; Motornov, M.; Tokarev, I.; Minko, S.; Katz, E. Electrochemical Nanotransistor from Mixed-Polymer Brushes. Adv. Mater., 2010, 22(16), 1863-1866.
  • Tam, T. K.; Pita, M.; Trotsenko, O.; Motornov, M.; Tokarev, I.; Halámek, J.; Minko, S.; Katz, E. Reversible "Closing" of an Electrode Interface Functionalized with a Polymer Brush by an Electrochemical Signal. Langmuir, 2010, 26(6), 4506–4513..
  • Motornov, M.; Roiter, Y.; Tokarev, I.; Minko, S. Stimuli-responsive nanoparticles, nanogels and capsules for integrated multifunctional intelligent systems. Prog. Polym. Sci., 2010, 35(1-2), 174–211. 
  • Tam, T. K.; Pita, M.; Motornov, M.; Tokarev, I.; Minko, S.; Katz, E. Modified Electrodes with Switchable Selectivity for Cationic and Anionic Redox Species. Electroanal., 2010, 22(1), 35-40.
  • Tokarev, I.; Motornov, M.; Minko, S. Molecular-engineered stimuli-responsive thin polymer film: a platform for the development of integrated multifunctional intelligent materials.J. Mater. Chem., 2009, 19(38), 6932-6948
  • Motornov, M.; Tam, T. K.; Pita, M.; Tokarev, I.; Katz, E.; Minko, S. Switchable selectivity for gating ion transport with mixed polyelectrolyte brushes: approaching 'smart' drug delivery systems. Nanotechnology, 2009, 20(43), 434006(1)-434006(10)
  • Tokarev, I.; Gopishetty, V.; Zhou, J.; Pita, M.; Motornov, M.; Katz, E.; Minko, S. Stimuli-responsive hydrogel membranes coupled with biocatalytic processes. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2009, 3(1), 532-536.
  • Tokarev, I.; Minko, S. Stimuli-responsive hydrogel thin films. Soft Matter, 2009, 5(3), 511-524.
  • Motornov, M.; Zhou, J.; Pita, M.; Gopishetty, V.; Tokarev, I.; Katz, E.; Minko, S. Integrated multifunctional nanosystem from command nanoparticles and enzymes. Small, 2009, 5(7), 817-820.
  • Tokarev, I.;  Minko, S. Multiresponsive hierarchically structured membranes: new challenging biomimetic materials for biosensors, controlled release, biochemical gates and nanoreactors. Adv. Mater., 2009, 21(2), 241-247.
  • Gopishetty, V.; Roiter, Y., Tokarev, I.; Minko, S. Multiresponsive biopolyelectrolyte membrane. Adv. Mater., 2008, 20(23), 4588-4593.
  • Tokarev, I.; Tokareva, I.; Minko, S. Gold nanoparticles enhanced plasmonic effects in responsive polymer gel. Adv. Mater. 2008, 20(14), 2730-2734.
  • Motornov, M.; Zhou, J.; Pita, M.; Gopishetty, V.; Tokarev, I.; Katz, E.; Minko, S. "Chemical transformers" from nanoparticle ensembles operated with logic. Nano Lett., 2008, 8(9), 2993-2997.
  • Tokarev, I.; Orlov, M.; Katz, E.; Minko, S. An electrochemical gate based on a stimuli-responsive membrane associated with an electrode surface. J. Phys. Chem. B, 2007, 111(42), 12141-12145.
  • Orlov, M.; Tokarev, I.; Scholl, A.; Doran, A.; Minko, S. pH-responsive thin film membranes from poly(2-vinylpyridine): water vapor-induced formation of a microporous structure. Macromolecules, 2007, 40(6), 2086-2091.
  • Motornov, M.; Sheparovych, R.; Tokarev, I.; Roiter, Y.; Minko, S. Nonwettable thin films from hybrid polymer brushes can be hydrophilic. Langmuir, 2007, 23(1), 13-19.
  • Tokarev, I.; Orlov, M.; Minko, S. Responsive polyelectrolyte gel membranes. Adv. Mater., 2006, 18(18), 2458-2460.
  • Tokareva, I.; Tokarev, I.; Minko, S.; Hutter, E.; Fendler, J. H. Ultrathin molecularly imprinted polymer sensors employing enhanced transmission surface plasmon resonance spectroscopy. Chem. Comm., 2006, 3343-3345.
  • Tokarev, I.; Krenek, R.; Burkov, Y.; Schmeisser, D.; Sidorenko, A.; Minko, S.; Stamm, M. Microphase separation in thin films of poly(styrene-block-4-vinylpyridine) copolymer-2-(4'-hydroxybenzeneazo)benzoic acid assembly Macromolecules, 2005, 38(2), 507-516.
  • Draper, J.; Luzinov, I.; Minko, S.; Tokarev, I.; Stamm, M.; Mixed polymer brushes by sequential polymer addition: anchoring layer effect. Langmuir, 2004, 20(10), 4064-4075.
  • Sidorenko, A.; Tokarev, I.; Minko, S.; Stamm M. Ordered reactive nanomembranes/nanotemplates from thin films of block copolymer supramolecular assembly. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2003, 125, 12211-12216.
  • Minko, S.; Patil, S.; Datsyuk, V.; Simon, F.; Eichhorn, K.-J.; Motornov, M.; Usov, D.; Tokarev, I.; Stamm, M.  Synthesis of Adaptive Polymer Brushes via “Grafting To” Approach from Melt. Langmuir, 2002, 18, 289-296.