Milton Kerker Chaired Professor of Colloid Science
Chemistry & Biomolecular Science
145 Science Center
PO Box 5810
Potsdam, NY 13699-5810
Laboratory of Bioelectronics & Bionanotechnology
1976 B.Sc. & M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering - D.I. Mendeleyev Chemical Engineering University, Moscow, Russia
1983 Ph.D. in Chemistry - A.N. Frumkin Institute of Electrochemistry, Russian Acad. Sci., Moscow, Russia
2006-present Milton Kerker Chaired Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biomolecular Science, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY
1993-2006 Senior Research Associate (1993-2000) / Associate Research Professor (2000-2006), Institute of Chemistry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
1983-1991 Research Scientist / Senior Research Scientist, Institute of Photosynthesis, Russian Acad. Sci., Pushchino, Russia
Visiting Positions: Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, München Technische Universität, Department of General Chemistry & Biochemistry, Freising, Germany (1992-1993); CSIC Fellow, Instituto de Catalisis, CSIC, Madrid, Spain (1992); Postdoctoral Fellow, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel (1991-1992).
Biocomputing based on enzymes and DNA, logical gates and arithmetics based on bioelectronic systems, self-organized & self-responding bioelectronic systems.
Biofunctionalized nanomaterials (metallic nanoparticles, magnetic nanoparticles, semiconductive quantum dots, nanorods, nanowires) for bioelectronic and biomedical applications.
Bionanoengineering, functional interfaces composed of biomaterials & nano-objects, supra-molecular hybrid systems with complex molecular/biomolecular architecture.
Bioelectronics & optobioelectronics, switchable & tunable electrobiocatalytic and photobiocatalytic systems.
Bionanotechnology for bioelectronic applications, electrical wiring of enzymes by nano-objects, amplification paths for bioanalytical systems, nanocircuitry generation based on biotemplates & biocatalysis.
Biosensors based on integrated systems with complex molecular architecture, self-powered biosensors, switchable & tunable biosensors.
Professional Honors, Fellowships and Affiliations
Professor Accreditation by Agència per a la Qualitat del Sistema Universitari a Catalunya (AQU Catalunya, Spain), 2006; Kaye Awards for Scientific Innovations, Hebrew University, Israel, 1995 and 2004; Research Award, Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung, Germany, 1993; Research Award, CSIC, Spain, 1992; Institute Recognition Awards, Institute of Photosynthesis, Russian Acad. Sci., 1983, and 1989; State Medal of Inventor, USSR, 1989.