Ph.D., National Academy of Science of Ukraine, 1999
Honors and Awards
Humboldt Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Germany (2002)
Collaborative in Basic and Engineering Grant, National Academy of Sciences, USA (2002)
INTAS Postdoctoral Fellowship, Belgium (2004)
CU New Inventor of the Year (2011)
Detailed Research Interests
Plasmonics: experimental and theoretical research in thin nanostructured metal films and metal nanoparticles. Optical properties of thin metal films and metal nanoparticles. Optical sub-diffraction waveguides.
Metamaterials: experimental and theoretical research in negative index of epsilon-near-zero metamaterials. Plasmon excitations in nanostructured metal films. Graded negative index metamaterials. Microwave metamaterials and their applications to advanced antenna.
Biophysics: development of ultrasensitive optical biochemical sensors for biomarkers detections. Single cell bio-imaging by using advanced photoluminescent biomarkers.
Photovoltaic: experimental and theoretical research in the area of advanced nanostructured plasmonic solar cells.