Faculty

Alexander Yarinyarin

UIC Distinguished Professor
Room 2057, ERF
(312) 996-3472
ayarin@uic.edu
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LABORATORY
The Multiscale Mechanics and Nanotechnology Laboratory
Room 1054, ERF
(312) 996-3439

EDUCATION
D.Sc., Physics and Mathematics, Institute for Problems in Mechanics, USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 1989
Ph.D., Physics and Mathematics, Institute for Problems in Mechanics, USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 1980
M.S., Applied Physics, Polytechnical Institute, Leningrad (Sankt-Peterburg), Russia, 1977

AWARDS, HONORS, AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • UIC Distinguished Professor, 2014
  • Most Cited Article, 2006-2010, Polymer, Elsevier, 2008
  • Fellow of the Center of Excellence “Smart Interfaces” Technical University, Darmstadt, Germany, 2008
  • 3rd Prize of the Society of Mechanics, Taiwan, 2006
  • Hershel Rich Prize – Technion Innovation Award, American Technion Society, 2005
  • Prize for Technological Development for Defense against Terror, American Technion Society, 2003
  • Gutwirth Award, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, 1999
  • Guastala Fellowship of Rashi Foundation (France) and The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, 1992-1995
  • Awards of the Institute for Problems in Mechanics, USSR Academy of Sciences, in contests of research works, 1980-1990
  • University Award for “Outstanding Student Research”, Polytechnic Institute of Leningrad, 1974

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Professor Yarin’s current research interests include: Nanotechnology: electrospinning of nano fibers, Nanotechnology: co-electrospinning of core-shell nanofibers; thermal treatment of core-shell nanofibers to manufacture turbostratic carbon nanotubes, Micro- and nanofluidics, Nanoparticle-based ink-jet printing in micro- and optoelectronics, Deposition of nanocoating on micron- and nano-sized particles in plasma reactors, Drop splashing, Acoustic levitation, Fluid mechanics and rheology, Heat transfer, Biodegradable and stimuli-responsive polymers.