I.Smalyukh

IVAN I. SMALYUKH

University of Colorado at Boulder

Department of Physics, 390 UCB
University of Colorado at Boulder
2000 Colorado Ave.
Boulder, CO 80309-0390

Office: Gamow Tower, F-521
Office hours: Mondays & Fridays, 3:00-4:00PM
Lab: Duane Physics, G-335

Phone: 303-492-7277 (office); 303-492-6530 (lab)
Fax: 1-303-492-2998
E-mail: Ivan.Smalyukh@Colorado.EDU

http://www.colorado.edu/soft-matter-physics/
http://www.colorado.edu/physics/people/faculty
http://spot.colorado.edu/~smalyukh/

Research Group CV Research Honors Teaching Publications
Nature Nano Letters Nature Materials Science PNAS

Topological colloids:
Nature 478, 330 (2011)
Nature 493, 200 (2013)

Self-alignment of gold nanorods:
Nano Letters 10, 1347 (2010)
Nano Letters 12, 955 (2012)
Nano Letters 14, 101 (2014)
Nano Letters 14, 4071 (2014)

Triple-twisted particle-like excitations: Nature Materials 9, 139 (2010)
Nature Materials 13, 258 (2014)

Colloidal interactions and
self-assembly in nematics:
Science 326, 1083 (2009)
Science 352, 69 (2016)

PNAS 103, 18048 (2006)
PNAS 107, 3945 (2010)
PNAS 107, 21311 (2010)
PNAS 108, 20891 (2011)
PNAS 109, 4744 (2012)
PNAS 110, 9231 (2013)
PNAS 110, 19263 (2013)
PNAS 111, 16268 (2014)
PNAS 112, 4546 (2015)
PNAS 113, 10479 (2016)

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS


2014 - present

Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Liquid Crystal Materials Research Center, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309

2014 - present

Associate Professor (courtesy appointment), Department of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering Graduate Program, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309

2012 - present

Fellow and Executive Committee Member, Materials Science and Engineering Graduate Program, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309

2009 - present

Fellow of the Renewable & Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI), University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309

2011 - 2014

Assistant Professor (courtesy appointment), Department of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering Graduate Program, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309

2007 - 2014

Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Liquid Crystal Materials Research Center, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309

2005 - 2007

Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

2004 - 2006

Visiting Scientist, Inst. For Lasers, Photonics, and Biophotonics, SUNY at Buffalo

2005 - 2006

Postdoctoral Researcher, Liquid Crystal Institut, Kent State University

HONORS

Awards, grants, and fellowships Professional achievements and service
  • GSoft Awards Committee member, American Physical Society, 2016-2017

  • Chair of the 2019 Gordon Research Conference on Liquid Crystals, University of New England, Biddeford, ME

  • Vice Chair of the 2017 Gordon Research Conference on Liquid Crystals, University of New England, Biddeford, ME

  • Co-organizer of the Symposium "Liquid Crystalline Materials—Displays and Beyond" at the 2016 MRS Spring Meeting, March 28-April 1, 2016, Phoenix, Arizona

  • Co-Chair of the Workshop "Plasmonics and its Applications," Boulder, Colorado, March 21-22, 2016

  • Invited Editor for the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

  • Organizer of the annual inter-continental advanced materials for photonics (I-CAMP) summer schools

  • Co-organizer of the Frontiers of Soft Matter Symposium, Boulder, Colorado, May 16-18, 2012

  • Co-Chair of the I-CAMP'12 School in Boulder, Colorado, July 16 - August 11, 2012

  • Co-Chair, Planer-Smoluchowski Soft Matter Workshop on Liquid Crystal Colloids

  • Chair of the I-CAMP'11 School, Argentina-Uruguay, May 28 - June 17, 2011

  • Co-Chair of the Metamaterials Workshop in Hangzhou, China, April, 2011

  • Chair of the I-CAMP 2010 summer school in Australia, June 20-July 10, 2010

  • Chair of the CIMOPV workshop in Brisbane, Australia, July 1-3, 2010

  • Chair of the Inter-continental advanced materials for photonics I-CAMP 2009 held in China, June 28-July 19

  • Chair of the Planer-Smoluchowski Soft Matter Workshop (PSSM09), June 22, Lviv, Ukraine: "PSSM-09"

  • Chair of the LC2CAM conference (together with N. Clark), August 7-10, 2008

  • Program/organizing Committee member for the annual "Emerging Liquid Crystal Technologies" Conference at the annual Photonics West symposia, San Francisco, CA

  • Organizer and local coordinator of the CU-Boulder Branch of the International Institute for complex Adaptive Matter (I2CAM)

  • Editorial Board Member of the international journal "Advances in Condensed Matter Physics"

  • Advisor of the University of Colorado SPIE student chapter

  • Advisor of the University of Colorado MRS student chapter

  • Referee for Science, Nature, Procs. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Physical Review Letters, Physical Review E, Physics Letters A, Applied Optics, J. Phys.: Cond. Matter, Nanoscale Research Letters, Europhys. Lett., European Phys. J. E, Nanotechnology, J. Mol. Liquids, Soft Matter, PLoS One, JSTAT, ACS Nano, Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst., J. of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, Advances in Cond. Matter Physics, Opto-Electronics Review, Sensors & Actuators B, Electrocemical and Solid State Letters (ESTL), J. Nanoscience Lett., and Langmuir

  • Chair of the Soft Matter Oversight Committee of the International Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter

  • Instructor of the SPIE conference short courses (such as SC790 short course) on Liquid Crystals

  • Member of the SPIE Regional Chapter Task Force Committee

  • Instructor for the SPIE Traveling Lecturer Outreach Program

  • Member of the Board of Governors of the International Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter (ICAM-I2CAM)

  • Chair of the "Liquid Crystal Technology and Applications" conference, Dayton, June 12-16, 2006

  • Member of the SPIE Scholarships and Grants Committee

  • Program Committee member, Conference GL06-108, "Nano- and Microphotonics: Materials, Devices, Processing, and Applications," 13-15 June 2006

  • Chair of the "Liquid Crystals in optics and Photonics" conference, Kent, OH, October 27-28, 2005

  • Organizer of the Outreach Day, Science Tours for high school students, and Career Workshop, Western Reserve Academy and Kent State Univ., OH, October 26-28, 2005

  • Organizing Committee member, Great Lakes Photonics Symposium GLPS2006, Dayton, OH, June 12-16, 2006

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PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS


2000 - present

American Physical Society (APS) and its Division of Biological Physics

2001 - present

International Liquid Crystal Society (ILCS)

2002 - present

The International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE)

2002 - present

Optical Society of America (OSA)

2004 - present

American Association for the Advancement of Science

2004 - present

Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter and International Institute for Complex Adaptive

2006 - present

Shevchenko Scientific Society

2007 - present

Materials Research Society (MRS)

2012 - present

American Chemical Society (ACS)

LANGUAGES


English, Ukrainian, Polish, and Russian


Last Update - December 2016