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Igor Luzinov

Igor Luzinov


Phone: (864) 656-5958
Office: 299B Sirrine Hall


Dr. Luzinov received a M. S. degree in Chemical Engineering and Technology in 1985 and a Ph. D. degree in Polymer Chemistry in 1990 from Lviv Polytechnic National University (Ukraine). Prior to joining the faculty of Clemson University, he served as a Senior Research Scientist at Physical Chemistry Institute (National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine), NATO Research Fellow at Center Education and Research on Macromolecules (University of Liege, Belgium) and Postdoctoral Research Associate at Iowa State and Western Michigan Universities.


Ph.D., Lviv Polytechnic National University, Ukraine (1990)
M.S., Lviv Polytechnic National University, Ukraine (1985)

Research Areas

Nanofabrication of Thin Polymer Films
Multi-Component Polymer Systems and Composites

Recent Awards

2015 Outstanding Researcher of the Year (Clemson Chapter of Sigma Xi Research Society), April 2015
The McQueen Quattlebaum Faculty Achievement Award (Clemson University College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciencess), April 2014

Selected Publications

Ho, D.; Zou, J.; Zdyrko, B.; Iyer, K. S.; Luzinov, I., Capillary force lithography: the versatility of this facile approach in developing nanoscale applications. Nanoscale 2015, 7 (2), 401-414.

Townsend, J.; Burtovyy, R.; Galabura, Y.; Luzinov, I., Flexible Chains of Ferromagnetic Nanoparticles. ACS Nano 2014, 8 (7), 6970-6978.

Galabura, Y.; Soliani, A. P.; Giammarco, J.; Zdyrko, B.; Luzinov, I., Temperature controlled shape change of grafted nanofoams. Soft Matter 2014, 10 (15), 2567-73.

Vatansever, F., Burtovyy, R., Zdyrko, B., Ramaratnam, K., Andrukh, T., Minko, S., Owens, J. R., Kornev, K. G., & Luzinov, I. (2012). Toward fabric-based flexible microfluidic devices: Pointed surface modification for pH sensitive liquid transport. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 4(9), 4541-4548.