Vita
Slava (Vyacheslav) V. Rotkin

Honors



 
Education:
 
8/86 - 2/94 M.Sc. (Honors)     St.Petersburg, Electrical Engineering University, Russia


 

Awards, Honors and Personal Fellowships:
 
2012 Hillman Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Student Advising
2009 Class of '68 Fellowship
2007 Eleanor and Joseph F. Libsch Early Career Research Award
2006 "Nano-Backgrounder" feature article at NanoScienceWorks, CRC - Taylor & Francis Group
2006 Who's Who of Emerging Leaders, Marquis Who's Who, New Providence
2006 AcademicKeys Who's Who in Sciences Higher Education
2005, 2006 Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Marquis Who's Who, New Providence
2004 Frank J. Feigl Junior Faculty Scholar
2001 2003 Arnold and Mabel Beckman Fellowship
1997 Soros Graduate student grant no. a97-2424.
1996 Soros Graduate student grant no. a96-2558.
1995 Soros Graduate student grant no. a1128-x.
1995 Grant of Russian Government Support Program for Leading Scientific Schools of Russia. Principal investigator.
1995 Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences fellowship under the research program of International Center for Fundamental Physics in Moscow. Principal investigator.
1994 96 President and Government Grant for Young Scientists of Russia. Principal investigator.
1993 Fellowship of Foundation for Intellectual Collaboration.
1992 Individual Grant of APS. Co-investigator.
1992 Fellowship of Regional Center for Science and Technical Expertize.
1992 Fellowship of Science Council of St.Petersburg Electro-technical University.


2000 Best speaker of the year, Theoretical seminar at Ioffe Institute.
1998 Best Student Paper (1st Award) at 3rd International Winterschool on Physics of Semiconductors.
1997 Best Student Paper Award at the 3rd International Workshop on Fullerenes and Atomic Clusters.
1997 Best Young Scientist Paper (1st Award) scientific competition of Ioffe Institute.
1997 Best Paper (3rd Award) of Young Scientists of St. Petersburg in the Natural Sciences in 1997.
1997 The Ioffe Institute Prize Award.
1997 Best student paper (1st Award) at 2nd International Winterschool on Physics of Semiconductors.
1986 High-School Award on All-Union conference on Physics.


 

Professional Membership:
 
since 2013 IEEE Senior Member (member since 2003)
since 2005 member of SPIE
since 2004 member of MRS
since 2001 member of APS
since 2000 member of the ECS
1993-1999 member of Russian Physical Science Society
1994-1999 member of Scientific Youth Council of Ioffe Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia

 



 

Research and other grants:
 
2012- 2014 National Science Foundation, grant # ECCS-1202398, "Rare-earth-DNA-nanotube complexes for bio-sensing applications," (PI)
2012 Faculty Curricular Innovation Program Grant (PI)
2012 ADVANCE Faculty Development Grant
2012-2013 User Grant "Near-field interactions in single-wall nanotube/rare-earth gel materials", # C2011B77, Center for Integrated Nanotechnology, Los Alamos National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories (PI)
2011- 2014 Air Force Office of Scientific Research, # FA9550-11-1-0185, "Near-field thermal coupling of a nanoscale interface and QED Kapitza conductance of nano-carbon thermal interconnect materials", (PI)
2010- 2011 Faculty Innovation Grant, "Physics of Quantum Electrodynamic Kapitsa conductance", Lehigh University, (PI)
2011 Rapid Access Grant "Optical study of near-field interactions between single-wall nanotubes (SWNT) and Rare-earth ions (REI) in controllable matrix environment", #RA2011A1269, Center for Integrated Nanotechnology, Los Alamos National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories (PI)
2009- 2011 National Science Foundation, grant # DMR-0923066, "MRI: Acquisition of an Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) for Visualization, Assembly and Analysis of Materials at the Nanometer and Molecular Scale", (Co-PI, PI: R.Vinci)
2009- 2011 National Science Foundation, grant # DMR-0923299, "MRI: Development of Spectroscopic Imaging Optical Bottles for Analysis of Nanoparticles in Confinement Volume", (Sr.Pers., PI: D.Ou-Yang)
2009- 2010 APL/JHU R&D contract, grant "Nanomaterials for Enhanced Thermal Management in Phased Array Radar" (PI)
2009- 2011 Mid-Atlantic Partnership for NASA Nanomaterials: NASA-GSFC cooperative agreement, grant "NASA II: Novel Advanced Modeling of Nanotube Field Emission Devices" (PI)
2007- 2008 DoD-Army Research Laboratory, grant "Army Optics VI - Physics of Light-to-Electric-Signal Conversion in Carbon Nanotubes: Novel Route for Making Nanoscale Optoelectronic Devices" (PI)
2007- 2008 PA Infrastructure Technology grant "Broadband Quantum-Dash Diode Laser For Communication And Sensor Applications" (Co-PI)
2007- 2009 ACS PRF-G grant "Theoretical investigation of ionomeric polymer-nanotube composites as novel materials for solar energy applications", (PI)
2006- 2008 NASA-GSFC cooperative agreement, grant "Processing Methods and Fundamental Properties of Carbon Nanotube Materials" (Co-PI for sub-award "High-Resolution Characterization of Carbon Nanotube Materials").
2007- 2008 PA Infrastructure Technology grant "Integrating Research In Nanophotonics And Nanoscience Educational Program"
2006- 2007 DoD-Army Research Laboratory, grant "Army Optics V - Physics of Light-to-Electric-Signal Conversion in Carbon Nanotubes: Novel Route for Making Nanoscale Optoelectronic Devices" (PI).
2006- 2010 National Science Foundation, program "Nanoscale Interdisciplinary Research Teams", grant # CMMI-0609050, "NIRT: Solution-Based Dispersion, Sorting, and Placement of Carbon Nanotubes - GOALI" (Co-PI).
2004 Faculty Research Grant from Office of Research and Sponsored Programs at Lehigh University. (Sol-Principal Investigator).
2002- 2003 National Science Foundation, program "Nanoscale: Exploratory Research", "NER: Investigation of carbon nanotube nano-optics" (Co-Principal Investigator).
2001- 2005 Department of Energy, Nanoscale Science Engineering and Technology Initiative, "A New Class of Nanostructured Materials: Graphite Polyhedral Crystals" (Co-Principal Investigator).
2001 - 2003 CRI grant of UIUC, "Manipulation of Carbon Nanotubes for Intergrated Nanoelectromechanical Systems (NEMS)" (Co-Principal Investigator).
2001 - 2003 Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation Research and Start-up Grant
2000 RFBR grant no. 00-15-96812 "Support of Russian Leading Scientific Schools" "Theory of solid state micro- and nanostructures and related optoelectronic devices" (Co-Principal Investigator).
1999 - 2001 RFBR grant no. 99-02-18170. (Co-PI).
1998 Travel Grant of Electrochemical Society: Fullerene Group. (PI).
1999 Grant no. 98059 of RGP "Fullerenes and Atomic Clusters". (Co-PI).
1998 RFBR grant no. 98-02-26120 "Scientific Conference Support". (Co-PI).
1998 Travel Grant RFBR no. 98-02-26693. (PI).
1998 - 2000 Grant no.K0416 of Federal Program "Recuperating of scientific Olympiads, competitions, scientific youth schools" of Federal program "Integration of science and high school". (Co-PI).
1998 Grant no. 98062 of RGP "Fullerenes and Atomic Clusters". (Co-PI).
1997 Travel Grant of RFBR. (PI).
1997 Travel Grant of GP "Fullerenes and Atomic Clusters". (PI).
1996 RFBR grant no. 96-15-96348 "Support of Russian Leading Scientific Schools". (Co-PI).
1996 1998 RFBR grant no. 96-02-17952. (Co-PI).
1996 1998 RFBR grant no. 96-02-17926. (Co-PI).
1996 INTAS grant no. 93-2492-ext under the research program of International Center for Fundamental Physics in Moscow. (Co-PI).
1996 NORDITA grant for participation in the work of the School on the Modern Statistical Physics: Random Systems. (Co-PI).
1996 Travel Grant of ISF. (PI).
1995 1996 INTAS grant no. 94-1172. (Co-PI).
1995 1996 Grant no. 94014 of RGP "Fullerenes and Atomic Clusters". (Co-PI).
1994 1995 RFBR grant no. 93-02-3199. (Co-PI).
1994 Grant no. 94014 of IP "Fullerenes and Atomic Clusters". (Co-PI).
1994 Grant no. 94019 of IP "Fullerenes and Atomic Clusters". (PI).
1994 Grant no. 12 of the Program of Foundation for Intellectual Collaboration "Fullerenes and Atomic Clusters". (Co-PI).