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ALEXEY SNEZHKO
Material Science Division
Argonne National Laboratory
Argonne, IL 60439
Tel: 630-252-4030
Fax: 630-252-7777
Email: snezhko@anl.gov



EDUCATION:
Ph.D., Physics and Materials Research, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, 2001
M.Sc. Degree in Physics with Honor, Donetsk State University, Donetsk, Ukraine, 1996


PRESENT POSITION:
Staff Scientist, Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
2008-present Staff Physicist, Argonne National Laboratory, Materials Science Division, Argonne, Illinois
2006-2008 Enrico Fermi Fellow, Argonne National Laboratory, Materials Science Division, Argonne, Illinois
2004-2006 Postdoctoral Researcher, Argonne National Laboratory, Materials Science Division, Argonne, Illinois
2002-2004 Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina
1996-2002 Research Scientist, Department of Low Temperature Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic


SELECTED AWARDS:
Enrico Fermi Fellowship, Argonne National Laboratory, Illinois, USA (2006)
Special Fellowship from International Soros Foundation for Science and High Education, Donetsk State University, Ukraine (1995)


RESEARCH INTERESTS:
  • Non-equilibrium self-assembly and collective dynamics at micro and nano scales.
  • Emergent phenomena in complex systems.
  • Coexistence of Magnetism and Superconductivity: magnetic pinning; magnet-superconductor heterostructures. Vortex matter in superconductors.


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:
(Total 42 papers in refereed scientific journals including Physical Review Letters, Physical Review B, E, Science, Applied Physics Letters etc.)
"Self-assembled magnetic surface swimmers"
A. Snezhko, M. Belkin, I. S. Aranson, W.-K. Kwok
Physical Review Letters 99, 158301 (2009)
"Surface wave assisted self-assembly of multidomain magnetic structures"
A. Snezhko, I. S. Aranson, W.-K. Kwok
Physical Review Letters 96, 078701 (2006)
"Driven magnetic particles on a fluid surface: Pattern assisted surface flows"
M. Belkin, A. Snezhko, I.S. Aranson, W.-K. Kwok,
Physical Review Letters 99, 158301 (2007)
"Dynamic self-assembly of magnetic particles on the fluid interface: Surface-wave-mediated effective magnetic exchange"
A. Snezhko, I. S. Aranson, W.-K. Kwok
Physical Review E 73, 041306 (2006)
"Magnetic nanoparticles as efficient bulk pinning centers in type-II superconductors"
A. Snezhko, T. Prozorov, R. Prozorov
Physical Review B71, 024527 (2005)
"Structure formation in electromagnetically driven granular media"
A. Snezhko, I. S. Aranson, W.-K. Kwok
Physical Review Letters 94 (10), 108002 (2005)
"Nodal Order Parameter in Electron-Doped Superconducting Films PrCeCuO (x=0.13, 0.15, 0.17)"
A. Snezhko, R. Prozorov, R. W. Giannetta, D. D. Lawrie, P. Fournier
Physical Review Letters 92, 157005 (2004).
"Overcrcritical states of a superconductor strip in a magnetic environment"
Yu. A. Genenko, A. Snezhko, H.C. Freyhardt
Physical Review B62, 3453 (2000)



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