The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Joint Institute for Advanced Materials

Alexei Sokolov

Alexei Sokolov

Governor's Chair, Professor
Department of Chemistry and Department of Physics and Astronomy

PhD, Physics
Academy of Sciences of USSR

Research Bio

Research Interests

  • Dynamics of disordered materials (including low-energy excitation spectra, low-temperature properties, implications for other properties, etc.)
  • Glass transition; Raman, Brillouin and neutron scattering spectroscopies of disordered materials (including glasses, polymers, liquids, and disordered crystals)
  • Dynamics and functions of biological macromolecules; Photonics and nano-optics, scanning nano-Raman spectroscopy

Selected Publications

S. Khodadadi, A. Malkovskiy, A. Kisliuk, A.P. Sokolov, A broad glass transition in hydrated proteins, BBA - Proteins and Proteomics 1804, 15 (2010).

S. Khodadadi, J. H. Roh, A. Kisliuk, E. Mamontov, M. Tyagi, S. A. Woodson, R. M. Briber, A. P. Sokolov, Dynamics of Biological Macromolecules: Not a Simple Slaving by Hydration Water, Biophys.J. 98, 1321 (2010).

Wenhui Yi, Andrey Malkovskiy, Yongqian Xu, Xiao-Qian Wang, Alexei P. Sokolov, Marisabel Lebron-Colon, Michael A. Meador, Yi Pang, Polymer conformation-assisted wrapping of single-walled carbon nanotube: The impact of cis-vinylene linkage. Polymer 51, 475 (2010).

M. Paluch, S. Pawlus, A.P. Sokolov, K.L. Ngai, “Sub-Rouse Modes in Polymers Observed by Dielectric Spectroscopy”, Macromolecules 43, 3103 (2010).

L. Hong, B. Begen, A. Kisliuk, V.N. Novikov and A. P. Sokolov,“Influence of pressure on fast picosecond relaxation in glass-forming materials”, Phys. Rev. B 81, 104207 (2010).

Pawlus, Sebastian; Sokolov, Alexei; Paluch, Marian; Mierzwa, Michal "Influence of Pressure on Chain and Segmental Dynamics in Polyisoprene", Macromolecules 43, 5845 (2010).

Contact Information

Alexei Sokolov
563 Buehler Hall
1420 Circle Drive
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-1600




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