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Posted - 03/12/2013 :  11:28:51
Olga S. Ivanova
Postdoctoral Associate
Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science (ICTAS), Virginia Tech
ICTAS Building, Suite 427 (MC 0193), 325 Stanger Street, Blacksburg, VA 24061
Office: (540) 231-9575 Cell: (540) 315-5585
olgasi@vt.edu

Objective
To secure a research and development position in chemical industry that takes advantage of extensive experience in nanomaterials

Qualifications Profile

-Chemistry: nine years of experience in laboratory environment; nine years of experience in electrochemistry; experience in colloidal nanoparticles synthesis, functionalization of nanoparticles, development of nanoparticle/polymer composites; use of various spectroscopic and microscopic equipment;
-Design of Experiment: design of experiments related to project goals; presentation of research proposals; develop most economic and effective practices to achieve project goals;
-Computers & Administration: Utilize Windows-based PCs and various software: ChemDraw, Sigma Plot, GraphPad, Microsoft Office; order lab equipment and supplies; prepare technical reports, write experimental protocols and procedures, write manuscripts; training new graduate and undergraduate students and direct their research progress;
-Key Strengths: Strong analytical and research skills with dedication to clear communication and presentations; adept at maintaining an exceptional rate of productivity, accuracy, and efficiency; well organized and proficient with details; ability to learn and progress;

Education

Ph.D., Chemistry, (2010)
Department of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences
University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA

M.S., Chemistry, (2008)
Department of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences
University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA

M.S.,Chemistry, (2004)
Department of Chemistry
Perm State University, Perm, Russia

Member: American Chemical Society (2007-present); The American Association for the Advancement of Science (2011 – Present); Electrochemical Society (2013 – Present)

Languages: English, Russian

Certifications: Six Sigma White Belt (2013)

Experience Highlights

ICTAS, Virginia Tech – Postdoctoral Associate (2011-present)
Conduct studies on development of new nanocomposites for Additive Manufacturing / 3D Printing systems; Synthesize semiconductor nanoparticles and formulate nanoparticle/photopolymer blends;
Characterize physical, optical, and curing behavior of “nano-inks” and printed parts;
Characterize stability of “nano-inks”

Department of Chemistry, University of Louisville – Graduate Research Assistant (2005-2010)
Colloidal, seed-mediated and electrochemical synthesis of noble metal nanoparticles and alloys;
Assembly of single or multilayer (layer-by-layer) nanoparticle/polymer films;
Characterization of metal nanoparticle electrodes using various techniques;

Department of Chemistry, University of Louisville – Graduate Teaching Assistant (2005-2008)
Assist professors in general, organic, and physical chemistry courses;
Lead small group discussions and answered student questions;
Grade tests and assignments;
Supervise students in lab;

Instrumentation Expertise
Microscopy:
Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) – experienced
Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) – experienced
Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) – basic
Fluorescence Microscopy – experienced
Spectroscopy:
Ultraviolet visible spectroscopy (UV-vis) – experienced
Fluorescence spectroscopy – experienced
Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) – very basic
Electrochemistry:
Voltammetry – experienced
Chronoamperometry – experienced
Chronocoulometry – experienced
Rhelogy:
Rheometry/viscosimeter – experienced
Tensiometry – experienced
Chromatography – very basic

Intellectual Property
-Provisional Patents
1. Thomas A. Campbell, Olga S. Ivanova; “Anti-counterfeiting System for Textiles,” United States Provisional Patent (#61/775,762); Assignee: Virginia Tech; filed: 3/11/2013
2. Thomas A. Campbell, Christopher B. Williams, Olga S. Ivanova; “Fabrication of Physically Unclonable Functions via Additive Manufacturing,” United States Provisional Patent (#61/704,197); Assignee: Virginia Tech; filed: 9/21/2012
3. Olga S. Ivanova, Thomas A. Campbell; “Synthesis of Quantum Dot Squares,” United States Provisional Patent (#61/548,959); Assignee: Virginia Tech; filed: 10/19/2011
4. Thomas A. Campbell, Olga S. Ivanova, Christopher B. Williams; “Quantum Dot Optical Temperature and Pressure Probes Embedded in 3D Objects,” Unites States Provisional Patent (#61/538,495); Assignee: Virginia Tech, filed: 09/23/2011

-Invention Disclosures
1. Thomas A. Campbell, Olga S. Ivanova; “Anti-Counterfeiting System for Textiles,” Invention Disclosure VTIP 13-064; Assignee: Virginia Tech; filed November 19, 2012
2. Thomas A. Campbell, Olga S. Ivanova; “Additive Manufacturing System with Ellipsoidal Mirrors,” Invention Disclosure VTIP 12-133; Assignee: Virginia Tech; filed May 3, 2012
3. Thomas A. Campbell, Olga S. Ivanova, Christopher B. Williams; “Smart Camouflage,” Invention Disclosure VTIP 12-115; Assignee: Virginia Tech; filed April 9, 2012
4. Thomas A. Campbell, Christopher B. Williams, Olga S. Ivanova; “Feedback Monitoring and Control Capability through Nanomaterials for Additive Manufacturing Processes,” Invention Disclosure VTIP 12-0824; Assignee: Virginia Tech; filed January 24, 2012
5. Olga S. Ivanova, Thomas A. Campbell; “Synthesis of Quantum Dot Squares,” Invention Disclosure VTIP 12-052; Assignee: Virginia Tech; filed October 19, 2011
6. Thomas A. Campbell, Olga S. Ivanova, Christopher B. Williams; “Quantum Dot Optical Temperature and Pressure Probes Embedded in 3D Objects,” Invention Disclosure VTIP 12-042; Assignee: Virginia Tech; filed September 20, 2011
7. Olga S. Ivanova, Thomas A. Campbell, Christopher B. Williams; “Personalized Body Armor Through Additive Manufacturing,” Invention Disclosure; Assignee: Virginia Tech, filed: September 15, 2011

Bibliography
-Peer-Reviewed Publications
1. A. M. Elliott, O. S. Ivanova, C.B. Williams, T.A. Campbell; “An Investigation of the Effects of Quantum Dot Nanoparticles on Photopolymer Resin for Use in Polyjet Direct 3D Printing”. 2013, Accepted: Advanced Engineering Materials.
2. Thomas A. Campbell, Olga S. Ivanova; “Additive Manufacturing as a Disruptive Technology Implications of Three-Dimensional Printing”. Accepted: Technology and Innovation – Proceedings of the National Academy of Inventors, 2013.
3. Thomas A. Campbell, Olga S. Ivanova; “3D Printing of Multifunctional Nanocomposites”. Accepted: Nano Today, 2013.
4. Olga S. Ivanova, Christopher B. Williams, Thomas A. Campbell; “Additive Manufacturing (AM) and nanotechnology: Promises and Challenges”. Accepted: Rapid Prototyping Journal, 2013.
5. Olga S. Ivanova, Kristen A. Zimmermann, James R. Tuggle, Thomas A. Campbell; “Hot-injection synthesis of CdSe Quantum dots with different shapes”. Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 2013, 15 (1), 1382
6. Grzegorz W. Slawinski, Olga S. Ivanova, Francis P. Zamborini; “Twin Plane Decoration of Ag Nanorods with Pd by Galvanic Exchange at a Controlled Rate”. Langmuir, 2011, 27 (21), 13293–13301
7. Olga S. Ivanova, Francis P. Zamborini; “Electrochemical Size Discrimination of Gold Nanoparticles Attached to Glass/Indium-Tin-Oxide Electrodes by Oxidation in Bromide-Containing Electrolyte”. Anal. Chem. 2010, 82 (13), 5844-5850.
8. Olga S. Ivanova, Francis P. Zamborini; “Size – Dependent Electrochemical Oxidation of Silver Nanoparticles”. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132 (1), 70-72.
9. Shein A.B., Ivanova O.S., Minkh R.N.; “The Effect of Anions on the Anodic Dissolution of Nickel Silicide in Sulfate Electrolytes”. Protection of Metals 2008, 44 (1), 32-38.

-Book Chapters
1. “Synthesis of Non-Spherical CdSe Quantum Dots”; Accepted to Dekker Encyclopedia of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, 3rd edition. CRC Press.

-Conference Presentation and Proceedings (full list is available upon request)
1. Amelia Elliott, Olga Ivanova, Chris Williams, Tom Campbell, “An Investigation of the Effects of Quantum Dot Nanoparticles on Photopolymer Resin for use in Additive Manufacturing,” International Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium, Austin, Texas, (August 6-8, 2012) – Talk and proceedings (peer reviewed)
2. K. Schraml, M. Kammerlocher, O. Ivanova, B. Mayer, G. Bracher, A. Laucht, B. Widemann, M. Kaniber, E. Margapoti, T. Campbell, J. Finley (July 4-6, 2012), “7.04 – Hybrid Photonic Nanostructures,” IGSSE Forum 2012—Careers in the 21st Century, Raitenhaslach Monastery, Burghausen, Germany, (July 4, 2012) - Poster
3. Olga Ivanova, Amelia Elliott, Thomas Campbell, and Christopher Williams, “Polymer Nanocomposites for Additive Manufacturing,” World Polymer Congress, Blacksburg, VA, (June 24-29, 2012) - Talk
4. Olga S. Ivanova, Kristen A. Zimmerman, Thomas A. Campbell, “Synthesis of Non- Spherical CdSe Quantum Dots,” TechConnect WORLD, Santa Clara, CA, (June 18-21, 2012) - Talk and Conference proceedings
5. Olga S. Ivanova, Amelia Elliott, Thomas A. Campbell, Christopher B. Williams, “Additive Manufacturing (AM) of Quantum Dot Nano-Inks,”, TechConnect WORLD Santa Clara, CA, (June 18-21, 2012) - Poster and Conference proceedings.
6. Thomas A. Campbell, Christopher B. Williams, Olga S. Ivanova, Banning Garrett, “Could 3D Printing Change the World? Technologies, Potential and Implications of Additive Manufacturing,” Strategic Foresight, Report No. 1; Strategic Foresight Initiative; Atlantic Council; http://www.acus.org/publication/could-3d-printing-change-world (2011) (>5,000 downloads)
7. Olga S. Ivanova, Christopher B. Williams, and Thomas A. Campbell; “Additive Manufacturing (AM) and Nanotechnology: Promises and Challenges” International Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium, Austin, Texas (8-10 August, 2011) – Talk and proceedings (peer reviewed).
8. Olga S. Ivanova and Francis P. Zamborini; “Electrochemical Oxidation of Gold Nanoparticles as a Function of Size” Electrochemistry Mini Symposium and Student Poster Session sponsored by the Cleveland section of the Electrochemical Society and the Yeager Center for Electrochemical Sciences at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio (May, 2010) – Poster

Awards
-ICTAS NCFL mini-grant, “Synthesis of CdSe Quantum Dots with Different shapes,” 30 hours on the Philips TEM-EM420, $2,500, 2012
-Graduate Dean’s Citation Award (University of Louisville), 2010
-Poster presentation 3rd prize winner, KY NanoMat, 2008
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