Materials Science

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Andrey V. Sokolov

Department of Material Science
Argonne National Laboratory
United States of America

Andrey V. Sokolov


Andrey V. Sokolov done his Education · Ph.D. in Physics and Materials Research, Illinois Institute of technology, Chicago, USA, 2009 · M.Sc. Degree in Solid State Physics, Nizhniy Novgorod State University, Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia, 2005 Professional Experience · 2017-present Staff Physicist, Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory · 2015-2017 Assistant Scientist, Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory · 2013-2015 Enrico Fermi Fellow, Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory · 2011-2013 Postdoctoral Researcher, Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory · 2009-2011 Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University

Research Interest

Active materials, non-equilibrium phenomena, self-organization and self-assembly of biological systems, collective dynamics, bacterial micromachines, bio-mechanical hybrids, nanofabrication, additive manufacturing


  • Andrey Sokolov, Igor S. Aranson Rapid Expulsion of Microswimmers by a Vortical Flow, Nature Communication, Nature Communication 7 11114 (2016)

  • Mikhail M Genkin, Andrey Sokolov, Oleg D. Lavrentovich, Igor S Aranson Topological Defects in a Living Nematic Ensnare Swimming Bacteria Phys. Rev. X 7, 011029 (2017)

  • Shuang Zhou, Oleh Tovkach, Dmitry Golovaty, Andrey Sokolov, Igor S Aranson and Oleg D Lavrentovich Dynamic states of swimming bacteria in a nematic liquid crystal cell with homeotropic alignment New Journal of Physics, 19 055006 (2017)

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