Thursday, February 5, 2009

Meet ACHS Instructor Oleg Maksimov, Ph.D. Chemistry

Oleg Maksimov
BS, M.Ph., Ph.D.

Oleg Maksimov was born in Moscow, Russia, and moved to the United States in 1995. He received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the City University of New York in February 2002. He then worked as a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in the Department of Physics and as a Research Associate in the Materials Research Institute at Pennsylvania State University. In addition, Dr. Maksimov holds an M. Ph. and a B.S. in Chemistry, both from the City University of New York.

Dr. Maksimov is an author and co-author of more than 60 articles published in peer-reviewed journals, an active member of the American Physical Society, and an editorial board member for Scientific Journals International. He serves as a reviewer for a number of scientific journals, including Applied Physics Letters, Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology, Materials Chemistry and Physics, and Thin Solid Films, and as a proposal reviewer for Research Foundation of City University of New York. In addition, he teaches General Chemistry for South University Online.

Dr. Maksimov has been happily married for 12 years and has a three-year-old daughter.
He currently teaches General, Organic and Biochemistry (Chem 501).

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