Vladimir Plashnitsa received his M.S. degree in electrochemical engineering from the Vyatka State Technical University, Russia in 1997 and Ph.D. degree in materials science (Dr. rer. nat.) from the Max-Planck-Institute for Metal Research, Stuttgart, Germany in 2004. In 2004–2010, he was employed as a Postdoctoral Research Associate and then as a Research Assistant Professor at the Art, Science and Technology Center for Cooperative Research (KASTEC) and Research and Education Center of Carbon Resources, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan. Currently, he is working in the Laboratory of Low Dimensional Nanomaterials, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, USA. His research interests are focused on different nanomaterials and nanocomposites, as well as multifunctional ceramic materials for various devices (batteries, sensors for exhaust and environmental controls, solar cells, etc.). Plashnitsa is an Active Member of the American Chemical Society and the Electrochemical Society.
Biography Updated on 31 July 2011