Missouri University of Science & Technology, USA
Dr. Vadym Mochalin has received Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from L. M. Litvinenko Institute of Physical Organic and Coal Chemistry, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and M.S. in Biochemistry from Donetsk National University, Ukraine. He worked as Research Associate Professor in Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Drexel University and the A. J. Drexel Nanotechnology Institute, leading the nanodiamond group and participating in early research on 2D transition metal carbides (MXenes). He is now Associate Professor in Chemistry at Missouri University of Science & Technology with joint appointment in the Department of Materials Science & Engineering. His current research interests include fundamental chemistry, synthesis, characterization, purification, chemical modification, modeling, and developing applications of nanodiamond, MXene, nanoonions, nanocarbons, and other nanomaterials for composites, energy storage, biomedical applications, and extreme environments. Dr. Mochalin has co-authored over 70 research papers in peer reviewed journals, has been invited to write several book chapters and review articles and is an inventor on 7 international patents. He serves on the Editorial Board of Scientific Reports – a Nature Research journal.