Argonne National Laboratory

Andrey V. Sokolov

Assistant Physicist

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

Selected Publications
·       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)

·       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)

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

·       Andrey Sokolov, Shuang Zhou, Oleg D. Lavrentovich, and Igor S. Aranson Individual and pairwise interactions between microswimmers in anisotropic liquid, Phys. Rev. E 91.1 (2015)

·       Andreas Kaiser, Andrey Sokolov, Igor S. Aranson, and H. Lowen Motion of two micro-wedges in a turbulent bacterial bath, EPJ ST 224.7 1275-12-86 (2015)

·       Andreas Kaiser, Andrey Sokolov, Igor S. Aranson, et al. Mechanism of Carrier Transport Induced by a Microswimmer Bath, IEEE Transitions on Nanobioscience 14.3 260-266 (2015)

·       Andreas Kaiser, Anton Peshkov, Andrey Sokolov, Borge ten Hagen, Hartmut Lowen, and Igor S. Aranson Transport powered by bacterial turbulence Phys. Rev. Lett. 112 158101 (2014)

·       Shuang Zhou, Andrey Sokolov, Oleg D. Lavrentovich, Igor S. Aronson Living Liquid Crystal PNAS 111, 1265 (2014)

·       Shawn D. Ryan, Andrey Sokolov, Leonid Berlyand, and Igor S. Aranson Correlation properties of collective motion in bacterial suspensions New J. Phys. 15 105021 (2013)

·       Andrey Sokolov, Igor Aronson Physical properties of collective motion in suspensions of bacteria Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 248109 (2012)