The University of Mississippi
Department of Physics and Astronomy

Dr. Igor Ostrovskii

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Office: 207 Lewis Hall
Email: iostrov@phy.olemiss.edu
Phone: (662) 915-1536

Degrees Earned

  • 1982 - Dr. of Science (Ph. D.) in Physics and Math, Kiev Shevchenko University, Kiev, Ukraine

Experience

  • 2003 -Present: Professor of Physics, University of Mississippi.
  • 2001 – 2003: Visiting Professor of Physics, University of Mississippi.
  • 1994 – 2001: Professor and Chair, Dept. of General Physics, KSU, Kiev, Ukraine.
  • 1994 – 1997: Soros Professor of Physics, KSU, Kiev, Ukraine.
  • 1984 – 1994: Professor, Department of General Physics, KSU, Kiev, Ukraine.
  • 1977-1984: Docent/Lecturer, Department of General Physics, KSU, Kiev, Ukraine.

Awards

  • 2010 Frist Faculty/Staff Service Award, University of Mississippi.
  • 2000 Outstanding Scientists of the 20th Century, Biographical Centre, Cambridge, CB2 3QP, England.
  • Marquis Who's Who in the U.S.A.; in Science and Engineering; in the World.
  • "Soros Professor" award for "outstanding contribution to science education".
  • Fulbright grantee, Grant of the United State Government.

Memberships

  • American Physical Society.
  • Acoustical Society of America.
  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (invited member).
  • Member of Editorial Boards for three Scientific Journals.
  • Sigma Xi.

Research Interests

  • Acoustoelectric properties of Ferroelectric Multidomain Superlattices and their Applications in Ultrasonics, Medicine and Communications.
  • Nonlinear interactions of ultrasound with Solids, with emphasis to the nonlinear acoustoelectric phenomena in Ferroelectrics, and Acoustical Memory effect.
  • Sonoluminescence of crystals (excitation of light by ultrasound in solids).

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