AWARDS AND HONORS
1998 Instructional Excellence Grant from UTC. Project "SigmaPlot, technical data analysis software, for classroom use".
1998 Instructional Excellence Grant from UTC. Project "Establishing a permanent computer-assisted introductory physics laboratory at UTC" (together with Dr. R. Marlowe and Mr. B. Thompson).
1997 Cottrell College Science Award from Research Corporation. Project "Transport properties of amorphous diamond-like carbon films".
1997 Grant award for Technology Innovation Fund, UTC. Project "Technology for teaching physics"
1997 CECA Research/CCI Grant (UTC). Project "Numerical analysis of optical spectra of amorphous diamond-like carbon films".
1997 Outstanding Advisor Award, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
1997 American Fellow, American Association of University Women Fellowship Program. Project: "Zero-bias anomaly in tunnel conductivity of Au/p-GaAs1-xSbx contacts: electron-electron interaction approach".
1997 Exceptional Merit Rating for 1996-97 academic year, Department of Physics, Geology and Astronomy, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
1997 I was cited as a professor "who had been a particularly positive influence" on the UTC seniors recognized at the Outstanding Senior Awards Presentation sponsored by the Student Government Association, UTC.
1997 UC Foundation Faculty Research Grant for the project "Zero-bias anomaly in tunnel conductivity of Au/p-GaAs1-xSbx contacts".
1996 UC Foundation Faculty Research Grant for the project "Electrical Contacts to Amorphous Diamond-like Carbon films".
1995 UC Foundation Summer 1995 Faculty Fellowship for the project "Transport Properties of Amorphous Diamond-like Carbon".
1993 George Soros Foundation "Cultural Initiative" award for the project "Properties of Solid Solutions GaAs1-x Sbx".
1985 Graduation summa cum laude from St. Petersburg State Technical University. Diploma with highest honors in Physics and Electrical Engineering.
1984 Best student paper in semiconductor physics, St. Petersburg State Technical University.
1979 - 1985 Honorary scholarship (for students with an excellent academic record), St. Petersburg State Technical University.