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Dr. Alexander Chervanyov

Dept. Mechanics and Structure
Leibniz Institute of Polymer
Research Dresden
Hohe Strasse 6, 01069 Dresden
Phone: +49(0)351 465 8778
Fax:  +49(0)351 4658 362

Research Group: Analytic Theory of Polymeric Materials

Research Accomplishments


  • 2011-p.t. Senior Scientist; 2008-2011 Staff Scientist; 2005-2008 Guest Scientist, Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden.
  • 2003-2005 Research Associate, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Virginia.
  • 2002–2003 Research Associate, Dept. Chem. Eng., University of Pittsburgh.
  • 2001 Visiting scientist, Technische Universitaet, Dresden.
  • 1995-2000 Research Scientist, Dept. of Phys. and Tech., Kharkov National University.
  • 1995-1999 Lecturer, later docent in Mathematics, National Guard Institute of Ukraine.


  • 1992 Honor Diploma in Physics, Kharkov National University (advisor Prof. L. Pastur).
  • 1995 PhD in Physics and Mathematics, Kharkov National University (advisor Prof. I. Adamenko).


  • A.I.Chervanyov, Depletion forces acting on nanoparticles in confined polymer systems: Potential theory, Phys. Rev. E, 83(6), 061801 (2011).
  • A.I.Chervanyov, G.Heinrich, What really enhances the adsorption of polymers onto chemically nonuniform surfaces: surface randomness or its heterogeneity?, J. Chem. Phys. 125, 084703 (2006).
  • A.I.Chervanyov, S.A.Egorov, A simple theory of the interaction between polymer brushes immersed into the supercritical fluid, J. Chem. Phys. 121(13), 6555 (2004).
  • A.I.Chervanyov, A.C.Balazs, Effect of particle size and shape on the order-disorder phase transition in diblock copolymers, J. Chem. Phys. 119(6), 3529 (2003).
  • A.I.Chervanyov, Effects of boundary scattering and optic phonon drag on thermal conductivity of a slab of rectangular cross-section, Phys. Rev. B 66, 214302(2002).
  • A.I. Chervanyov, Contribution of phonon drag to the Knudsen effect in superfluid mixtures of helium isotopes, J. Low Temp. Phys. 126, 115 (2002).
  • A.I. Chervanyov, Simple model for a two-component gas flow in the presence of macroscopic scatterers, Phys. Rev. E 64, 031204 (2001).
Dr. Alexander Chervanyov
Dr. Alexander Chervanyov


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