research in wide band gap semiconductors for opto-electric applications, opto-electric properties of ZnBeSe alloys, electronic microstructural properties of GaN.
B.S. in Theoretical Physics, Odessa State University, Odessa, Ukraine 1991. M.S. in Material Science/Solid State Science, Columbia University, NY 1995. Ph.D. in Applied Physics/Solid State Science, Columbia University, NY 1998