Petro Maksymovych

Senior Research Staff

2019-present Senior Research Staff, Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

2014-2019 Research Scientist, Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

2009–2013 Research & Development Associate, Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

2007–2009 Eugene P Wigner Fellow, Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, ORNL

2001–2007 Graduate student, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Penn.2000 Visiting student, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Penn.

1998–2001 Undergraduate student, Taras Shevchenko University, Kiev, Ukraine

Awards

2020 Best Paper for discovery of tunable quadruple polarization well, CNMS, ORNL
2019 ISI Highly Cited Researcher
2015 Peter Mark Award from the American Vacuum Society
2011 ORNL Director's Award for Outstanding Accomplishment in Science and Technology
2011 ORNL Early Career Award for Individual Scientific Accomplishment
2010 Martin and Beathe Block Prize from the Aspen Center for Physics
2007 Eugene P. Wigner Fellowship, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN
2007 Wayne B. Nottingham Prize from the Physical Electronics Conference
2006 Morton Traum Award from the American Vacuum Society

Facilities

Quantum scanning probe microscopy at CNMS (Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences) Directing research with Joule-Thomson Scanning Tunneling/Force Microscope (location: bldg. 3625, Rm. 112)
Switching microscopy and spectroscopy of non-linear materials (Variable Temperature SPM (location: bldg. 8610/ JG43), Scanning Microwave Impedance Microscope (bldg. 8610/JG55)

Patents

P. Maksymovych, “Electronic Thermometry in Tunable Tunnel Junction”, Patent application ID-2930-1, BHGL 13490-213; June 2013
P. Maksymovych, “Single Contact Tunneling Thermometry”, Patent application ID 2874.1; BHGL 13489-225, May 2013
P. Maksymovych, M. A. Fuentes-Cabrera, B. G. Sumpter, M. Pan, Q. Li, “Electron-induced Tautomerization for Patterning of Organic Molecules on Solid Surfaces”, Patent application 2834.1 BHGL 13489.234, March 2013.
A. Tselev, S. V. Kalinin, P. Maksymovych, “Methods for Detection and Quantification of Conductance and Dielectric Permittivity”, Disclosure # 201503548, September 2015.
P. Maksymovych, S. V. Kalinin, A. Tselev, “Method of Creating Electronically Conducting Ferroelectric Domain Wall Circuits”, Disclosure # 201503547, September, 2015.
S. V. Kalinin, N. Balke, Albina Y. Borisevich, Stephen Jesse, P. Maksymovych, Y. Kim, E. Strelcov, “Real space mapping of oxygen vacancy diffusion and electrochemical transformations by hysteretic current reversal curve measurements”, BHGL 13489.205, August 2011.
Truncated Non-linear Interferometer-based Sensor System, R. C. Pooser, B. J. Lawrie, P. Maksymovych, US Patent 20210405503A1