Prof. Anatoly Frenkel
Senior Chemist, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Anatoly Frenkel is a Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering at the Stony Brook University and a Senior Chemist (Joint Appointment) at Brookhaven National Laboratory. Prior to his appointment at SBU, he has held a number of different positions, including a Professor and Chair, Physics Department at Yeshiva University and a Research Scientist in Materials Research Laboratory of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He received M.Sc. degree from St. Petersburg University and Ph. D. degree from Tel Aviv University, all in Physics, followed by a postdoctoral appointment at the University of Washington. His research interests focus on development and applications of in situ and operando synchrotron methods to study mechanisms of work of functional nanomaterials. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society.