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Dr.  Igor  Zlotnikov
Dr. Igor Zlotnikov
Research Group Leader "Multi-Scale Analysis"
Phone:+49 351 463 43090

Technische Universität Dresden, B CUBE Center for Molecular Bioengineering

Structural and Nanomechanical Characterization of Biomaterials

Dr. Igor Zlotnikov

Personal Data

Date of Birth: 1980-07-20


Academic Qualifications

2005-2009
Ph.D. in Materials Engineering, Faculty of Materials Engineering, Technion, Haifa, Israel
Thesis title "Bioinspired Nanolaminates:Synthesis by Deposition of Zirconium Oxide on LbL OrganicLayers and Mechanical Behavior"

2003-2005
M.Sc. in Materials Engineering, Faculty of Materials Engineering, Technion, Haifa, Israel
Thesis title "Combustion Synthesis of Functionally Graded Composites Reinforced by Hard Particles"

1998-2003
B.Sc. in Materials Engineering, Faculty of Materials Engineering, Technion, Haifa, Israel
B.A. in Physics, Faculty of Physics ,Technion, Haifa, Israel


Positions

2012 - present
Independent Researcher
Structural and Nanomechanical Characterization of Biomaterials
Max-Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Department of Biomaterials
Potsdam-Golm Science Park, Germany

2009 - 2012
Post-Doctoral Fellowship
“Biomimetic Materials Research: Functionality by Hierarchical Structuring of Materials” (SPP 1420)
Max-Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Department of Biomaterials
Potsdam-Golm Science Park, Germany

2003-2009
Teaching Instructor
Practical classes and laboratories in Technion. Specialization in courses "Diffusion in Solids", "Fluid Mechanics" and "Heat and Mass Transfer"

2000-2003
Laboratory Assistant
Prof. E.Y. Gutmanas, Faculty of Materials Engineering, Technion


Publications

B. Bayerlein, P. Zaslansky, Y. Dauphin. A. Rack, P. Fratzl and I. Zlotnikov*, “Self-similar mesostructure evolution of the growing mollusc shell reminiscent of thermodynamically driven grain growth”, Nat. Mater. doi:10.1038/nmat4110 (2014).

L.Bertinetti, U. D. Hangen, M. Eder, P. Leibner, P. Fratzl and I. Zlotnikov*, “Characterizing moisture-dependent mechanical properties of organic materials: humidity controlled static and dynamic nanoindentation of wood cell walls”, Phil. Mag., doi:10.1080/14786435.2014.920544 (2014).

I. Zlotnikov*, A. Masic, Y. Dauphin, P. Fratzl and E. Zolotoyabko, “Composition and mechanical properties of a protein/silica hybrid material forming the micron-thick axial filament in the spicules of marine sponges”, Adv. Eng. Mater., 16 (9), 1073-1077 (2014).

I. Zlotnikov*, P. Fratzl and E. Zolotoyabko, “Nanoscale elastic modulus mapping revisited: The concept of effective mass”, J. Appl. Phys. 116 (11), 114308 (2014).

S. L. Young, M. Chyasnavichyus, M. Erko, F. G. Barth, P. Fratzl, I. Zlotnikov, Y. Politi and V. V. Tsukruk, “A spider’s biological vibration filter: micromechanical characteristics of a biomaterial surface”, Acta Biomater. 10 (11), 4832-4842 (2014).

T. H. Metzger, Y. Politi G. Carbone, B. Bayerlein, I. Zlotnikov, E. Zolotoyabko and P. Fratzl, “Nanostructure of biogenic calcite and its modification under annealing: Study by high-resolution X-ray diffraction and nanoindentation”, Cryst. Growth Des. 14 (10), 5275-5282 (2014).

U. Tritschler, I. Zlotnikov (equal contribution), P. Zaslansky, P. Fratzl, H. Schlaad, and H. Cölfen, “Hierarchically structured vanadium pentoxide–polymer hybrid materials”, ACS Nano 8 (5), 5089-5104 (2014).

I. Zlotnikov*, P. Werner, H. Blumtritt, A. Graff, Y. Dauphin, E. Zolotoyabko, and P. Fratzl, “A perfectly periodic three-dimensional protein/silica mesoporous structure produced by an organism”, Adv. Mater. 26 (1), 1682-1687 (2014).

I. Zlotnikov*, D. Shilo, Y. Dauphin, H. Blumtritt,  P. Werner, E. Zolotoyabko and P. Fratzl, “In situ elastic modulus measurements of ultrathin protein-rich organic layers in biosilica: towards deeper understanding of superior resistance to fracture of biocomposites”, RSC Adv. 3, 5798-5802 (2013).

U. Tritschler, I. Zlotnikov, P. Zaslansky, B. Aichmayer, P. Fratzl, H. Schlaad, and H. Cölfen, “Hierarchical structuring of liquid crystal polymer–laponite hybrid materials”, Langmuir 29 (35), 11093-11101 (2013).

M. Erko, M. A. Hartmann, I. Zlotnikov, C. Valverde Serrano, P. Fratzl, and Y. Politi, “Structural and mechanical properties of the arthropod cuticle: Comparison between the fang of the spider Cupiennius salei and the carapace of American lobster Homarus americanus”, J. Struct. Biol. 183 (2), 172-179 (2013).

A. S. Schenk, I. Zlotnikov, B. Pokroy, N. Gierlinger, A. Masic, P. Zaslansky, A. N. Fitch, O. Paris, T. H. Metzger, H. Cölfen, P. Fratzl, and B. Aichmayer, “Hierarchical calcite crystals with occlusions of a simple polyelectrolyte mimic complex biomineral structures”, Adv. Func. Mater. 22 (22), 4668-4676 (2012).

I. Zlotnikov*, H. Drezner, D. Shilo, B. Aichmayer, Y. Dauphin, E. Zolotoyabko and P. Fratzl, “Mapping nanomechanical properties near internal interfaces in biological materials”, MRS Proceedings 1345 (2011).

I. Zlotnikov*, A. Dorogoy, D. Shilo, I. Gotman and E.Y. Gutmanas, “Nanoindentation, modeling, and toughening effects of zirconia/organic nanolaminates”, Adv. Eng. Mater. 12 (9), 935-94 (2010)

I. Zlotnikov*, I. Gotman, J. Bill, Z. Burghard and E.Y. Gutmanas, “Synthesis and mechanical behavior of bioinspired ZrO2-organic nacre-like laminar nanocomposites”, Colloids Surf., A 361, 138-142 (2010).

I. Zlotnikov*, I. Gotman and E.Y. Gutmanas, “Characterization and nanoindentation testing of thin ZrO2 films synthesized using layer-by-layer (LbL) deposited organic templates”, Appl. Sur. Sci. 255 (5), 3447-3453 (2008).

I. Zlotnikov*, I. Gotman and E.Y. Gutmanas, “Combustion synthesis of dense functionally graded B4C reinforced composites”, Materials Science Forum 492-493: Functionally Graded Materials VIII, 685-692 (2005).

I. Zlotnikov*, I. Gotman and E.Y. Gutmanas, “Processing of dense bulk MgB2 superconductor via pressure-assisted thermal explosion mode of SHS”, J. Eur. Cer. Soc. 25 (15), 3517-3522 (2005).

I. Zlotnikov*, I. Gotman and E.Y. Gutmanas, “Reactive processing of dense MgB2 superconductor from Mg-2B powder blend”, J. SHS 12 (4), 295-302 (2003).

 

 
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