Sergiy Minko is the Egon Matijevic Chaired Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Science at Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, USA. Before joining Clarkson in 2003, he held various senior research positions at the Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research in Dresden, Germany, and the Institute of Physical Chemistry, National Academy of Sciences of the Ukraine. He completed his academic education in the Ukraine, gaining an MS in Chemical Engineering and a PhD in Organic Chemistry from Lviv Polytechnic National University. He also holds a DSc in Macromolecular Chemistry from the Institute of Physical Chemistry, National Academy of Sciences, Ukraine. Sergiy Minko’s teaching interests focus on polymer science, polymer materials, nanostructured/biomaterials and physical chemistry while his research concentrates on nanostructured materials, responsive materials, biomaterials, single molecule research, colloids, nanoparticles, metal clusters, thin films, polymers, polymer interfaces and polymer composites. He has published comprehensively and is a member of the American Chemical Society.
In 1997-1998, Sergiy Minko was an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow at the University of Ulm, Germany. He has been a Visiting Professor at Vienna University of Technology in Austria, at the Institut Charles Sadron, CNRS, Strasbourg, France, the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA.