Department of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Professor Aksimentiev received his Ph.D in chemistry cum laude from the Institute of Physical Chemistry, Warsaw, Poland, in 1999, after completing a master's degree in particle physics at the Ivan Franko Lviv State University in his native Ukraine in 1996.
He received postdoctoral training at the Materials Science Laboratory R&D Center of Mitsui Chemicals, Tokyo, Japan, from 1999 to 2001, when he joined the Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group at the University of Illinois as a postdoctoral research associate. He accepted the position of assistant professor of physics at Illinois in 2005.