Mykyta Chubynsky – Curriculum Vitae
Recent research topics
- Anomalous and “anomalous yet Brownian” diffusion in disordered systems
- Theory and computer simulations of electrophoresis of polyelectrolytes in free solution and polymer matrices
- Diffusion in drug delivery systems
- Development of lattice Monte Carlo methods for particle diffusion
- Diffusion of particles in arrays of cavities
Previous research experience
- Development of methods for accelerated computer simulation of complex materials
- Models of rigidity and self-organization of random elastic networks with application to covalent glasses (theory and computation)
- Stochastic models of population dynamics (theory and computation)
- Theory of linear conversion of waves at a plasma boundary
- Cluster expansion methods for electronic structure of substitutional alloys
- Calculation of non-critical phase matchings in nonlinear optics
- Taught the Computational Physics I course for senior undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Ottawa, Fall 2013
- Staffed the help room for the Introductory Physics I course at Michigan State University, Fall 2001
- Was a teaching assistant for an undergraduate physics lab course at Michigan State University, Spring 1998
- Gave a lecture and a test for 11th grade students at the Ukrainian Physics
and Mathematics Lyceum (a boarding high school for gifted students in Kiev, Ukraine), Spring 1996
- Fortran, C, Perl (working languages)
- C++, Java, BASIC, Pascal, Python (basic familiarity)
- PostScript, HTML, LaTeX
- UNIX, Windows, Mac OS
Summer Schools attended
- Attended several Centre for University Teaching workshops at the University of Ottawa in Fall 2009 (“Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education”, “How Acting Can Inform Teaching”, “Improving Learning Through Effective Feedback”, “The Essential Role of Planning in Teaching”, “The First Class: The Key to Success!”)
- Took several education-related courses (Pedagogy, Psychology, Physics Teaching Methods) as an undergraduate
Merit Scholarship Program for Foreign Students,
Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la nature et les technologies
A referee for Phys. Rev. Lett.
, Phys. Rev. B
, Phys. Rev. E
, J. Chem. Phys.
, New J. Phys.
, J. Polym. Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys.
, Algorithms Mol. Biol.
Other relevant experience
Supervised an undergraduate summer student working on the “anomalous yet Brownian'' diffusion project
Russian (native), Ukrainian (near-native), English (fluent), French (basic)
Ukrainian citizen, Canadian permanent resident