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Alexander I. Landa
Dr. Alexander I. Landa, Staff Physicist
Physical and Life Sciences Directorate
Condensed Matter and Materials Division
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Bldg. 121, R. 3037
Mail Stop L-045, P.O. Box 808
Livermore, CA 94551-0808, U.S.A.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone: (925) 424-3523, Fax: (925) 422-2851.
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen.
Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, Carnegie Mellon
University, Pittsburgh, U.S.A., 1998.
M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, Carnegie Mellon
University, Pittsburgh, U.S.A., 1994.
Ph.D. in Physics and Mathematics, Tomsk State University, Tomsk,
M.S. in Theoretical Physics, Odessa State University, Odessa, Ukraine,
1977. Diploma ("Magna Cum Laude").
- 1/02-to date: Staff Physicist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory,
H-Division, Livermore, CA, U.S.A.
- 5/98-12/01: Research Scientist, Carnegie Mellon University,
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.
- 1/92-4/98: Research Assistant, Carnegie Mellon University,
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A
- 12/85-1/92: Research Scientist, Senior Research Scientist,
Laboratory of Chemistry of Microcrystalline and Amorphous Alloys,
Baikov Institute of Metallurgy, Academy of Sciences of the U.S.S.R.,
- 11/84-11/85: Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tomsk Technical University, Tomsk, Russia.
- 5/82-10/84: Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of the Solid State Theory, Institute of Atmospheric Optics, Academy of Sciences of the U.S.S.R., Tomsk, Russia.
- 8/81-4/82: Senior Engineer, Laboratory of the Solid State Theory, Institute of Atmospheric Optics, Academy of Sciences of the U.S.S.R., Tomsk, Russia.
- 2016: LLNL S&T Award
- 2008: NNSA/USAF Award of Excellence
- 2008: LLNL S&T Award
- 2007: LLNL PDRP Award.
- 2006: LLNL PDRP Award.
- 1989: Academy of Sciences of the USSR Young Investigator Research
- 1983: Honor Diploma for the monograph "Theory of Phases in
Alloys". Awarded by the Presidium of the Siberian Branch of the
Academy of Sciences of the USSR.
- 1982: Honor Diploma. Awarded to a young research associate for
outstanding results by the Derectorate of the Institute of Atmospheric Optics,
Academy of Sciences of the U.S.S.R.
MAJOR RESEARCH INTERESTS
- Electronic structure of metals and alloys.
- Structure and thermodynamic properties of surfaces and interfaces.
- Properties of liquid and amorphous metals and alloys.
- Actinides and nuclear materials (fuels).
- Critical Materials: (rear-earths-based magnets).
Monte Carlo, Molecular Statics and Dynamics.
Pseudopotentials and their development.
Ab initio DFT pseudopotential electronic structure methods: VASP.
Ab initio DFT Green's-function electronic structure methods: KKR-CPA-ASA, TB-LMTO-ASA, EMTO-CPA, LSGF.
Electronic structure of strongly correlated materials: DMFT
Thermodynamic perturbation theory.
Cluster expansion methods: CVM, CW.
Static concentration wave.
Monograph and 107 refereed publications.
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