Office: Heavy Engineering Bldg. Stony Brook, NY
Dr. Alexander Orlov is an Associate Professor of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering at the State University of New York, Stony Brook, USA. He is also a faculty member of the Consortium for Interdisciplinary Environmental Research, an affiliate faculty of Chemistry Department and the Institute for Advanced Computational Science at Stony Brook University. In addition, he is a Visiting Professor of Chemistry at the University of Cambridge (UK) funded by the European Research Council (EU) and National Science Foundation (US).
Research: Dr. Orlov's principal research and teaching activities are in the development of novel materials for energy generation, structural applications, and environmental protection. In the last 8 years his research was supported by 10 National Science Foundation (NSF) grants, the State of New York, the US Department of Education, the US Department of Transportation (via Regional Center), the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Industry (totaling over $4.0 million as PI or co-PI).
Awards and Fellowships: Dr. Orlov was awarded the US National Science Foundation CAREER Award and the UK
National Endowment for Science Technology and Arts CRUCIBLE award. He was also selected
to the Fellowship of the UK Royal Society of Chemistry, the US National Academy of
Engineering (NAE) Frontiers of Engineering (US), the EU-US (NAE) Frontiers of Engineering
and was made Kavli Fellow in 2014 by the Kavli Foundation and the US National Academy
of Sciences. In 2016 Dr. Orlov has been named Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer and
was recognized by the State University of New York with Chancellor's Award of Excellence
in Scholarship and Creative Activities. In addition to research awards, Dr. Orlov
has received several teaching awards, including the 2018 American Institute of Chemical
Engineers (AIChE) SEF Education Award, 2017 American Chemical Society Award for Incorporating
Sustainability into Chemistry Education and 2015 NAE Frontiers of Engineering Education
selection. Prior to 2008 he was recipient of over 20 awards and fellowships from the
University of Cambridge, University of Michigan, American Chemical Society and National
Research Council among others.