Background and activities

PERSONAL DATA

DOB:

9 August, 1988

Nationality:

Belarusian

Languages:

English, Russian, Chinese, Tagalog, Belarusian

ORCID:

orcid.org/0000-0002-8980-6611

Scopus Author ID:

55900674800 (h-index=8)

Researcher ID:

A-4623-2017 (h-index=7)

РИНЦ Author ID:

751099, [SPIN-code] 7383-7899 (h-index=6)

ArXiv ID:

saroka_v_1

Google Scholar:

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Semantic Scholar:

V.-A.-Saroka/145870551

Git Hub:

@vasilsaroka

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EDUCATION

EXPERIENCE

International research visits

  • University of Southampton, School of Physics and Astronomy, Laboratory for Hybrid Optoelectronics: 01/08/2011-30/09/2011 – project ”Engineering nonlinearities in organic semiconductor microcavities”, supervisor: Prof. Pavlos Lagoudakis; [funded by IAESTE UK].
  • Emanuel Institute of Biochemical Physics, Russian Academy of Science: 01/10-30/11/2013 – project “Modeling of the structure and properties of asymmetrical edge-corrugated graphene nanoribbons”, supervisor Prof. Leonid Chernozatonskii; [funded by Russian Foundation for Basic Research grant “РФФИ № 13-02-90919”].
  • University of Namur: 02/06/-30/06/2014 – project “Electromagnetic properties of graphene”, supervisor Prof. Philippe Lambin; [funded by EU FP7 project FAEMCAR (FP7-318617)].
  • University of Picardy Jules Verne: 03-04/2015 – project “Optical properties of silicene and bilayer graphene nanoclusters”, supervisor Prof. Igor Lukyanchuk; [funded by EU FP7 ITN NOTEDEV (FP7-607521)].
  • University of Iceland: 04/2017 – project “Brightening of the excitonic ground state in carbon nanotubes in the strong light-matter coupling regime”, supervisor Prof. Ivan Shelykh; [funded by EU FP7 ITN NOTEDEV (FP7-607521)].
  • University of Rome Tor Vergata: 04-05/2018 – project “Optical properties of finite-length chevron-type graphene nannoribbons”, supervisor Prof. Olivia Pulci; [funded by EU H2020 RISE COEXAN (H2020-644076)].
  • MBN Research Center: 02/07-02/08/2018 – project “Multiscale modeling of carbon nanostructures with MBN Explorer and MBN Studio 3.0”, supervisor Prof. Andrey V. Solov'yov; [funded by EU H2020 RISE PEARL, (H2020-690991)].

Research funding

  • Russian Foundation for Basic Research, “Modeling of the structure and properties of asymmetrical edge-corrugated graphene nanoribbons”, "мол_ин_нр" РФФИ № 13-02-90919, 01/10-30/11/2013, (RUR 140,000)[role:PI]
  • Grant of the Ministry of Education of The Republic of Belarus “Electromagnetic wave retardation in system of two graphene nanoribbons”, 02-12/2014, (BYR 40,000,000) [role:PI]
  • Belarusian State University Fellowship “The influence of width vector direction on electronic properties of edge-modified zigzag-shaped graphene nanoribbons”, 02-12/2014, (BYR 1,900,000) [role:PI]

Employment

  • Research Institute for Nuclear Problems, Belarusian State University, Minsk, Belarus: 01/02/2010-30/06/2011 – Laboratorian; 17/07/2011–31/07/2012 – Engineer; 01/08/2012–31/03/2014 – Junior Research Assistant; 01/04/2014–31/01/2018 – Junior Researcher; 01/02/2018– 20/11/2018 – Researcher.
  • University of Exeter, College of Engineering, Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Exeter, UK: 04/08/2014–03/08/2017  – Early Stage Researcher
  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Department of Physics, Trondheim, Norway: 28/11/2018 - present Post Doctoral Researcher.

Teaching

  • Belarusian State University, Physics Department, Minsk, Belarus: 02-05/2013 – Labs in Nuclear Physics.
  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Department of Physics, Trondheim, Norway: Spring semester 2020 – Lecturer in Nanophysics course (Quantum Hall effect).

Supervision of master and doctoral students

  • University of Exeter, College of Engineering, Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Exeter, UK: 06/2015-06/2017 – Master Thesis: Robert Keens, co-supervision with Prof. M.E. Portnoi.
  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Department of Physics, Trondheim, Norway: 12/2018-05/2019 – Master Thesis: Ola Neilsen Estensen, co-supervision with Prof. J.Danon.
  • De La Salle University, College of Science, Physics Department, Manila, Philippines: 11/2018-present – PhD Thesis: Renebeth B. Payod, co-adviser with Prof. Gil Nonato C. Santos.

Development of higher educational courses

 

CERTIFICATES AND AWARDS

  • 2016 - Best Poster Award at Nanostructures for Photonics International Summer School and Workshop, Saint Petersburg, Russia, 27 June - 02 July.
  • 2017 - LTHE Stage 1, University of Exeter Learning and Teaching in Higher Education Programme.
  • 2017 - Certificate of Appreciation for serving as a reviewer for Journal of Nanophotonics.
  • 2018 - Certificate of Appreciation for serving as a reviewer for Journal of Nanophotonics.

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Electronics, spintronics, nanophotonics and nanoplasmonics of low-dimensional materials.

REFERENCES

M.E. Portnoi , Candidate of Sciences, Ph.D, Associate Professor, University of Exeter, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, Exeter, UK.
Email: m.e.portnoi(at)exeter.ac.uk

J. Danon , Ph.D, Associate Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Department of Physics, Trondheim, Norway.
Email: jeroen.danon(at)ntnu.no

L.A. Chernozatonskii, Doctor of Sciences, Professor, Head of nanomaterial modelling group, Emanuel Institute of Biochemical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia.
Email: chernol-43(at)mail.ru.

K.G. Batrakov, Candidate of Sciences, Associate Professor, Belarussian State University, Minsk, Belarus.
Email: kgbatrakov(at)mail.ru.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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