Andrey Voevodin

Materials Science and Engineering
Associate Dean for Research
Professor

Discovery Park A160E

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Areas of Expertise:
  • Materials and Manufacturing
  • Robotics and Autonomous Vehicles
  • Sensors
About

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Education

1986 Metallurgy B.S. with M.Sc credentials Tula Technical Universtiy, Russia
1991 Materials Science Ph.D. Tula Technical University, Russia
2007 S&T Management Level III Certification US Defense Acquisition University

Research

Research Areas:

  • plasma assisted PVD processes, surface modification
  • functional materials for electronic and optoelectronic devices
  • laser assisted processing and additive manufacturing
  • wear, erosion and corrosion protective coatings
  • tribological, thermal and mechanical interfaces
  • surface analytical and mechanical characterization
Publications

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Professional Experience
  • 2020 - present, Associate Dean for Research, College of Engineering, University of North Texas
  • 2015 - present, Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of North Texas
  • 2015 - 2020, Chair, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, College of Engineering, University of North Texas
  • 2012 - 2015, Nanoelectronic Materials Research Team Leader, Nanoelectronic Materials Branch, AFRL
  • 2007 - 2012, Technology Advisor, Thermal Sciences and Materials Branch, AFRL
  • 2005 - 2007, Tribology Research Group Leader, Tribology and Coatings Branch, AFRL
  • 2003 - 2005, Senior Research Engineer, Tribology and Coatings Branch, AFRL
  • 1996 - 2003, Senior Scientist of SYSTRAN Federal Corp. with WL (now AFRL)
  • 1994 - 1996, NRC Fellowship Scientist, Tribology and Coatings Branch, WL (now AFRL) 
  • 1993 - 1994, UK Royal Society Fellowship Scientist, The University of Hull, UK. 
  • 1991 - 1993, Assistant Professor of Engineering Department, Tula Technical University, Russia.
  • 1986 - 1991, Research Engineer, Engineering Department, Tula Technical University, Russia. 
  • 1984 - 1986, Laboratory Assistant, Metallurgy Department of Tula Polytechnical Institute, Russia.
  • AVS Science and Technology Society (American Vacuum Society)
  • Materials Research Society (MRS)
  • Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE)
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Patents
  1. N. Glavin, C. Muratore, T. Fisher, A. Voevodin, “Amorphous Boron Nitride Dielectric”, US Patent Application # 20,180,144,930 A1, May 24, 2018; US Patent 10,418 ,237 B2, 17 Sep 2019.
  2. C. Muratore, M. E. Mcconney, T. E. Shelton, N. R. Glavin, J. E. Bultman, A. A. Voevodin, “Crystalline transition metal dichalcogenide films and methods of making same”, US Patent Application  US 2018/0308692 A1, Oct. 25, 2018.
  3. C.Muratore, J. Bultman, A.A.Voevodin, J.J.Hu, “Methods of magnetically enhanced physical vapor deposition””, US Patent # 20,150,345,010 A1, December 3, 2015.
  4. Nanopartciles and corona enhanced MEMS switch apparatus, S.T.Patton, J.H.Sanders, A.A.Voevodin, M. Pender, R. Vaia, R. MacCuspie, S. Diamante, US Patent # 7,768,366 B1, August 3, 2010.
  5. A Filtered Cathodic Arc Plasma Source, I.I.Akesenov, V.E.Strelnitsky, V.V.Vasylev, A.A.Voevodin, J.G.Jones, J.S.Zabinsky, US Patent #7,381,391, filing date of 10/21/03 and an issue date of 06/03/08.
  6. Laser Ablation, Low Temperature Fabricated Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia Oriented Films, A.A.Voevodin, J.G.Jones, and J.S.Zabinski, US Patent # 6,509, 070; January 21, 2003.
  7. Gradient Multilayer Film Generation Process Control, S. J. P. Laube, A.A.Voevodin, J.S.Zabinski, and S.R.LeClair, US Patent # 5,989,397, November 23, 1999.
  8. Method for Forming Coatings by Electrolyte Discharge and Coatings Formed Thereby, A. L. Yerokhin, A. A. Voevodin and R. D. Schmertzler, US Patent # 5,720, 866; February 24, 1998.
Honors and Awards
  • 1993   Research fellowship award of UK Royal Society
  • 1994/95   Research fellowship Award of US National Research Council
  • 1994-2005   AFOSR Star Team for Excellence in Research
  • 1997   Service Appreciation from the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers
  • 2004   US Air Force Outstanding Scientist of the Year
  • 2005   US Air Force Outstanding Civilian Achievement Medal
  • 2005   Charles J. Cleary Scientific Achievement Award from AFRL/ML
  • 2006   US Air Force John L. McLucas Basic Research Honorable Mention
  • 2007   Charles J. Cleary Scientific Achievement Award from AFRL/RX
  • 2010   Fellow of AVS Science and Technology Society
  • 2012   Affiliate Societies Council of Dayton Award