Sergey L. Lopatnikov
215 Composites Manufacturing Science Laboratory
University of Delaware | Newark, DE 19716-3144
Phone: (302) 831-6110 | Fax: (302) 831-8525
Research Interests: General physics, Nanotechnology,
Linear and non-linear wave propagation in composite meterials, dynamics
of poroelastic meterials, interaction of projectiles with obstacles, dynamics
of liquid crystals and liquid-crystal based colloids.
Ph.D. Physics & Mathematics The Institute of the Earth Magnetism
and Radio wave Propagation of the Academy of Sciences USSR, Moscow, 1977.
MS in Radio Physics from Moscow Power Engineering Institute, 1977
First Place at the Annual Diploma Works Competition.
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Senior Scientist, Center for Composite Materials, University of Delaware,
Newark, DE, USA, January 2001
Visiting Research Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University
of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA, May, 2000 –
Leading Research Scientist, Moscow State University, Department of Chemistry,
Organizer and first Director of the Laboratory of mathematical modeling
for ALL-Union Research Institute of Nuclear Geophysics and Geochemistry
in Moscow (VNIIYaGG) 1987-1994.
Member of panel and scientific council of the Institute, 1981.
Research Scientist in the Institute of the Oceanology, The Academy of
Sciences of the USSR, Moscow, January 1979 - December 1980.
Engineer: Institute of Physics, Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Moscow;
April 1977- November 1979.
Physical aspects of the elastic wave propagation theory in geological
media, Moscow State University, 1986-1988.
Non-linear acoustics, Moscow State University, 1986-1988.
Mathematical Modeling of the satellite using remote sensing methods in
environmental control problem, Moscow State University, 1995-1996.
Statistical Physics and Thermodynamics (813, University of Delaware,
Department of Physics, 2000–
Advised undergraduate and graduate students in Moscow State
Official expert for Environmental Committee of Supreme Counsil of the
Advisor for vice head of Defense Committee of State Duma (House of Representatives),
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The method of the forecast of the tsunamigeneity of the occurred underwater
earthquakes. Pat. SU No. 1584583 Co-authors: V. Ivanov, V. Rok.
recent journal papersS. Lopatnikov is the author of two monographs, about 100 paper in internationally
refered professional journals, patent and several dozen papers in newspapers
"Investigation of strong electromagnetic waves propagation in plasma".
Diploma work, Mosc. Pow. Eng. Ins-t, Department of Radiotechics, Moscow,
"Self-focusing of strong waves in media with non-local non-linearity."
Ph.D. Thesis. IZMIRAN (Institute of the Earth Magnetism and Radio wave
propagation, Academy of Sciences of the USSR), Moscow, 1977.
Ju. Lomonosov, S. Lopatnikov, E. Verzhbitski. Acoustic instruments for
investigations of the deep sea bottom.(in Russian) VIEMS, Moscow, USSR,
A. Lokshin, S. Lopatnikov, A. Saakyan. Contracted mapping method in symmetric
eigenvalue problem (in Russian): Moscow State University Press,1995 ,
Boll lightning: problems are valid.(In Russian) Co-authors: I. Stakchanov
In: Science and Life, 1975, N.12.
On stability of strong electromagnetic waves in magneto-active plasma.
In: Soviet J. Techical Physics Letters,1977, v.2 (Sov. Phys. ZTP Lett.)
Interaction of giant molecules solving in liquid crystal. Co-authors:
V. Namiot; In: Soviet J. of Experimental and Theoretical Physics, 1978,
N.8, p.361. (Sov. Phys. ZETP).
On new possible method of giant molecules investigation. Co-author: V.
Namiot; In: Soviet J. Applied Physics Letters, 1978, .4, N.15, p.894.
(Sov. Phys ZTP Lett.).
On the nature of interaction of giant molecules solved in liquid crystal.
Co-author: V. Namiot; In: Soviet Biophysical Journal, 1978, N.12, p.1110.
Acoustic phase echo in liquid containing gas bubbles. In: Soviet J. Applied
Physics Letters, 1980, v.6, p.623.( Sov. Phys. ZTP lett.)
Resonance damping of molecules excitation and possibility of the chemical
reactions control. Co-author: E. Lopatnikova. In: J. USSR Academy of Sciences
Reports, 1983, v.269, N.5. (Doklady Academii nauk SSSR).
On rectified diffusion re-condensation mechanism and primary migration
on hydrocarbons. Co-authors: Academician A. Geodekiyan, A. Egorov. In:
J. USSR Academy of Sciences Reports, 1984, v.274, N.3. (Doklady Academii
The power broad-band cylindrical acoustic transducer for the geophysical
applications. Co-authors: V. Gurvich, In: Izv. Viss. Uchebn. Zaved.; J.
of Geology and Prospecting, 1984, N.8
The free gas influence on elastic wave propagation and attenuation in
saturated porous media. Co-authors: P. Gorbachev In: Izv. Viss. Uchebn.
Zaved.; J. of Geology and Prospecting, 1985, N.9.
On attenuation of longitudinal waves in fluid-saturated media contained
random inhomogeneities. Co-authors: B. Gurevich. In: USSR Academy of Sciences
Reports, 1985, v.281 (2), 47-50.(Doklady Academii nauk SSSR).
Non-homogeneous waves in space, dissected by thin crack contained viscous
filler. Co-authors: I. Fayzullin, S. Shapiro. In: Izv. Acad. Nauk USSR.
J. Physics of the Solid Earth, 1985, N.6.
Estimate of threshold of rectified diffusion in saturated porous media.
Co-authors: P. Gorbachev. In: J. Transactions of the Moscow State University.
Geology. 1986, N.2
Influence of noises on the accuracy of acoustic logging measurements.
Co-authors: P. Gorbachev, A. Samoilov In: Izv. Viss. Uchebn. Zaved.; J.
of Geology and Prospecting, 1986, N.11
Informative significance of the eigenproper Cherenkov's luminescence
of the sea water for deep-sea animals. Co-authors: Yu. Baboshin, N. Popov.
In: USSR Academy of Sciences Reports, 1986 v.290, N.4 (Doklady Academii
Elastic waves attenuation in the randomly heterogeneous fluid saturated
porous media. Co-authors: B. Gurevich. In: USSR Academy of Sciences Reports,
1986, v. 291, N.3. (Doklady Academii nauk SSSR)
P-waves propagation and attenuation in the partially gas-saturated porous
medium. Co-authors: P. Gorbachev. In: Izv. Acad. Nauk USSR. J. Physics
of the Solid Earth, 1987, N.8
Transformational mechanism of elastic wave attenuation in saturated porous
media. Co-author: B. Gurevich In: Izv. Acad. Nauk USSR.J. Physics of the
Solid Earth, 1988, N.2
Quadratic non-linear echo in gas-saturated liquid. Co-author: O. Vinogradova.
In: Soviet Acoustical Journal, 1988, p.358
Elastic waves propagation in periodically stratified saturated porous
medium. Co-authors: B. Gurevuch, O. Vinogradova. In: J. Geology and Geophysics,
Novosibirsk, 1990, N.2
On apparent of 'additional mass' in multiphase media motion equations.
Co-authors: O. Vinogradova In: Izv. Acad. Nauk USSR. J. Physics of Solid
Earth, 1990, N.1
The Kanyar-Hoop method for absorbing media. Co-authors: A. Lokshin, V.
Rok In: J. of Solid Body Mechanics, 1990, N.5. 188-190
Acoustic wave propagation in a porous medium with randomly non-homogeneous
gas distribution. Co-authors: P. Gorbachev, B. Gurevich In: USSR J. Physics
of Solid Earth, 1990, N.6
Integral representation for wave fields in piecewise homogeneous porous
media. Co-authors: B. Gurevich, A. Sadovnichaja, S. Shapiro. In: Izv.
Acad. Nauk USSR. J. Physics of the Solid Earth, 1990 N.7
On plane wave reflection and refraction at the boundary of completely-elastic
halfspaces. Co-authors: A. Lokshin, E. Sagomoniyan In: J. Physics of the
Solid Earth, 1991,N.3
The Born approximation in the problem of elastic wave scattering by a
spherical inhomogeneity in a fluid-saturated porous medium. Co-authors:
B. Gurevich, A.
Sadovnichaja, S. Shapiro. In: Appl.Phys.Let.,1992,v.6,N.11
Elastic wave scattering by the isolated inclusion in saturated porous
medium. Co-authors: B. Gurevich, A. Sadovnichaja, S. Shapiro. In: Izv.
Acad. Nauk USSR. J. Physics of Solid Earth, 1993 N.8
Civilization of wastes. (In Russian) In: New Times, 1995, No.19-20, p.24-26.
Velocity and attenuation of elastic waves in finely layered porous rocks
Co-author: B. Gurevich. In: Geophys. J. Int. 1995, v.121, p.933-947
The thermal convection and oil deposits forming. (In Russian) In: Russian
Academy of Sciences Reports (Doklady Rossiyskoi Academii Nauk), 1995,
v.345, No.4, p.541-543
On one basis-less algorithm of Shroedinger equation solution.(In Russian)
Co-authors: A. Lokshin, A. Saakyan. In: J. Transactions of the Moscow
State University. Chemistry, 1995, No.3, p.207-210
Contracted mapping in Hilbert space. (In Russian) Co-authors: A. Lokshin,
A. Saakyan In: J. Transactions of the Moscow State University. Mathematics,
1995, No.5, p.43-50
On numerical solution of Schroedinger equation for electron-nuclear system
with several centers by using non-basis algorithm. (In Russian) Co-authors:
A. Lokshin, V. Lyutsarev, A. Saakyan, V. Spiridonov In: J. Transactions
of the Moscow State University. Chemistry. 1996, No.2
Contracted mapping principle in symmetric eigenvalue problem. (In Russian)
Co-authors: Co-authors: A. Lokshin, A. Saakyan In: J. Transactions of
the Moscow State University. Mathematics, 1996, No.3, 78-81
Fluctuations of tunneling microscope current near phase transition in
absorbed layer. In: Russian Academy of Science Reports (Doklady Rossiyskoi
Academii Nauk), 1997, v.353, No.6, 1-3
Seismic attenuation in finely layered porous rocks: Effects of fluid
flow and scattering. Co-authors: B. Gurevich, V. Zirianov In: Geophysics,
1997, v.62, No.1, 319-324
Dynamic equations for the new materials: porous media saturated with
magneto- and electro-rheological liquids. In.: Russian Academy of Science
Reports (Doklady Rossiyskoi Academii Nauk), 1998, v. 360, No.5, 637-639
A Thermodynamically consistent formulation of magneto-poro-elastisity.
Co-author: A.H.-D. Cheng In.: International Journal of solids and Structures.
Poroelastisity Maurice A. Biot Memorial Issue, 1998, v/34. No.43-35.,
Scattering of compressional waves in porous medium by an ellipsoidal
inclusion. Co-authorsB.Gurevich,A.Sadovnichaya, S.Shapiro In: Journal
Geophysical International, 133 (1) 91-103;
Hydrocirculation and the thermal regime of a 3-dimensional rock mass
with a porous layer. Co-authors: A. Bobrov, V. Trubitsin In. J. Physics
of Solid Earth, 1998 No.11, 916-921
Equations for quasi-two-dimensional thermal convection in thin permeable
layers of arbitrary form. In.: Izv. Acad. Nauk USSR. J. Physics of Solid
Earth. 1999, No.1
Development of hydrothermal convection in vertical permeable layer submersed
in non-penetrable heat conductive medium. . Co-author: A.Bobrov Izv. Acad.
Nauk USSR. J. Physics of Solid Earth. 37: (3) 249-256 MAR 2001
Variational formulation of fluid infiltrated porous material in thermal
and mechanical equilibrium. Mechanics of Materials 34 (2002) 685-704,
Co-author: Cheng, A.H.-D.
"Variational formulation of fluid infiltrated porous materials and
physically-based micromechanical material constants,'' Co-author Cheng,
A.H-D., Poromechanics II,
Proceedings of the 2nd Biot Conference on Poromechanics, eds. J.-L. Auriault,
C. Geindreau, P. Royer, J.-F. Bloch, C. Boutin and J. Lewandowska, pp.
385-390, Balkema, Grenoble, France, August 26-28, 2002.
Dynamics of Metal Foam Deformation during Taylor Cylinder - Hopkinson
Bar Impact Experiment. Co-authors: B.Gama, C.Krauthauser, Md.J.Hague,
J.W.Gillespie, Mustafa Guden, and Ian W. Hall, Composite Structures 61,
On the Classic Split Hopkinson Bar Data Reduction. J. “Techical
Physics letters” Co-authors: B.Gama, C.Krauthauser, J.W.Gillespie
To be published.
Impact shock loading and penetration of porous materials: analyses, experiments
and simulations: Co-authors B. Gama, Md. J. Haque, Carl Krauthauser, and
J.W. Gillespie Jr. SAMPE, May 2003
High velocity plate impact of metal foams. Co-authors: B.Gama, C.Krauthauser,
Md.J.Hague, J.W.Gillespie International Journal of Impact Engineering,
To be published.
Lagrangian formulation of poroelasticity with porosity dynamics. Co-authors:
A.H-D.Cheng, J.W.Gillespie. 16th Engineering Mechanical Conference, July
16-18, 2003, University of Washington, Seattle
Lagrangian formulation of poroelasticity with porosity dynamics. Co-author:
A.H-D.Cheng, Submitted to the Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of
Solids, June 2003.
On the measurement of rheologial data with the help of Split-Hopkinson
Pressure Bar. Co-authors: B.Gama, C.Krauthauser, J.W.Gillespie. Submitted
in the J. Applied Mechanics and Technical Physics, May 2003.
A Closed Form Solution to Describe Infusion of Resin under Vacuum in
Deformable Fibrous Porous Media. Co-authors: P.Simacek, S.G.Advani, J.W.Gillespie.
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