Dimiter N.Petsev

Contact


Phone: (505)-277-3221
Fax: (505) 277-5433

Physical Address

Room 152
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Professor

CBE Graduate Advisor

Curriculum Vitae

Education

Ph.D. University of Sofia Chemical Physics and Engineering, 1996

M.S. University of Sofia Chemical Physics, 1987

Biography

Dimiter N. Petsev joined the faculty of Department of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering in 2005. Prior to that appointment he was a Senior Research Scientist in the Center for Microgravity, and Materials Research at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, and a Postdoctoral Researcher in Purdue University.

Professional Experience

  • 2016: Professor, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering• University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.
  • 2011 - 2016: Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering• University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.
  • 2005 - Present: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering• University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.
  • 2003 - 2005: Research Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical & Nuclear Engineering and Department of Chemistry • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.
  • 1999- 2003: Senior Research Associate, Center for Materials Research • University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL.
  • 1998- 1999: Research Associate, Center for Materials Research • University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL.
  • 1996- 1998: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Chemistry Department • Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
  • 1987- 1996: Research Assistant, Laboratory of Chemical Physics and Engineering, Department of Chemistry, University of Sofia.

Course Notes:

  • CBE 525 Methods of Analysis in Chemical and Biological Engineering • Lecture Notes

Selected Publications:

  • D. N. Petsev and G. P. Lopez, Electrostatic Potential and Electroosmotic Flow in a Cylindrical Capillary Filled with Symmetric Electrolyte: Analytic Solutions in Thin Double Layer Approximation, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 294 (2006) pp. 492-498.

  • S. T. Chang, V. N. Paunov, D. N. Petsev and O. D. Velev, Self-Propelling Microdevices and Microfluidic Pumps Based on Remoutely Powered Miniature Semiconductor Diodes, Nature Materials, 6 (2007) pp. 235-240.

  • N. J. Carroll, S. Pylypenko, P. B. Atanassov and D. N. Petsev, Microparticles with Bimodal Nanoporosity Derived by Microemulsion Templating, Langmuir, 25 (2009) pp. 13540-13544.

  • J. O. Toro-Mendoza and D. N. Petsev, Brownian Dynamics of Emulsion Film Formation and Droplet Coalescence, Phys. Rev. E, 81 (2010) p. 051404

  • N. J. Carroll, P. F. Crowder, W. Patterson, D. R. Ratnaweera, D. Perahia, P. Atanassov, and D. N. Petsev, Microfluidic Synthesis of Monodisperse Nanoporous Oxide Particles and Control of Hierarchical Pore Structure, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 5 (2013) pp. 3524-3529.

  • E. M. Benner and D. N. Petsev Potential flow in the presence of a sudden expansion. Application to capillary driven transport in porous media, Phys. Rev. E, 87 (2013) pp. 033008.

  • M. Fleharty, F. van Swol and D. N. Petsev, The Effect of Charge Regulation on Conductivity in Nanopores, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 416 (2014) pp.105-111.

  • F. van Swol and D. N. Petsev, Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Binary Hard Sphere Colloids Near Glass Transition, RSC Advances, 4 (2014) pp. 21631-21637.

  • M. Fleharty, F. van Swol and D. N. Petsev, Manipulating Semiconductor Colloidal Stability through Doping, Phys. Rev. Lett., 113 (2014) pp. 158302.

  • M. Fleharty, F. van Swol and D. N. Petsev, Electric Double Layers at the Semiconductor-Electrolyte Interface, J. Colloid Interface Sci., accepted. 

For a comprehensive listing of Dr Petsev's publication click here.

Teaching Interests

  • CBE 311 Introduction to Transport Phenomena
  • CBE 521 Advanced Transport Phenomena
  • CBE/NSMS 522L Fundamentals of Nanofluidics

Research Interests

  • Complex Fluids and Dispersions
  • Electrokinetic Phenomena, Micro and Nanofluidics
  • Nanomaterials

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