Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Kuksenok, Olga
Chem/Petroleum Engineering
Kuksenok, Olga
Faculty
Research Associate Professor
Office: 1122 Benedum Hall
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Epstein, I.R., Vanag, V.K., Balazs, A.C., Kuksenok, O., Dayal, P., and Bhattacharya, A., 2012, "Chemical oscillators in structured media.," Accounts of chemical research, vol.45, no.12, pp. 2160-8.

He, X., Aizenberg, M., Kuksenok, O., Zarzar, L.D., Shastri, A., Balazs, A.C., and Aizenberg, J., 2012, "Synthetic homeostatic materials with chemo-mechano-chemical self-regulation.," Nature, vol.487, no.7406, pp. 214-8.

Ma, Y., Bhattacharya, A., Kuksenok, O., Perchak, D., and Balazs, A.C., 2012, "Modeling the transport of nanoparticle-filled binary fluids through micropores.," Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, vol.28, no.31, pp. 11410-21.

Yashin, V.V., Kuksenok, O., Dayal, P., and Balazs, A.C., 2012, "Mechano-chemical oscillations and waves in reactive gels.," Reports on progress in physics. Physical Society (Great Britain), vol.75, no.6, p. 066601.

Dutt, M., Kuksenok, O., Little, S.R., and Balazs, A.C., 2011, "Forming transmembrane channels using end-functionalized nanotubes.," Nanoscale, vol.3, no.1, pp. 240-50.

Dutt, M., Kuksenok, O., Nayhouse, M.J., Little, S.R., and Balazs, A.C., 2011, "Modeling the self-assembly of lipids and nanotubes in solution: forming vesicles and bicelles with transmembrane nanotube channels.," ACS nano, vol.5, no.6, pp. 4769-82.

Yashin, V.V., Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., 2010, "Computational design of active, self-reinforcing gels.," The journal of physical chemistry. B, vol.114, no.19, pp. 6316-22.

Kuksenok, O., Yashin, V.V., and Balazs, A.C., 2009, "Spatial confinement controls self-oscillations in polymer gels undergoing the Belousov-Zhabotinsky reaction.," Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics, vol.80, no.5 Pt 2, p. 056208.

Dayal, P., Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., 2009, "Using light to guide the self-sustained motion of active gels.," Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, vol.25, no.8, pp. 4298-301.

Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., 2008, "Gradient sensing in reactive, ternary membranes.," Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, vol.24, no.5, pp. 1878-83.

Kuksenok, O., Yashin, V.V., and Balazs, A.C., 2008, "Three-dimensional model for chemoresponsive polymer gels undergoing the Belousov-Zhabotinsky reaction.," Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics, vol.78, no.4 Pt 1, p. 041406.

Dayal, P., Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., 2008, "Using a single mask to create multiple patterns in three-component, photoreactive blends.," Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, vol.24, no.5, pp. 1621-4.

Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., 2007, "Modeling multicomponent reactive membranes.," Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics, vol.75, no.5 Pt 1, p. 051906.

Kuksenok, O., Travasso, R.D., and Balazs, A.C., 2006, "Dynamics of ternary mixtures with photosensitive chemical reactions: creating three-dimensionally ordered blends.," Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics, vol.74, no.1 Pt 1, p. 011502.

Travasso, R.D., Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., 2006, "Exploiting photoinduced reactions in polymer blends to create hierarchically ordered, defect-free materials.," Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, vol.22, no.6, pp. 2620-8.

Kuksenok, O., Jasnow, D., and Balazs, A.C., 2005, "Local control of periodic pattern formation in binary fluids within microchannels.," Physical review letters, vol.95, no.24, p. 240603.

Pooley, C.M., Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., 2005, "Convection-driven pattern formation in phase-separating binary fluids.," Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics, vol.71, no.3 Pt 1, p. 030501.

Travasso, R.D., Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., 2005, "Harnessing light to create defect-free, hierarchically structured polymeric materials.," pp. 10912-5.

Travasso, R.D., Buxton, G.A., Kuksenok, O., Good, K., and Balazs, A.C., 2005, "Modeling the morphology and mechanical properties of sheared ternary mixtures.," The Journal of chemical physics, vol.122, no.19, p. 194906.

Good, K., Kuksenok, O., Buxton, G.A., Ginzburg, V.V., and Balazs, A.C., 2004, "Effect of hydrodynamic interactions on the evolution of chemically reactive ternary mixtures.," The Journal of chemical physics, vol.121, no.12, pp. 6052-63.

Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., 2003, "Simulating the dynamic behavior of immiscible binary fluids in three-dimensional chemically patterned microchannels.," Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics, vol.68, no.1 Pt 1, p. 011502.

Kuksenok, O., Jasnow, D., and Balazs, A.C., 2003, "Diffusive intertwining of two fluid phases in chemically patterned microchannels.," Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics, vol.68, no.5 Pt 1, p. 051505.

Kuksenok, O., Jasnow, D., Yeomans, J., and Balazs, A.C., 2003, "Periodic droplet formation in chemically patterned microchannels.," Physical review letters, vol.91, no.10, p. 108303.

Kuksenok, O., Yeomans, J.M., and Balazs, A.C., 2002, "Using patterned substrates to promote mixing in microchannels.," Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics, vol.65, no.3 Pt 1, p. 031502.

Chanturiya, A., Scaria, P., Kuksenok, O., and Woodle, M.C., 2002, "Probing the mechanism of fusion in a two-dimensional computer simulation.," Biophysical journal, vol.82, no.6, pp. 3072-80.