Kuksenok Research Group
Computational Modeling of Multicomponent Multifunctional Materials


Dr. Kuksenok is an Associate Professor at the Materials Science and Engineering Department at Clemson University in Clemson, SC. Dr. Kuksenok received her PhD in Physics and Mathematics from the Institute of Physics, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine, in 1997. Dr. Kuksenok’s research interests and accomplishments span the following areas of materials science: elastodynamics of responsive polymer gels, dynamics of multi-component polymer blends, biomimetic and biological materials, pattern formation in non-equilibrium chemical systems, complex fluids dynamics, and theory of heterogeneous liquid crystalline systems. Dr. Kuksenok has co-authored over 80 peer-reviewed publications and 6 book chapters. More on Google Scholar.

Research Areas
  • Computational design of biomimetic materials
  • Theory and computer simulations of soft active matter
  • Pattern formation in synthetic and biological systems

Phone: (864) 656-5956
Office: 299D Sirrine Hall
E-mail: okuksen at clemson dot edu