Andrey Voevodin

Discovery Park E132F
  • 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
    • C.E. Iheomamere, C.L. Arnold, U.P. Rathod, K.D. Omotosho, A.A. Voevodin, “Bonding and stoichiometry in low-energy radio frequency magnetron sputtered ZnO thin films on flexible substrate Substrate”, Vacuum 183 (2021) 109869.
    • M.D. Harris, S.P. Berkebile, N.K. Murthy, A.A. Voevodin, “In-situ instrumentation to observe transient tribological effects in high sliding speed unlubricated contacts”, Wear 442-443 (2020) 203111 1-8
    • A. Shirani, T. Joy, A. Rogov, M. Lin, A. Yerokhin, J.-E. Mogonye, A. Korenyi-Both. S. M. Aouadi, A. Voevodin, D. Berman, “PEO-Chameleon as a potential protective coating on cast aluminum alloys for high-temperature applications”, Surface and Coatings Technology 397 (2020), 126016 1-12.
    • N. R. Glavin, A. R. Waite, C. Muratore, J. E. Bultman, J.Hu, J. J. Gengler, A. A. Voevodin, T. S. Fisher. “Thermal Conductance at Nanoscale Amorphous Boron Nitride/Metal Interfaces”, Surface and Coatings Technology 397 (2020) 126017.
    • M. Lin, A. Nemcova, A.A. Voevodin, A. Korenyi-Both, T.W. Liskiewicz, N. Laugel, A. Matthews, A. Yerokhin, “Surface characteristics underpinning fretting wear performance of heavily loaded duplex chameleon/PEO coatings on Al”, Tribology International 154 (2021) 106723
    • V.A. Ponomarev, N.V. Shvindina, E.S. Permyakova, P.V. Slukin, S.G. Ignatov, B. Sirota, A.A. Voevodin, D.V. Shtansky, “Structure and antibacterial properties of Ag-doped micropattern surfaces produced by photolithography method”, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 173 (2019) 719-724.
    • B. Sirota, N. Glavin, A. A. Voevodin, “Room temperature magnetron sputtering and laser annealing of ultrathin MoS2 for flexible transistors”, Vacuum 160 (2019) 133-138.
    • R. H. Kim, J. Leem, C.  Muratore, S.W. Nam, R. Rao, A. Jawaid, M. Durstock, M. McConney, L. Drummy, R. Rai, A. Voevodin, N. Glavin, “Photonic crystallization of two-dimensional MoS2 for stretchable photodetectors” Nanoscale 11 (2019) 13260-13268
    • V. Ponomarev, A. N. Sheveyko, E. S. Permyakova, J. Lee, A. A. Voevodin, D. Berman, A. Manakhov, M. Michlicek, P. Slukin, V. Firstova, G. S. Ignatov, I. V. Chepkasov, Z. I. Popov, D. V. Shtansky, “TiCaPCON-supported Pt-and Fe-based nanoparticles and related antibacterial activity” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 11 (2019) 28699−28719.
    • C. Muratore, A. A. Voevodin, N.R. Glavin, “Physical vapor deposition of 2D Van der Waals materials: a review”, Thin Solid Films 688 (2019) 137500 1-7
    • U. P. Rathod, B. Cai, C. Iheomamere, G. Nyandoto, A. A. Voevodin, N. D. Shepherd, “Growth of pulsed laser deposited few-layer WS2 films”, Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A 37 (2019) 051505-1-7
    • D. Y. Zemlyanov, M. Jespersen, D. N. Zakharov, J. Hu, R. Paul, A. Kumar, S. Pacley, N. Glavin, D. Saenz, K. C. Smith, T. S. Fisher, A. A. Voevodin, “Versatile Technique for Assessing Thickness of 2D Layered Materials by XPS”, Nanotechnology 29 (2018) 115705 1-10.
    • A. R. Waite, S. Pacley, N. R, Glavin,  A. A. Voevodin, and C. Muratore, “Tailoring ultra-thin MoS2 films via post-treatment of solid state precursor phases”, Thin Solid Films 649 (2018) 177-186.
    • J. Lee, X. Hu, A. A. Voevodin, A. Martini, D. Berman. “Effect of Substrate Support on Dynamic Graphene/Metal Electrical Contacts”, Micromachines 9 (2018) 169 1-9.
    • B. Sirota, N. Glavin, S. Krylyuk, A. V. Davydov and A. A. Voevodin, “Hexagonal MoTe2 with Amorphous BN Passivation Layer for Improved Oxidation Resistance and Endurance of 2D Field Effect Transistors”, Scientific Reports 8 (2018) 8668 1-8.
    • U. P. Rathod, J. K. Jha, A. A. Voevodin, N. D. Shepherd , “A photoelectron study of annealing induced changes to workfunction and majority carrier type in pulsed laser deposited few layer WS2 films”, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics (2018) 1-6
    • U. P. Rathod, J. Egede, A. A. Voevodin, N. D. Shepherd, “Extrinsic p-type doping of few layered WS2 films with niobium by pulsed laser deposition”, Applied Physics Letter, 113 (2018) 062106 1-4.
    • T.Torgerson, M. Harris, S. Alidokht, T. Scharf, S. Aouadi, R. R. Chromik, J. Zabinski, A. A. Voevodin, “Room and elevated temperature sliding wear behavior of cold sprayed Ni-WC composite coatings”, Surface and Coatings Technology, 350 (2018) 146-145.
    • Y.-F. Liu, T. Liskiewicz, A. Yerokhin, A. Korenyi-Both, J. Zabinski, M. Lin, A. Matthews, A. A. Voevodin, ”Fretting wear behavior of duplex PEO/chameleon coating on Al alloy”, Surface and Coatings Technology, 352 (2018) 238-246.
    • V. Varshney, J. Lee, D. Li, J. S. Brown, B. L. Farmer, A. A. Voevodin, A. K. Roy, "Effect of length, diameter, chirality, deformation, and strain on contact thermal conductance between single wall carbon nanotubes", Frontiers of Materials 5 (2018) 1-12.
    • I. Altfeder, A. A. Voevodin,  M. H. Check,  S. M. Eichfeld, J. A. Robinson, A. V. Balatsky, “Scanning tunneling microscopy observation of phonon condensate”, Scientific Reports 7 (2017) 43214 1-10.
    • V. Varshney, J. Lee, D. Li, J. S. Brown, B. L. Farmer, A. A. Voevodin, A. K. Roy, “Understanding thermal conductance across multi-wall carbon nanotube contacts: role of nanotube curvature”, Carbon 114 (2017) 15-22.
    • I. Fongkaew, R. Akrobetu, A. Sehirlioglu, A. Voevodin, S. Limpijumnong, W. R. Lambrecht, “Core-level binding energy shifts as a tool to study surface processes on LaAlO3/SrTiO3”, Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena, 218 (2017) 21-29.
    • S. Khan, Z. Jiang, S. M. Premathilka, J. Hu, A. Voevodin, P. J. Roland, R. J. Ellingson, L. Sun, “Ultrathin Colloidal PbS/CdS Core/Shell Nanosheets”, MRS Advances 2 (2017) 1-6
    • S. Kim, M. Russell, D. D. Kulkarni, M. Henry, S. Kim, R. R. Naik, A. A Voevodin, S. S. Jang, V. V. Tsukruk, A. G. Fedorov, “Activating “Invisible” Glue: Using Electron Beam for Enhancement of Interfacial Properties of Graphene–Metal Contact”, ACS Nano 10 (2016) 1042-1049.
    • I. Altfeder, H. Lee, J. Hu, R. D Naguy, A. Sehirlioglu, A. N. Reed, A. A. Voevodin, C.-B. Eom, “Scanning tunneling microscopy of an interfacial two-dimensional electron gas in oxide heterostructures”, Physical Review B 93 (2016) 115437
    • S. T. Patton, A. J. Frasca, J. Hu, V. N. Varshney, B. S. Phillips, A. K. Roy and A. A. Voevodin, “Multiphysics characterization of multi-walled carbon nanotube thermoplastic polyurethane polymer nanocomposites during compression”, Carbon 98 (2016) 638-648.
    • N. R. Glavin, C. Muratore, M. L. Jespersen, J. Hu, P. T. Hagerty, A. M. Hilton, A. T. Blake, C. A. Grabowski, M. F. Durstock, M. E. McConney, D. M. Hilgefort, T. S. Fisher, A. A. Voevodin, “Amorphous Boron Nitride: A Universal, Ultrathin Dielectric For 2D Nanoelectronics, Advanced Functional Materials 26 (2016) 2640-2647
    • M. E. McConney, T. Shelton, R. E. Stevenson, J. E. Bultman, J. Hu, M. L. Jespersen, N. R. Glavin, A. T. Juhl, M. F. Durstock, J.G. Colborn, M. H. Check, M.K.Gupta, A. Haque, R. D. Naguy, A. A. Voevodin, C. Muratore, “Direct synthesis of ultra-thin large area transition metal dichalcogenides and their heterostructures on stretchable polymer surfaces”, Journal of Materials Research 31 (2016) 967-974.
    • P. J. Shamberger, J. L. Wohlwend, A. K. Roy, A. A. Voevodin, “Investigating grain boundary structures and energetics of rutile with reactive molecular dynamics”, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 120 (2016) 13049-13062.
    • S. Khan, Z. Jiang, S. M. Premathilka, A. Antu, J. Hu, A. A. Voevodin, P. J. Roland, R. J. Ellingson, L. Sun, “Few-atom-thick colloidal PbS/CdS core/shell nanosheets”, Chemistry of Materials 28 (2016) 5342-5346.
    • S. Pacley, J. Hu, M. Jespersen, A. Hilton, A. Waite, J. Brausch, , E. Beck-Millerton, A.A. Voevodin, “Impact of reduced graphene oxide on MoS2 grown by sulfurization of sputtered MoO3 and Mo precursor films”, Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A 34 (2016) 041505.
    • H. Clarke, T. Brown, J. Hu, R. Ganguli, A. Reed, A. Voevodin, P. J. Shamberger, “Microstructure dependent filament forming kinetics in HfO2 programmable metallization cells”, Nanotechnology 27 (2016) 425709 1-14.
    • S. R. Kandel, S. Chiluwal, Z. Jiang, Y. Tang, P. J. Roland, K. Subedi, D. M. Dimick, P. Moroz, M. Zamkov, R. Ellingson, J. Hu, A. A. Voevodin, L.Sun, “One‐dimensional growth of colloidal PbSe nanorods in chloroalkanes”,  Physica Status Solidi (RRL)-Rapid Research Letters 10 (2016) 833-837.
    • I. Altfeder, S. M. Eichfeld, R. D. Naguy, J. A. Robinson and A. A. Voevodin, “Scanning tunneling microscopy of atomic scale phonon standing waves in quasi-freestanding WSe2 monolayers”, MRS Advances 1 (2016) 1645-1650.
    • S. Kim, M. Russell, M. Henry, S.S. Kim, R.R. Naik, A.A. Voevodin, S.S. Jang, V.V. Tsukruk, A.G. Fedorov, “Dynamic modulation of electronic properties of graphene by localized carbon doping using focused electron beam induced deposition”, Nanoscale 36 (2015) 14946-14952.
    • J. Park, T. Back, W. C. Mitchel, S. S. Kim, S. Elhamri, J. Boeckl, S. B Fairchild, R. Naik, A. A Voevodin, “Approach to multifunctional device platform with epitaxial graphene on transition metal oxide”, Scientific Reports 5 (2015) 14374 1-9.
    • P. Browning, S. Eichfeld, K. Zhang, L. Hossain, K. Wang, N. Lu, A.R.Waite, A.A.Voevodin, M. Kim, J. A. Robinson, “Large-Area Synthesis of WSe2 from WO3 by Selenium-Oxygen Ion Exchange”, 2D Materials 2 (1) (2015) 014003. 
    • A.N. Reed, P.J. Shamberger, J.J. Hu, C. Muratore, J.E. Bultman,  A.A. Voevodin, “Microstructure of ZnO Thin Films Deposited by HiPIMS”, Thin Solid Films 579 (2015) 30-37.
    • N. R. Glavin, C. Muratore, M. L. Jespersen, J. Hu, T. S. Fisher, A. A. Voevodin, “Temporally and spatially resolved plasma spectroscopy in pulsed laser deposition of ultra-thin boron nitride films”, Journal of Applied Physics, 117 (2015) 165305.
    • A. A. Voevodin, A. R. Waite, J. Bultman, J. Hu and C. Muratore, “Magnetic field argon ion filtering for pulsed magnetron sputtering growth of two-dimensional MoS2”, Surface and Coatings Technology 280 (2015) 260-267.
    • Md A. Uddin, N. Glavin, A. Singh, R. Naguy, M. Jespersen, A. Voevodin, G. Koley, “Mobility enhancement in graphene transistors on low temperature pulsed laser deposited boron nitride”, Applied Physics Letters 107 (2015) 203110
    • R. D Snyder, E. L Thomas, A. A. Voevodin, “Material optimization via combinatorial deposition and analysis for thermoelectric thin films”, Thin Solid Films 596 (2015) 233-241. 
    • R. Paul, A.A. Voevodin, D.Y. Zemlyanov, A. Kumar, T.J. Asel, S. Mou, T.S. Fisher, “Direct Growth of Few-Layer Graphene on Silicon Carbide: Fast Deposition at Moderate Temperature”, Graphene 3 (2015), 44-50. 
    • J. DiStefano, Yu-C. Lin, J. Robinson, N. Glavin, A. A. Voevodin, J. Brockman, M. Kuhn, B. French, S. W. King, “Band alignment at molybdenum disulphide/boron nitride/aluminum oxide interfaces”, Journal of Electronic Materials 45 (2015) 983-988.
  • 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