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Gracheva Appointed Assistant Professor of Physics at Clarkson University
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Maria Gracheva has been appointed assistant professor of physics at Clarkson University. She began teaching this fall.
Gracheva received her master of science and doctoral degrees in solid state physics from Moscow State Engineering Physics Institute (MEPhI) in Russia.
Her research interests include computational bionanotechnology, computational and theoretical biophysics in particular biochemical sensors, DNA sequencing, biological cell signaling and cell substrate interaction with an emphasis on large scale and multi-scale computations.
Before coming to Clarkson, Gracheva worked as a postdoctoral associate at Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign), in the Department of Mathematics at University of Minnesota (Minneapolis), in the Physics Department at Lehigh University, and in the Department of Physics and Technical Application of Superconductivity at MEPhI.
A reviewer for The Journal of Theoretical Biology and The Journal of Computational Electronics, Gracheva has also co-authored 30 publications and was listed in Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, 10th Anniversary Edition, 2008-2009.
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