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Dr. Ivan Saika-Voivod

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Office: C1059
Phone: (709) 864-8886

Research - Condensed Matter Theory

Dr. Ivan Saika-Voivod uses computer simulation to study thermodynamics and dynamics of supercooled liquids, focussing on aspects of crystal nucleation and the glass transition. Systems studied include silica, attractive colloids, Lennard-Jones liquid and nanoclusters.

Brief CV

Assistant Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland, (2006-present)
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Saskatchewan, (2004-2006)
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Rome La Spaienza, (2003-2004)
Ph.D. Applied Mathematics - Theoretical Physics, University of Western Ontario (2002)

Selected Publications

I. Saika-Voivod, P.H. Poole, R.K. Bowles, Test of classical nucleation theory on deeply supercooled high-pressure simulated silica, J. Chem. Phys. 124, 224709 (2006).