Dr. Andrii Buvailo, andrii[at]temple.edu      

Andrii Buvailo is a PhD student from Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv who majored in the field of adsorption-semiconductor gas sensors under the supervision of Dr. Ludmila Oleksenko and Dr. Nelly Maksimovich. In August 2008 he joined the Borguet group for 1 year as a research scholar and performed research on SAW Humidity and Hydrogen sensors, and gained experience with some modern microscopy techniques (AFM, STM etc).

In November 2011 Andrii Buvailo obtained his Ph.D in Physical Chemistry from Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University (Ukraine).

In February 2012, Andrii Buvailo was appointed director at YUNASKO-Ukraine LLC, a company which is active in R&D on ultracapacitors.
Ultracapacitors, also known as supercapacitors or electric double layer capacitors, represent a type of energy storage devices with extremely high specific power. They are used for various applications in transport (start stop systems, KERS, hybrid vehicles), industrial applications, smart grids and many others.

In December 2012 Andrii became co-founder and CEO at SciMax LLC, an Ukrainian consulting company that is active in commercialization of Ukrainian innovative products and technologies. The focus of SciMax is on international collaboration in the field of technology transfer, international hi-tech ventures and commercialization of innovative products worldwide.

"Synthesis of SnO2-based Nanomaterials Doped with Pd Additives for Hydrogen Sensor Applications"
Andrii I. Buvailo, Eric U Borguet, Igor P. Matushko, Nelly P. Maksimovich, and Ludmila P. Oleksenko.