About the author
Alexander O. Govorov is a Distinguished Professor of Physics at Ohio University, Athens OH, USA. His research focuses on the theory of optical, electronic and chemical properties of nanostructures and bio-assemblies. His theoretical predictions motivated experiments and were implemented in many research labs worldwide.
Dr. Govorov is the author of more than 250 papers. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and a recipient of the Bessel Research Award from the A.v.Humboldt Foundation, the Ikerbasque Fellow Award (Spain), the Walton Visitor Award (Ireland), the Chang Jiang Chair Professorship (China), the Jacques-Beaulieu Excellence Research Chair Award (Canada), and the 1000-Talant Plan Award (Sichuan, China).