Alexei Sokolov

The Governor’s Chair in Polymer Science is Alexei Sokolov. He holds appointments in UT’s Department of Chemistry and ORNL’s Division of Chemical Sciences.

Sokolov’s work in polymers involves fabricating large molecules atom by atom in an effort to control their properties and create substances with useful characteristics.

He leads soft matter efforts at UT and ORNL.

His work will have implications for the development of fuel-cell technology and other alternative energy applications.

Alexei Sokolov

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UT Office:
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1416 Circle Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-1600

ORNL Address:
Oak Ridge National Lab
PO Box 2008 MS-6210
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6210