Professor - Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
V'yacheslav Akkerman graduated with distinction from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia, with B.Sc. (2001) and M.Sc. (2003) degrees in Applied Mathematics and Applied Physics, and received his Ph.D. in Theoretical/Nonlinear Physics from Umea University, Sweden, in 2007. He also holds a Philosophy Licentiate degree from Umea University and a Candidate of Science (Ph.D. equivalent) degree from the Nuclear Safety Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Dr. Akkerman was a postdoctoral fellow in the Center for Turbulence Research at Stanford University in 2007-2008 and has been a professional research staff member in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Princeton University in 2008-2012. He accepted his current position at West Virginia University in August, 2012. Akkerman's primary research interests lie in the hydrodynamics of laminar and turbulent reacting flows.
Ph.D., Umea University, Sweden, 2007
M.Sc. Degree, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia, 2003
B.Sc. Degree, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia, 2001