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Invited researcher

Sergey Stanislavovich Sheiko

Laboratory for Biomimetic Polymer Materials
Year of birth
Academic degree
Candidate of physical and mathematical Sciences
Field of studies

Professor and head of a laboratory at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (USA)

General information

Leading scientist's research interests: Polymer materials, shape memory, gels and elastomers, materials with programmed characteristics, tissue and biomimetic materials, atomic force microscopy

Quote by the head of the laboratory: Our approach - «architecture design» - will significantly broaden the range of possible characteristics for biocompatible polymers.

Scientific recognition

Awards and achievements:

2018 – The article «Tissue-like materials with active camouflage capability» published in the «Science» journal.

2017 – The article «Architectural programming of mechanical properties» published in the «Nature» journal.

2016 – The article «Programming temporal shapeshifting» published in the «Nature Communications» journals.

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