Dr Alexandra Suvorova
- Contact details
The University of Western Australia (M010)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
- +61 8 6488 8095
- +61 8 6488 1087
- MSc PhD St.Petersburg
- PhD 1999 (St.Petersburg)
UWA postdoctoral fellow 2001-2004
UWA Research Assistant Professor 2004-current
- Key research
- Electron microscopy applications in Nanotechnology, Archaeology, Geology.
- Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com.au/citations?hl=en&user=YrorKLwAAAAJ
- Roles, responsibilities and expertise
- Head, Physical/Materials Science Applications, CMCA
SEM training Coordinator, CMCA
➢Electron microscopy, spatially resolved spectroscopy, compositional mapping and image analysis: Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) including Variable pressure/Environmental SEM and Low voltage SEM, Transmission electron microscopy (TEM), High resolution imaging (HREM), Energy dispersive spectroscopy (EDS), Electron energy loss spectroscopy (EELS), Energy-filtered TEM (EFTEM).
➢Electron microscopy applications in physics, chemistry,nanotechnology, geology, archaeology, biology, forensic sciences.
- Funding received
- Australian Academy of Science grant 2010
ARC Discovery 2008-2010: Williams et al. Spin dynamics in magnetic nanostructures by spin-polarized single- and two-electron spectroscopy
ARC LIEF 2008: Sampson et al. The Nanoscale Characterisation Centre WA Electron Microprobe Facility
UWA fellowship 2001-2004: Suvorova Semiconductor and mineral materials characterization by environmental scanning electron microscopy (ESEM)
UWA Research Grants 2002, 2005, 2008
- Industrial relevance
- Expert consulting services to local companies and industry.
- Previous positions
- Visiting Scientist, Max-Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics, Germany
- Co-ordinator of CMCA Training Courses in Scanning Electron Microscopy
- Useful links
- Current projects
- ➢Nanotechnology: Nanoparticles for integrated plasmonics.
➢Archaeology: Electron microscopy of Spanish silver discovered in association with six ships wrecked off the coast of Western Australia in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries.
- Research profile
Research profile and publications