Honors & Awards

  • Dean?s Postdoctoral Fellowship, Stanford School of Medicine (2013-2014)
  • Selective Excellence Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Award, George Washington University (2011-2012)
  • Student travel grant, International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry (ISPC20) (2011)
  • Selective Excellence Bioengineering Award, George Washington University (2010-2011)
  • Selective Excellence Bioengineering Award, George Washington University (2010-2009)
  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant Reward, West Virginia University (2007-2008)
  • Travel Fellowship, International Symposium/School for Space Simulations (ISSS8) (2007)
  • Excellence Scholarship for academic and research work, Government, Murmansk Region, Russia (2001-2002)

Professional Education

  • Diploma, Unlisted University (2003)
  • Master of Science, West Virginia University (2008)
  • Doctor of Philosophy, George Washington University (2012)

Stanford Advisors


Journal Articles

  • Hard X-ray-induced optical luminescence via biomolecule-directed metal clusters. Chemical communications (Cambridge, England) Osakada, Y., Pratx, G., Sun, C., Sakamoto, M., Ahmad, M., Volotskova, O., Ong, Q., Teranishi, T., Harada, Y., Xing, L., Cui, B. 2014


    Here, we demonstrate that biomolecule-directed metal clusters are applicable in the study of hard X-ray excited optical luminescence, promising a new direction in the development of novel X-ray-activated imaging probes.

    View details for DOI 10.1039/c3cc48661c

    View details for PubMedID 24463467

  • Cold atmospheric plasma in cancer therapy Physics of Plasmas Keidar, M., Shashurin, A., Volotskova, O., Stepp, M., Srinivasan, P., Sandler, A., Trink, B. 2013; 20: 1-8
  • Targeting the cancer cell cycle by cold atmospheric plasma Scientific Reports Volotskova, O., Hawley, T., Stepp, M., Keidar, M. 2012; 2

    View details for DOI 10.1038/srep00636

  • Integrin activation by cold atmospheric plasma New Journal of Physics O. Volotskova, M. A. Stepp, M. Keidar 2012; 14: 053019
  • Arc plasma synthesis of carbon nanostructures: where is the frontier? J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. M. Keidar, A. Shashurin, Jian Li, Olga Volotskova, M. Kundrapu, T. S. Zhuang 2011; 44: 174006
  • Controlling Diameter Distribution of Catalyst Nanoparticles in Arc Discharge Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology J. Lee, O. Volotskova, A. Shashurin, M. Keidar 2011; 11: 1-6
  • Plasma-Controlled Cell Migration: Localization of Cold Plasma?Cell Interaction Region Plasma Medicine O. Volotskova, A. Shashurin, M. A. Stepp, S. Pal-Ghosh, M. Keidar 2011; 1: 85-89
  • Ignition and temperature behavior of a single-wall carbon nanotube sample Nanotechnology O. Volotskova, A. Shashurin, M. Keidar, Y. Raitses, V. Demidov, S. Adams 2010; 21: 095705
  • The large-scale production of graphene flakes using magnetically-enhanced arc discharge between carbon electrodes Carbon I. Levchenko, O. Volotskova, A. Shashurin, Y. Raitses, K. Ostrikov, M. Keidar 2010; 48: 4556?4577
  • Single-step synthesis and magnetic separation of graphene and carbon nanotubes in arc discharge plasmas Nanoscale (part the web Nobel prize collection on graphene 2010) O. Volotskova, I. Levchenko, A. Shashurin, Y. Raitses, K. Ostrikov, M. Keidar 2010; 2 (10): 2281-2285
  • Mechanism of carbon nanostructure synthesis in arc plasma Physics of Plasmas M. Keidar, A. Shashurin, O. Volotskova, Y. Raitses, I. I. Beilis 2010; 17: 57101
  • Tailored Distribution of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes from Arc Plasma Synthesis Using Magnetic Fields ACS Nano O. Volotskova, J. A. Fagan, J. Y. Huh, F. R. Phelan Jr., A. Shashurin, M. Keidar 2010; 4 (9): 5187-5192

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