Contact Information:

UIC Civil and Materials Engineering, 2095 Engineering Research Facility, 842 W. Taylor Street (M/C 246), Chicago, Illinois 60607-7023

Office: 3071 ERF

Lab: Advanced Materials

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering (2002) University of Southampton

M.S. Physics (1996) Voronezh State University

B.S. Physics (1994) Voronezh State University

Nanomaterials theory and computataion

Surfaces and interfaces; chemical sensing

Mechanical metamaterials and smart structures

Multiscale and multiphysics methods

2013: UIC College of Engineering Teaching Award

2012: UIC College of Engineering Faculty Research Award

2008, 2009 & 2012: Advising Award from the College of Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago

2003-2005 & 2007-2008: Fellowship grants at the NSF Summer Institute on Nano Mechanics and Materials

1999: PhD Fellowship Grant from the British Aerospace/Rolls-Royce University Technology Partnership for Design, School of Engineering Sciences, University of Southampton

1996: Graduate Student Fellowship Grant from the George Soros Foundation

Recent Books:

Liu WK, Karpov EG, Park HS. Nano Mechanics and Materials: Theory, Multiscale Methods and Applications. Wiley, 2006.

Selected Publications:

  1. Karpov EG, Danso LA ( Strain energy spectral density and information content of materials deformation. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences 148, 676-683, 2018.
  2. Danso LA, Karpov EG ( Reprogramming Static Deformation Patterns in Mechanical Metamaterials. Materials 11(10), 2050, 2018.
  3. Ray NJ, Karpov EG. A Voltage Bias Effect on Catalytic Activity of Electrically Continuous Pt/TiO2 Nanocomposites. Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2018. (​
  4. Klein JT, Karpov EG. Negative extensibility metamaterials: Phase diagram calculation. Computational Mechanics, 2018. (
  5. Karpov EG, Danso LA, Klein JT ( Negative Extensibility Metamaterials: Occurrence and Design Space Topology. Physical Review E 96, 023002,  2017.
  6. Danso LA, Karpov EG ( Cusp Singularity-Based Bistability Criterion for Geometrically Nonlinear Structures. Extreme Mechanics Letters 13, 135-140, 2017.
  7. Karpov EG ( Structural Metamaterials with Saint-Venant Edge Effect Reversal. Acta Materialia 123, 245-254, 2017.
  8. Ray NJ, Karpov EG ( Hydrogen Oxidation-Mediated Current Discharge in Mesoporous Pt/TiO2 Nanocomposite. ACS Applied materials and Interfaces 8, 32077−32082, 2016.
  9. Ray NJ, Hashemian MA, Karpov EG. A Stationary Reaction Current Effect in Mesoporous Pt/ZrO2 System Under H2/O2 Environment, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2015.
  10. Fullam S, Ray NJ, Karpov EG. Cyclic resistive switching effect in plasma electrolytically oxidized mesoporous Pt/TiO2 structures. Superlattices and Microstructures 82, 378–383, 2015.
  11. Chen ML, Karpov EG. Bistability and thermal coupling in elastic metamaterials with negative compressibility. Physical Review E 90, 033201, 2014.
  12. Hashemian MA, Karpov EG, Hydrogen sensing behavior of Pt-coated mesoporous anodic titania.Materials Chemistry and Physics 148, 579-584, 2014.
  13. Tang SQ, Karpov EG. Artificial boundary conditions for Euler–Bernoulli beam equation. Acta Mechanica Sinica 30(5), 687–692, 2014.
  14. Hashemian MA, Palacios E, Nedrygailov II, Diesing D, Karpov EG. Thermal Properties of the Stationary Current in Mesoporous Pt/TiO2 Structures in Oxyhydrogen Atmosphere. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 5(23), 12375-12379, 2013.
  15. Karpov EG, Dasari SK, Hashemian MA. Chemistry-Driven Signal Transduction in a Mesoporous Pt/TiO2 System. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 117(30), 15632-15638, 2013.
  16. Hashemian MA, Dasari SK, Karpov EG. Separation and Analysis of Electric Current Components In-duced by Hydrogen Oxidation on Resistively Heated Pt/n-GaP Planar Schottky Nanostructures.Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A 31(2), 020603, 2013.
  17. Nedrygailov II, Karpov EG, Hasselbrink E, Diesing D. On the significance of thermoelectric and thermionic emission currents induced by chemical reactions catalyzed on nanofilm metal-semiconductor heterostructures. Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A 31(2), 021101, 2013.
  18. Karpov EG, Grankin MV, Liu M, Ariyan M. Characterization of Precipitate Self-Healing Materials by Mechanokinetic Modeling Method. Journal of Mechanics and Physics of Solids 60(2), 250-260, 2012.
  19. Dasari SK, Hashemian MA, Mohan J, Karpov EG. A Nonthermal Chemicurrent Effect of Hydrogen Ad-sorption on Pt/SiC Planar Nanostructures at Normal Ambient Conditions. Chemical Physics Letters 553, 47-50, 2012.
  20. Karpov EG. Bistability, Autowaves and Dissipative Structures in Semiconductor Fibers with Anomalous Resistivity Properties. Philosophical Magazine, 92(10), 1300-1316, 2012.
  21. Nedrygailov II, Diesing D, Hasselbrink E., Dasari SK, Hashemian MA, Karpov EG. Non-invasive meas-urement and control of the temperature of Pt nanofilms on Si supports. Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A 30(3), 030601, 2012.
  22. Karpov EG, Grankin MV. Atomic Scale Monte-Carlo Studies of Entropic Elasticity Properties of Polymer Chain Molecules. Advances in Soft Matter Mechanics , editors Li S, Sun B, Springer, 2011. BOOK CHAPTER
  23. Qian D, Phadke M, Karpov EGm Liu WK. A Domain-Reduction Approach to Bridging-Scale Simulation of One-Dimensional Nanostructures. Computational Mechanics 47(1), 31-47, 2011.
  24. Karpov EG, Chaichenets S, Liu WK, Qian D. Mechano-Kinetic Coupling Approach for Functional Materials with Dynamic Internal Structure. Philosophical Magazine Letters 90(7), 471-480, 2010.
  25. Liu WK, Karpov EG, Liu Y. Computational Nanomechanics. In Handbook of Nanophysics. Editor: Klaus D. Sattler, Taylor & Francis Publisher, 2010. BOOK CHAPTER
  26. Nedrygailov II, Karpov EG. Pd/n-SiC Nanofilm Sensor for Molecular Hydrogen Detection in Oxygen Atmosphere. Sensors & Actuators B 148(2), 388-391, 2010.
  27. Karpov EG, Nedrygailov II. Nonadiabatic Chemical-to-Electrical Energy Conversion in Heterojunction Nanostructures. Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology 21(23), 2010,
  28. Karpov EG, Nedrygailov II. Nonadiabatic Chemical-to-Electrical Energy Conversion in Heterojunction Nanostructures. Physical Review B 81, 205443, 2010.
  29. Karpov EG, Nedrygailov II. Solid-State Electric Generator Based on Chemically Induced Internal Electron Emission in Metal-Semiconductor Heterojunction Nanostructures. Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology 19(24), 2009,
  30. Karpov EG, Nedrygailov II. Solid-State Electric Generator Based on Chemically Induced Internal Electron Emission in Metal-Semiconductor Heterojunction Nanostructures. Applied Physics Letters94, 214101, 2009.
  31. Nedrigaylov EI, Karpov EG, Styrov VV. Steady-State Chemiluminescence of Eu-doped Yttrium Oxide Crystal Phosphors in the Catalytic Reaction of Hydrogen Oxidation. Chemical Physics Letters 465(4-6), 245-248, 2008.
  32. Grankin VP, Styrov VV, Karpov EG. Chemiluminescent Detection of Neutral Gaseous Radicals.Journal of Chemical Physics 127(13), 134709, 2007.
  33. Liu WK, Park HS, Karpov EG, Farrel DE. Bridging Scale Method and Its Applications. Meshfree Methods for Partial Differential Equations III, editors Griebel M, Schweitzer MA. Springer, 2006. BOOK CHAPTER.
  34. Karpov EG, Park HS, Liu WK. A Phonon Heat Bath Approach for the Atomistic and Multiscale Simulation of Solids. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 70(3), 351–378, 2007.
  35. Tang S, Liu WK, Karpov EG, Hou TY, Bridging Atomistic/Continuum Scales in Solids with Moving Dislocations. Chinese Physics Letters 24(1), 161-164, 2007.
  36. Medyanik SN, Karpov EG, Liu WK. Domain Reduction Approach to Molecular Mechanics Simulations of Carbon Nanostructures. Journal of Computational Physics 218(2), 836–859, 2006.
  37. Karpov EG, Yu H, Park HS, Liu WK, Wang JQ. Multiscale Boundary Conditions in Crystalline Solids: Theory and Application to Nanoindentation. International Journal of Solids and Structures 43(21), 6359–6379, 2006.
  38. Park HS, Karpov EG, Klein PA, Liu WK, Three-Dimensional Bridging Scale Analysis of Dynamic Fracture. Journal of Computational Physics 207(2), 588-609, 2005.
  39. Park HS, Karpov EG, Liu WK, Non-reflecting Boundary Conditions for Atomistic, Continuum and Coupled Atomistic/Continuum Simulations. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 64(2), 237-259, 2005.
  40. Karpov EG, Wagner GJ, Liu WK. A Green’s Function Approach to Deriving Non-Reflecting Boundary Conditions in Molecular Dynamics Simulations. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 62(9), 1250-1262, 2005.
  41. Park HS, Karpov EG, Klein PA, Liu WK, The Bridging Scale for Two-Dimensional Atomistic/Continuum Coupling. Philosophical Magazine, 85(1), 79-113, 2005.
  42. Liu WK, Park HS, Karpov EG, Kadowaki H, Wagner GJ, Qian D, Li S. Bridging Scale Mechanics and Materials. Finite Element Methods: 1970’s and Beyond, 72-88, CIMNE, 2004. BOOK CHAPTER.
  43. Liu WK, Karpov EG, Zhang S, Park HS. An Introduction to Computational Nano Mechanics and Materials, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 193(17-20), 1529-1578, 2004.