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Dr Ivan Maksymov

ARC Future Fellow


Dr Ivan Maksymov studied at Kharkov (Ukraine) physics school founded by the Nobel prize laureate Lev Landau. He is an Australian Research Council Future Fellow. Ivan is an enthusiastic theoretical and experimental physicist with expertise in nonlinear optics and nanophotonics, solid state physics, magnetism and magneto-optics, acoustics and photoacoustics, fluid and continuum mechanics, and biophysics. 

Research interests

Biophotonics; Nanophotonics; Optical Fibre Sensors

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Principal Supervisor.

PhD topics and outlines

Nanobiophotonics and acoustics:


Available to supervise honours students.

Fields of Research

  • Classical And Physical Optics - 510302
  • Photonics, Optoelectronics And Optical Communications - 510204
  • Acoustics And Acoustical Devices; Waves - 510301

Teaching areas



Also published as: Maksymov, Ivan; Maksymov, I.; Maksymov, I. S.; Maksymov, Ivan S.
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Recent research grants awarded

  • 2022: INT - 1163 Develop IoT telemetry system to remotely monitor mobile wheelchair lifters *; Norden Body Works Pty Ltd Fund Scheme
  • 2018: Nonlinear optical effects with low-power non-laser light *; ARC Future Fellowships

* Chief Investigator