Professor Viktor M. Rozenbaum


Professor Viktor M. Rozenbaum


Current Position:

Doctor of Sciences (Phys.&Math.), Professor,

Head of Department of Theory of Nanostructured Systems

Chuiko Institute of Surface Chemistry National Academy of Sciences (NAS) of Ukraine




Phone: + 38 (044) 422 9619

Fax: + 38 (044) 424 3567

17 General Naumov Str., Kyiv, 03164, Ukraine


Research interests:

Coulomb interactions; phase transitions and excitations in two-dimensional lattices and disordered systems; electronic spectra of organic molecules; the dynamics of molecules moving in strong electromagnetic fields; image forces at the phase interface; theoretical and mathematical physics of diffusion processes, controlled transport at nanoscale, Brownian motors



  • Member of the Scientific Council of Chuiko Institute of Surface Chemistry NAS of Ukraine
  • Member of the Specialized Councils D26.210.01. (Chuiko Institute of Surface Chemistry of NAS of Ukraine)


Teaching activity:

Supervisor of 3 PhD theses (Phys.&Math.)



Total number of peer-reviewed publications: over 170

Selected Publications:

V.М. Ogenko, V.M. Rozenbaum, А.А. Chuiko. Theory of vibrations and reorientations of surface atomic groups. Kiev: Naukova dumka, 1991.


V.M. Rozenbaum, S.H. Lin. Spectroscopy and Dynamics of Orientationally Structured Adsorbates. World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd, Singapore, 2002.


V.M. Rozenbaum, Yu.A. Makhnovskii, D.-Y. Yang, S.-Y. Sheu, S.H. Lin. Reciprocating and directed motion on the nanoscale: a simple kinetic mode.  J. Phys. Chem. B. 2010. 114(5): 1959.


V.M. Rozenbaum, I.V. Shapochkina. Quasiequilibrium directed hopping in a time-dependent two-well periodic potential. Phys. Rev. E. 2011. 84(5): 051101.


V.M. Rozenbaum, Yu.A. Makhnovskii, I.V. Shapochkina, S.-Y. Sheu, D.-Y. Yang, S.H. Lin. Adiabatically slow and adiabatically fast driven ratchets. Phys. Rev. E. 2012. 85(4): 041116.


V.M. Rozenbaum, Yu.A. Makhnovskii, I.V. Shapochkina, S.-Y. Sheu, D.-Y. Yang, S.H. Lin. Diffusion of a massive particle in a periodic potential: application to adiabatic ratchets. Phys. Rev. E. 2015. 92(6): 062132.