Faculty Profile

Alexander Sutin

RESEARCH PROFESSOR
Building: Davidson Laboratory
Room: D-205
Phone: 201.216.5339
Fax: 201.216.8214
Email: asutin@stevens.edu
School:  Schaefer School of Engineering & Science
Department:  Civil, Environmental and Ocean Engineering
Laboratory:  Davidson Laboratory
Education
  • D.Sc., Acoustics, Acoustic Institute Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, Russia, 1990 
  • Ph.D., Acoustics/Radiophysics,  Gorky State University, Gorky, Russia, 1979
  • M.S&B.S., Radiophysics,  Gorky State University, Gorky, Russia, 1971
Research
  • Physical and nonlinear acoustics - experimental investigations and theoretical interpretation. Underwater acoustics and acoustical oceanography.
  • Interaction of the acoustic waves with cracks and damage. Applications of nonlinear acoustics to Nondestructive Evaluation.
  • Time Reversal Acoustics and its application in medicine, Nondestructive Evaluation, land mine detection, port protection.
  • Physical principles and development of systems for acoustic surface and underwater surveillance including detection, localization and classification swimmers, divers, underwater vehicles, and small vessels.
  • Passive acoustic aircraft detection.
Experience
  • Research Professor, Senior Scientist, Davidson Laboratory, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ 1997 - Present
  • Principal Scientist, Institute of Applied Physics Russian Academy of Sciences, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, 1990 - 1997
  • Acting Head of the Nonlinear Acoustic Laboratory of Institute of Applied Physics Russian Academy of Sciences, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, 1993 - 1996     
  • Full Professor, Acoustic Department, Nizhny Novgorod University, Russia (part time), 1993 - 1997 

Visiting Positions

  • 01/1999- current Special quest position in Los Alamos National Laboratory, NM, USA
  • 10-11/2003   Invited Professor, Université du Maine, LeMans, France
  • 10/1996-03/ 1997 Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, USA
  • 03-04/ 1996     National Center for Physical Acoustics, University of Mississippi, USA
  • 03-06/1995  Sung Kyun Kwan University, Suwon, Republic of  Korea
  • 10-12/1993   Sung Kyun Kwan University, Suwon, Republic of  Korea
  • 12/ 1995 Pechiney Centre de Recherches de Voreppe, France
  • 10/ 1993 Pechiney Centre de Recherches de Voreppe, France
Honors & Awards
  • Winner region Blekinge, Sweden 2001
  • SKAPA Foundation Award in memory of Alfred Nobel, for Nonlinear Nondestructive Ultrasound Testing
  • Fellow of Acoustical Society of America, from 2011.