Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology is an international and multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal covering fundamental and applied research in all disciplines of science, engineering and medicine.

Elena Ivanova

Editorial Board Member of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Professor, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Research Areas

Nano-Bio-Technology, Biomaterials, Surfaces, Microbiology, Bacterial Taxonomy


2010Graduate DiplomaLaw Institute Victoria
2008J.DMelbourne University
1999Sc.D.Pacific Institute of Bio-Organic Chemistry
1991Ph.DInstitute of Microbiology and Virology
1979B.ScFar-Eastern State University


2009-presentProfessor, Faculty of Life and Social Sciences, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthor
2003-2008Associate Professor, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn
2001-2002Senior Lecturer, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn
1999-2000Principal Scientist, Pacific Institute Bio-organic Chemistry, Russian Federation
1997-1998Visiting Scientist, University of Maryland, Center of Marine Biotechnology, USA
1994-1997Research Fellow, Advanced Technology Researcher Osaka National Research Institute, Japan

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums/Journals/Books

[1]  Y Estrin, EP Ivanova, A Michalska, VK Truong, R Lapovok, R Boyd. Accelerated stem cell attachment to ultrafine grained titanium. Acta Biomaterialia 7, 900-906, 2011.
[2]  N Mitik-Dineva, J Wang, VK Truong, P Stoddart, M Alexander, A Darren, C Fluke, RJ Crawford, EP Ivanova. Bacterial attachment on optical fibre surfaces. Biofouling 26, 461-71, 2010.
[3]  VK Truong, R Lapovok, Y Estrin, S Rundell, JY Wang, C Fluke, RJ Crawford, EP Ivanova. The influence of nanoscale surface roughness on bacterial adhesion to ultrafine-grained titanium. Biomaterials 31, 3674-83, 2010.
[4]  EP Ivanova, VK Truong, JY Wang, CC Berndt, RT Jones, II Yusuf, I Peake, HW Schmidt, C Fluke, D Barnes, RJ Crawford. Impact of nanoscale roughness of titanium thin films surfaces on bacterial retention. Langmuir 26, 1973–1982, 2010.
[5]  K Bazaka, MV Jacob, VK Truong, F Wang, WA Pushpamali, J Wang, A Ellis, CC Berndt, RJ Crawford, EP Ivanova. Effect of plasma-enhanced chemical vapour deposition on the retention of antibacterial activity of terpinen-4-ol, Biomacromolecules 11, 2016–2026, 2010.
[6]  N Mitik-Dineva, J. Wang, VK Truong, P Stoddart, F Malherbe, RJ Crawford, EP Ivanova. Marine bacteria interactions with nano-smooth glass surfaces. Biofouling 25, 621–631, 2009.
[7]  EP Ivanova, DK Pham, JP Wright, DV Nicolau Oligonucleotide/poly(l-lysine) complexes attachment on poly(styrene/maleic acid) and poly(styrene/maleic anhydride) polymeric surfaces. Biosensors & Bioelectronics. 19, 1363–1370. 2004.
[8]  EP Ivanova, S Flavier, R Christen. Phylogenetic relationships among marine Alteromonas-like proteobacteria: emendation of the family Alteromonadaceae and proposal of Pseudoalteromonadaceae fam. nov., Colwelliaceae fam. nov., Shewanellaceae fam. nov., Moritellaceae fam. nov., Ferrimonadaceae fam. nov., Idiomarinaceae fam. nov., Psychromonadaceae fam. nov. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 54, 1773-1788. 2004.
[9]  EP Ivanova, JP Wright, DK Pham, L Filipponi, A Viezolli, DV Nicolau. Polymer microstructures fabricated via laser ablation for multianalyte microassays. Langmuir 18, 9539-9546. 2002.
[10]  Mikhailov VV, LA Romanenko, EP Ivanova. The genus Alteromonas and related Proteobacteria. Bacteria C3: Gamma Subclass In: The Prokaryotes. Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 2002.