Ultra-Small-Angle X-ray Scattering Facility

Ivan Kuzmenko


Scientific interests & expertise


  • Structural studies of Langmuir films and liquid interfaces using grazing incidence X-ray diffraction (GIXD) and X-ray reflectivity
  • Single crystal X-ray crystallography of organic and organometallic molecules
  • Small-angle X-ray scattering
  • USAXS/SAXS/WAXS instrument development


  • 1999 Ph.D., Chemistry, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
  • 1987 M.Sc., Chemistry, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

Professional Career

8/16-present Physicist, providing support for USAXS/SAXS/WAXS instrument as well as general 9-ID beamline support

1/03 – 8/16       Beamline Scientist, supporting Liquid Surface Spectrometer at Sector 9, APS, Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)

1/00 – 1/03 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (LBL)

1/93 – 1/99 Graduate Research Assistant, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

8/87-3/92 Research Associate, Kurnakov Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry, Moscow, Russian Academy of Sciences