Charge-transfer reactions at solid/liquid and liquid/liquid interfaces, electrochemical kinetics and nano- and bio-electrochemistry and scanning electrochemical microscopy.
MICHAEL V. MIRKIN, a professor of chemistry at Queens College, earned his BS/MS in chemistry in 1982 and PhD in electrochemistry in 1987 from Kazakh State University in his native USSR. He had been a research associate in the chemistry department Kazakh State from 1987 to 1989. He did his postdoctoral research at The University of Texas at Austin (A.J. Bard's group) from 1990 to 1993 and then joined the faculty of Queens College.
His professional interests include charge-transfer reactions at solid/liquid and liquid/liquid interfaces, electrochemical kinetics and nano- and bio-electrochemistry. He has published more than 80 papers and chapters. During the last several years, he has been involved in theoretical and experimental development of scanning electrochemical microscopy, applied this method to study various chemical structures and processes and co-edited the first monograph on SECM.