Polievkt Perov, PhD

Distinguished Instructor, Physics

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  • PhD, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
  • MS, Moscow Physical-Technical University, Moscow, Russia

Research Interests

  • Optical and electrical characterization of semiconductor materials and structures
  • Semiconductor physics
  • Oscillation modes
  • Software and Hardware for Data Acquisition Systems

Employment History

  • 2000-Present
    Distinguished Instructor, Suffolk University
  • 1995-1999
    Visiting Professor of Physics, Suffolk University
  • 1986-1999
    Head of Department of Microelectronics, Institute of Radio Engineering & Electronics of Russian Academy of Sciences
  • 1975-1985
    Head of Laboratory of Electronics, Institute of Radio Engineering & Electronics of Russian Academy of Sciences


  • Perov, P., Johnson, W. H., Perova-Mello, N. (2016). The Physics of Guitar String Vibrations. American Journal of Physics, 84(1), 38 - 43.
  • J. Driscoll, J. Hamm, N. Hennigar, W. Johnson, P. Perov, N. Perova. A Portable Gas Analyzer With Wireless Transmission of Gas Concentrations and GPS Coordinates. American Laboratory, p. 20 – 22, April 2010.
  • P.I. Perov et al. Diamond Photovoltaics: Characterization of CVD Diamond Film-Based Heterostructures for Light to Electricity Conversion. Wide Band Gap Electronic Materials, NATO ASI Series 3.High Technology, v.1, M.Prelas and P.Gielisse, Ed., Kluwer Academic Publisher, Netherlands (1995) pp.171-185.
  • P.I. Perov, V.I. Kovalev, A.I. Rukovishnikov, N.M. Rossukanyi, W.H. Johnson. Hydrogen-sensitive palladium films study with precise and fast ellipsometers. International Journal of Electronics 1994, Vol 76, Iss 5, pp 797-803.

Professional Memberships

  • Advanced Laboratory Physics Association (June 26, 2013 - Present)
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Courses Taught

Lecture Courses

  • PHYS-111 College Physics I
  • PHYS-112 College Physics II
  • PHYS-253 Introduction to Electronics
  • PHYS-363 Classical Mechanics
  • PHYS-461 Quantum Mechanics I
  • PHYS-510 Independent Study

Lab Courses

  • PHYS-L111 College Physics Lab I
  • PHYS-L112 College Physics Lab II
  • PHYS-L151 University Physics Lab I
  • PHYS-L152 University Physics Lab II
  • PHYS-L253 Intro to Electronics Lab
  • PHYS-L455 Advanced Laboratory
  • PHYS-LV153 University Phys III Lab Online