Alla Reznik
Alla Reznik
  • Professor, Lakehead University, Physics Department
  • Senior Scientist in Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute
  • Canada Research Chair in Physics of Molecular Imaging


Education
  • Post-doctoral fellow, Medical Imaging, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2003
  • Doctorate, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, 2001
  • Ph.D. equiv, Ukraine National Academy of Science, Ukraine, 1991
  • Master's, Taras Shevchenko University of Kiev (State University of Ukraine), Ukraine, 1985
Appointments and Affiliations
  • Professor, Department of Physics, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, 2013-Present
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, 2008-2013
  • Scientist (part-time), Advanced Detection Devices, Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, 2007-Present
  • Research Associate, Medical Imaging, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2004-2007
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Medical Imaging, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2003-2004
  • Senior Physicist, Functional Imaging, GE Medical Systems, Tirat Hacarmel, Israel, 2000-2003
  • PhD Candidate, Solid State Institute and Faculty of Physics, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Technion City, Haifa, Israell, 1997-2000
  • Researcher, Solid State Institute and Faculty of Physics, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Technion City, Haifa, Israel, 1995-1997
  • Researcher, General and Theoretical Physics, Kiev Polytechnic Institute, Kiev, Ukraine, 1986-1994
Awards and distinctions
  • 2016 - The 2016 ORION Leadership Award, Ontario Research & Innovation Optical Network Distinction
  • 2015 - 50+ Research Stories Lakehead University’s 50th Anniversary, Lakehead University
  • 2013 - Canada Research Chair in Physics of Medical Imaging, Tier I
  • 2012 - Top 10 Research and Innovation Achievements, Lakehead University
  • 2008 - Canada Research Chair in Physics of Molecular Imaging, Tier II
  • 2004 - The Maureen Peers Brain Tumour Research Award, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • 2003 - Award for Excellence, GE Medical Systems F. I.
  • 2000 - Special Gutwirth Scholarship for Distinguished Excellence, Technion
  • 1999 - Special Gutwirth Scholarship for Distinguished Excellence, Technion
Publications
  1. A. Reznik, K. Jandierih, F. Gebhard, S. Baranovskii, “Non-Onsager mechanism of long-wave photogeneration in amorphous selenium at high electric fields” Applied Physics Letters (2012) 100: 132101-132105
  2. A. Reznik, V. Lyubin, M. Klebanov “Transient photorefraction in a-Se films” Journal of Applied Physics (2009) 105 013518
  3. A. Reznik, S.D. Baranovskii, M. Klebanov, V. Lyubin, O. Rubel, J. A. Rowlands, “Reversible vs. Irreversible Photodarkening in a-Se: the Kinetics Study” Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, (2009) 20(1) 111
  4. A. Reznik, W. Zhao, Y. Ohkawa, K. Tanioka, J. A. Rowlands, “Applications of avalanche multiplication to Flat Panel Detectors for medical applications” Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, (2009) 20 (1) 63
  5. A. Reznik, S.D. Baranovskii, O. Rubel, K. Jandierih, S. Kasap, Y.Ohkawa, M. Kubota, K. Tanioka, J. A. Rowlands, “Avalanche multiplication in amorphous selenium and its utilization in imaging”, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 354 (2008) 2691-2696
  6. A. Reznik, S.D. Baranovskii, O. Rubel, K. Jandierih, J. A. Rowlands, “Photoconductivity in amorphous selenium blocking structures” Phys.Stat.Sol. (c) 5(3) (2008) 790-795
Patents
  • Photodetector/Imaging device with avalanche gain” United State Patent, Granted US8253212 B2, Application # US 12/457,855, Priority date June 23, 2008, M. Wronski, JA. Rowlands, A. Reznik, G. DeCrescenzo, W. Zhao
  • Systems and method for resetting photoconductive x-ray imaging detectors, Patent, International PCT application # US 13/822,891, PCT # PCT/CA2011/050556, filed September 13, 2011, JA Rowlands, C. Pokhrel, G. DeCrescenzo, A. Reznik
  • Tillable Block Detectors for seamless block detector arrays in Positron Emission Mammography, Patent, U.S. Provisional Patent Application# 62/300,256, filed February 8, 2016, O. Bubon, A. Teymurazyan, A. Reznik
  • Amorphous Lead Oxide based energy detection devices and methods of manufacture thereof, Patent, U.S. Provisional Patent Application# 62/292,478, filed February 8, 2016, O. Semeniuk, A. Reznik

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