Arkadii Arinstein is a research professor at the Technion—Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel. He received his PhD in theoretical and mathematical physics from the Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences in 1982. For many years, he worked in the Semenov Institute for Chemical Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, where he received his DSc (habilitation) in chemical physics in 1995. He was awarded the government certificate of full professorship in 1999 in Moscow, Russia. His research interests include statistical physics, polymer physics, polymer nanotechnology, kinetic processes in dispersion systems, and transport phenomena in heterogeneous media. Over the past decade, he has devoted his research to the study of the physics of electrospun nanofibers.