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DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY

Oleksandr B Velichenko

Oleksandr B Velichenko

The Head of the Department of Physical Chemistry

Professor since 2005,Doctor of Chemical Sciences, specialty 02.00.05 – Electrochemistry (2003).

Graduated from Dnipropetrovsk State University in 1983, specializing in chemistry, chemist, teacher of chemistry.

Theme of the dissertation “Micromodified dioxide-lead electrodes.” He has worked as a professor at the University of Barcelona, ​​the University of Ferrara, the University of Washington, the University of Pierre and Maria Curie (Paris-6).

He is a Member of the American Electrochemical Society, International Society of Electrochemistry, International Leading Accredited Advisory Committee (LABAT, Bulgaria), Council on the Problems of Electrochemistry of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Expert Council on the examination of dissertation papers of the Ministry of Education and Science Specialty Scientific Council D 08.078.01, delegate of the III All-Ukrainian Congress of Education Workers (October 28, 2011), chairman of the Scientific Council of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine on the specialty of Chemistry.

General scientific interests: theoretical and technical electrochemistry, physical and colloidal chemistry.

He is the Head of state budget and pre-contract research.

Main directions of his scientific research: electrochemistry of oxide and metal-oxide materials; electrocatalysis at high anode potentials; electrosynthesis of strong oxidants (ozone, sodium hypochlorite, and others); the development of electrochemical devices for use in veterinary medicine, medicine and ecology, flowing electrochemical energy storage.

Publications: 265 scientific publications, including the leading international journals with a high impact factor (Journal of the Electrochemical Society, ElectrochimicaActa, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, Applied Surface Science, Journal of Fluorine Chemistry, Water Research, Environmental Science and Technology, Journal of Power Sources, Materials Chemistry and Physics), 6 patents and 4 monographs.

Hirsch index (h-index) – 21; the citation index is 1369, the number of indexed publications is 77 (on the basis of the Scopus science-based database for April 2017)

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Awards:

Certificate of Merit of the VerkhovnaRada of Ukraine (Order of the Speaker of the VerkhovnaRada of Ukraine No. 412 dated May 17, 2011); Certificate of Merit of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine (Order No. 160-k dated May 13, 2010); diploma of the ZhovtnevyiCouncil of Dnipropetrovsk for the victory in Competition “The Living History of the District” in the nomination “Best Scientific Work” (on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the formation of the Zhovtnevyi District) in 2011.

 Felix Y Danilov

Felix Y Danilov

Professor, Honored Worker of Science and Technology of Ukraine.

Professor at the Department of Physical Chemistry (1988).

Doctor of Chemical Sciences, 02.00.05 – Electrochemistry (1986).

Graduated from DnipropetrovskInstitute of Chemical Technology in 1962, Faculty of Inorganic Substances, specializing in electrochemical technologies, engineer-chemist-technologist.

The theme of the dissertation “Kinetic and technological regularities of processes of electrodeposition of metals with the participation of surface-active organic substances”.

Academician of the Academy of Engineering Sciences of Ukraine, director of the Institute of Electrochemistry, vice president of the Ukrainian Electrochemical Society and the Ukrainian Association of Corrosion-Freeists, deputy chairman of the Scientific Council on Problems “Electrochemistry” of the National Academy of Sciences, member of the International Electrochemical Society. Head of state budget and state scientific research projects.

Supervises the work of postgraduate students (currently 4), under his guidance 28 candidate and 5 doctoral dissertations are defended.

Main directions of scientific activity: investigation of adsorption phenomena in the near-electrode layer and their influence on the electrochemical kinetics, as well as processes of phase formation and mass transfer; development and industrial introduction of new advanced technologies and methods of electrodeposition of metal, polymer and conversion coatings.

Publications: over 470 scientific publications and 50 patents and inventions. According to the Scopus international science and metric base, in April 2017, the total number of citations of his publications is 1290,Hirsch index is 18, and the number of indexed publications is 144.

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Viiacheslav S Protsenko

Viiacheslav S Protsenko

Professor at the Department of Physical Chemistry (2015)

Doctor of Chemistry, specialty 02.00.05 – Electrochemistry

Graduated from the Ukrainian State University ofChemical Technology in 1994, specializing in electrochemical technology, engineer chemist-technologist.

The thesis for the Doctor of Chemical Sciences degree “Static electrochemical processes in electrodeposition of metals with the participation of stable intermediates” was defended in 2013.

Awarded the breastplate “Excellence in Education of Ukraine” (2005) on the order of the Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine.

Scientific Secretary of the Specialized Academic Council D 08.078.01 on the defense of candidate and doctoral dissertations atSHEI USUCT.

Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Scientific Professional Journal “Chemistry and Chemical Technology”.

Member of the Scientific Council of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine (section Chemistry).

A member of the scientific and methodical council of SHEI USUCT- the head of the section on mathematical, natural science and general engineering training.

Deputy Chairman of the Rector’s Department of Pedagogical Skills of Scientific and Pedagogical Workers.

The main scientific interests are focused on the study of micro- and macro-kinetics of staged electrochemical processes, the study of the laws of electrodeposition of nanocrystalline multifunctional coatings by metals, alloys and composites.

Publications: more than 170 published scientific papers in the leading national and international professional publications, patents and applications for patents of Ukraine and the USA, 58 publications submitted to the international scientific-metric base Scopus, the Hirsch index h = 10, the number of citations 377, the number of indexed publications – 65 (according to April 2017)

Profiles

Viiacheslav S Protsenko teaches all disciplines of the department.

Tetiana V Lukianenko

Tetiana V Lukianenko

Professor of the Department of Physical Chemistry, Secretary of the Department

Associate Professor at the Department of Physical Chemistry (2010)

Doctor of Chemical Sciences, 02.00.05 – Electrochemistry (2016).

Graduated from Dnipropetrovsk National University in 2002, specializing in chemistry, chemist, teacher of chemistry. A scholar of the Cabinet of Ministers in 2007-2009. The winner of the contest “Best Young Scientist 2009” (I degree diploma in technical sciences).

Subject of the dissertation: “Electrodeposition of composite electrocatalysts based on PbO2 from methanesulfonate electrolytes”.

Sphere of scientific interests: electrochemistry of oxide and metal oxide materials; Electrocatalysis at high anode potentials; physical chemistry; electroinsynthesis of strong oxidants.

State awards: Prizewinner of the President of Ukraine for young scientists in 2014 for the cycle of works “Nanocompositionelectrocatalysts for controlled synthesis”.

In the period 2007-2009she received a scholarship from the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine for young scientists.

In 2009,she was recognized as the best young scientist of the Dnepropetrovsk Region in the field of technical sciences (diploma I degree).

In June 2016,she was elected Deputy Head of the Expert Council of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine for the examination of projects of scientific works, scientific and technical developments of young scientists.

Publications: author (co-author) more than 120 scientific publications, of which 35 articles are indexed by the international scientific-metric base Scopus. Hirsch index is 10, thecitationindex is 332 (April 2017).

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She teaches all disciplines at the Department.

Dmytro V Hyrenko

Dmytro V Hyrenko

Associate Professor of the Department of Physical Chemistry

Senior Researcher (2000); Associate Professor at the Department of Physical Chemistry (2016)

Candidate of Chemical Sciences in specialty 02.00.05 – Electrochemistry (1996).

Graduated fromDnipropetrovsk State University in 1992 by specialty chemist, teacher of chemistry.

Theme of the dissertation: “Electrochemical oxidation of Pb (II) on various electrode materials”;

Awards: scholarship of the Cabinet of Ministers 1995-1997

Internship: University of Pierre and Marie Curie (Paris) 2011.

General research interests include theoretical and technical electrochemistry, physical and colloid chemistry.

Main directions of scientific research: electrochemistry of oxide and metal-oxide materials; Electrocatalysis at high anode potentials; electroinsynthesis of strong oxidants (ozone, sodium hypochlorite, and others); development of electrochemical devices for obtaining high-purity sodium hypochlorite solutions for veterinary, medicine and ecology.

Publications: more than 90 scientific publications, including in the leading international journals with a high impact factor, one monograph, Hirsch index – (h-index) – 9, the number of citations – 699, the number of indexed publications – 17 (on the basis of the Scopus science-based database on April 2017)

Profiles

Teaches all disciplines of the department.

Valentyna O Knysh

Valentyna O Knysh

Associate Professor of the Department of Physical Chemistry

Candidate of Chemical Sciences, 02.00.05 – Electrochemistry (2009).

Graduated from Ukrainian State University of Chemical Technology in 2006, the faculty of Inorganic Substances, specializing in inorganic chemicals technology, engineer chemist-technologist.

The subject of the thesis is “Electrodeposition of composite oxide materials PbO2 – TiO2 and PbO2 – ZrO2 from suspension electrolytes”.

State awards: Prize winner of the President of Ukraine for young scientists (2014).

The main scientific interests are focused on the study of the laws of electrodeposition of composite oxide materials and the study of their properties.

Publications: author (co-author) 28 scientific papers in the leading national and international professional editions. Hirsch index is 6, the number of indexed publications is 10 (on the basis of the Scopus science-based database for April 2017).

Profiles

She teaches all disciplines at the Department.

Bogdan V Murashevich

Bogdan V Murashevich

Associate Professor of the Department of Physical Chemistry, Deputy.

Dean of the Faculty of High Molecular Compounds.

Candidate of chemical sciences in specialty 02.00.03- organic chemistry (2011).

Graduated from Ukrainian State University of Chemical Technology in 2008, specialty “Pharmaceuticals Technologies”.

The theme of the dissertation: “Synthesis and reactions of zeralazines of quinones”.

A range of scientific interests: chemistry of quinonimines, nitrogen-containing heterocyclic compounds, disinfectants based on “active chlorine”.

Publications: more than 35 scientific publications, including articles in specialized national and foreign publications and theses of reports at conferences and symposiums of different levels.

The winner of the contest “Young Scientists – Dnipropetrovsk Region 2014”.

Finalist of the Vernadsky Challenge 2015 Engineers Startup Competition from Google Ukraine and Noosphere Ventures.

Profiles

He teaches all disciplines of the Department.

Dmytro A Sukhomlyn

Dmytro A Sukhomlyn

Associate Professor at the Department of Physical Chemistry (2002)

Candidate of chemical sciences, 02.00.05 – electrochemistry (1993).

Subject of the dissertation “Electroposition of Zn-Mn alloys and multilayer coatings on their basis”

Graduated from Dnepropetrovsk Institute of Chemical Technologyin 1985, the faculty ofInorganic Substances, specializing in technology of electrochemical production, engineer chemist-technologist.

Area of ​​scientific interests: electrodeposition of alloys and multilayer coatings on their basis, corrosion processes, protective coatings of metals, increase of durability of coatings in hard corrosion-active environments.

Publications: more than 65 publications in the form of scientific articles, abstracts at scientific conferences of different levels, as well as 11 educational guidelines.

The head of the Academic Council of Inorganic SubstancesFaculty, is a member of the Scientific and Methodological Council of the University, the Academic Council of the University, the commission of rector’s control of pedagogical skills of scientific and pedagogical workers.

Profiles

He teaches all disciplines of the Department.

Anna A Kityk

Anna A Kityk

assistant of the Department of Physical Chemistry

candidate of chemical sciences in specialty 02.00.05 – electrochemistry (2013).

Graduated from Dnipropetrovsk National University in 2009, specializing in chemistry, chemist, chemistry teacher.

Theme of the dissertation: “Electrode processes in Cr (III) – methanesulfonic acid” system.

Since 2011, she has been a member of the International Electrochemical Society.

The main scientific interests are focused on the study of the physico-chemical properties of deeply eutectic solvents with the content of salts of various metals and the peculiarities of kinetics and the mechanism of electrochemical reactions of charge transfer in these environments.

Publications: 40 publications in the leading scientific journals of Ukraine and the world. In 2014, she co-authored the book Voltammetry. Theory, Types and Applicationsby Nova publishers, New York. Hirsch index is 3, the number of indexed publications is 8 (based on Scopus’s science-based database for April 2017).

Profiles

She teaches all disciplines of the Department.

Olesia B Shmychkova

Olesia B Shmychkova

assistant of the Department of Physical Chemistry

Graduated from Dnipropetrovsk National University in 2006, specializing in chemistry, chemist, teacher of chemistry.

Scientific degree: candidate of chemical sciences in specialty 02.00.05 – electrochemistry (2014).

The theme of the dissertation “Dioxide Lead Electrodes, Modified by Metal Compounds in High Oxidation Stages”.

The main scientific interests are focused on the study of the laws of electrodeposition of modified oxide materials, and the study of their physical and chemical properties.

Publications: author (co-author) 20 scientific papers in leading Ukrainian and international professional editions. Hirsch index is 5, the index of citing is 99, the number of indexed publications is 13 (based on Scopus’s science-based database for April 2017).

Profiles

She teaches all disciplines of the Department.

Tamara S Manko

Tamara S Manko

Head of the laboratory

Graduated from DnipropetrovskInstitute of Chemical Technology in 1982, Faculty of High Molecular Compounds, specializing in technology of processing plastic masses, engineer chemist-technologist.

Has been working at the Department since 1982.

Natalia V Bazyliuk

Natalia V Bazyliuk

Senior laboratoryassisant

Graduated from DnipropetrovskInstitute of Chemical Technology in 1999, Faculty of High Molecular Compounds, specializing in technology of processing plastic masses, engineer-chemist-technologist.

Has been working at the Department since 1996.

Olena V Kostenko

Olena V Kostenko

Senior laboratory assistant

Graduated from National Mining University in 2007, specializing in Ecology and Environmental Protection, an environmental engineer.

Has been working at the Department since April 2017

Valerii O Krasynskyi

Valerii O Krasynskyi

Engineer

He graduated from Ukrainian State University of Chemical Technology in 2009 faculty of Inorganic Substances specializing in electrochemical technology, a chemical engineer-technologist.

Has been working at the Department since 2009

Anna A Rzheniova

Anna A Rzheniova

Engineer

Graduated from DnipropetrovskInstitute ofChemical Technology in 1984, the Faculty of Inorganic Substances, specializing in electrochemical technologies, engineer-chemist-technologist.

Has been working at the Department since 2000