Dnipropetrovsk Institute of Chemical Technology (hereinafter – Ukrainian State University of Chemical Technology or USUCT) was founded in 1930. USUCT – the unique specialized University of Chemical Technology Profile in Ukraine, which became a state university as a leading educational, scientific and methodical center of Chemistry and Chemical Technology of Ukraine. The University is certified to Higher IV accreditation level. University students can study at 7 faculties by 17 directions and by 30 specialties with full-time and extramural educational forms. An educational process is carried out in 39 Departments with over 60 Doctor of sciences, Professors and 220 Candidates of sciences, docents.

The university has three Academic Boards that accept for defense of doctoral dissertations in 10 specialties. In total, more than 60 graduate students are trained in 27 departments and 25 specialties.

The university press has published more than 100 books, tutorials and monographs, registered in the National Agency ISBN. Currently, academic staff consists of 400 employees and 6000 students are studying at USUCT. Proposed education levels: Bachelor, Specialist, Master, PhD, Doctor of Science.

Nowadays the University has 8 educational corps with audiences and laboratories, 5 dormitories for 2600 persons, a sports complex, a sports and health camp, as well as 2 scientific research institutes (SRI) and 10 scientific and research laboratories (SRL).

Project related courses offered:

  • The theoretical foundations the Chemistry and technology of water
  • The technology of inorganic substances (Water conditioning)
  • The chemistry and technology of water conditioning
  • Nature protection technologies
  • Basis of the pollutants distribution of in the biosphere
  • Technology оf wastewater treatment
  • The industry equipment
  • Management and behavior with waste
  • Water resources management.

Project participants:

%d1%81%d0%bc%d0%be%d1%82%d1%80%d0%b0%d1%94%d0%b2Roman Smotraiev

PhD, Associate Professor
Department of  Inorganic Substances Technology and Ecology
+380984303625
+380505976204
smotr00@gmail.com

His research focus during the last decade has been: the scientific principles and technological aspects of metal oxide technology, organ metallic compounds and mineral fertilizers (2001-2005); Development of the scientific foundations and new resource saving technologies in the production of inorganic substances and mineral fertilizers (2006-2010); Working out scientific principles and new technologies of thin inorganic synthesis, mineral fertilizers and resource saving technologies (2011-2015); scientific basis of nanodispersed synthesis of oxides and oxide compounds, which are structurally associated with polymers for composite materials (2008-2010); and the Physicochemical basis the process modification composite material by nanodispersed compounds Ti, Al, Ca, which is chemically precipitated from solution (2011-2013).

Worked as project coordinator in project CPEA-2011/10002 Development of three study modules in water management and technology for Ukraine, Byelorussia, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan harmonised with Norway (“Water Harmony”) (2011-2015).

He is the author of over 100 scientific papers and educational works.

Publications:

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Roman_Smotraiev

  1. Physico-chemical methods of water purification. Water management. – К.: ООО НПП «Ника-Центр, 2015. – 615 р. ІSBN 978-82-999978-0-5.
  2. Chepurna I., Smotraev R., Kanibolotsky V., Strelko V. Colloidal and chemical aspects of nanosized hydrated zirconium dioxide synthesized via a sol–gel process. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. – V.356 – 2011. – Р. 404-411.
  3. Sorochkina K., Smotraiev R., Chepurna I. Zirconium and aluminum oxyhydroxides particles formation during sol–gel process. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects.- V.484. – 2015. Р.56–61.
  4. Chekalova I., Smotraiev R. Project on upgrading of a drinking water treatment plant // Proceedings of the international conference of Water Harmony project on European education, Cherkassy, 2013. – Р.38-42.
  5. Sorochkina K., Smotraiev R., Ratnaweera H. Arsenic removal by zirconium oxyhydroxide adsorbents. Selected publications from the Water Harmony project: Water Research and Technology, 2015. – Р. 235-245.
  6. Sorochkina, K., Smotraiev, R. Investigation of porous characteristics of absorbent base don hydrated oxides of zirconium and aluminum. Works of Odessa Polytechnic University, № 4, 2013.
  7. Смотраев Р.В., Манидина Е.А. Kinetics of absorption of sulfur oxide(IV) by Solutions of iron(II) and iron(III) salts.  Issues of Chemistry and Chemical Technology (Voprosy khimii i khimicheskoi technologii) 2:45-51 · March 2016.

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Kateryna Sorochkina

Research fellow
Department of Inorganic substances technology and Ecology
Project secretary at USCTU
+380930369080
kate_3110@mail.ru

Research interests:

  • metal oxyhydroxides adsorbents;
  • water treatment.

Publications:

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Kateryna_Sorochkina

  1. Sorochkina, K., Smotraiev, R., & Chepurna, I. (2015). Zirconium and aluminum oxyhydroxides particles formation during sol–gel process. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 484, 56–61. doi:10.1016/j.colsurfa.2015.07.038
  2. Sorochkina, K., Smotraiev, R., & Ratnaweera, H. (2015). Arsenic removal by zirconium oxyhydroxide adsorbents. In Selected publications from the Water Harmony project: Water Research and Technology (pp. 235–245). Water Harmony.
  3.  Сорочкина, Е.А., Смотраев, Р.В. (2014) Исследование электроповерхностных свойств сорбентов на основе гидратированных оксидов циркония и алюминия. Вестник БГУ. Сер. 2., 2, 21 — 25.
  4. Сорочкина, Е. А., Смотраев, Р. В., Калашников, Ю. В., Груздева, Е. В. (2013) Кислотно-основные свойства поверхности сферически гранулированных сорбентов на основе гидратированных оксидов циркония и алюминия. Вопросы химии и химической технологии, 6, 102 — 104.
  5. Сорочкина, Е. А., Смотраев, Р.В. (2013). Исследование характеристик пористой структуры сорбентов на основе гидратированных оксидов циркония и алюминия. Труды Одесского Политехнического Университета, 3, 253 — 257.
%d0%b3%d0%b5%d0%b2%d0%be%d0%b4Viktor Gevod                                                             

Doctor of chemical Sciences, associate Professor of the Department of  Inorganic Substances Technology and Ecology
+380562466351
aquilegya@ua.fm

From 2010 up to present time is a teacher at the Department of Technology of Inorganic Substances and the Ecology. Conducts lectures and practical classes on subjects: “Theoretical bases of chemistry and technology of water”, “Methodology and organization of scientific research on the subject of master’s work”, “Bases of technical creativity”, “Strategy for sustainable development”, “Ecology”.

Gevod is a member of two specialized academic councils for doctoral and candidate dissertations.

He was supervisor of two graduate students research projects, which have successfully defended their PhD theses.

He is the author of over 150 scientific papers, 28 patents, 5 textbooks and manuals.

 From 2015 is participator of the projects “Water Harmony II (www.waterh.net) and ”Water Harmony Erasmus +”. In the framework of the project “Water harmony-2”, He is the coordinator development of training programs and the involvement of private organizations in practice of students.

Pablications:

  1. В.С. Гевод, С.В. Гевод «Водоочистка по принципу вращающегося колеса», Учебное издание. – Днепропетровск: ГВУЗ УГХТУ, 2015 – 244с. https://1drv.ms/b/s!Agu1oxmy6-V0gROxPIkadie91VVu
  2. V.S.Gevod, I.L.Reshetnyak Chapter 8. Emergent Water Purification Devices (How to Get a New Quality of Well-Known Thinks). Handbook of Surface and Colloid Chemistry, Third Edition Ed. K.S.Birdi – CRC Press Taylor and Francis Group: Boca Raton, London, New York. 2015. – p.481-542. https://1drv.ms/b/s!Agu1oxmy6-V0gRVEcfdA_BLJFobs
  3. V.S.Gevod, I.L.Reshetnyak, S.V.Gevod. Chapter 3. Electrical Aspects of Surface Pressure in Amphiphilic Monolayer / Introduction to electrical interfacial phenomena, edited by K.S.Birdi. – CRC Press: Boca Raton, London, New York. 2010. – p.25– 86
  4. V.S.Gevod, I.L.Reshetnyak, S.V.Gevod. Chapter 4. Ion-exchange and ion-specific effects in lipid / Introduction to electrical interfacial phenomena, edited by K.S.Birdi. – CRC Press: Boca Raton, London, New York. 2010. – p. 87-112
  5. V.S. Gevod. Chapter 14. Bubble-Film Extraction Fundamentals and Application Тext / V.S. Gevod // Handbook of Surface and Colloid Chemistry. Third Edition. / K.S.Birdi. CRC Press Taylor and Francis Group: Boca Raton, London, New York, 2009. – р. 585-630. https://1drv.ms/b/s!Agu1oxmy6-V0gRHyJudJDQQYzR4E
  6. V.Gevod, I.Reshetnyak, S.Gevod, I.Sklyarova, A.Rudenko. Innovative water purification method and devices. / Modern Tools and Methods of Water Treatment for Improving Living Standards. NATO Science Series IV: Earth and Environmental Sciences – Vol.48. – 2005 – p.137-149.
  7. В.С. Гевод, И.Л. Решетняк, И.Г. Шклярова, А.С. Хохлов, С.В. Гевод. «Поверхностно-активные и другие загрязнения в водопроводной питьевой воде: Свойства, мониторинг, причины накоплений и экономичное удаление», – Днепропетровск: УГХТУ, 2002. – 240с.

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Olena Hruzdieva

PhD, Associate Professor
Department of  Inorganic Substances Technology and Ecology
+380979320618
+380955906040
lenavg@ua.fm

Research interests: chemical technology chelate fertilizer and compound fertilizers, environmental technologies. Author of more than 30 scientific and educational works.

Publication:

  1. Amadelli R., Gruzdeva E.V., Luk’yanenko T.V., Velichenko A.B. PbO2 electrodeposition from menathanesulfonic electrolytes and physicochemical properties of the resulting 7th International Conference on Lead-Acid Battery (LABAT’2008) – Varna, Bulgaria – 9-12 June 2008 – P. 153-157.
  2. Velichenko A.B., Amadelli R., Gruzdeva E.V., Luk’yanenko T.A., Danilov F.I. Electrodeposition of lead dioxide from methanesulfonate Journal of Power Sources. – 2009. – № 191. – P. 103-110.
  3. Варгалюк В.Ф., Полтавец В.В., Груздева Е.В. Влияние температуры на электроосаждение оксидов марганца на платиновом и стальном электродах. Вістник ДНУ, «Химия», выпуск 19. – 2011. – С. 80-86.
  4. Груздєва О.В., Матросов О.С. Одержання стимуляторів росту рослин у вигляді хелатів купруму та цинку. Вопросы химии и химической технологии. – 2013. – №2. – C. 17–22.
  5. Груздєва О.В., Матросов О.С. Одержання комплексних сполук індоліл-3-оцтової кислоти з біометалами. Праці Одеського політехнічного університету. – 2013, Вип.3(42). – С.263 – 268.
  6. Сорочкина Е.А., Смотраев Р.В., Груздева Е.В., Калашников Ю.В. Кислотно-основные свойства поверхности сферически гранулированных сорбентов на основе гидратированных оксидов циркония и алюминия. Вопросы химии и химической технологии. – 2013. – №6. – C. 102–104.
  7. Груздева Е. В., Архипова В.В., Бучинская А.В., Кульчинская А.C. Технология применения комплексонов в жидких удобрениях и их роль в воде и в почве. Selected publications from the Water Harmony project: Water Research and Technology, 2015. – Р. 65-70.

Margarita Skiba

PhD in Engineering Science, associate professor
Department of Technology of Inorganic Substances and Ecology
+380931664223
e-mail: skibamargarita88@gmail.com

In 2011 Skiba M.I. graduated from the USUCT and received a master’s degree in mechanical engineering with honors.

In 2014 received Ph.D in the Technology of Inorganic Substances.

Since 2017 Skiba M.I. is an Associate Professor and researcher at Inorganic Chemistry Department.

Teach the following courses:

  • Modern inorganic technologies in industry and environmental protection;
  • Chemical technology of industrial gases;
  • Chemical technology of noble and platinum metals.

Research interests:

  • Experience in the area of plasma discharges application for obtaining of inorganic matters with different composition, treatment of water and aqueous solutions;
  • Preparation of nanosized metal oxides from aqueous solutions under the action of contact non-equilibrium low-temperature plasma;
  • Preparation of silver and gold colloids from aqueous solutions under the action of plasma discharges;
  • Scientific basis and technology of water purification by plasma discharges;
  • Plasma technology for wastes treatment.

Dr. M. Skiba have got awards “The young scientists to Dnepropetrovsk region-2013” and “The young scientists to Dnepropetrovsk region-2015”. Dr. Skiba have got  the academic scholarship of the Ministers Cabinet of Ukraine during 2014-2016 years.

She takes an active part in the implementation of the state budget themes of Ukraine for the post of responsible executor “Development of technologies based on contact nonequilibrium low-temperature plasma in the chemical and nature protection industry.”

During the period of scientific and pedagogical activity more than 95 scientific and educational works were published. Among them: 1 monograph, 10 patents for invention, 31 articles in Ukrainian publications, 10 scientific publications in foreign editions (including 6 in publications in sci-metric databases, 2 Scopus), 7 scientific and methodical works.

List of publications:

  1. Pivovarov, A. A The use of contact non-equilibrium low-temperature plasma in the hydrometallurgical industry: a monograph / A. A Pivovarov, M. I. Skiba. – Dnipro: Accent PE, 2015. – 206 P.
  2. Pivovarov, А. A. Contact nonequilibrium plasma as a tool for treatment of water and aqueous solutions: Theory and practice [Теxt] / А. A. Pivovarov, A. V. Kravchenko, А. P. Tishchenko,  N. V. Nikolenko, O. V. Sergeeva, M. I. Skiba. V. Treshchuk // Russian Journal of General Chemistry. – 2015. – Vol. 85, № 5. – Р. 1339-1350. (Scopus, Web of Science).
  3. Vorobyova (Skyba), M.I. Formation of colloidal nanoparticles of silver from aqueous solutions of AgNO3 under the action of a contact non-equilibrium plasma [Text] / M. I. Vorobiovа, O. A. Pivovarov // Bulletin of the ChTTU. – 2014. – №. 4. – P. 39-44.
  4. Vorobyova (Skyba), M.I. Synthesis of nanosheets of gold from aqueous solutions of hydrogen tetrachloroacetic acid (III) by plasmochimic method [Text] / M. I. Vorobyovа, O. A. Pivovarov, V. I. Vorobyovа // Bulletin of the East-European National university them Volodymyr Dahl – 2014 – №. 4 (70). – PР. 39-44.
  5. Pivovarov, A.A. A study of the effectiveness of plasmachemically activated solutions in the leaching of noble metals from ore concentrates [Text] / A.A Pivovarov, M.I. Vorob’eva (Skiba) // Metallurgical and Mining Industry 2012 №. 5. – РР. 60-64
  6. Pivovarov, O.A. Kinetics of precious metal dissolution in plasma-chemically activated solutions [Text] / O. A. Pivovarov, M. I. Vorobyovа (Skyba) / Scientific reports of NTUU “KPI”. – 2012. – №. 3. – РP. 115-119.
  7. Vorobyova (Skyba), M.I. Quantum-chemical investigations of the reactivity of substances to stabilize plasma-chemically activated water / M.I. Vorobyova (Skyba), O. A. Pivovarov // Magazine of Advanced Technologies – 2013. – №. 2 (6/62) – PР. 50-55.