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Chuiko Institute of Surface Chemistry

National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
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Tertykh Valentyn Anatoliyovych



Doctor of Sciences (Chemistry)

Head of the Chemisorption Laboratory


Telephone: +380 44 422-96-73

Fax: +380 44 424-35-67

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V.A. Tertykh works at the Chuiko Institute of Surface Chemistry of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine since 1986. He is a member of Academic Council of the Chuiko Institute of Surface Chemistry of NAS of Ukraine, Specialized Council D 26.210.01 (Chuiko Institute of Surface Chemistry of NAS of Ukraine) and D 26.001.03 (Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University), member of the Scientific Council on the problem “Chemistry and Technology of Surface Modification”.


Scientific interests

Nanocomposites, chemical reactions involving surface sites, immobilization of active compounds and directed transformations at surface layer of dispersed solids.



1961 – graduated from T.G. Shevchenko Kyiv State University, chemical department

1962-1965 – postgraduate studentship at the L.V. Pysarzhevskii Institute of Physical Chemistry of AS of USSR

1966 – PhD in Chemistry, specialty “physical chemistry” (candidate dissertation “Studies on silica chemical modification with some organosilanes and surface chemistry of functional organosilicas” (in Russian)

1974 – Senior Researcher, specialty “physical chemistry”

1984 – Doctor of Chemistry, specialty “physical chemistry” (doctoral dissertation “Regularities of chemical reactions and directed syntheses at surface layer of dispersed silicas” (in Russian)

1987 – Professor, specialty “physical chemistry”.



1972 – Laureate of State Prize of Ukrainian SSR in Science and Technology

1998 – Laureate of the International scientific-educational programme for scientists and teachers (Soros professor)


Scientific work

An author of 420 scientific works, among which 2 books, separate chapters in 9 books, 325 scientific articles, 84 inventor's certificates and patents, trained 25 PhDs.


Selected publications

1. V.A. Tertykh, L.A. Belyakova. Chemical reactions involving the silica surface. - Kiev: Naukova Dumka, 1991. - 262 p. (in Russian).

2. A. Dabrowski, V.A. Tertykh (eds.). Adsorption on New and Modified Inorganic Sorbents. - Amsterdam: Elsevier, 1996. - 942 p.

3. V.A. Tertykh, V.V. Yanishpolskii. Adsorption and chemisorption of enzymes and other natural macromolecules on silicas // Chapter 16 in Adsorption on Silicas, E.Papirer (ed.), New York: Marcel Dekker. – 2000. - P. 523-564.

4. V.A. Tertykh. Functionalization of silica surfaces // In: Dekker Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, J.A.Schwarz, C.Contesku, K.Putyera (eds.), New York: Marcel Dekker. – 2004. - P. 1269-1276.

5. V.A. Tertykh. Chemical characterization of silica powders and fibers. Application to surface modification procedures // Chapter 5 in: Powders and Fibers: Interfacial Science and Applications, M. Nardin & E. Papirer (eds.), V.137 in Surfactant Science Series, Boca Raton: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. – 2008. - P. 211-244.

6. V.A. Tertykh, V.V. Yanishpolskii, K.V. Katok, I.S. Berezovska. Nanoporous silica matrices and their application in synthesis of nanostructures // In book: Nanomaterials and Supramolecular Structures, A.P. Shpak, P.P. Gorbyk (eds.), Springer Science+Business Media B.V. - 2009. - P.145-157.




Ukrainian conference with international participation 


devoted to the 35th anniversary of the Chuiko Institute of Surface Chemistry of NAS of Ukraine






26−27 May, 2021, Kyiv


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