Nina V. Vlasenko PhD (Kinetics & Catalysis)
Nina V. Vlasenko

PhD (Kinetics & Catalysis), L.V.Pysarzhevskii Institute of Physical Chemistry of the National academy of science of the Ukraine,

Department of catalytic syntheses on the basis of single-carbon molecules.

Prospect Nauki, 31, Kyiv-39, 03039, Ukraine
Tel. +38(044) 525 65 33

Research Interests: 
• Heterogeneous acid-base catalysis.
• Relation between physicals-chemical and catalytic properties of acid catalysts in low-temperature synthesis of oxygenates.

 Professional experience


2011- at present




Senior researcher

Research scientist



Education and scientific degrees
Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, chemical engineering department (1979)
Candidate of Chemical Sciences (Ph.D.) in the specialty 02.00.15 – chemical kinetics & catalysis (1988)

Ph.D., 1988 «Catalytic properties of the metal-like borides, nitrides and silicides in the hydrogen oxidation reaction», at Kiev Polytechnical Institute. Supervisor: Prof. Nina Il’chenko.
M.Sc. 1979 «Investigation of the hydrogen oxidation over the palladium-content catalysts» at Kiev Polytechnical Institute. Supervisors: Prof. Vladimir Gladushko, Prof. Grigory Korneitchuk.

Diploma of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (2017).

Total number of publications – 133
Chapters in collective monographs – 1, papers – 63, patents – 12

Identification codes in scientometric databases: Scopus: 7004468627, ResearcherID: AAX-6479-2020, ORCID: 0000-0003-2162-5969.

Scientific cooperation

Collaborative project of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Institute of Isotopes Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest) “Promising catalytic materials based on transition metal oxides nanoparticles" (2007-2012) – Dr. L. Borko;
Collaborative project of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and Middle East Technical University and Gazi University, Ankara (Turkey) “Catalysts based on nanomaterials for bio-ethanol conversion process," (2008-2010) – prof. T. Dogu, prof. G. Dogu.

Selected publications.

1. Vlasenko N.V., Strizhak P.E. Hybrid organic-inorganic acid catalysts: the effect of active sites localization on catalytic characteristics in the processes of alcohols` etherification. A Review. // J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2021, e51926.
2. Vlasenko N. V., Stryzhak P. Е. Role of the morphology of sulfonic resin catalysts in the etherification of ethanol with iso-butylene: A Review. // Theoret. and Experim. Chem., 2020, V. 56, No. 5, P. 309–328.
3. Vlasenko N.V., Kyriienko P.I., Yanushevska O.I., Valigura K.V., Soloviev S.O., Strizhak P.E. The effect of ceria content on the acid-base and catalytic characteristics of ZrO2-CeO2 oxide compositions in the process of ethanol to n-butanol condensation. // Catalysis Letters. – 2020.–150(1). – P. 234-242.
4. Vlasenko N.V., Kochkin Yu.N., Telbiz G.M., Shvets A.V., Strizhak P.E. Insight into the active sites nature of zeolite H-BEA for liquid phase etherification of isobutylene with ethanol. // RSC Advances – 2019, 9 (62), 35957 – 35968.
5. Vlasenko N.V., Kyriienko P.I., Valigura K.V., Kosmambetova G.R., Soloviev S.O., Strizhak P.E. Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia as High Performance Catalyst for Ethanol to n-Butanol Guerbet Coupling //ACS Omega. – 2019.– v.4, No. 25.– P. 21469-21476.
6. Vlasenko N.V., Kochkin Yu.N., Serebrii T.G., Strizhak P.E. Organic-inorganic composites based on gel-type sulfonic resin KU-2-8 and zirconia: acid and catalytic properties in the etherification reaction of iso-butylene with ethanol. // ACS Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2018, 57 (32), pp 10859–10865
7. Vlasenko N.V., Kochkin Yu.N., Puziy A.M., Strizhak P.E. Crutual Role of Zeolites Weak Acid Sites for Catalytic Performance in Ethyl tert-butyl Ether Synthesis. // Chemical Engineering Communications.–2017.-204,№8.–Р. 937-941.
8. Vlasenko N.V., Kochkin Yu.N., Filippov A.P., Serebriy T.G., Strizhak P.E. Effect of adsorption-desorption dynamics of reaction mixture components on ethyl-tert-butyl ether synthesis over commercial sulfonic resins // Catal.Commun. – 2011. –v.12. No.12. –P.1142–1145.
9. Vlasenko N.V., Kochkin Yu.N.,Topka A.V., Strizhak P.E. Liquid-phase synthesis of ethyl tert-butyl ether over acid cation-exchange inorganic-organic resins. // Appl.Catal.A: General. –2009.–v.362. –P. 82–87.
10. Vlasenko N.V., Kochkin Yu.N., Puziy A.M. Liquid phase synthesis of ethyl-tert-butyl ether: The relationship between acid, adsorption and catalytic properties of zeolite catalysts // Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical. –2006. –v.253. –P.192–197.

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