Zhokh Oleksii Oleksiyovych
Zhokh Oleksii Oleksiyovych

 Ph.D., senior researcher

 Ph.D., senior researcher

 Department of catalytic synthesis based on single carbon molecules



Ukraine, 03028, Kiev, Nauki avenue, 31
phone: +38 (044) 525-66-63
Email: al.zhokh@gmail.com

Research interests

     Transport processes in solid porous media;

     МMacrokinetics of heterogeneous catalytic processes;

     Kinetic modeling heterogeneous catalytic reactions.

Research career

Research career
2014–2017 Ph.D. student
2014–2019 Engineer
2019–2021 Researcher
2021 – present Senior researcher


Academic career

– National university of Kyiv-Mohyla academy, faculty of natural sciences (2014);

– Ph.D. student at L.V. Pisarzhevskii Institute of Physical Chemistry (2017);

– Ph.D. in chemical kinetics and catalysis, dissertation “Impact of the diffusional factor in the process of the methanol conversion over H-ZSM-5/Al2O3 catalysts”, supervisor Prof. Dr. P.E. Strizhak (2018)



– Young researcher scholarship, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (2019 – 2021);

– Young researcher award, Parliament of Ukraine (2019);

– Young researcher scholarship, President of Ukraine (2021 – present).



– Grant from National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine for young scientist lab, project “New effective nanosized catalysts of the conversion of biofeed and products of its processing into valuable organic chemicals” (2020–2021);

– Grant from National Research Foundation of Ukraine, project “Design and development of zeolite- and nanocarbon-based catalysts with enhanced mass transfer for H2/CH3OH economy” (2020 – 2022).;



       Prof. Dr. A.V. Narivskiy, Physico-Technological Institute of Metals and Alloys of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine

        Prof. Dr. Julita Mrowiec-Bialon, Institute of Chemical Engineering, Polish Academy of Sciences, Gliwice, Poland


Total number of publications: 34 scientific papers, 1 patent.

Database ID: Scopus – 57191411008, ResearcherID – D-9163-2019, ORCID – 0000-0002-9149-9833.


Main publications

1.     Strizhak, P., Zhokh, A., Trypolskyi, A.: Methanol conversion to olefins on H-ZSM-5/Al2O3 catalysts: kinetic modeling. React. Kinet. Mech. Catal. 123, 247–268 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11144-017-1304-x

2.     Trypolskyi, A., Zhokh, A., Gritsenko, V., Chen, M., Tang, J., Strizhak, P.: A kinetic study on the methanol conversion to dimethyl ether over H-ZSM-5 zeolite. Chem. Pap. 75, 3429–3442 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11696-021-01586-y

3.     Zhokh, A.: Size-controlled non-Fickian diffusion in a combined micro- and mesoporous material. Chem. Phys. 520, 27–31 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemphys.2018.12.013

4.     Zhokh, A.: Diffusion in zeolites: A critical assessment on an observed “Fickianity.” Int. Commun. Heat Mass Transf. 109, 104372 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.icheatmasstransfer.2019.104372

5.     Zhokh, A., Strizhak, P.: Non-Fickian diffusion of methanol in mesoporous media: Geometrical restrictions or adsorption-induced? J. Chem. Phys. 146, 124704 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4978944

6.     Zhokh, A., Strizhak, P.: Non-Fickian Transport in Porous Media: Always Temporally Anomalous? Transp. Porous Media. 124, 309–323 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11242-018-1066-6

7.     Zhokh, A., Strizhak, P.: Crossover between Fickian and non-Fickian diffusion in a system with hierarchy. Microporous Mesoporous Mater. 282, 22–28 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.micromeso.2019.03.016

8.     Zhokh, A., Strizhak, P., Maresz, K., Ciemięga, A., Mrowiec-Białoń, J.: Diffusion in hierarchical silica monoliths: impact of pore size and probe molecule. Heat Mass Transf. (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00231-020-02929-3

9.     Zhokh, A., Trypolskyi, A., Strizhak, P.: Relationship between the anomalous diffusion and the fractal dimension of the environment. Chem. Phys. 503, 71–76 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemphys.2018.02.015

10.  Zhokh, A.A., Strizhak, P.E.: Pore size effect on the methanol anomalous diffusion in the mesoporous catalyst pellets for methanol-to-olefin reaction. Int. J. Heat Mass Transf. 112, 1072–1080 (2017)(b).  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2017.05.050

11.  Zhokh, A.A., Trypolskyi, A.I., Strizhak, P.E.: Asymptotic Green’s functions for time-fractional diffusion equation and their application for anomalous diffusion problem. Phys. A Stat. Mech. its Appl. 475, (2017). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physa.2017.02.015

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