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IXth INTERNATIONAL SAMSONOV CONFERENCE “MATERIALS SCIENCE OF REFRACTORY COMPOUNDS” (MSRC-2024)


May 27-30, 2024, Kyiv, Ukraine

Keynote Speakers

Synthesis and Properties

Dr. Salvatore Grasso

School of Engineering and Material Science, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), London, UK

Professional Biography

Dr. Salvatore Grasso is a senior lecturer in ceramics at QMUL (≈220 publications, 28 patents, more than 8000 citations, h-index=47). He is an Editor of the European Ceramic Society and he is also an associated editor of the American ceramic society and international Journal of applied ceramics technology. During his career, he received several prizes including: Pfeil Award, best paper in the journal of the Asian ceramic society and best PhD thesis. Salvatore’s research is focused on ceramics processing using non-equilibrium conditions. His vision is to develop “better materials by using less energy and without need for critical 

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Advancements in Sintering: Exploring Emerging Techniques and Future Perspectives

Low-Dimensional Materials and Nanostructures

Prof. Andrey V. Ragulya

Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
Vice-Director of Frantsevich Institute for Problems of Materials Science, NAS of Ukraine
President of Frantsevich Ukrainian Materials Research Society

Frantsevich Institute for Problems of Materials Science, National Academy of the Science of Ukraine  

Kyiv, 03142, Ukraine

Professional Biography

Full member of the National academy of sciences of Ukraine, full member of the International Institute of Science of Sintering. Dr. A. Ragulya graduated from Moscow Institute of Fine Chemical Technology (USSR) in 1983. The M.S. degree in Powder metallurgy and Materials science he received in the Baikov Institute of Metallurgy AS of the USSR in 1985. In the

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Prof. Petre Badica

Senior Researcher 1st degree at NIMP National Institute of Materials Physics, Romania

Professional Biography

Badica Petre is a Senior Researcher of 1st degree at NIMP.  He graduated in 1992 from University ‘Politehnica’ Bucharest, Romania and was awarded in 1996 a PhD in Engineering Sciences from National Technical University of Ukraine, ‘Kiev Polytechnical Institute’. He is a former JSPS-STA, NIMS, NEDO, MANA, Alexander von Humboldt fellow and Visiting Prof. of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and Tohoku University, Japan. His interest is in synthesis/processing of materials by conventional and unconventional technologies, advanced complex characterization, and applied physics of selected materials (refractors and structural materials, superconductors, optoelectronic materials and sensors, biomaterials, archaeometry). He published over 220 ISI articles and 9 book chapters. He acted as co-editor of 1 book and was awarded 5 patents.

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Game-changing key materials in the future sustainable economy

Ceramics and Сomposites

Dr. Sci., Ostap Zgalat-Lozynskyi

Co-Chair of the MSRC-2024

Vice director of Frantsevich Institute for Problems of Materials Science, NAS of Ukraine

Professional Biography

Ostap Zgalat-Lozynskyi graduated from the National Technical University of Ukraine, “Kyiv Polytechnic Institute.” He had short-time fellowships at the Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems (Dresden, Germany). His scientific interests are experimental and theoretical investigations in the field of synthesis and consolidation of

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Dr.Sci., Prof. Iurii Bogomol

Co-Chair of the MSRC-2024 

Head of Department of High-temperature Materials and Powder Metallurgy National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” Ukraine

Professional Biography

Iurii Bogomol graduated from the National Technical University of Ukraine “Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”. He had short time fellowships in National Institute for Materials Science (Tsukuba, Japan), Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) and Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg (Germany). His scientific interests are: directional solidification of eutectic alloys, structure and properties of ceramic and metal-ceramic composites based on of refractory compounds; mechanical behaviour of the directionally solidified and SPSed boride and carbide ceramic eutectic composites in wide temperature range, high-entropy alloys based on refractory compounds. He was the manager and coordinator of more than 20 scientific and educational projects. He is the author of more than 280 scientific works and patents

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Prof. William G. Fahrenholtz

Curators’ Distinguished Professor of Ceramic Engineering in Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA

Professional Biography

Prof. William G.Fahrenholtz is a Curators’ Distinguished Professor of Ceramic Engineering in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Missouri University of Science and Technology.  He earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in Ceramic Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1987 and 1989, respectively.  He completed his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering at the University of New Mexico (UNM) in 1992.  He was elected a Fellow of the American Ceramic Society in 2007 and Academician of the World Academy of Ceramics in 2017.  His current research focuses on the processing, characterization, and properties of boride and carbide ceramics for use in environments with extreme thermal loads, mechanical forces, and/or chemical reactivities.  He has published over 230 papers in peer-reviewed journals and given over 120 invited presentations on his research.  

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Superhard Boride Ceramics Produced by Boro-Carbothermal Reduction

Films and Сoatings