Professor Valentin A. Tertykh


Professor Valentin A. Tertykh



Doctor of Sciences (Chem.),  Professor,

Head of Department of Chemisorption

Chuiko Institute of Surface Chemistry National Academy of Sciences (NAS) of Ukraine



E-mail:; tertykh@voliacable.сom

Phone: + 38 (044) 422 9673; +38 (066) 249 5664

Fax: + 38 (044) 424 3567

17 General Naumov Str., Kyiv, 03164, Ukraine



Physical chemistry of surface phenomena and surface chemistry



  • Member of the Scientific Council of Chuiko Institute of Surface Chemistry NAS of Ukraine
  • Member of the Specialized Council D26.210.01 (ISC) and D26.001.03 (Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv)
  • Member of the Scientific Council on problem "Chemistry and technology of surface modification" 



  • Chemistry, Physics and Technology of Surface (Deputy Editor-in-Chief)
  • Surface



Supervisor of 28 PhD theses in Chemistry



State Prize of Ukraine in Science and Technology

Winner of the International Scientific and Educational Program for Researchers and Teachers



Member of the Steering Committee of International Conferences on Vacuum Microbalance and Thermoanalytic Techniques



  • V.A. Tertykh, L.A. Belyakova, Chemical Reactions Involving Silica Surface, Kyiv: Naukova Dumka, 1991, (in Russian).
  • A. Dabrowski and V.A. Tertykh (eds.), Adsorption on New and Modified Inorganic Sorbents, 1996, Amsterdam: Elsevier.
  • V.A. Tertykh and 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.
  • V.A. Tertykh, Functionalization of silica surfaces, In: Dekker Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, J.A.Schwarz, C.Contesku, and K.Putyera (eds.), New York: Marcel Dekker, 2004, p. 1269-1276.
  • 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.
  • V.A. Tertykh, V.V. Yanishpolskii, K.V. Katok, I.S. Berezovska, Nanoporous silica matrices and their application in synthesis of nanostructures, In: Nanomaterials and Supramolecular Structures, A.P. Shpak, P.P. Gorbyk (eds.), Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2009. p.145-157.
  • Sidorchuk V.V., Tertykh V.A., Klimenko V.P., Ragulya A.V., Formation and some properties of barium titanate embedded into porous matrices, J. Therm. Anal. Cal. 2010. 101(2): 729.
  • N.A. Ivashchenko, K.V. Katok, V.A. Tertykh, V.V. Yanishpolskii, Silica with grafted silicon hydride groups and its application for preparation of palladium nanoparticles, Int. J. Nanoparticles (IJNP). 2011. 4(4): 350.
  • Bolbukh Y., Tertykh V., Klonos P., Pissis P., DSC-study of polyhydroxyethyl-methacrylate filled with modified silicas, J. Therm. Anal. Cal. 2012 108(3): 1111.
  • V.A. Tertykh, N.A. Ivashchenko, V.V. Yanishpolskii, S.A. Khainakov, Platinum nanoparticles on surface of silica modified with silicon hydride groups, Materialwissenschaft und Werkstofftechnik (Materialwiss. Werkstofftech.). 2013. 44(2-3): 239.
  • R.B. Kozakevych, Y.M. Bolbukh, V.A. Tertykh, Controlled release of diclofenac sodium from silica-chitosan composites, World Journal of Nano Science and Engineering. 2013. 3(3): 69.
  • D.V. Savchenko, B.D. Shanina, E.N. Kalabukhova, A.A. Sitnikov, V.S. Lysenko, V.A. Tertykh, Electron paramagnetic resonance study of paramagnetic centers in carbon-fumed silica adsorbent, Journal of Applied Physics. 2014. 115:133704.
  • T.M. Budnyak, Ie.V. Pylypchuk, V.A. Tertykh, E.S. Yanovska, D. Kolodynska Synthesis and adsorption properties of chitosan-silica nanocomposite prepared by sol-gel method. Nanoscale Research Letters. 2015. 10: Art. No.87.
  • I.S. Protsak, P.O. Kuzema, V.A. Tertykh, Yu.M. Bolbukh, R.B. Kozakevich, Thermogravimetric analysis of silicas chemically modified with products of deoligomerization of polydimethylsiloxane. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry. 2015. 121(2): 547.
  • I.S. Protsak, V.A. Tertykh, Yu.M. Bolbukh, D. Sternik, A. Derylo-Marczewska, Synthesis and properties of fumed silicas modified with mixtures of poly(methylphenylsiloxane) and dimethyl carbonate, World Journal of Nano Science and Engineering (WJNSE). 2015. 5(4): 152.
  • A. Vasin, I. Verovsky, V. Tertykh, Yu. Bolbukh, D. Kisel, G. Rudko, Ye. Gule, Yu. Piryatinsky, S. Starik, A. Nazarov, V. Lysenko, The effect of incorporation of hydrocarbon groups on visible photoluminescence of thermally treated fumed silica. Journal of Nano Research. 2016. 39: 80.