Alexander D.




Sumy State University
2, Rymskogo-Korsakova street
40007 Sumy, Ukraine



August 6, 1947 in Leninsk-Кuznetsk, Russia


Married,  three sons

The main scientometric indicators and links:

Scopus: 3250 total citations by 1250 documents; h-index: 37;

Author ID (Scopus): 36119198500

Web of Science: 2670 citations;
h-index: 32;

ResearcherID: O-1736-2015

Google Scholar: h- index:40;
Alexander Pogrebnjak

4th in the top-10 scientists of Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine by Scopus and Google Scholar

Alexander Pogrebnjak


Elsevier Reviews Profile:
Alexander Pogrebnjak

Recognized and Outstanding Reviewer (top 10th percentile) of academic publishing house Elsevier


1971-1976: Tomsk State Polytechnic University.


Ph.D. Studies, Tomsk State Polytechnic University;



Specialist of Science in Physics of solids, radiation physics (Tomsk State University, Russia);


Candidate of Science (Ph.D.) in Physics of solids (Tomsk State University, Russia);


D. Sc. in Physics of solids (Tomsk State Polytechnic University, Russia);


Positron annihilation in Si and GaAs semiconductors, exposed by the powerful beams of radiation.


Modification of properties of metals and alloys by the high power particles beams.

Professional experience:

from 2011:

Head of Department of Nanoelectronic, Sumy State University;


Professor of the department of Electronics and computer technique, Sumy State University;


Professor of the Sumy National Agrarian University, Ukraine;


Head of the department of Institute of Physics of Metals, NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine;


Professor of the Department of Physical Electronics, Sumy State University;


Director of Sumy Institute for Surface Modification.


He is a member of dissertation council D 55.051.02 in Sumy State University.

Visiting scientist at Helsinki Technology University (Helsinki, Finland), worked with Prof. Pekka Hautojarvi, 1989 –1990 Positron Annihilation on Metals Exposed HPIB; Visiting scientist at Trento University, worked with prof. Antonio Zecca; Positron annihilation on alpha-Fe exposed HCEB and Ion Implantation (January – March 1992); Short visit in Los-Alamos National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories (with Doctor Donald Rej and Dr. David Follstaedt, Blake Wood and Timothi Renk) in 1994, 1996, 2000.
Short visit to Portugal Institute de Technology Nuclear, Sacaven, 1997 (3 weeks); Participated in Several International Conferences IBMM 1996; IBA-1997 Portugal; PSE-2000, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Germany); ION-2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010 in Kazimierz Dolny (Poland); AEPSE-2003 in Jeju, Korea; AEPSE-2005 in Gingdao, China; AEPSE-2007.

Main fields of scientific interests:

  1. Modification of structure and properties of materials by intense pulsed ion beams, electron beams, and pulsed plasma flows.

  2. Development basis of protective coatings with high physical and mechanical properties using plasma jets obtaining.

  3. Processes of high and intensive implantation in metal and semiconductor materials for improving the properties and products from them.

  4. Design, development and study of nanostructured multicomponent coatings with high hardness and thermal stability.

During the period of his work since 1986 more than 65 state contracts, economic contracts, state orders, international grants, orders from ISTC (The International Science and Technology Center), CSTS (Center of Scientific Technical Services) were realized in cooperation with scientists from Japan, France, Germany, USA, Italy, Finland, Poland, South Korea, China, Greece, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Belorussia and Russia.

Prof. Alexander D. Pogrebnjak's photo-reports from the most recent conferences and visits:

Professor Yoshihiko Takeda and PhD students of nanoelectronic department Demyanenko Artem and Yakushchenko Ivan during intership at National Institute of Materials Science, Tsukuba, Japan, 2014.

Prof. Alexander D. Pogrebnjak during his visit to France, 2014.

Prof. Alexander D. Pogrebnjak on the 5th International Conference on Radiation interaction with materials: fundamentals and applications on 12-15 May, 2014 at Kaunas, Lithuania.

Prof. Alexander D. Pogrebnjak during his visit to Politechnika Lubelska, Lublin, Poland, 2014.

Participants of International Conference «Nanomaterials: Applications and Properties 2014» near to City Hall, Lviv.

Professor A.D. Pogrebnjak at the city tour around Lviv during International Conference «Nanomaterials: Applications and Properties 2014».

Professor Alexander Pogrebnjak at the experiment for high-entropy alloy analyzing using nanotribometer and load-unload curves. Poznan, Poland.

Present from PhD and Master students supervised by prof. Pogrebnjak for his Birthday

Professor A.D. Pogrebnjak with Heliodor Święcicki (monument), the first rector of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland.

Professor A.D. Pogrebnjak in his free time during visit to Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland.

Doctor of Biological Sciences, professor, Academician of the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Kazakhstan Republic, rector of D. Serikbayev East Kazakhstan State Technical University, Zhasulan Shaymardanov is awarding to the Head of Nanoelectronics department of Sumy State University professor Alexander Pogrebnjak the Certificate of An Honorary Professor of D. Serikbayev EKSTU (Ust-Kamenogorsk, Republic of Kazakhstan) for his personal contribution to the development of scientific and international activities of the University.

Prof. Alexander Pogrebnjak near the Day of Science stand at Sumy Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Prof. Alexandr Pogrebnjak receives an award from the rector of Sumy State University for the first place in the annual competition of departments

The general photo of participants of the international conference Nanomaterials: Application and Properties 2017, under the chairmanship of Prof. Alexander Pogrebnjak.

Prof. Alexander Pogrebnjak and Dr. Valentin Novosad, from the National Argon Laboratory (USA) with delegates of the conference NAP- 2017

Sunset on the seafront in Zatoka, Odesa Region (place of the conference NAP-2017)

Latest books and journals:

List of most recent publications:

  1. A.A. Bagdasaryan, A.V. Pshyk, L.E. Coy, P. Konarski, M. Misnik, V.I. Ivashchenko, M. Kempiński, N.R. Mediukh, A.D. Pogrebnjak, V.M. Beresnev, S. Jurga, A new type of (TiZrNbTaHf) N/MoN nanocomposite coating: Microstructure and properties depending on energy of incident ions, Composites Part B-Engineering, 146, 2018, pp.132-144.

  2. A.D. Pogrebnjak, V.I. Ivashchenko, P.L Skrynskyy, O.V. Bondar, P. Konarski, K. Zaleski, S. Jurga, E. Coy, Composites Part B-Engineering, 142, 2018, pp. 85-94.

  3. O. Maksakova, S. Simoẽs, A. Pogrebnjak, O. Bondar, Y. Kravchenko, V. Beresnev, N. Erdybaeva The influence of deposition conditions and bilayer thickness on physical-mechanical properties of CA-PVD multilayer ZrN/CrN coatings, Materials Characterization, 140, 2018, pp. 189-196.

  4. A.D. Pogrebnjak, V.M. Beresnev, O.V. Bondar, B.O. Postolnyi, K. Zaleski, E. Coy, S. Jurga, M.O. Lisovenko, P. Konarski, L. Rebouta, J.P. Araujo, Materials & Design (2018) Vol. 153, pp.47-59

  5. A.D. Pogrebnjak, V.M. Beresnev, K.V. Smyrnova, Ya.O. Kravchenko, P.V. Zukowski, G.G. Bondarenko The influence of nitrogen pressure on the fabrication of the two-phase superhard nanocomposite (TiZrNbAlYCr) N coatings, Materials Letters, 211, pp.316-318, 2018

  6. A.D. Pogrebnjak, A.A. Bagdasaryan, V.M. Beresnev, U.S. Nyemchenko, V.I. Ivashchenko, Y.O. Kravchenko, Z.H.K. Shaimardanov, S.V. Plotnikov, and O. Maksakova, “The effects of Cr and Si additions and deposition conditions on the structure and properties of the (Zr-Ti-Nb)N coatings,” Ceram. Int., vol. 43, no. 1, pp. 771–782, 2017.

  7. A.D. Pogrebnjak, O.V. Bondar, G. Abadias, V. Ivashchenko, O.V. Sobol, S. Jurga, and E. Coy, “Structural and mechanical properties of NbN and Nb-Si-N films: Experiment and molecular dynamics simulations,” Ceram. Int., vol. 42, no. 10, pp. 11743–11756, 2016.

  8. A.D. Pogrebnjak, I.V. Yakushchenko, O.V. Bondar, V.M. Beresnev, K. Oyoshi, O.M. Ivasishin, H. Amekura, Y. Takeda, M. Opielak, and C. Kozak, “Irradiation resistance, microstructure and mechanical properties of nanostructured (TiZrHfVNbTa)N coatings,” J. Alloys Compd., vol. 679, 2016.

  9. A.V. Pshyk, L.E. Coy, G. Nowaczyk, M. Kempiński, B. Peplińska, A.D. Pogrebnjak, V.M. Beresnev, and S. Jurga, “High temperature behavior of functional TiAlBSiN nanocomposite coatings,” Surf. Coatings Technol., vol. 305, 2016.

  10. A.V. Pshyk, L.E. Coy, L. Yate, K. Załeski, G. Nowaczyk, A.D. Pogrebnjak, and S. Jurga, “Combined reactive/non-reactive DC magnetron sputtering of high temperature composite AlN-TiB2-TiSi2,” Mater. Des., vol. 94, 2016.

  11. A.D. Pogrebnjak, O.V. Bondar, S.O. Borba, G. Abadias, P. Konarski, S.V. Plotnikov, V.M. Beresnev, L.G. Kassenova, and P. Drodziel, “Nanostructured multielement (TiHfZrNbVTa)N coatings before and after implantation of N+ ions (1018 cm−2): Their structure and mechanical properties,” Nucl. Instruments Methods Phys. Res. Sect. B Beam Interact. with Mater. Atoms, vol. 385, 2016.

  12. A. Shypylenko, A.V. Pshyk, B. Grześkowiak, K. Medjanik, B. Peplinska, K. Oyoshi, A. Pogrebnjak, S. Jurga, and E. Coy, “Effect of ion implantation on the physical and mechanical properties of Ti-Si-N multifunctional coatings for biomedical applications,” Mater. Des., vol. 110, 2016.

  13. Pogrebnjak, A.D., Eyidi, D., Abadias, G., Bondar, O.V., Beresnev, V.M., Sobol, O.V., Structure and properties of arc evaporated nanoscale TiN/MoN multilayered systems, 2015, International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, 48, pp. 222-228.

  14. Pogrebnjak, A.D., Yakushchenko, I.V., Bagdasaryan, A.A., Bondar, O.V., Krause‐Rehberg, R., Abadias, G., Chartier, P., Oyoshi, K., Takeda, Y., Beresnev, V.M., Sobol, O.V., Microstructure, physical and chemical properties of nanostructured (Ti‐Hf‐Zr‐V‐Nb)N coatings under different deposition conditions, 2014, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 147 (3), pp. 1079-1091.

  15. Grigoriev S.N., Sobol O.V., Beresnev V.M., Serdyuk I.V., Pogrebnyak A.D., Kolesnikov D.A., Nemchenko U.S. Tribological characteristics of (TiZrHfVNbTa)N coatings applied using the vacuum arc deposition method Journal of Friction and Wear Volume 35, Issue 5, 24 Pages 359-364, 2014.

  16. Ivashchenko V., Veprek, S., Pogrebnjak, A. , Postolnyi, B.c First-principles quantum molecular dynamics study of TixZr1-xN(111)/SiNy heterostructures and comparison with experimental results Science and Technology of Advanced Materials Volume 15, Issue 2, Article number 025007, 2014.

  17. Pogrebnjak A.D., Yakushchenko I.V., Bagdasaryan A.A. , Bondar O.V., Krause-Rehberg R., Abadias G., Chartier P., Oyoshi K., Takeda Y., Beresnev V.M., Sobol O.V. Microstructure, physical and chemical properties of nanostructured (Ti-Hf-Zr-V-Nb)N coatings under different deposition conditions Materials Chemistry and Physics Volume 147, Issue 3, 15 October 2014, Pages 1079-1091.

  18. Pogrebnjak A.D., Eyidi D., Abadias G., Bondar O.V., Beresnev V.M., Sobol O.V. Structure and properties of arc evaporated nanoscale TiN/MoN multilayered systems International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials Volume 48, January 2015, Pages 222-228.

  19. A.D. Pogrebnjak, А.А. Bagdasaryan, I.V. Yakuschenko, V.M. Beresnev Structure and prepertes of high entropy alloys and nitride coatings on these base, Uspekhi khimii, 83, 1027 (2014).

  20. Ivashchenko V., Veprek S., Pogrebnjak A., Postolnyi B., First-principles quantum molecular dynamics study of TixZr 1-xN(111)/SiNy heterostructures and comparison with experimental results, Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, Volume 15, Issue 2, 2014, Article number 025007.

  21. Pogrebnjak A.D., Pshyk A.V., Beresnev V.M., Zhollybekov B.R., Protection of specimens against friction and wear using titanium-based multicomponent nanocomposite coatings: A review, Journal of Friction and Wear, Volume 35, Issue 1, 2014, Pages 55-66.

  22. A.D. Pogrebnyak, A.Sh. Kaverina, M.K. Kylyshkanov, Electrolytic plasma processing for plating coatings and treating metals and alloys, Protection of Metals and Physical Chemistry of Surfaces, 2014, Volume 50, Issue 1, pp 72-87.

  23. A.D. Pogrebnjak, M.V. Kaverin, V.M. Beresnev, Influence of the phase and elemental compositions and defect structure on the physicomechanical properties and tribotechnical characteristics of nanostructural Ti-Hf-Si-N coatings, Technical Physics, 2014, Volume 59, Issue 1, pp 85-92.

  24. A.D. Pogrebnjak, A.G. Ponomarev, A.P. Shpak, Yu.A. Kunitskii, Application of micro- and nanoprobes to the analysis of small-sized 3D materials, nanosystems, and nanoobjects,Physics Uspekhi, 55 (3), pp. 270-300 (2012).

  25. Alexander D. Pogrebnyak, Anatolii P. Shpak, Nikolai A. Azarenkov and Vyacheslav M. Beresnev,Structures and properties of hard and superhard nanocomposite coatings Physics-Uspekhi, Volume 52, Number 1, 29-54, (2009).

  26. A.D. Pogrebnjak, Yu.N. Tyurin, Modification of material properties and coating deposition using plasma jets, Physics-Uspekhi, 48 (5), pp. 487-514, (2005).

  27. V.I. Boĭko, A.N. Valyaev, A.D. Pogrebnyak, Metal modification by high-power pulsed particle beams, Physics-Uspekhi, 42, pp. 1139-1166, (1999).

List of participation in research projects:

2018-2020 “Multilayer and multicomponent coatings with adaptive behavior in wear and friction conditions”, budget theme No 0118U003579 of Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine
2016-2017 Research grant project from the State Fund for Fundamental Research and the Belarusian Republican Fund for Fundamental Research “Development of physical bases of vacuum obtaining of multilayer functional coatings based on nitrides of transition and refractory metals”
2014 Erasmus Mundus Eminence for STAFF (1 month duration) NanoBioMedical Centre, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland.
2013-2015 “Physical principles of plasma processing technology for complex multicomponent materials and coatings”, budget theme № 0113U000137 of Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.
2012-2014 “Development of bases of forming of superhard nanostactured multicomponent  coverages with high physal and mechanical properties”, budget theme № 0112U001382 of Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.


Project for the implementation of research and design work with concern Ukrrosmetall № with Dr. G.V. Kirik;


Project with Research Institute of Applied Physical Problems A.M. Sevchenko at Belarusian State University, № F41.1/020 “Development of physical and technological foundations of multicomponent nano-microstructural coatings based on Ti-Hf-Si-N; Zr-Ti-Si-N with high hardness > = 40 GPa, the thermal stability > = 1000oC and high physical-mechanical properties”;


“Тhe Project “Application of Plasma-Detonation Hardening Technology and Deposition of Oxide and Metal Coatings on Low-Doped Steels for the Purpose to Improve their Mechanical and Corrosion Properties. Project ISTC K-1198 with South Korea, USA, European Union;


“Production of Nanocomposite Materials with High Mechanical Characteristics and Corrosion Resistance with Kazakhstan and Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine;


“Project of Academy of Science of Ukraine “Production of Nanomaterials, Nanocomposites and Nanotechnologies Using Non-traditional Technologies, namely Ion, Plasma, and Electron Beams;


The STCU Project n 3078 "Development of New Technologies for Deposition of Coatings Having High Corrosion Resistance in Seawater" with Seiji Kuroda and Naoki Kishimoto, Tsukuba, Japan;


“Oxidation and Corrosion Behavious of Pulse Plasma Modified Metallic Alloys”, the Project PST.CLG.978157 with Greece Aristotle University, Department of Chemistry, Thessaloniki, Prof. Misaelides;


“Investigation Structure and Properties of Modified Surfaces and Coatings Obtained with Use of Pulsed Plasma, Ion, Electron Beam”, 2M/0145-2001 with Indore, India, Dr.Kane;


Project N 1472 “Implantation and Deposition from Vacuum-Arc Plasma Sources of Adherent Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC), Metal, Metal-Oxide and Metal-Nitride Coatings on the Inside Surfaces of Pipers”, which will be fulfilled in the cooperation with Los-Alamos National Lab, USA headed by Dr. B. Wood;


Project is entitled “Application of High-Power Ion Beams for Improving Servicing Characteristics of Metals and Alloys, Ceramics”. Its number is 2M/076-2000. This project is fulfilled together with the Institute of Heavy Ion Physics, Peking University, Beijing, China, Prof. Zhao Weijiang.

Scientific Advisor

Total theses number, made under professor’s Pogrebnjak O.D. supervising is 29 and 35 for Bachelor and Master Degree, 21 PhD theses and 5 Doctor’s theses (the latest are listed below):

Dr. Sci. theses

Alontseva Daria:

"Structural phase state and properties of alloys based on Ni-Cr, Co-Cr, Fe-Ni-Cr due to exposure by concentrated energy flows", Barnaul, 2012. 

Kylyshkanov Manarbek Kalymovich:

“Research of structure and physic mechanical properties of materials’ and composite coatings’ surface before and after of energy concentrated streams influence”, Bishkek, 2011. ;

Yerdybayeva Nazgul:

«Ion-plasma and plasma treatment effect on physical-mechanical properties of micro- and nanocrystal layers of alloys and coatings», Kazakhstan Republic, Astana, 2010. 

Ph.D. theses:

Rogoz V. M.

«Physical and Mechanical properties and microstructure of coatings based on niobium nitrie doped Si and Al, Sumy, 2018.

Yakushenko I.V.:

«Structure characteristics and physical and mechanical properties of multicomponent nitride coating before and after ion implantation, Sumy, 2018.

Pshyk Oleksandr:

«Structure features and tribo-mechanical properties of TiAlBSiN nanocomposite coatings», Poznan, 2018.

E.O. Tleukenov:

Influence of nitride coating deposition conditions (Ti, Zr, Hf, Nb, Ta) N on microstructure and physical and mechanical properties, Ust-Kamenogorsk 2017

Didar Eskermesov:

Influence of the parameters of precipitation and doping of Cr and Si on the microstructure and properties of nanostructured coatings (Zr-Ti-Nb) N, Ust-Kamenogorsk 2018.

Artem A. Baghdasaryan

«Structural-Phase State and Physical-Mechanical Properties of Nitride Coatings Based on Ti, Hf, Zr, V and Nbraquo;, Sumy, 2015&.

A.M. Mahmud

«The physical and mechanical properties and structure of coatings based on Ti, Al, Zr, Si, N», Sumy, 2013. 

Muhammed A.K.M.:

«Structural and optical properties of solar cells, based on ZnO and AlN films», Sumy, 2012. 

Shablya V.T.:

«Mass-transfer process in metallic systems at basis Fe, Cu, and Al under pulsed and intense ion irradiation», Sumy, 2008. 

Kravchenko Yu.A.:

«Structure and properties of protective hybrid coatings TiN/Al2O3 and TiN/Cr/Al2O3», Sumy, 2007. 


With Prof. Pekka Hantojrvi. University of Technology, Helsinki, Finland (1989-1990) – Positron Annihilation in alpha-Fe implanted of Al, Ti and treatment of HPIB;

With Prof. Antonio Zecca. Italy, Trento University, Physical Department (1991-1992) Positron Annihilation in alpha-Fe Exposed High Current Electron Beams;

With Dr. Blake Wood and Dr. Donald Rej, Los Alamos National Laboratory USA, Modifications of Metals and Alloys with use (HPIB) High Power Ion Beams (1996-2000);

Prof. Dr.Sc. Naoki Kishimoto NRIM, Tsukuba, Japan (1998-2006);

Prof. Dr.Sejii Kuroda NRIM, Tsukuba, Japan (2004-2006);

Prof. Kioshi Yatsui, Nagaoka Technology University, Japan 1998-1999;

Dr. Reinhard Gunzel Angewandle Puls Technic GmbH Dresden, Germany, 2001-2002;

Prof. Zhao Weijing Pekining University Institute of Physics Heaves Ions, Beijing, China, 2000-2010;

Prof. Panagiotis Misaelides Aristotel University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 2001-2004;

Prof. Pawel Zukowski, Lublin University of Technology, Poland, 1998-2017;

Prof. Alfonsas Grigonis, Kaunas University of Technology, (joint work in committees of the conference “Radiation interaction with material and its use in technologies”, 2010, 2012, 2014-2016);

Prof. Yoshihiko Takeda, Group Leader, Ion Beam Group, Quantum Beam Unit, Advanced Key Technologies Division, National Institute for Materials Science, Japan, 2012-2017;

Prof. Abadias Grégory, The University of Poitiers, Poitiers, France, 2013-2016;

Prof. Reinhard Krause-Rehberg,Head of Positron Laboratory of Martin-Luther-University Halle, Germany, 2012-2016;

Alexandr Kuzmenko, Kursk, Russia – 2013-2016.

Prof. Stefan Jurga, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland – 2013-2017;

Prof. Piotr Konarski, Tele and Radio Research Institute, Warsawa, Poland – 2002-2017;

Prof. Jindrich Musil, West Bohemia University, Plzen, Czech Republic – 2005-2017;

Prof. João Pedro Araújo, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal 2015-2017.


Prof. Pogrebnjak A.D. is an author and co-author of more than 290 papers, which are represented in database Scopus, has 72 patents (including 11 international), 2 books in Ukrainian, 8 books in Russian, 7 books and chapters in English, including 2 study guide books.

Publishing 14 ordered review papers.

Awards and honours:

2015: The Title of an Honorary Professor of D. Serikbayev East Kazakhstan State Technical University.

1987: The award of Ministry of High Education USSR of 1987 for the best scientific work, the award in the field of Radiation Physics of Solids of 1984 for the recent 10 years as a co-author of the best scientific work.

1983: The member of American Material Research Society, N 0035553, the member of Special Board at Sumy State University on Ph/D and Dr. Sc/Sc, the head of the State Ukrainian Program “Raduga”, an Active Member of New York Academy of Science.

Prof. Pogrebnjak O.D. hasorganized Forth International conference: on Modification of Properties of Surface Layers of Non-Semiconducting Materials Using Particle Beams (MPSL’93; MPSL’96; MPSL’99; MPSL’2001), which was held in Sumy, Feodosiya, Ukraine; NAP-2011, NAP-2012, NAP-2013in Alushta, Crimea, Ukraine, NAP-2014, 2015, 2016 in Lviv, Ukraine.

I was the member of the Organizing Committee of several (13) International Conferences:

NAP – Nanomaterials: Application & Properties (2011, 2012, 2013) Alushta, Crimea, Ukraine, 2014-2016 – Lviv, Ukraine and 2017-2018 – Zatoka, Odesa region, Ukraine.

ION – Ion Implantation and Other Applications of Ions And Electrons (1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014) Poland, Kazimierz Dolny;

Nuclear and Radiation Physics (Almaty, Kazahstan 1999, 2001, 2003);

AEPSE-2003, Jeju, Korea, AEPSE-2005( Sixth Asian European Plasma Surface Engineering International Conference - 2005), Qingdao City, China, AEPSE - 2007, Nagasaki, Japan, AEPSE - 2011, Dalian, China; AEPSE - 2013 and 2015, Jeiji, Korea;

Solid State Physics 2004, Almaty, Kazahstan;

International Conference on Modification of Materials with Particle Beams and Plasma Flows Tomsk, USSR, 1987;

NEET – International Symposium New Electrical and Electronic Technologies and Their Industrial Implementation (Zakopane, Poland, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013);

Physics and Technology of Thin Films Materials, 8, 9, 10, 11. International Conference (Ukraine, Ivano-Frankivsk 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2008);

Physic of Low Temperature Plasma International Conference (Kyiv, Ukraine-2003);

International Conference on Plasma Surface Engineering PSE-2000, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016 in Garmisch- Partenkirchen (Germany);

Interaction of Radiation with Solids BGU, Minsk, (Belarus 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2016);

International conference on Nanostructured Materials NANO-2014, (Moscow, Russia), member of Section Program Board "Thin Films and Heterostructures, 2D and 3D".

Films and Coatings, (2011, 2013, 2015) Kirensky Institute of Physics, Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Beam Technologies, Dubna, (Russia 1995).


Other activities (at present):

Invited professor at Lublin University of Technology (Politechnika Lubelska), Lublin, Poland;

Invited professor at D. Serikbayev East Kazakhstan State Technical University, Ust-Kamenogorsk, Republic of Kazakhstan.

Guest editor to the journal “Vacuum”, North-Holland.

Member of European Joint Committee on Plasma and Ion Surface Engineering (EJC/PISE) from Ukraine-2006-2010, Member Asian Joint Committee on Plasma Surface Engineering (AJC/PISE)-2005, 2009, 2011, also member of organizational committee of international conferences PSE, AEPSE, ION, NEET, IRS and many other, member of scientific committee of international conference “Films and coatings”.

Vice-editor to the journal "Physical Engineering of Surface", Kharkіv, Ukraine.

Editor-in-Chief to the journal “Proceedings of the International Conference Nanomaterials: Applications and Properties”.

Member of editor board to the journal “Metallofizika I Noveishie Tekhnologii, Kiev”.

Vice-editor “Journal of Nano- and Electronic Physics", Sumy.

International Deputy Editors-in-Chief of the Editorial Board of the Journal “Voprosy Atomnoj Nauki i Techniki”, “Kharkiv, Physics and Chemistry of Solid State” Ivano-Frankivsk, ”Vestnik SUMGU”, Sumy, Ukraine.