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: 2400 total citations by 950 documents; h-index: 32;

Author ID (Scopus): 36119198500

Web of Science: 1476 citations;
h-index: 28;

ResearcherID: O-1736-2015

Google Scholar: h- index:35;
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.

  5. Design, development and study of nanostructured multilayered coatings.

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:

Prof. Alexander D. Pogrebnjak on the conference «Radiation interaction with material and its use in technologies - 2010», Kaunas, Lithuania.

Prof. Alexander D. Pogrebnjak and program committee of the conference «Radiation interaction with material and its use in technologies - 2010», Kaunas, Lithuania.

Prof. Alexander D. Pogrebnjak during his visit to Japan, 2012.

13th international conference PSE-2012, September 10–14, 2012, in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

Prof. Alexander D. Pogrebnjak during the meeting with Anishchik V.M., dean of Faculty of Physics, Belorusian State University, Belorussia, 2012.

2nd international conference NAP-2012, September 17–21, in Alushta, Ukraine.

Prof. Alexander D. Pogrebnjak during his visit to Poitiers, France, 2013.

Prof. Alexander D. Pogrebnjak at the Department of Nanoelectronics, 2012.

Prof. Alexander D. Pogrebnjak and Dr. Oleksandr Bondar, Institute Pprime, University of Poitiers, Poitiers, France, 2013.

Prof. R. Krause-Rehberg (the second from the left side), Michail Kaverin and Alisa Kaverina (the last from the right side) during their visit to Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Germany, 2012.

3rd international conference NAP-2013, September 16–21, Alushta, Ukraine.

Prof. Alexander D. Pogrebnjak at the Department of Nanoelectronics with his scientific group, 2013.

Professor Yoshihiko Takeda and PhD students Demyanenko Artem and Yakushchenko Ivan during fellowship at National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Japan, 2014.

Prof. Alexander D. Pogrebnjak during his visit to University of Poitiers, 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 City Hall, Lviv.

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

Professor Alexander Pogrebnjak in NanoBioMedical Centre, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland.

Professor Alexander Pogrebnjak and his PhD student A.V. Pshyk in NanoBioMedical Centre, Adam Mickiewicz University Poznan, Poland, 2014.

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 during leisure 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. Pogrebnjak - Chairman of the International Conference NAP - 2016, Lviv, Ukraine

Prof. Pogrebnyak during a visit to Lublin University of Technology, Lublin, Poland, 2016

Prof. Pogrebnyak with vice-rectors (Prof. Erdembekov Bauyrzhan Amanheldyyovych and Prof. Manarbek Kalymovych Kylyshkanov, left image), and scientists from S. Amanzholov East Kazakhstan State University, Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan, 2016

Prof. Pogrebnjak with prof. Musil during visit to the nanoelectronics department, Sumy, 2017

Latest books and journals:

List of most recent publications:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. A.D. Pogrebnjak, S.O. Bor’ba, Y.O. Kravchenko, E.O. Tleukenov, C.V. Plotnikov, V.M. Beresnev, Y. Takeda, K. Oyoshi, and A.I. Kupchishin, “Effect of the high doze of N+(1018cm–2) ions implantation into the (TiHfZrVNbTa)N nanostructured coating on its microstructure, elemental and phase compositions, and physico-mechanical properties,” J. Superhard Mater., vol. 38, no. 6, 2016.
  8. 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.
  9. A.D. Pogrebnjak, S.N. Bratushka, O.V. Bondar, D.L. Alontseva, S.V. Plotnikov, andO.M. Ivasishin, Nanocoatings: Nanomaterials and Nanostructures Coatings Fabrication Using Detonationand Plasma Detonation Techniques, inCRC Concise Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology,editedbyBoris Ildusovich Kharisov, Oxana Vasilievna Kharissova, Ubaldo Ortiz-Mendez,2015 by CRC Press, 1186 pages.
  10. A.D. Pogrebnjak, O.V. Bondar, N.A. Azarenkov, V.M. Beresnev, O.V. Sobol, andN.K. Erdybaeva, Nanocoatings: TechnologyofFabrication of Nanostructure (Nanocomposite) Coatings with High Physical and Mechanical Properties Using C-PVD, inCRC Concise Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology,editedbyBoris Ildusovich Kharisov, Oxana Vasilievna Kharissova, Ubaldo Ortiz-Mendez,2015 by CRC Press, 1186 pages.
  11. Pogrebnjak, A.D., Bondar, O.V., Abadias, G., Eyidi, D., Beresnev, V.M., Sobol, O.V., Postolnyi, B.O., Zukowski, P.,Investigation of nanoscale TiN/MoN multilayered systems, fabricated using Arc evaporation, 2015, Acta Physica Polonica A, 128 (5), pp. 836‐840.
  12. Komarov, F.F., Pogrebnyak, A.D., Konstantinov, S.V. Radiation resistance of high‐entropy nanostructured (Ti, Hf, Zr, V, Nb)N coatings, 2015, Physics of nanostructures, Technical Physics, 60 (10), pp. 1519‐1524.
  13. Ivashchenko, V.I., Skrynskii, P.L., Litvin, O.S., Pogrebnjak, A.D., Rogoz, V.N., Abadias, G., Sobol’, O.V., Kuz’menko, A.P. Structure and properties of nanostructured NbN and Nb‐Si‐N films depending on the conditions of deposition: Experiment and theory, 2015, Physics of Metals and Metallography, 116 (10), pp. 1015‐1028.
  14. Pogrebnjak, A.D., Demianenko, A.A., Pshik, A.V., Kravchenko, Y.A., Sobol’, O.V., Beresnev, V.M., Amekura, H., Kono, K., Oyoshi, K., Takeda, Y., Podchernyaeva, I.A. Structural features and physico‐mechanical properties of AlN‐TiB2‐TiSi2 amorphous‐like coatings, 2015, Journal of Superhard Materials, 37 (5), pp. 310‐321.
  15. Pogrebnjak, A.D., Yakushchenko, I.V., Sobol’, O.V., Beresnev, V.M., Kupchishin, A.I., Bondar, O.V., Lisovenko, M.A., Amekura, H., Kono, K., Oyoshi, K., Takeda, Y., Influence of residual pressure and ion implantation on the structure, elemental composition, and properties of (TiZrAlYNb)N nitrides, 2015, Technical Physics, 60 (8), pp. 1176‐1183.
  16. Ivashchenko, V.I., Pogrebnjak, A.D., Sobol’, O.V., Skrynskii, P.L., Rogoz, V.N., Meilekhov, A.A., Dub, S.N., Kupchishin, A.I., Structure and properties of nanocomposite Nb‐Al‐N films, 2015, Physics of the Solid State, 57 (8), pp. 1642‐1646.
  17. Pogrebnjak, A.D., Yakushchenko, I.V., Bondar, O.V., Sobol’, O.V., Beresnev, V.M., Oyoshi, K., Amekura, H., Takeda, Y., Influence of implantation of Au− ions on the microstructure and mechanical properties of the nanostructured multielement (TiZrHf VNbTa)N coating, 2015, Physics of the Solid State, 57 (8), pp. 1559‐1564.
  18. Ivashchenko, V.I., Pogrebnjak, A.D., Sobol’, O.V., Rogoz, V.N., Meilekhov, A.A., Dub, S.N., Kupchishin, A.I., The effect of Al target current on the structure and properties of (Nb2Al)N, films with an amorphous AlN phase, 2015, Technical Physics Letters, 41 (7), pp. 697‐700.
  19. Pogrebnyak, A.D., Kravchenko, Y.A., Dem’yanenko, A.A., Sobol’, O.V., Beresnev, V.M., Pshik, A.V., Peculiarities of the formation of multicomponent AlN‐TiB2‐TiSi2 composite ceramics coatings during heat treatment, 2015, Physics of Metals and Metallography, 116 (6), pp. 576‐585.
  20. Pogrebnjak, A.D., Postol’nyi, B.A., Kravchenko, Y.A., Shipilenko, A.P., Sobol’, O.V., Beresnev, V.M., Kuz’menko, A.P., Structure and properties of (Zr‐Ti‐Cr‐Nb)N multielement superhard coatings, 2015, Journal of Superhard Materials, 37 (2), pp. 101‐111.
  21. 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.
  22. Beresnev, V.M., Torianyk, I.N., Pogrebnjak, A.D., Bondar, O.V., Bilokur, M., Sobol, O.V., Kolesnikov, D.A., Lytovchenko, S.V., Turbin, P.V., Structure and physical and mechanical Properties of nanocomposite (Zr‐Ti‐Cr‐Nb)N and (Ti‐Zr‐Al‐Nb‐Y)N coatings, obtained by vacuum‐arc evaporation method, 2015, Springer Proceedings in Physics, 156, pp. 75‐84.
  23. Pogrebnjak, O.D., Dyadyura, K.O., Gaponova, O.P., Features of thermodynamic processes on contact surfaces of multicomponent nanocomposite coatings with hierarchical and adaptive behavior, 2015, Metallofizika i Noveishie Tekhnologii, 37 (7), pp. 899‐919.
  24. Ivashenko, V.I., Pogrebnyak, A.D., Skrinski, P.L., Rogoz, V.N., Plotnikov, S.V., Erdybaeva, N.K., Tleukenov, E.O. The structure and properties of the nanocomposite films Nb‐Al‐N, 2015, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 81 (1), art. no. 012021.
  25. A.D. Pogrebnjak, N.A. Azarenkov, V.M. Beresnev, S.V. Litovchenko, Influence of deposition parameters on the structure and properties of nitride coatings, in Manufacturing Nanostructures, edited by Waqar Ahmed and Nasar Ali, 2014 by One Central Press (OCP).
  26. 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.
  27. Pogrebnjak A.D. , Berestok T.O. , Opanasyuk A.S., Takeda Y., Oyoshi K., Komarov F.F., Kassi J. Structural properties and elemental composition of Au+ implanted ZnO films, obtained by sol-gel method Journal of Nano- and Electronic Physics Volume 6, Issue 2, Article number 02003, 2014.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. Pogrebnjak A.D., Kaverin M.V., Beresnev V.M. 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 Volume 59, Issue 1, January 2014, Pages 85-92.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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).
  34. A.D. Pogrebnjak, G. Abadias, P. Chartier, O.V. Bondar, I.V. Yakuschenko, Y. Takeda, R. Krause-Rehberg, D.A. Kolesnikov, V.M. Beresnev, J. Partyka, Influence of Deposition Parameters and Thermal Annealing on the Structure and Properties of Nitride Coatings (TiHfZrVNb)N, Acta Physica Polonica A, 2014, Vol. 125, № 6, pp. 1296-1299.
  35. A.D. Pogrebnjak, G. Abadias, O.V. Bondar, B.O. Postolnyi, M.O. Lisovenko, O.V. Kyrychenko, A.A. Andreev, V.M. Beresnev, D.A. Kolesnikov, M. Opielak, Structure and Properties of Multilayer Nanostructured Coatings TiN/MoN Depending on Deposition Conditions, Acta Physica Polonica A, 2014, Vol. 125, № 6, pp. 1280-1283.
  36. A.D. Pogrebnjak, G. Abadias, O.V. Bondar, O.V. Sobol, V.M. Beresnev, A.V. Pshyk, A.A. Demianenko, K.O. Belovol, D.A. Kolesnikov, H. Komsta, High Temperature Annealing of Ion-Plasma Nanostructured Coatings Based on AlN-TiB_2(TiSi_2), Acta Physica Polonica A, 2014, Vol. 125, № 6, pp. 1284-1287.
  37. F.F. Komarov, S.V. Konstantinov, A.D. Pogrebnjak, V.V. Pilko, C. Kozak, M. Opielak, Formation and Characterization of Nanostructured Composite Coatings Based on the TiN Phase, Acta Physica Polonica A, 2014, Vol. 125, № 6, pp. 1292-1296.
  38. A.D. Pogrebnjak, F.F. Komarov, O.V. Sobol, A.Sh. Kaverina, A.P. Shypylenko, C. Karwat, Effect of Thermal Treatment on the Structure and Mechanical Properties of Coatings Based on (Ti, Hf, Nb, Si)N, Acta Physica Polonica A, 2014, Vol. 125, № 6, pp. 1312-1316.
  39. Toryanik I.N., Beresnev V.M., Serduyk I.V., Pogrebnyak A.D., Sobol O.V., Druchinina O.A., Kovalyova M.G., Turbin P.V., Nyemchenko U.S., Kolesnikov D.A., Dmytrenko A.E., Structure and physical and mechanical properties of nanocomposite coatings of the system (Zr-Ti-Cr-Nb)N, obtained by vacuum-arc evaporation method, Problems of Atomic Science and Technology, Volume 89, Issue 1, 2014, Pages 88-91.
  40. 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.
  41. Pogrebnjak A.D., Beresnev V.M., Bondar O.V., Abadias G., Chartier P., Postol'nyi B.A., Andreev A.A., Sobol' O.V., The effect of nanolayer thickness on the structure and properties of multilayer TiN/MoN coatings, Technical Physics Letters, Volume 40, Issue 3, 2014, Pages 215-218.
  42. 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.
  43. Beresnev V.M., Klimenko S.A., Toryanik I.N., Pogrebnjak A.D., Sobol' O.V., Turbin P.V., Grankin S.S., Superhard coatings of the (Zr-Ti-Si)N and (Ti-Hf-Si)N systems produced by vacuum-arc deposition from a separated flow, Journal of Superhard Materials, Volume 36, Issue 1, 2014, Pages 29-34.
  44. 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.
  45.  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.
  46. A.D. Pogrebnjak, I.V. Yakushchenko, G. Abadias, P. Chartier, O.V. Bondar, V.M. Beresnev, Y. Takeda, O.V. Sobol’, K. Oyoshi, A.A. Andreyev, B.A. Mukushev, The effect of the deposition parameters of nitrides of high-entropy alloys (TiZrHfVNb)N on their structure, composition, mechanical and tribological properties,Journal of Superhard Materials, 2013, Volume 35, Issue 6, pp 356-368.
  47. A.D. Pogrebnyak, F.F. Komarov, A.Sh. Kaverina, O.V. Sobol’, Yu.N. Tyurin, A.I. Kupchishin, M.K. Kylyshkanov, Effect of the deposition parameters on the structure and physicochemical properties of protective Al2O3 coatings,Technical Physics, 2013, Volume 58, Issue 11, pp. 1688-1691.
  48. A.D. Pogrebnjak, V.N. Borisyuk, A.A. Bagdasaryan, Numerical analysis of the morphological and phase changes in the TiN/Al2O3 coating under high current electron beam modification, Condensed Matter Physics, 2013, vol. 16, No. 3, p. 33803:1-8.
  49. D. Alontseva, A. Pogrebnjak, T. Kolesnikova, A. Russakova, Modeling of processes in Co-based coatings exposed to plasma jet irradiation, Medziagotyra, Volume 19, Issue 3, 2013, pp. 277-282.
  50. A.D. Pogrebnjak, V.M. Beresnev, A.V. Bondar’, M.V. Kaverin, A.G. Ponomarev, Investigation of (Ti–Zr–Hf–V–Nb)N Multicomponent Nanostructured Coatings before and after Thermal Annealing by Nuclear Physics Methods of Analysis, Russian Physics Journal, Volume 56, Issue 5, pp 532-541, 2013.
  51. Pogrebnjak, A.D., Structure and properties of nanostrutured (Ti-Hf-Zr-V-Nb)N coatings,Journal of Nanomaterials, Volume 2013, pp. 1-12, 2013.
  52. R. Krause-Rehberg, A. D. Pogrebnyak, V. N. Borisyuk, M. V. Kaverin, A. G. Ponomarev, M. A. Bilokur, K. Oyoshi, Y. Takeda, V. M. Beresnev, O. V. Sobol’, Analysis of local regions near interfaces in nanostructured multicomponent (Ti-Zr-Hf-V-Nb)N coatings produced by the cathodic-arc-vapor-deposition from an arc of an evaporating cathode, The Physics of Metals and Metallography, Volume 114, Issue 8, pp 672-680, 2013.
  53. Pogrebnjak, A., Baidak, V., Beresnev, V., Turbin, P., Makhmudov, N., Il'yashenko, M., Kolesnikov, D., Tashmetov, M., Physical-mechanical properties of superhard nanocomposite coatings on base Zr-Ti-Si-N, Medziagotyra, Volume 19, Issue 2, Pages 140-143, 2013.
  54. A.A. Andreev, V.M. Beresnev, M.A. Volosova, S.N. Grigor’ev, D.A. Kolesnikov, A.D. Pogrebnyak, I.V. Serdyuk, O.V. Sobol’, P.V. Turbin, Tribological characteristics of nanocomposite vacuum-plasma Ti-Hf, Ti-Hf-N, and Ti-Hf-Si-N coatings, Journal of Friction and Wear, Volume 34, Issue 3, pp 175-182, 2013.
  55. Komarov, F.F., Pilko, V.V., Pogrebnjak, A.D., Karvat, C., Kiszczak, K., Kozak, C., Formation of perspective composite coatings by ion-beam assisted deposition, Acta Physica Polonica A, Volume 123, Issue 5, Pages 800-803, 2013.
  56. Pogrebnjak, A.D., Shypylenko, A.P., Amekura, H., Takeda, Y., Opanasyuk, A.S., Kurbatov, D.I., Kolotova, I.A., Klymov, O.V., Kozak, C., Effect of Cu negative ion implantation on physical properties of Zn1-xMnxTe films, Acta Physica Polonica A, Volume 123, Issue 5, Pages 939-942, 2013.
  57. Alontseva, D., Krasavin, A., Pogrebnjak, A., Russakova, A., Modification of Ni-based plasma detonation coatings by a low-energy DC E-Beam, Acta Physica Polonica A, Volume 123, Issue 5, Pages 867-870, 2013.
  58. Pogrebnjak, A.D. , Prozorova, M.S., Kovalyova, M.G., Kolisnichenko, O.V., Beresnev, V.M., Oyoshi, K., Takeda, Y., Kaverina, A.S., Shypylenko, A.P., Partyka, J., Formation of multilayered Ti-Hf-Si-N/NbN/Al2O3 coatings with high physical and mechanical properties, Acta Physica Polonica A, Volume 123, Issue 5, Pages 813-815, 2013.
  59. Pogrebnjak, A.D., Beresnev, V.M., Kolesnikov, D.A., Bondar, O.V., Takeda, Y., Oyoshi, K., Kaverin, M.V., Sobol, O.V., Krause-Rehberg, R., Karwat, C., Multicomponent (Ti-Zr-Hf-V-Nb)N nanostructure coatings fabrication, high hardness and wear resistance, Acta Physica Polonica A, Volume 123, Issue 5, Pages 816-818, 2013.
  60. A.D. Pogrebnyak, V.M. Beresnev, D.A. Kolesnikov, M.V. Kaverin, A.P. Shypylenko, K. Oyoshi, Y. Takeda, R. Krause-Rehberg, A.G. Ponomarev, The effect of segregation and thermodiffusion on the formation of interfaces in nanostructured (Ti-Hf-Zr-V-Nb)N multielement coatings, Technical Physics Letters, Volume 39, Issue 3, pp 280-283, 2013.
  61. Azarenkov, N.A., Beresnev, V.M., Toryanik, I.S., Pogrebnjak, A.D., Sobol, O.V., Drobyshevskaya, A.A., Kropotov, A.Y., Tolmacheva, G.N., Klymenko, S.A., Turbin, P.V., Lytovchenko, S.V., Kolesnikov, D.A., Ion-plasma coating AlN-TiB2-TiSi2 systems, obtaining and properties, Problems of Atomic Science and Technology, Issue 2, Pages 144-147, 2013.
  62. Pogrebnjak, A.D., Krause-Rehberg, R., Kupchishin, A.I., Drobyshevskaya, A.A., Ivaschenko, V.I., Shypylenko, A.P. , Kolesnikov, D.A., Erdybaeva, N.K., Influence of thermal annealing on the structure of defects and properties of nanostructures Ti-Si-N coatings obtained by cathode vacuum arc deposition, Problems of Atomic Science and Technology, Issue 2, Pages 134-139, 2013.
  63. Pogrebnjak, A., Bratushka, S., Levintant-Zayonts, N., High dose ion implantation into NiTi for improvement of pseudoplasticity and shape memory effect, Journal of Nano- and Electronic Physics, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp. 01016-1 – 01016-8, 2013.
  64. Tashmetov, M.Y., Em, V.T., Makhkamov, S., Ismatov, N.B., Lee, C.H., Choi, Y.N., Pogrebnjak, A.D., Kalandarov, U.H., Neutron diffraction study of ordered structures and phase transitions in vanadium subcarbide, Journal of Nano- and Electronic Physics, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp. 01018-1 – 01018-4, 2013.
  65. Berestok, T.O., Kurbatov, D.I., Opanasyuk, N.M., Pogrebnjak, A.D., Manzhos, O.P., Danilchenko, S.M., Structural properties of ZnO thin films obtained by chemical bath deposition technique, Journal of Nano- and Electronic Physics, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp. 01009-1 – 01009-4, 2013.
  66. Pogrebnjak, A.D., Muhammed, A.A., Karash, E.T., Jamil, N.Y., Partyka, J., Effects of Al dopant on structural and optical properties of ZnO thin films prepared by sol-gel, Przeglad Elektrotechniczny, Volume 89, Issue 3 B, Pages 315-317, 2013.
  67. A.D. Pogrebnyak, V.M. Beresnev, A.Sh. Kaverina, A.P. Shypylenko, O.V. Kolisnichenko, K. Oyoshi, Y. Takeda, H. Murakami, D.A. Kolesnikov, M.S. Prozorova, Formation of superhard Ti-Hf-Si-N/NbN/Al2O3 multilayer coatings for highly effective protection of steel, Technical Physics Letters, Volume 39, Issue 2, pp 189-192, 2013.
  68. A.D. Pogrebnjak, Yu.A. Kravchenko, Modification of mechanical properties of TiN/Al2O3 and TiN/Cr/Al2O3 coatings using low-energy high-current electron beams, Journal of Superhard Materials, Volume 35, Issue 2, pp. 105-110, 2013.
  69. Pogrebnjak A.D., Shpak A.P., Beresnev V.M., Kolesnikov D.A., Kunitsky Yu.A., Sobol O.V., Uglov V.V., Komarov F.F., Shypylenko A.P., Demyanenko A.A., Baidak V.S., Grudnitskii V.V. Effect of Thermal Annealing in Vacuum and Air on Nanograin Sizes in Hard and Superhard Coatings Zr-Ti-Si-N Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. – 2012. – V.12, №12. – P. 9213-9219.
  70. Pogrebnyak, A.D., Ponomarev, A.G., Kolesnikov, D.A., Beresnev, V.M., Komarov, F.F., Mel'nik, S.S., Kaverin, M.V., Effect of mass transfer and segregation on the formation of superhard nanostructured Ti-Hf-N(Fe) coatingsTechnical Physics Letters, 38 (7), pp. 623-626, (2012).
  71. Pogrebnjak, A.D., Beresnev, V.M., Demianenko, A.A., Baidak, V.S., Komarov, F.F., Kaverin, M.V., Makhmudov, N.A., Kolesnikov, D.A., Adhesive strength, superhardness, and the phase and elemental compositions of nanostructured coatings based on Ti-Hf-Si-NPhysics of the Solid State, 54 (9), pp. 1882-1890, (2012).
  72. Pogrebnjak, A.D., Mahmood, A.M., Demianenko, A.A., Baidak, V.S., Beresnev, V.M., Shypylenko, A.P., Grudnitskii, V.V., Zhukowski, P., Physical and mechanical properties, effect of thermal annealing in vacuum and in air on nanograin sizes in hard and superhard coatings Zr-Ti-Si-N [Fizyczne i mechaniczne wlasciwosci, wplyw wygrzewania w prуzni i w powietrzu na nanorozmiarowe ziarna w twardych i supertwardych powlokach Zr-Ti-Si-N]Przeglad Elektrotechniczny, 88 (7 A), pp. 315-318, (2012).
  73. Pogrebnyak, A.D., Kylyshkanov, M.K., Tyurin, Y.N., Kaverina, A.S., Yakushchenko, I.V., Borisenko, A.A., Postol'ny, B.A., Kulik, I.A., Properties and structure of oxidized coatings deposited onto Al-Cu and Al-Mg alloysTechnical Physics, 57 (6), pp. 840-848, (2012).
  74. Pogrebnyak, A.D., Beresnev, V.M., Kaverina, A.S., Kolesnikov, D.A., Yakushchenko, I.V., Ilyashenko, M.V., Makhmudov, N.A., Adhesive strength and physical, mechanical, and triboengineering properties of nano- and microstructural Al2O3 coatingsJournal of Friction and Wear, 33 (3), pp. 195-202, (2012).
  75. Pogrebnyak, A.D., Beresnev, V.M., Shpak, A.P., Konarskii, P., Komarov, F.F., Kirik, G.V., Makhmudov, N.A., Kolesnikov, D.A., Uglov, V.V., Sobol, O.V., Kaverin, M.V., Grudnitskii, V.V.,Effect of deposition parameters on the superhardness and stoichiometry of nanostructured Ti-Hf-Si-N filmsRussian Physics Journal, 54 (11), pp. 1218-1225, (2012).
  76. 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 nanoobjectsPhysics Uspekhi, 55 (3), pp. 270-300 (2012).
  77. Alexander D.Pogrebnjak and V.M. Beresnev, Nanocoatings, Nanosystems, Nanotechnologies-books,Bentham Sci.Publ., 155 pp., (2012).
  78. A.D. Pogrebnjak, A.P. Shpak, V.M. Beresnev, M.V. Il’yashenko, F.F. Komarov, A.P. Shypylenko, M.V. Kaverin, P.V. Zukovski, Y.A. Kunitskyi, D.A. Kolesnikov, O.V. Kolisnichenko and N.A. Makhmudov, Structure and Properties of Nano- and Microcomposite Coating Based on Ti–Si–N/WC–Co–Cr, Acta Physica Polonica A, №1, Vol.120, pp.100-104, (2011).
  79. A.D. Pogrebnjak, A.P. Shpak, G.V. Kirik, N.K. Erdybaeva, M.V. Il’yashenko, A.A. Dem’yanenko, Yu.A. Kunitskii, A. Sh. Kaverina, V.S. Baidak, N.A. Makhmudov, P.V. Zukowski , F.F. Komarov, V.M. Beresnev, Sh.M. Ruzimov, A.P. Shypylenko, Multilayered Nano–Microcomposite Ti–Al–N/TiN/Al2O3 Coatings. Their Structure and Properties, Acta Physica Polonica A, №1, Vol.120, pp.94-99, (2011).
  80. A.D. Pogrebnyaka, S.N. Bratushkaa, M.V. Il’yashenko N.A. Makhmudov, O.V. Kolisnichenko, Yu.N. Tyurin, V.V. Uglov, A.V. Pshik, and M.V. Kaverin, Tribological and Physical–Mechanical Properties of Protective Coatings from Ni–Cr–B–Si–Fe/WC–Co–Cr before and after Fission with a Plasma Jet, Journal Friction and Wear, Vol. 32, №.2, pp. 84–90, (2011).
  81. O.V. Sobol’, A.D. Pogrebnyak and V.M. Beresnev, Effect of the Preparation Conditions on the Phase Composition, Structure, and Mechanical Characteristics of Vacuum_Arc Zr–Ti–Si–N CoatingsThe Physics of Metals and Metallography, Vol. 112, No. 2, pp. 188–195, (2011).
  82. A.D. Pogrebnyak, A.P. Shpak, V.M. Beresnev, G.V. Kirik, D.A. Kolesnikov, F.F. Komarov, P. Konarski, N.A. Makhmudov, M.V. Kaverin, V.V. Grudnitskii, Stoichiometry, phase composition, and properties of superhard nanostructured Ti-Hf-Si-N coatings obtained by deposition from high-frequency vacuum-arc dischargeTechnical Physics Letters, Volume 37, Issue 7, July, Pages 636-639, (2011).
  83. A.D. Pogrebnjak, V.V. Uglov, M.V. Il'yashenko, V.M. Beresnev, A.P. Shpak, M.V. Kaverin, N.K. Erdybaeva, Yu.A. Kunitskyi, Yu.N. Tyurin, O.V. Kolisnichenko, N.A. Makhmudov, and A.P. Shypylenko, Nano-Microcomposite and Combined Coatings on Ti-Si-NAA/C-Co-Cr/Steel and Ti-Si-N/(Cr3C2)75-(NiCr)25Base: Their Structure and PropertiesNanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology IV: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 31, Issue 7, pp. 115-126, (2010).
  84. A.D. Pogrebnjak, O.V. Sobol, V.M. Beresnev, P.V. Turbin, G.V. Kirik, N.A. Makhmudov, M.V. Il'yashenko, A.P. Shypylenko, M.V. Kaverin, M.Yu. Tashmetov, and A.V. Pshyk, Phase Composition, Thermal Stability, Physical and Mechanical Properties of Superhard On Base Zr-Ti-Si-N Nanocomposite CoatingsNanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology IV: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 31, Issue 7, pp. 127-138, (2010).
  85. V.M. Bersenev, A.D. Pogrebnyak, P.V. Turbin, S.N. Dub, G.V. Kirik, M.K. Kylyshkanov, O.M. Shvets, V.I. Gritsenkog, and A.P. Shipilenko, Tribotechnical and Mechanical Properties of Ti-Al-N Nanocomposite Coatings Deposited by the Ion-Plasma Method, Journal of Friction and Wear, Vol. 31, No. 5, pp. 349-355, (2010).
  86. V.M. Beresnev, O.V. Sobol, A.D. Pogrebnjak, P.V. Turbin, and S.V. Litovchenko, Thermal Stability of the Phase Composition, Structure, and Stressed State of Ion-Plasma Condensates in the Zr-Ti-Si-N System, Technical Physics, Vol. 55, No. 6, pp. 871-873, (2010).
  87. Alexander D. Pogrebnjak, Mariya M. Danilionok, Vladimir V. Uglov, Nazgul K. Erdybaeva, Grigoriy V. Kirik, Sergey N. Dub, Vyacheslav S. Rusakov, Andrey P. Shypylenko, Pawel V. Zukovski, Yuriy Zh. Tuleushev, Nanocomposite protective coatings based on Ti–N–Cr/Ni–Cr–B–Si–Fe, their structure and propertiesVacuum, 83, S235-239, (2009).
  88. A.D. Pogrebnjak, S.N. Bratushkaa, V.V. Uglov, V.S. Rusakov, V.M. Beresnev, V.M. Anischik, L.V. Malikova, N. Levintant and P. Zukovski, Structures and properties of Ti alloys after double implantationVacuum, 83, S240-S244, (2009).
  89. 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).
  90. Pogrebnyak, A.D., Sobol', O.V., Beresnev, V.M., Turbin, P.V., Dub, S.N., Kirik, G.V., Dmitrenko, A.E., Features of the structural state and mechanical properties of ZrN and Zr(Ti)-Si-N coatings obtained by ion-plasma deposition technique Technical Physics Letters, 35 (10), pp. 925-928, (2009).
  91. Pogrebnyak, A.D., Bratushka, S.N., Malikov, L.V., Levintant, N., Erdybaeva, N.K., Plotnikov, S.V., Gritsenko, B.P., Effect of high doses of N+, N+ + Ni+, and Mo+ + W+ ions on the physicomechanical properties of TiNi Technical Physics, 54 (5), pp. 667-673, (2009).
  92. Books New Nanotechnologies, edit. A. Malik and R.J. Rawat. A.D.Pogrebnjak, A.P.Shpak, V.M.Beresnev., Structure and Properties of Protective Composite Coatings and Modified Surface Prior and After Plasma High Energy Jets Nova Science Publisher, Chapter 2, pp. 25-114, P.787, (2009).
  93. Nikolai N. Cherenda, Vladimir V. Uglov, Marina G. Poluyanova, Valentin M. Astashynski, Anton M. Kuzmitski, Alexander D. Pogrebnjak, Bernd Stritzker, The Influence of the Coating Thickness on the Phase and Element Composition of a ‘Ti Coating/Steel’ System Surface Layer Treated by a Compression Plasma FlowPlasma Process. Polym , 6, S178-S182, (2009).
  94. P. Zukowski, Cz. Karwat, Cz. Kozak, T. Kołtunowicz, A. Pogrebnjak, S.N. Bratushka, Y. Kravchenko, Sh. Rusimov, M.K. Kylyshkanov, Modification of properties of hybrid TiN/Al2O3 coatings using Electron Beam Melting Przeglad Elektrotechniczny, 84 (3), pp. 297-300, (2008).
  95. Pogrebnjak, A.D., Ruzimov, Sh.M., Alontseva, D.L., Zukowski, P., Karwat, C., Kozak, C., Kolasik, M., Structure and properties of coatings on Ni base deposited using a plasma jet before and after electron a beam irradiationVacuum, 81, pp. 1243-1251, (2007).
  96. Pogrebnjak, A.D., Noli, F., Misaelides, P., Hatzidimitriou, A., Pavlidou, E., Investigation of the characteristics and corrosion resistance of Al2O3/TiN coatingsApplied Surface Science, 252 (23), pp. 8043-8049, (2006).
  97. Pogrebnyak, A.D., Gritsenko, B.P., Duvanov, S.M., Pogrebnyak, N.A., Kylyshkanov, M.K., Ponaryadov, V.V., Electron-beam-induced modification of stoichiometry and acceleration of titanium diffusion in Al2O3/Al/C structures, Technical Physics Letters, 32 (12), pp. 1060-1063, (2006).
  98. A.D. Pogrebnjak, Yu.A. Kravchenko, S.B. Kislitsyn, Sh.M. Ruzimov, F. Nolid, P. Misaelides, A. Hatzidimitriou, TiN/Cr/Al2O3 and TiN/Al2O3 hybrid coatings structure features and properties resulting from combined treatmentSurface and Coatings Technology, Issue 7, p.p. 2621-2632, (2006).
  99. A.D. Pogrebnjak, Yu.N. Tyurin, Modification of material properties and coating deposition using plasma jetsPhysics - Uspekhi, 48 (5), pp. 487 - 514, (2005).
  100. K.K. Kadyrzhanov, F.F. Komarov, A.D. Pogrebnjak, V.S. Rusakov, T.E. Turkebaev, Ion Beams and Ion Plasma Modification of Materials, Moscow State University Publishers, 2005, p. 640.
  101. V.I. Boĭko, A.N. Valyaev, A.D. Pogrebnyak, Metal modification by high-power pulsed particle beamsPhysics - Uspekhi, 42, pp. 1139-1166, (1999).

List of participation in research projects:

2016-2018 The physical basis of the formation and properties of nanostructured borids, nitrides and borid-nitrides films of transition metals for use in mechanical engineering
2015-2017 Development of material science basics of structural engineering vacuum plasma superhard coatings to achieve the required functional properties
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 amount of Bachelor, Mr. Sci., Ph.D. and Dr. Sci. theses, supervised by Prof. A.D. Pogrebnjak, 25, 32, 18 and 5 respectively (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:

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 230 papers, which are represented in database Scopus, has 67 patents (including 11 international), 2 books in Ukrainian, 8 books in Russian, 4 books 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 – Lviv, 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 Belarusian Technological University, Minsk, Belarus.

Invited professor at S. Amanzholov East Kazakhstan State University, Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan

Editor of High Temperature Materials Processing, USA.

Editor of publishing company Elsevier (Resource-Efficient Technology), Holland.

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.