(Oleksandr Markovych FAINLEIB)
Residence: 13D, Akhmatova Street, ap. 330, Kyiv 02068, Ukraine
Phone: +380445595372 (office), +380675050399 (mobile)
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Web site: http://fainleib.jimdo.com
Languages: English, Russian.
Professor, Doctor of Sciences, Ph.D.
National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (NASU)
Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry (IMC)
Polymers: Synthesis, Kinetics, Structure-Properties Relationships, Recycling, Polymer (nano)composites.
Prof. A. Fainleib joined the IMC NASU in 1985 after completing a PhD at Institute of Organo-Element Compounds of Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow. As a post-graduate student he worked in the field of a synthesis and characterization of thermoreactive nitrogen-containing polymers and composites with well known Professors V.A.Pankratov and V.V.Korshak.
He has a Dr.Sc. degree (1996). The title of thesis “Triazine-containing copolymers and interpenetrating polymer networks”. He is a Professor in Macromolecular Chemistry since 2005.
He was elected as a Corresponding Member of the NASU in Macromolecular Chemistry in 2018.
Area of expertise:
Study of reactions of cyclotrimerization of organic compounds terminated with C-N-multiple bonds: isocyanates, cyanate esters, carbodiimides and their interactions with reactive monomers, such as epoxies, glycols, amines, hydrazides, hydrazones on model, oligomeric and polymer systems. Synthesis of triazinecontaining polymers, copolymers, hybrid and interpenetrating polymer networks (IPNs). Chemical and physical modification of crosslinked polymers. Kinetics of synthesis and structure-property relationships for polymer materials obtained. Characterization of phase structure of polymer blends and IPNs. Functionalization and compatibilization of components of polymer blends and IPNs, grafted semi-IPNs and linked IPNs. Thermoplastic elastomers, dynamic vulcanization of rubber phase in thermoplastic matrices. Recycling of thermoplastic and elastomeric wastes, including polyolefins and ground tire rubber. Kinetics of synthesis and structure-property relationships for polymer materials obtained, glass transition behavior and morphology. Rheological measurements, chemical analysis, infra-red spectroscopy, NMR, mass-spectrometry, X-ray analysis, DSC, DMA, TGA, DRS, TSDC techniques. Polymer processing, filming from solutions and melt, compression molding, injection molding, mechanical testing of polymer materials. Polymer composites with dispersed and fibrous fillers. Adhesion properties of polymers. Adhesives, coatings, sealants for electronic, aerospace and automotive industries. Nanocomposites, polymer nanocomposites of thermosets, thermoplastics, IPNs, filled with montmorillonite, carbon nanotubes, POSS. Porous films, nanoporous materials, membranes. Effect of irradiation on polymers structure and properties. Chemical and radiation-chemical modification of asphalt concrete, cement, concrete.
Education and academic degrees:
1979, M.D. – Chemist. Lectrurer - Inorganic Chemistry (sub)department, Chemical Faculty, Saratov University, Russian Federation;
1984, Ph.D. - “Crosslinked oxazolidine-containing polymers. Synthesis and properties”, Chemistry of Macromolecular Compounds, Institute of Organo-Element compounds, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russian Federation;
1996, D.Sci. -“Triazine-containing copolymers and interpenetrating polymer networks”, Chemistry of Macromolecular Compounds, Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry of NASU, Kyiv, Ukraine;
2005, Professor - Chemistry of Macromolecular Compounds of NASU, Kyiv, Ukraine.
1996-present - Leading Research Scientist, Department of Heterochain Polymers and Interpenetrating Polymer Networks, Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (IMC NASU),Kyiv, Ukraine;
1988-1996 - Senior Research Scientist, Department of Interpenetrating Polymer Networks and Systems, IMC NASU, Kyiv, Ukraine;
1987-1988 Research Scientist, Department of Interpenetrating Polymer Networks and Systems, IMC NASU, Kyiv, Ukraine.
1985-1986 Junior Research Scientist, Department of Physical Chemistry of Polymers, IMC NASU, Kyiv, Ukraine.
1982-1984 PhD student, Laboratory of Thermal reactive Nitrogen-containing Polymers, Institute of Organo-Element Compounds, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia.
1980-1981 Chemical Engineer, Institute of iodine-bromine industry, Saki, Ukraine.
Publications : The total number of publications > 570, including 2 books, 24 Chapters in books, > 180 Papers (around 120 in international journals), 53 Patents, around 280 Communications and Posters at international and national conferences, Scopus h-index = 14.
Supervision of thesis’s: Supervisor of 10 Ph.D. thesis’s in specialty of Macromolecular Chemistry.
Founder of Ukrainian scientific school “Polymer systems based on dencely crosslinked Cyanate Ester Resins”.
The member of Editorial Board of International Journal of Nanoparticles and Nanotechnology, Open Macromolecules Journal, World Journal of Nano Science and Engineering (WJNSE). The member of International Scientific Committee of POLYCHAR, World Forum on Advanced Materials.
The rewiever at the «Reactive and Functional Polymers», «Polymer Engineering & Science», «Thermochimica Acta», «Journal of Applied Polymer Science», «Construction & Building Materials», «International Journal of Polymer Science», «Journal of Polymer Engineering», «Macromolecular Symposia», «International Polymer Processing», «Revista Polímeros - Ciência e Tecnologia», «Applied Surface Science», «eXPRESS Polymer Letters», «Scientific Research and Essays», «Journal of Molecular Structure».
The rewiever of the scientific projects at Horison 2020 (EU), Agence Nationale de la Recherche Département Recherches Exploratoires et Emergentes (ANR, France), National Research Foundation (South Africa).
1998: Grant of Ministere de l’Education Nationale , dela Recherche et de la Technologie (France), Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon (INSA), Laboratoire des Matériaux Macromoleculaires (5 months);
The Royal Society Fellowship, Institute of Polymer Technology and Materials Engineering at Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK (2 months);
1999: Grant of Fraunhofer Verein, Fraunhofer Institut Zuverlässigkeit und Mikrointegration, Außenstelle Polymermaterialien und Composite, Teltow, Germany (3 months).
2001: SABIT Fellowship, University of North Texas, Department of Material Engineering, Denton, TX, USA (3 months);
NATO Fellowship, National Technical University, Department of Physics, Athens, Greece (2 months).
2003: The Royal Society Fellowship, Institute of Polymer Technology and Materials Engineering at Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK (2 months);
2004: NATO Fellowship, National Technical University, Department of Physics, Athens, Greece (2 months).
2006: The Royal Society Fellowship and Joint Project, Chemical Engineering, Polymer & Composite Engineering Group,Imperial College London, UK (2 months).
2008: The Royal Society Fellowship and Joint Project, Chemical Engineering, Polymer & Composite Engineering Group,Imperial College London, UK (1 month).
2009: The Royal Society Fellowship and Joint Project, Chemical Engineering, Polymer & Composite Engineering Group,Imperial College London, UK (1 month).
2002- Rouen University, France (5 months).
2003- Rouen University, France (2 months).
2004: Rouen University, France (2 months).
2006: Rouen University, France (1 month).
2008:, Universiity Claude Bernard Lyon 1 (1 month). 2009: Rouen University, France (1 month).
2010: INSA de Rouen, France ( 1 month ).
Universidad Autonomous Estate Mexico, Toluca, Mexico (1 month).
2012: Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Instituto de Macromoleculas, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil (1 year).
2014: National Technical University, Department of Physics, Athens, Greece (1.5 months).
Management of international projects:
12.Comparative investigation of different methods for engineering porous polycyanurate thermosets (2008-2009) Franco (CNRS) – Ukrainian (NASU) Project of Cooperation No 21294. Principal Investigator of the Ukrainian team.
13.Novel thermostable nanoporous films based on polycyanurates for membrane and low permittivity materials (2011-2013). Franco (CNRS) – Ukrainian (NASU) Project of Cooperation, PICS No 5700. Principal Investigator of the Ukrainian team.
14.Modification of bitumen by recycled post-consumer thermoplastics (polyethylene, polypropylene) with surface activated using physical and chemical approaches (2011-2013). Turkish (TUBITAK) – Ukrainian (NASU) Project of Cooperation No 110M400. Principal Investigator of the Ukrainian team.
15.Thalis-NTUA development of self healing composite materials and innovative techniques for structural health monitoring on aerospace applications. Greek Project. Foreign Consultant.
16.Novel nanoporous polycyanurate materials using ionic liquids as porogen (2014-2015). Franco (CNRS) – Ukrainian (NASU) Project of Cooperation No 26199. Principal Investigator of the Ukrainian team.
Management of the national projects
1. Development of nanotechnology of producing hybrid organic-inorganic composite nanomaterials of high thermal stability, adhesion strength and low dielectric loss for elements used in aerospace and electronics. State Target R&D Program “Nanotechnologies and nanomaterials” NASU, Ukraine (2010-2014). Project manager.
2. Development of effective methods of life cycle extension for bridges and building constructions using chemical and radiation-chemical modification of concretes. Target Complex Program of Scientific Research of NASU “Problems of lifetime and exploitation security of constructions, buildings and machines („Lifetime”) (2013-2015). Project manager.
3. The extension of service life of pavement by using thermoplastic elastomers based on waste polymers of different nature as modifiers for bitumen and asphalt. Target Complex Program of Scientific Research of NASU “Reliability and durability of materials, structures, equipment and facilities" (Lifetime-2) (2016-2020). Project manager.
List of the selected publications
1. “Recent developments in polymer recycling”, A. Fainleib, O. Grigoryeva, eds.; Transword Research Network, Kerala, India, 2011.
2. “Thermostable polycyanurates. Synthesis, modification, structure and properties”, A. Fainleib, editor. Nova Science Publishers, New York, 2010.
Chapters in books
The best papers in peer-reviewed journals with the number of citations
2. Baikova L., Pesina T., Sakseyev D., Fainleib A., Bershtein V. Hybrid Cyanate Ester Resin-based nanocomposites: increased
indentation size effect due to anomalous composition of micron subsurface layer. Polym. Test., 53, 15-18 (2016).
3. Gusakova K., Saiter J.-M., Grigoryeva O., Gouanve F., Fainleib A., Starostenko O., Grande D. Annealing Behavior and Thermal Stability of Nanoporous Polymer Films based on High-Performance Cyanate Ester Resins. Polym. Degr. Stab., 120, 402–409 (2015).
4. Ahmedzade P., Fainleib, A., Gunay T., Grigoryeva O., Kultayev B., Starostenko O.Influence of Ion Irradiated Recycled Polyethylene on Physical Properties of Bituminous Binder. Advanced Materials Research, 1125, 360-364 (2015).