• Thermodynamic properties of inorganic materials
  • Solidification of inorganic materials
  • Development of alloys, optimization of alloys compositions and heat treatment


  • Aluminium alloys
  • Steels
  • Superalloys, including Pt based superalloys
  • Ceramic materials and slags


  • Computational Thermodynamics
  • Experimental thermochemistry: Calorimetry, thermal analysis
  • Microstructural analysis of materials


  • 2013-2014 Joint project with Vyksa Steel Works „Investigations of the influence the chemical composition of chromium steels on the character formation of oxides during welding ERW”
  • 2014-2015 Joint project with the department of physical chemistry „Effect of phase formation and impurity absorption at grain boundaries on microstructure and temperature brittleness in low alloyed, low carbon steels for reactor vessel after long operation”, Funded by RFBR
  • 2014-2015 „Integrated experimental and theoretical development of thermodynamic data for inorganic and metallurgical systems”, Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation in the framework of Increase Competitiveness Program of NUST „MISIS” (№ К2-2014-014)
  • 2014-2015 „Construction of the improved thermodynamic database for calculation of phase equilibria in stainless steels”, Funded by RFBR
  • 2014-2015 Joint project with JSC ‘Almalyk Mining-Metallurgical Complex’ „Investigation of the phase composition and crystallisation of waste slags from the Almalyk copper flash smelting process”