Prof. Dr. Irina Zvereva – Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia

Prof. Dr. Irina Zvereva

Prof. Dr. Irina Zvereva

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Education (Degrees, Dates, Universities): 

2004 Dr.Sc. (Inorganic Chemistry), Saint-Petersburg State University
1978  Ph.D.  (Physical Chemistry), Saint-Petersburg State University


Career/Employment (Employers, Positions and Dates): 

From 2012Director of Centre of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, St. Petersburg State University
From 2005Professor, St. Petersburg State University, Department of Chemical Thermodynamics and Kinetics
1997- 2004Associate Professor, St. Petersburg State University
1992 – 1997Senior lecturer, St. Petersburg State University
1988 – 1991Assistant Professor, St. Petersburg State University
1979 – 1987Scientist, St. Petersburg University


Fields of Specialization

Main fieldMaterials Science
Other fields Thermodynamics, Kinetics, Photocatalysis


Research activities

1995-1997Co-Director of NATO Collaborative Research Grant, HTECH.CRG 950381 “Ordering and chemical bonding in open structure of diluted ferrites” (in cooperation with Prof. J.Choisnet, Centre de Recherche sur la Matiere Divisee, University d’Orleans, France.
2008 -2009Leader of State Contract № 02.513.11.3400 “Development of technology of synthesis of photoactive nanocrystal catalyst for purification and disinfection of water”
2007-2008Co-Principal Investigator of National Taiwan University of Science and Technology Contract RP07-1 “Design of catalysts on the base of layered oxides for decomposition of water and waste compounds” (Prof. Jhy-Chem Liu)
Period 1997-2017Leader of eight grants supported by Russian Found of Basic Research/


  • Member of Russian Chemical Society
  • Editor of Glass Physics and Chemistry
  • Associate Editor of Journal Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry (from 2018)


WoS – 115 publications, h-index – 12

2012 – 2017

  • M. Sankovich, A. V. Markin, N. N. Smirnova, M. D. Bal’makov, I. A. Zvereva. Isobaric heat capacity and standard thermodynamic properties of NaLaTiO4 and Na2La2Ti3O10 over the range of (7 to 670) K Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 2017. DOI 10.1007/s10973-017-6685-6
  • E. Kamminga, A.Stroppa, S.Picozzi, M. Chislov, I.Zvereva, J.Baas, A. Meetsma, G. R. Blake, T.T.M. Palstra. The polar nature of (CH3NH3)3Bi2I9 perovskite-like hybrids. Inorg.Chem., 2017, 56 (1),  33–41/ DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b01699  
  • S. Merenkov, A.A. Burovihina, Y.M. Zhukov, I.A. Kasatkin, O.S. Medvedev, I.A. Zvereva, M.L. Kosinova. Thermal stability of UV light emitting boron nitride nanowalls. Materials & Design. 2017, V. 117, . P. 239–247.
  • A. Petrov, N.. A. Melnikova, A. V. Petrov, O. I. Silyukov, I. V. Murin, I. A. Zvereva. Experimental investigation and modelling of the Na+ mobility in NaLnTiO4 (Ln = La, Nd) ceramics. Ceramics International. 2017. 43. 10861-10865. DOI: 10.1016/j.ceramint.2017.05.117
  • V. Terekhova, M. V. Chislov, M. A. Brusnikina, E. S. Chibunova, T. V. Volkova, I. A. Zvereva, A. N. Proshin. Thermodynamics and binding mode of novel structurally related 1,2,4-thiadiazole derivatives with native and modified cyclodextrins. Chemical Physics Letters. 2017. V. 671. P. 28–36.
  • Bondarenko, A. Cheremisin, E. Kozlova, I. Zvereva, M.Chislov, M. Myshenkov, V. Novakowski. Experimental investigation of thermal decomposition of Bazhenov formation kerogen: Mechanism and application for thermal enhanced oil Recovery. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 2017, 150, 288-296 (DOI: 10.1016/j.petrol.2016.12.011).
  • F. Sheshko, T. A. Kryuchkova, Yu. M. Serov, I.V.Chislova, I. A. Zvereva New mixed perovskite-type Gd2–xSr1+xFe2O7 catalysts for dry reforming of methane and production of light olefins. Catalysis in Industry 2017; 9(2):162-169
  • I. Niftaliev, I. V. Kuznetsova, M. V. Chislov, L. V. Lygina, I. A. Zvereva. Synthesis and Research of Nanopowders Composed of 0.97ZrO2 · 0.03La2O3. Glass Physics and Chemistry, 2017, Vol. 43, No. 4, pp. 363–367. 10.1134/S1087659617040083
  • Sheshko, T.F., Serov, Y.M., Kryuchkova, I. A. Khayrullina, I.V.Chislova, T.A., Yafarova, L.V., Zvereva, I.A. Study of effect of preparation method and composition on the catalytic properties of complex oxides (Gd,Sr)n+1FenO3n+1 for dry reforming of methane Nanotechnologies in Russia.  2017, Vol. 12, Nos. 3–4, pp. 174–184
  • A. Rodionov, S.A. Fateev, I.A. Zvereva. Synthesis of a New Layered Rb2Nd2Ti3O100 Oxide, Its Hydration and Protonation. Glass Physics and Chemistry, 2017. Vol. 43, No. 6. P. 570–573. DOI: 10.1134/S1087659617060128
  • A. Rodionov, I.A. Zvereva. Photocatalytic activity of layered perovskite-like oxides in practically valuable chemical reactions, Russ Chem Rev, 2016, 85, №3, 248–279.
  • M. Sankovich, I. V. Chislova, A. V. Blokhin, M. D. Bal’makov, I. A. Zvereva. Low-temperature calorimetric study of layered perovskite-like ferrites GdSrFeO4and Gd2SrFe2O7. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 2016, 126, P. 601–608
  • F. Sheshko, Yu. M. Serov, M. V. Dement’eva, A. Shul’ga, I. A. Zvereva. Catalytic Hydrogenation of Carbon Monoxide over Nanostructured Perovskite-Like Gadolinium and Strontium Ferrites. Russian Journal of Physical Chemistry A. Vol. 90, No. 5, 2016, P. 926-931
  • A. Letyanina, N. S. Tsvetov, I. A. Zvereva, A. M. Toikka. Measurement and prediction of excess molar enthalpies for ternary mixture n-propanol + acetic acid + n-propyl acetate at 313.15 K. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 2016. – 124. – P. 693-699. doi:10.1007/s10973-016-5236-x
    • F. Sheshkoa, Yu. M. Serova, T. A. Kryuchkovaa, I. A. Khairullinaa, I. V. Chislovab, and I. A. Zverevab
      Interaction between Carbon Oxides, Hydrogen and Fe2O3 and An + 1FenO3n + 1 (A = Gd, Sr, n = 1, 2, …, ∞). Russian Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 2016, Vol. 90, No. 6, pp. 1137–1142.
  • A. Burovikhina, I.A. Rodionov, M.V. Chislov, D.A. Porotnikov, I.A. Zvereva. Photocatalytic activity of layered niobates ANdNb2O7 (A = H, Li, Na, Rb, Cs). International Journal of Nanotechnology 2016 V.13 P.158-167.
  • N. Bugrov, I.A. Rodionov, I.A. Zvereva, R.Yu. Smyslov; O.V. Almjasheva. Photocatalytic activity and luminescent properties of Y, Eu, Tb, Sm and Er-doped ZrO2nanoparticles obtained by hydrothermal method. International Journal of Nanotechnology 2016 Vol. 13 No. 1/2/3 147-157
  • Utkina, M. Chislov, O. Silyukov, A. Burovikhina, I. Zvereva. TG and DSC investigation of water intercalation and protonation processes in perovskite-like layered structure of titanate K2Nd2Ti3O10. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 2016, 125, – P. 281-287.
  • M. Zhukov, A. Yu. Efimov, M. G. Shelyapina, V. Petranovskii, E. V. Zhizhin, A. A. Burovikhina, I. A. ZverevaEffect of preparation method on the valence state and encirclement of copper exchange ions in mordenites Microporous and Mesoporous Materials . 2016. 224. 415-419
  • Bugrov A.N., Abdulaeva L.D., Silyukov O.I., Burovikhina А.А., Latysheva E.N., Manucharov Yu.S., Zvereva I.A. Soft chemistry synthesis and dielectric properties of A-site deficient perovskite-type compound La2/3TiO3-δ . Ceramics International. 2016. 42. 1698-1704.
  • M. Kalinkin, A.V. Usol’tsev, E.V. Kalinkina, I.A. Zvereva, M.V. Chislov, V.N. Nevedomskii. Effect of Mechanical Activation of Coprecipitated Precursor on Synthesis of La2Zr2O7 . Ceramics International. 2016. V. 42. 15843–15848
  • Silyukov, O. I.; Abdulaeva, L. D.; Burovikhina, A. A.; Rodionov, I. A.; Zvereva, I. A. Phase transformations during HLnTiO4 (Ln=La, Nd) thermolysis and photocatalytic activity of obtained compounds. // Journal of Solid State Chemistry. 2015, 226, 101–106 02.008.
  • Letyanina, N. Tsvetov,  I. Zvereva,  A. Samarov, A. Toikka/ Excess molar enthalpies for binary mixtures of n-propanol, acetic acid, and n-propyl acetate at 313.15K and atmospheric pressure / // Fluid Phase Equilib. – 2014. – V.381 – P. 77–82.
  • A. Burovikhina, M. V. Chislov, I. A. Rodionov, D. A. Porotnikov, I. A. Zvereva. Photocatalytic activity and intercalation of layered perovskite-like tantalates ANdTa2O7 (A = H, Li, Na, K, Rb, Cs). // Russian Journal of General Chemistry. 2014. V. 84. Р. 1893-1898  IF=0.432
  • A. Rodionov, E. V. Mechtaeva, I. A. Zvereva. Photocatalytic Activity of TiO2−MOx Composites in the Reaction of Hydrogen Generation from Aqueous Isopropanol Solution. // Russian Journal of General Chemistry. 2014. V. 84 N 4. Р.611-616
  • Sankovich A.M., Zvereva I.A. A study of the thermal decomposition of layered perovskite-like oxides ANdTiO4 and A2Nd2Ti3O10 (A = Na, K) // Journal of Structural Chemistry. 2014. V.55. No.4. P. 771–778.
  • Zvereva I., Rodionov I. Photocatalytic Properties of Perovskite-Type Layered Oxides / J. Zhang, H. Li Perovskite: Crystallography, Chemistry and Catalytic Performance // Nova Science Publishers, New York. 2013. P. 181-198.
  • D. Abdulaeva, O.I. Silyukov, Yu.V. Petrov, I.A. Zvereva Low-Temperature Transformations of Protonic Forms of Layered Complex Oxides HLnTiO4 and H2Ln2Ti3O10 (Ln = La, Nd) // Journal of Nanomaterials, 2013, art. N 514781
  • Rodionov, O. I. Silyukov, T. D. Utkina, M. V. Chislov, Yu. P. Sokolova, I. A. Zvereva Photocatalytic properties and hydration of perovskite-type layered titanates A2Ln2Ti3O10 (A = Li, Na, K; Ln = La, Nd) // Russian Journal of General Chemistry. 2012. V. 82, №7, P. 1191-1196..
  • Rodionov, O. I. Silyukov, I. A. Zvereva Study of photocatalytic activity of layered oxides: NaNdTiO4, LiNdTiO4, and HNdTiO4 titanates // Russian Journal of General Chemistry. 2012. V. 82. №4, P. 635-638..
  • Gavrilov A.I., Rodionov I.A., Gavrilova D.Yu, Zvereva I.A., Churagulov B.R., Tret’yakov Yu D. Hydrothermal Route to Titania-Based Nanoparticles for Photocatalytic Water Splitting // Doklady Chemistry. 2012. V. 444. № 2. P. 133-136.
  • Zvereva I.A., Kalinkina L.M., Rodionov I.A., Sankovich A.M., Kolesnik I.V., Gudilin E.A. Production of Nanocrystalline Titanium Dioxide Photoactive Coatings for Decomposition of Organic Water Pollutants in a Flow Reactor // Glass Physics and Chemistry. 2012. V.38. No.6. P.504–510
  • Silyukov, M. Chislov, A. Burovikhina, T. Utkina, I. Zvereva Thermogravimetry study of ion exchange and hydration in layered oxide materials // Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry. 2012 V.110. P.187–192