e-mail: davydov@elchem.ac.ru

Alexey D. Davydov
Professor, Frumkin Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences.

Education

1965 Chemistry, Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology, Department of Electrochemical Engineering, Moscow.
1969 Ph.D., Electrochemistry, Institute of Electrochemistry, Academy of Sciences of USSR, Moscow.

Experience and Service

Research Scientist, Frumkin Institute of Electrochemistry, Academy of Sciences of USSR, 1965 - 1988.
Head of Electrochemistry of Metals and Semiconductors Laboratory, Frumkin Institute of Electrochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, 1988 1999.
Deputy Director, Frumkin Institute of Electrochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, 1999 2005.
Head of Physical Electrochemistry Laboratory, Frumkin Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, 2005 present.

Research

  • Electrochemistry of metals: passivity and passivity breakdown, high-rate dissolution and deposition, electrochemical machining, polishing, etching, corrosion of metals.
  • Mass transfer in the electrochemical systems: convective diffusion, migration, natural convection, convective instability, limiting currents, effects of magnetic and centrifugal fields, mathematic modeling.
  • Electrochemistry in medicine.

Professional Societies

Member of International Society of Electrochemistry
Member of Working Party on Electrochemical Engineering, European Federation of Chemical Engineering
Member of Editorial Board of Corrosion Science
Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Russian J. Electrochemistry
Member of Editorial Board of Electroplating and Surface Treatment (Russia)

Publications
Over 400 papers and three books.