Dr. Alexander V. Shapurko
Address: 61 Bolshoy Ave, V.O., St. Petersburg 199178, Russia,
( Russian Academy of Sciences)
Tel.: +7(812) 321-47-77 (work) +7(812) 961-99-15 (mobile)
1993-Present,Institute of Mechanical Engineering Problems (RAS)
Research Scientist, Senior Research Scientist, Head of Laboratory.
Visible results: 8 inventions, more then 20 publications
General areas of activity:
ž Participation in R&D projects related to solid state chemistry, physics and materials science in the USA, Mexico and Russia simultaneously.
ž Technical consulting and troubleshooting for industrial companies in area related to engineerin);
ž Electrochemical gas sensors R&D with Ford Motor Company, USA, 2000-2003
- Developed theory and application of Transient Mode Processing Technique ;
- Developed theory and application of Pressure Modulation Technique( PMT) for gas sensors ;
- Developed totally new apparatus for implementation of PMT
- Developed concept of new generation of sensors – “transient” sensors
- Participated in several projects related to sensors simultaneously.
ž Leak Monitoring System (LMS) R&D with CICESE (Research Center), Mexico, 1999- 2002.
- Developed sensor part of the system according specifications
- Conducted feasibility study of new LMS launch for oil industry in Russia
- Developed new concept of LMS as integral part of production management system
ž Materials development and characterization for optical devices, Northeast Photosciences, USA 1996-1997
- Developed polymer composition and its modifications for gluing optical parts according customer’s specifications
MBA ,Leti-Lovanium International School of Management, St-Petersburg,Russia,( founded by Universite Catholique de Louvain, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium) and St.Petersburg Electrotechnical University ,)2001
PhD in Engineering , Institute of Mechanical Engineering Problems ( Russian Academy of Sciences) , 1995
MS, Radiation Chemistry, St. Petersburg Institute of Technology (Technical University) (former Leningrad Lensovet Institute of Technology), 1982
ž Special American Business Internship Training (SABIT) Program,
University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA (6 month program), 2000
ž Intellectual Property Management, The State Higher Continuous Education Courses for Professional Improvement of Managers, Engineers and Scientists (9 month program), Russia,1990.
1. A.V. Shapurko, K.E. Nietering, and R.E. Soltis “Transient Mode Processing Technique: Theory and Application “, Oral presentation at 203th Meeting of The ECS, 2003,Paris, France.
2. A.V. Shapurko, K.E. Nietering, and R.E. Soltis “Identification of Limiting Factors for the Mass Transport Process through a Solid Body”, Russian Journal of Physical Chemistry, Vol. 77, Suppl. 1, 2003, pp. S171-175.
3. A.V. Shapurko, K.E. Nietering, and R.E. Soltis “Identification of Critical Processes in Solid State Gas Sensors”, Proceeding/Oral presentation at 200th Meeting of The ECS, 2001
4. R.E.Soltis, K.E.Nietering and A.V.Shapurko "A Measurement of Mass Transport Processes Utilizing Pressure Modulation Technique". Oral presentation at 103NDAnnual Meeting of The American Ceramic Society, 2001
5. A.A. Vakulenko, S.A.Kukushkin, A.V. Shapurko "Kinetics of Pore Formation of Crystals with Cesium Chloride Structure". Physics of the Solid State, vol.43, pp.261-264, 2001
6. A.V Shapurko. " Bromine Production Method " , Russian .patent 1775497.
ž Got special acknowledgement letter from Dr. F.Javier Mendieta, CICESE Director General
ž Pictured in Ford Motor Company brochure “Technology and Environmental Programs”
ž Selected for Special American Business Internship Training Program (SABIT) at University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA
Sergey Kukushkin, Professor, Head of Laboratory, Institute of Mechanical Engineering Problems RAS, Russia,
Jacques Ludman, PhD, President, Northeast Photosciences, USA,
Richard Soltis, PhD, Principal Scientist, Ford Motor Company, USA.