Boris I. Podlovchenko
Principal Scientific Researcher, PhD, Professor , Head of the Laboratory of Electrochemical energetics

Official address:


Department of Electrochemistry
Faculty of Chemistry
M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University
Leninskie Gory,1-str.3, GSP-2
119992 Moscow

Phone +7(495)939-4027



1961 Diploma of M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University (equivalent of MSc)
1964 M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University Candidate of Science (PhD)
1976 M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University Doctor of Science
1990 Professor



1964 Junior Scientific Researcher
1967 Senior Lector
1976 Senior Scientific Researcher
1986 Leading Scientific Researcher
1993 — present Head of the Laboratory of Electrochemical energetics (from2002 — on a voluntary basis)
2002 — present Principal Scientific Researcher



  • 1997 — State Medal «To the Memory of 850-years of Moscow»
  • 1999 — State avard — «Honored worker of Russia Federation»
  • 2004 — Jubilee breastplate «250 Years of M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University»

Main fields of research: Electrochemistry of platinum metals, electrocatalysis

  • Structure of platinum group metals/electrolyte solution interface.
  • Kinetics and mechanism processes on electrodes in fuel cells.
  • Modification of electrodes used in catalysis by microdeposits , polymer films, adatoms, and by method of galvanic replacement.

Current grants

  • «Regularities of formation of electrocatalysts with a nanocomposite structure by the method of galvanic displacement» 2009 — 2011 (RFBR)

Professional Activities and Service

  • Member of the Editorial Board of Journal «Elektrokhimiya»/»Russian Journal of Electrochemistry»/.
  • Member of 2 Academic (Dissertation) Councils.
  • Member of Scientific Council on Electrochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences.
  • Deputy Chairman of the Department of Electrochemistry (1982 -1999).
  • Member of the International Society of Electrochemistry (1997- present).
  • Member of the Scientific Council on complex problem » Methods of the direct energy transformation» Russian Academy of Sciences (1996 -present).


Graduated 11 PhD students