Personal Information

First name David
Family name Belashchenko
Date of birth  24/10/1931

Education

  • Engineer-Metallurgist, June 1953, Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys, Moscow, USSR. Major: High-Temperature Materials
  • PhD: Physics, 1954-1957, Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys , Moscow, USSR
  • DSc: Technics, 1963, Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys, Moscow, USSR  

Employment

  • Assistant Professor, 1958-1963, Department of Physical Chemistry, Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys
  • Associate Professor, 1963-1965, Department of Physical Chemistry, Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys
  • Professor, from 1965, Department of Physical Chemistry, Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys  

Current position 

Professor, Department of Physical Chemistry, Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys, 4 Leninsky Prospect, 119049 Moscow, Russia; dkbel@mail.ru

Research Areas

  • Experimental study of  properties of liquid metals (electric conductivity, viscosity, diffusivity) (Candidate Thesis)
  • Mass transfer in liquid metals in the presence of electric field (Doctoral Thesis)
  • Thermodynamics, statistical mechanics
  • Computer simulation of liquid and amorphous materials
  • Calculation of properties in extreme conditions  

Participation at research projects

Grants of RFBR and Federal Education Agency  

Methods used 

Molecular Dynamics, Continuous static relaxation, Embedded atom model, Specific programs for the analysis of the structure of non-crystalline substances

Awards and Honours

  • Distinguished Scientist of Russian Federation
  • Member of Thermodynamics and Thermo-Chemistry Council of Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Visiting Professor, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  • Soros Professor
  • Distinguished veteran of MISiS
Main Publications