Head of the Laboratory

Filatov Sergey

Phone: +375(17)325-91-68

2002 - Hydrogen Power Laboratory was organized in Heat and Mass Transfer Institute under the guidance of S. Filatov, PhD.

2005 - Hydrogen Power Department was organized. It included Hydrogen Power Laboratory, Metalhydride Systems Division and High Temperature Fuel and Electrolytic Cells Division.

2009 - Nanostructures Materials Certification Center was organized on the basis of Hydrogen Power Department.

2012 - laboratory was renamed to "Synthesis and Analysis of Micro- and Nanoscale Materials Laboratory".

Main Research Lines

  • New energy technologies development for clean energy. Electrochemical current sources, low and high temperature fuel and electrolytic cells designing and study. Microscale fuel cells;
  • Hydrogen storage technologies, metallhydride hydrogen accumulators and hydrogen compressors development. Endogas and synthesis gas generators development and creation;
  • CVD technologies development for aligned and nonaligned carbon nanotubes synthesis. CVD and PVD industrial techniques for singlewall and multiwall carbon nanotubes production. Techniqes for functional carbon nanomaterials and coatings (including new nanostructured fuel cell electrode materials and heat exchanging systems materials) production;
  • Nanocatalyst syntsesis techniques for fuel cells. New carbon nanotube based nanocatalysts electrocatalytic activity research;
  • Scanning and transmission electron microscopy. Optical microscopy;
  • New materials spectral examination. FTIR and Raman spectroscopy;
  • Thermal methods of analysis, differential scanning calorimetry and thermogravimetry, gas chromatography. Adsorptive characteristics and porosity of materials study. Automated heat capacity and heat conduction of solid and dry materials measurements;
  • Heat and mass exchange processes numerical modelling. Multiprocessor and claster technologies.
  • Experiment automation and new devices and hardware-software solutions designing.


  • Experimental setup for the study of Raman scattering
  • Experimental setup for the study of induced Raman scattering
  • Test bench for optimization of parameters of internal combustion vehicle
  • Experimental setup for study of thermal electromotive force of nanomaterials
  • Experimental test bench for investigation of stability of special protective clothing of heightened temperature exposure for heat loads
  • Experimental setup for investigation of molecular-kinetic properties of disperse systems and sedimentation analysis of carbon nanoparticles
  • Automatized workbench for polymer and composite materials hardness analysis by dynamic method
  • Experimental setup for investigation of microwave adsorption in composite materials
  • Experimental test bench "Spectrometer of differential mobility"
  • Layer-by-layer synthesis unit
  • Experimental setup "Robotic system for investigation of optical characteristics of composite materials on the basis of superdispersed particles"

Experimental equipment

  • Thermal imaging unit Fluke Ti25
  • Automatized Linniks microinterferometer MII-4M with digital inerferogram registration
  • Thermogravimetric scales TGS-1
  • Potentiostat PI 50-1
  • Optical microscopes Celestron
  • IR-thermometers


Flow visualization in industrial combine harvester fans: optimization of PIV algorithms for low tracer concentration

15th International Symposium on Flow Visualization, June 25-28, 2012, Minsk, Belarus.

Filatov S.A., Kuchinski G.S., Dolgikh M.N., Batyrev Y.V.

Fullerene coatings for mobile electrical contacts

International science Conference (September, 24-28 Simferopol)

Shpilevsky E.M., Shpilevsky M.E., Filatov S.A.

Methane-to-hydrogen Conversion in a Reversible Flow Filtration Combustion Reactor

XIVth Minsk International Heat and Mass Transfer Forum. Abstracts of the Reports and Communication. Minsk. 2012. Vol. 2, P. 2. Pp. 444-448.

Dmitrenko Yu. M., Klyovan R.A.

Formation of innovative thinking of scientific workers

International science Conference (11-18 October 2012, Jumba, Tunisia).

Jaafar K.E., Shpilevsky E.M.

The formation of innovative environment: modern problems

"University knowledge to the management for sustainable development" Ulaanbaator. International Conference, 4-6 October 2012. Ulaanbaator: University Press, 2012. PP. 17-21.

Shpilevsky E.M., Zhaafar K.E.

Metallfullerene nanocomposites

International science Conference "Nanomaterials" Minsk, 28-30 june 2012.

Shpilevsky E.M., Shpilevsky M.E.,. Gorokh G.G.