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Клямкин Семен Нисонович

Klyamkin Semen Nisonovich


Master of Science, Department of Physical Chemistry, Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys, 1981

Ph.D., Inorganic Chemistry, Lomonosov Moscow State University, 1987

Dr. of Science, Solid State Chemistry, Lomonosov Moscow State University, 2014

Professional Experience 

2000-present      Associate Professor, Faculty of Chemistry, Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU)

1990-2000          Assistant Professor, Faculty of Chemistry, MSU

1993-1994          Visiting Scientist, Laboratoire de Chimie Metallurgique des Terres Rares,                                                CNRS, Meudon, France

1981-1989          Research Associate, Faculty of Chemistry, MSU


The University of your primary employment:

Name of the University - Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Chemistry

Country - Russia

City - Moscow

Name of the Chair/Lab -

Division of Chemical Technology and New Materials, Laboratory of   High-Pressure Chemistry

Research area.

Materials for Hydrogen Storage: metal hydrides, carbon materials, hydrate clathrates, metal-organic frameworks (MOFs).

Mechanochemistry: production of hydride-forming intermetallic compounds, metal-carbon, and metal-    polymer composites, activation of metal-organic frameworks via high-energy ball milling.

Gas adsorption: H2, methane, CO2 in porous matrices under high and very high (up to 2000 bar) pressures,  sorption-desorption hysteresis.

 Membrane materials for gas separation: synthesis of MOF-polymer and metal hydride-polymer composite membranes, their structure, gas sorption and gas transport behavior.

Course development in the field of hydrogen energy, gas separation and storage, physical chemistry of high  pressures for undergraduate and postgraduate students

Academic Degrees and Titles.

Doctor of Science (Solid State Chemistry), docent

Academic Position

Associate Professor

Area of Expertise.

Hydrogen storage, hydrogen materials science, mechanochemistry, sorption interactions in gas-solid systems, high gaseous pressures, hydrides, clathrate hydrate, metal-organic frameworks

Major Scientific Advances.

 - development of new intermetallic and composite materials for hydrogen storage;

 - development of production technology of hydrogen-saturated silica optic fibers (with Fiber Optics Research Center RAS);

 - analysis of equilibria in hydrogen-solid systems (metal hydrides, carbon materials, clathrate hydrate, metal-organic frameworks) in ultrahigh pressure range;

 - evaluation of peculiarities of hysteretic behavior at hydrogen sorption-desorption by hydrogen storage materials.


Research Projects and Contracts.

Project manager

- Federal Targeted Program "Scientific and scientific-pedagogical personnel of innovative Russia" ("New hydrogen-accumulating and hydrogen-generating materials for fuel cell power systems", 2009-2011; "Novel sorbents for high-pressure hybrid hydrogen storage systems", 2012-2013);

- 2 ISTC international partner research projects;

- 8 RFBR projects (current: "Highly porous inorganic and hybrid organic-inorganic materials as adsorbents of gases at high pressures", 2014-2016; "Composite membrane materials on the basis of metal-organic frameworks, hydride-forming intermetallics and polymer binders for hydrogen purification and gas separation in fuel conversion processes", 2014-2016).


Referee, Reviewer.

Russian Chemical Bulletin, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, International Journal of Energy Research, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, Research on Chemical Intermediates


Scientific Recognition

Leninsky Komsomol Prize, 1988



90+ papers in international and Russian scientific journal, 30+ presentations on international conferences


Selected publications:

1. E.A. Berdonosova, K.A. Kovalenko, E.V. Polyakova, S.N. Klyamkin, and V.P. Fedin. Influence of anion composition on gas sorption features of Cr-MIL-101 metal−organic framework. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 119:13098–13104, 2015.

2. V.Yu Zadorozhnyy, S.N. Klyamkin, M.Yu Zadorozhnyy, M.V. Gorshenkov, and S.D. Kaloshkin. Mechanical alloying of nanocrystalline intermetallic compound TiFe doped with sulfur and magnesium. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 615:S569–S572, 2014.

3. S.N. Klyamkin, S.V. Chuvikov, N.V. Maletskaya, E.V. Kogan, V.P. Fedin, K.A. Kovalenko, and D.N. Dybtsev. High-pressure hydrogen storage on modified MIL-101 metal–organic framework. International Journal of Energy Research, 38(12):1562–1570, 2014.

4. S.N. Klyamkin, M.Yu. Yablokova, L.G. Gasanova, A.V. Kepman, V.P. Fedin, and K.A. Kovalenko. Composite membranes containing metal–organic polymers: Morphology and gas transport properties. Petroleum Chemistry, 54(7):482–490, 2014.

5. V.Yu. Zadorozhnyy, S.N. Klyamkin, M.Yu Zadorozhnyy, O.V. Bermesheva, and S.D. Kaloshkin. Mechanical alloying of nanocrystalline intermetallic compound TiFe doped by aluminum and chromium. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 586:S56–S60, 2014.

6. A.Yu. Alentiev, G.N. Bondarenko, Yu V. Kostina, V.P. Shantarovich, S.N. Klyamkin, V.P. Fedin, K.A. Kovalenko, and Yu P. Yampolskii. PIM-1/MIL-101 hybrid composite membrane material: Transport properties and free volume. Petroleum Chemistry, 54(7):477–481, 2014.

7. M.Yu. Zadorozhnyy, S.D. Kaloshkin, S.N. Klyamkin, O.V. Bermesheva, and V.Yu Zadorozhnyy. Mechanochemical synthesis of a TiFe nanocrystalline intermetallic compound and its mechanical alloying with third component. Metal Science and Heat Treatment, 54(9-10):461–465, 2013.

8. V.I. Isaeva, E. Belyaeva, A.N. Fitch, V.V. Chernyshev, S.N. Klyamkin, and L.M. Kustov. Synthesis and structural characterization of a series of novel Zn(ii)-based MOFs with pyridine-2,5-dicarboxylate linkers. Crystal Growth and Design, 2013.

9. E.A. Berdonosova, N.V. Maletskaya, E.V. Kogan, K.A. Kovalenko, S.N. Klyamkin, D.N. Dybtsev, and V.P. Fedin. Synthesis and gas sorption properties of halogen-doped mesoporous chromium(iii) terephthalate. Russian Chemical Bulletin, 62(1):157–162, 2013.

10. V. Zadorozhnyy, S. Klyamkin, M. Zadorozhnyy, O. Bermesheva, and S. Kaloshkin. Hydrogen storage nanocrystalline TiFe intermetallic compound: Synthesis by mechanical alloying and compacting. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 37:17131–17136, 2012.

11. Semen N. Klyamkin, Elena A. Berdonosova, Ekaterina V. Kogan, Konstantin A. Kovalenko, Danil N. Dybtsev, and Vladimir P. Fedin. Influence of MIL-101 doping by ionic clusters on hydrogen storage performance up to 1900 bar. Chemistry - An Asian Journal, 6(7):1854–1859, 2011.

12. V.Yu Zadorozhnyy, S.N. Klyamkin, S.D. Kaloshkin, M.Yu Zadorozhnyy, and O.V. Bermesheva. Mechanochemical synthesis and hydrogen sorption properties of nanocrystalline TiFe. Inorganic Materials, 47(10):1081–1086, 2011.

13. S.A. Lushnikov, S.N. Klyamkin, T.V. Filippova, K.M. Podurets, and A.V. Gribanov. NdRh3-based intermetallic hydrides. Inorganic Materials, 47(3):240–244, 2011.

14. A.I. Kolesnikov, V.E. Antonov, V.S. Efimchenko, G. Granroth, S.N. Klyamkin, A.V. Levchenko, M.K. Sakharov, and Y. Ren. Neutron spectroscopy of magnesium dihydride. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 509:S599–S603, 2011.

15. I.V. Yanilkin, Ye I. Shkol’nikov, S.N. Klyamkin, M.S. Vlaskin, S.A. Yanushko, S.A. Tarasova, B.M. Bulychev, and A.Ye Sheindlin. The combined system for fuel supply of fuel cells on the basis of the aluminum-water hydrogen generator and the metal hybride hydrogen storage. Thermal Engineering, 57(13):1112–1118, 2010.

16. D.N. Dybtsev, K.A. Kovalenko, Yu V. Mironov, V.P. Fedin, G. Ferey, N.A. Yakovleva, E.A. Berdonosova, S.N. Klyamkin, and E.V. Kogan. Reversible sorption of hydrogen on the novel hybrid material based on mesoporous chromium(iii) terephthalate with included rhenium clusters. Russian Chemical Bulletin, 58(8):1623–1626, 2009.

17. V.S. Efimchenko, V.E. Antonov, O.I. Barkalov, S.N. Klyamkin, and M. Tkacz. Two triple points in the H20-H2 system. High Pressure Research, 29(2):250–253, 2009.

18. K.V. Zotov, M.E. Likhachev, A.L. Tomashuk, M.M. Bubnov, M.V. Yashkov, A.N. Guryanov, and S.N. Klyamkin. Radiation-resistant erbium-doped fiber for spacecraft applications. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 55(4):2213–2215, 2008.

19. V.S. Efimchenko, V.E. Antonov, O.I. Barkalov, and S.N. Klyamkin. Temperature-pressure phase diagram of a D2O−D2 system at pressures to 1.8 kbar. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 112(23):7026–7031, 2008.

20. S.N. Klyamkin. Metal hydride compositions on the basis of magnesium as materials for hydrogen accumulation. Russian Journal of General Chemistry, 77(4):712–720, 2007.

21. B. Brichard, A.L. Tomashuk, H. Ooms, V.A. Bogatyrjov, S.N. Klyamkin, A.F. Fernandez, F. Berghmans, and M. Decreton. Radiation assessment of hydrogen-loaded aluminium-coated pure silica core fibres for iter plasma diagnostic applications. Fusion Engineering and Design, 82(15-24):2451–2455, 2007.

22. B. Brichard, A.L. Tomashuk, V.A. Bogatyrjov, A.F. Fernandez, S.N. Klyamkin, S. Girard, and F. Berghmans. Reduction of the radiation-induced absorption in hydrogenated pure silica core fibres irradiated in situ with gamma-rays. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 353(5-7):466–472, 2007.

23. O.A. Veremeeva, N.A. Yakovleva, S.N. Klyamkin, E.A. Berdonosova, and E.V. Shelekhov. Effect of partial substitution of nickel for copper on LaNi5 activation. Russian Chemical Bulletin, 55(6):949–954, 2006.

24. V.S. Efimchenko, V.E. Antonov, O.I. Barkalov, A.I. Beskrovnyy, V.K. Fedotov, and S.N. Klyamkin. Phase transitions and equilibrium hydrogen content of phases in the water-hydrogen system at pressures to 1.8 kbar. High Pressure Research, 26(4):439–443, 2006.

25. R.V. Lukashev, S.N. Klyamkin, and B.P. Tarasov. Preparation and properties of hydrogen-storage composites in the MgH2-C system. Inorganic Materials, 42(7):726–732, 2006.

26. O.I. Barkalov, S.N. Klyamkin, V.S. Efimchenko, and V.E. Antonov. Formation and composition of the clathrate phase in the H2O-H2 system at pressures to 1.8 kbar. JETP Letters, 82(7):413–415, 2005.

27. V.G. Plotnichenko, S.A. Vasiliev, A.O. Rybaltovskii, V.V. Koltashev, V.O. Sokolov, S.N. Klyamkin, O.I. Medvedkov, A.A. Rybaltovskii, A.R. Malosiev, and E.M. Dianov. Hydrogen diffusion and ortho-para conversion in absorption and raman spectra of germanosilicate optical fibers hydrogen-loaded at 150-170 MPa. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 351(49-51):3677–3684, 2005.

28. S.N. Klyamkin, N.S. Zakharkina, and A.A. Tsikhotskaya. Hysteresis and related irreversible phenomena in CeNi5-based intermetallic hydrides: Effect of substitution of Co for Ni. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 398(1-2):145–151, 2005.

29. A.V. Talyzin and S. Klyamkin. Hydrogen adsorption in C60 at pressures up to 2000 atm. Chemical Physics Letters, 397(1-3):77–81, 2004.

30. S.N. Klyamkin and N.S. Zakharkina. Hysteresis and related irreversible phenomena in CeNi5-based intermetallic hydrides - i. peculiarities of the first hydrogenation. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 361(1-2):200–205, 2003.

31. A.A. Salamova, S.N. Klyamkin, and V.N. Verbetsky. Calorimetric investigation of hydrogen interaction with intermetallic compounds at pressure up to 2000 atm. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 330:41–44, 2002.

32. M.T. Hagstrom, S.N. Klyamkin, E.V. Mescheryakova, and P.D. Lund. High-pressure ab(2) metal hydrides with low hysteresis. Journal of Materials Science, 35(1):127–131, 2000.

33. S.N. Klyamkin, D.E. Sklovsky, K. Metenier, S. Bonnamy, and F. Beguin. Hydrogen absorption by carbon nanofilaments at hydrogen pressures up to 2000 bar. Molecular Materials, 13(1-4):367–370, 2000.

34. S.N. Klyamkin, M.T. Hagstrom, E.V. Mescheryakova, and P.D. Lund. Hysteresis in Ce-based AB5-type metal hydrides. Journal of Materials Science, 35(1):133–137, 2000.

35. A.L. Tomashuk, K.M. Golant, E.M. Dianov, O.I. Medvedkov, O.A. Plaksin, V.A. Stepanov, P.A. Stepanov, P.V. Demenkov, V.M. Chernov, and S.N. Klyamkin. Radiation-induced absorption and luminescence in specially hardened large-core silica optical fibers. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 47(3):693–698, 2000.

Patents, Intellectual Property.

12 patents and invention certificates,

You work in NUST MISiS

Collaboration with the Center of Composite Materials NUST MISiS in the field of hydrogen storage materials, joint research projects, 6 published papers and 5 presentation on the conferences

Lectures, Workshops held at NUST MISiS

Lecture on hydrogen storage materials, CCM NUST MISiS 


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