Kiryl Yasakau
  Auxiliary Researcher  
  phone: 234401422  
  extension: 24970  
  department: Materials and Ceramic Engineering  
  office: 3.4.29  
  group: 3 - carbon materials, composites and functional coatings
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Short CV

K. Yasakau graduated in Chemistry from the Belarusian State University, Minsk, Belarus, in 2003, he obtained a Master degree in Chemistry/Physical chemistry in 2004 from the same university. In 2011 he received his PhD degree in Material Science from the University of Aveiro, Portugal. K. Yasakau is a co-author of 31 publications, 3 book chapters and 2 patents. K. Yasakau is an active reviewer of Appl. Surf. Sci. and Surf. Coat. Technol. Journals.

Present scientific interests include: development of nanostructured sol-gel coatings and self-healing coatings for active corrosion protection of metals; corrosion protection a of Al, Fe-based, Mg alloys and pure metals; application of SPM microscopy for studying localized corrosion activity of metals and properties of oxide films on aluminium and magnesium alloys.