Vladimir Bystrov

Post-doc Fellowship

Short CV


M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Physics and Mathematics, Latvian State University, Riga, Latvia, 1971

Ph.D. in Solid State Physics, Rostov-on-Don State University, Russia, 1984

Dr. Habil. Phys. in Theoretical Physics, Institute of Solid State Physics of University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia, 1993.

This diploma then has been recognized as Dr.Sci. Phys. & Math of Russian Federation in October 1993.


 Work experience:

12/2009 – present


06/2006 – 05/2008
researcher  (research associate)  – post-doc fellow, Dept. of Materials and Ceramics Engineering & CICECO, University of Aveiro, Portugal

01/2002 – present

Leading Scientist and Head of Nano-group in Institute of Mathematical Problems of Biology (IMPB) Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), Pushchino, Moscow region, Russia. (web-site: http://www.impb.ru/index.php?id=div/opit/nano&lang=eng)

05/1991 – 12/2001

Senior Scientist in the same Institute (IMPB RAS), Pushchino, Moscow region, Russia


01/1999 – 06/2006

Professor of the Moscow State University at the Pushchino Branch (1/4 staff)


02/1993 – 06/2006

Professor of the Pushchino State University (1/2 staff)


01/2009 – 03/2009

Visiting scientist, Saarland University, Saarbruecken, Germany


03/2001 – 04/2001

Visiting scientist, City College of the City University of New York, New York, USA


11/1994 – 12/1994


02/1997 – 03/1997

Visiting scientist, Texas Southern University, Houston, USA


01/1994 – 03/2007

Team Leader – Head (and participant) of the various Working Group on the several International projects (with USA and Europe, including INTAS and FP6 EC projects, as well DAAD, DFG with Germany) and Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR), with basic affiliation from IMPB RAS, Pushchino, Russia


09/1989 – 06/1991

Senior Scientist (Doctorant), Dept. Theoretical Phys., University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia


06/1983 – 08/1989

Leading engineer and Assistant Professor of Dept. Standard and Metrology Institute of USSR at the Riga Branch, Riga, Latvia


09/1974 – 05/1983

Scientist and Ass’t Professor, Dept. Physics of Riga Polytechnic Institute (Riga Technical University now), Riga, Latvia


10/1976 – 06/1981

Research Associate (Aspirant), Dept. Physics, Latvian State University, Riga, Latvia


08/1971 – 08/1974

Engineer of Dept. Theoretical Physics of Riga Research Radioisotopes Institute, Riga, Latvia

Scientific Interests

Various fields of solid state physics and material sciences (ferroelectrics, semiconductors, ceramics, films and ferroelectric-like composites etc.),

Nano-size systems and non-linear phenomena: Nonlinear multifunctional materials and molecular nano-structures, such as, hydroxyapatite nano-structures, nanoparticles and ceramics, its surface properties with applications to the biomedicine and biotechnology;

Biological systems and bioferroelectricity - biomembranes, ion channels, etc.

Quantum chemistry and molecular modeling, computers simulation and molecular dynamics run in the various related inter-disciplinary fields (including computational materials science);

Computational modeling of molecular nanostructures and biomolecular nanomaterials, including, polymers (polymer PVDF-based ultra-thin ferroelectric films and related systems) and proteins, such as, lipids-ferroelectric thin films, amino acids and DNA nucleobases, e.g., glycine and thymine nanocrystals, di-phenylalanine and related peptides nanotubes; carbon nanotubes; hydrogen-bonded molecular ferroelectrics and related systems.

Participation in Projects

1) International Project "Bioferroelectricity" from Russian Min.Ind. Sci. &Techn. in cooperation with Texas Southern University, Houston, USA (with Prof. Richard Leuchtag): 1994-1998.- Member of team and Head of Russian team.

This project during evaluation was supported additionally by Russian Foundation for Basic Researches (RFBR) with series of following projects:
1.1) # 95-04-13922-g "Visit with presentation onto 39-th Annual Biophysical Society, USA",
1.2) # 95-04-13936-g "Organizing and conducting in Pushchino Reserach Center of RAS
The Second Workshop with the participation of foreign scientists on the Nonlinear Models
of the Biomembrane Molecular Structures". - Head of project, Organizer and Chair
of this International Meeting in Pushchino, Russia, June 26 - July 1, 1995.
1.3) # 98-04-58524-z "Visit with presentation onto Annual Biophysical Society, USA" and
"Workshop on Condensed-state Models of Voltage-dependent Ion Channels" as part of
the 42-nd Annual Meeting of the BioPhysical Society in Kanzas City, Missouri, USA,
at February 25, 1998. Co-organizer and co-chair with Prof. Richard Leuchtag.

2) International Project "Ion Channels" from Russian Min. Ind. Sci. & Techn. in cooperation with City University of New York, USA (with Prof. Michael Green)): 1999-2002. - Member of team and Head of Russian team from IMPB.

3) Project # 00-02-016682 "Studies of ferroelectric systems with hydrogen bonds and embedded biomolecular components" from Russian Foundation for Basic Researches: 2000-2002.- Project supervisor, and Leader of IMPB team.

4) Project # 05-02-16871 "Ferroelectricity on the molecular level in the ultra-thin films" from Russian Foundation for Basic Researches: 2005-2007.- Participator of project, Member and Head of IMPB team.

5) Research Project "Ferroelectricity on the molecular level" INTAS Ref. Nr. 03-51-3967 in cooperation with Saabruken University (Germany), Riga Technical University (Latvia) and Institute of Crystallography (Moscow, Russia): 2004-2007.- Member and Team leader of IMPB team.

6) Research Project "Polarization-driven self-assembly of organic and biomaterials using ultrathin ferroelectric polymers" INTAS Ref. Nr. 05-1000008-8091 in cooperation with Saabruken University (Germany), Riga Technical University (Latvia), Institute of Crystallography (Moscow, Russia) and University of Aveiro/CICECO (Portugal): 2006-2009.- Team leader of IMPB team and participator of CICECO/UA team.

7) Specific Targeted Project of the 6th Frame Program (FP6) of the European Community "Multifunctional percolated nanostructured ceramics fabricated from Hydroxyapatite" (PERCERAMICS) No. NMP3-CT-2003-504937 in cooperation with 14 organizations from 9 European countries: 2004-2007. - Person in chair (Team leader) of IMPB team.

8) Short International projects in Germany (on the base of Saarland University, Saarbruecken):
a) on “Ferroelectricity on the molecular level: Computational modelling of molecular polarization switching and physical properties of thin P(VDF-TrFE) ferroelectric films” DAAD Nr. 325-rg (2006, 2 months period),
b) on "Modeling of PVDF chain dipole interactions with electrodes and influence of electrodes on PVDF Ferroelectric properties", DFG / DAAD No 325-A09/03515 (2009, 3 months period)

9) Portugal FCT Project # SFRH/ BPD/22230/2005 (starting from 1 august 2006) “Development of polar nano-materials, based on polymer ferroelectric films and self-assembled moleules for biological and memory applications”- Personal grant. – In 2008 – 2009 was a suspended owing urgent family circumstance. – Project is prolonged on the next 3 years (on 2011-2014). – Finished at 31 May 2014.

10) Portugal FCT project # PTDC/CTM/73030/2006 on 3 years (01.11. 2007- 01.11.2010)
“Polarization-driven self-assembly of organic and biomaterials using ferroelectric polymers”. - Participator of project (15%), member of CICECO/UA team.

11) Portugal FCT project # PTDC/CTM-CER/115085/2009 on 3 years (2011 - 2014)
"Development of novel lead-free materials for piezoelectric energy harvesting".-
Participator of project (15%), member of CICECO/UA team.

12) European (EU)-Brasilian project “PodiTrodi” (EU-Brazil) (2011 - 2014).CICECO/UA participator, and HybridSolar project (2011-2014), participator in collaboration with Dept Phys/UA.

13) New International project "MULTISCALE CALCULATIONS ON ION CHANNELS AND THEIR COUPLING TO MEMBRANE LIPID MOTIONS", submitted to Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory - EMSL (https://eus.emsl.pnl.gov/Portal/), USA.- In cooperation of City University of New York, USA (Prof. Michael Green), University College Dublin, Ireland (Dr. Brian Rodriguez), University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg (Dr. T. Baumuratova/Tazieva), Center UniResearch Bergen, Norway (Dr. A. Sapronova), IMPB RAS, Pushchino, Russia (Dr. E. Paramoova) and University of Aveiro CICECO/UA, Portugal (Dr. V. Bystrov).-project currently pending under evaluation, on 2013-2015.

Selected publications

About 200 publications


1.     "Bioferroelectricity and Related Phenomena". - Eds. by V.S.Bystrov. -  Proceedings of Pushchno Workshops on Non-linear Phenomena.- 1994-1995.-  Part 1. in English papers only.- 75 p.  -  Part 2. in Russian another papers only.-40 p. - Pushchino Scientific Center RAS: Pushchino, 1995.


2. Bystrov Vladimir S. Computational modeling of molecular nanostructures. Bioferroelectricity: Peptide nanotubes. - LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG, Saarbrucken, 2013. – Version in Russian. – 125 pages.- ISBN 978-3-659-39499-7.  (English version – under preparation in 2013 -2014).


3.  Bystrov V.S., Bdikin I., Heredia A., Pullar R.C., Mishina E., Sigov A.S. and Kholkin A.L.   Chapter 7. “Piezoelectricity and Ferroelectricity in Biomaterials: From Proteins to Self-assembled Peptide Nanotubes”. -  In: Piezoelectric Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications. -  Ed. Ciofani G., Menciassi A. - Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. 2012. pp. 187-211. -  ISBN 978-3-642-28043-6.



1.   Bystrov   V.S.,   Lakhno   V.D.   and   Molchanov    A.M. Ferroelectric-active Models of Ion  Channels  in  Biomembranes.//  J.Theor.Biol., 1994, 168, 383-393.

2.   Bystrov V.S.  Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal Models of Ion Channels and Gating Phenomena in the  Biological Membranes. // FERROELECTRICS   LETTERS, 1997, 23(3-4),  87-93.

3.   Leuchtag H.R. and Bystrov V.S. Theoretical Models of  Conformational Transitions and Ion Conduction   in  Voltage-Dependent Ion  Channels:   Bioferroelectricity   and Superionic Conduction (Review).// FERROELECTRICS, 1999.- Spec. issue “Ferroelectric and related models in  biological systems”, Ed. Leuchtag H.R. and Bystrov V.S., 1999220(3-4), 157-204.

4.   Bystrov V.S., Tazieva T. R. Soliton Dynamics in Hydrogen-bonded systems. //       Physics of Vibrations, 1999, 7(3), 149-156.

5.    Bystrov V.S., Tazieva T. R. Nonlinear Dynamics of Hydrogen-containing  systems:        Ferroelectrics and ionic  channels of biomembranes. // Physics of Vibrations, 20008(2), 128-132.

6.     Bystrov V.S. Models of Proton Dynamics and Superprotonic/Ionic Conduction in        Hydrogen-bonded Ferroelectrics and Related (Biological) Systems. I. Soliton dynamics in     Hydrogen-bonded systems. // Ferroelectric Letters, 2000, 27(5-6), 147-159.

7.     Bystrov V.S., Ovtchinnikova G.I., Tazieva T.R., Soloshenko A.N. et al. Bioferroelectricity and related problems: hydrogen-bonded ferroelectric-like systems. //Ferroelectrics, 2001, v. 258, pp. 79-88.

8.     Bystrov V.S., Sapronova A.V., Tazieva T,R,, Green M. E.  Nonlinear Dynamics of         Proton Transport in Systems with hydrogen bonds. //  Physics of Vibrations, 2001, v.9, N 3, pp. 168-172.

9.     Bystrov V.S., Tazieva T,R. Ovtchinnikova G.I., Pirogov Yu. A.. Soloshenko A.N.         Microwave impact on phase transition in hydrogen-bonded ferroelectrics.  //  Physics of Vibrations, 2001, v.9, N 4,   pp. 268-273.

10.   Bystrov V., Green M., Sapronova A., Ovtchinnikova G., Tazieva T., Soloshenko A., Shaiko M., Zapol B. Hydrogen bonds and Proton transfer in Ferroelectrics and related         materials (molecular chains, proteins, DNA): Ab Initio GAUSSIAN-98 calculations and         soliton models. // In: Proc. of 13th ISAF, 2002. IEEE, Inc.: Piscataway, 2002, pp.41- 44. 

11.   A. Sapronova, V. Bystrov, M. E. Green. Ion channel gating and proton transport. // Journal of Molecular Structure: THEOCHEM. - 25 July 2003, V. 630, Iss.1-3, pp. 297-307.    http://www.ScienceDirect.com/  - Journal of Molecular Structure THEOCHEM.

12.    A. Sapronova, V. S. Bystrov, M. E. Green. Water, Proton Transfer and Hydrogen Bonding in Ion Channel Gating. // Frontiers of Biosciences, September 1, 2003, vol.8, pp. s1356-1370.   http://www.bioscience.org/current/vol8.htm

13.    V. Bystrov, T. Tazieva, A. Sapronova, N. Bystrova. Non-linear dynamical models of    transitional processes in the biological and ferroelectric-like systems. // In: Scientific       Proceedings of Riga Technical University.- Ser. 6.- Issue 9. – Biomedical Engineering   and Microtechnologies. – RTU: Riga, 2002.- pp. 155-158.

14.   Bystrov V.S., Bystrova N.K. Bioferroelectricity and Optical Properties of Biological ystems. // Proc. SPIE, Vol. 5122, 2003, p. 135-139.

15.    Bystrov V., Paramonova E., Bystrova N.,  Sapronova A., Filippov S. Computational     Molecular Nanostructures and Mechanical/Adhesion Properties of  Hydroxyapatite. Review paper.// In the bookThe 3rd Edition of “Micro- and Nanostructures of        Biological Systems”, Ed.: G. Bischoff, Shaker Press Aachen,  Germany. - 2005, pp. 77-93.

16.   V. Bystrov, N. Bystrova, E. Paramonova, A. Sapronova, S. Filippov, "Modeling and         computation of Hydroxyapatite nanostructures and properties". // Advanced Materials  Forum III, parts 1 and 2, MATERIALS SCIENCE FORUM Vol. 514-516,          Part 1-2, pp. 1434-1437 (2006http://0-87849-402-2.scientific.net/0-87849-402-2/1434/

17.   Y. Dekhtyar, V. Bystrov, A. Karlov, A. Katashev, C. Meissner, A. Patmalnieks,  E. Paramonova,  N. Polyaka. Natively charged hydroxyapatite nanopoparticles for         implants. // Journal of Biomechanics, 2006, Vol. 39 (Suppl 1), p.592.

18.   V. Bystrov, E. Paramonova, N. Bystrova, A. Sapronova, V. Fridkin, K. Verkhovskaya,        Y. Dekhtyar, C. Messner, N. Polyaka, A. Kholkin, I. Bdikin. H. Kliem, R. Florange, R. Tadros-Morgane. Computational exploration and physical properties of the nanostructured ultra-thin PVDF ferroelectric polymers films.    // In: 1th Int.   Conference on Mathematical Biology and Bioinformatics, Pushchino, Russia, October 2006. – pp. 25-26.

19.   Bystrov V., Bystrova N., Paramonova E., Sapronova A. Computational  nanostructures and physical properties of the ultra-thin ferroelectric Langmuir-Blodgett films.// Ferr. Lett. ,  2006 , V.33,  pp. 1-10.

20.   Bystrov V S, Bdikin I K, Kiselev D A, Yudin S G, Fridkin V M  and Kholkin A L.        Nanoscale polarization patterning of ferroelectric Langmuir-Blodgett P(VDF-TrFE) films.  // J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., v. 40, pp. 4571-4577 (2007).       

21.    V. S. Bystrov,  N. K. Bystrova, E. V. Paramonova, G. Vizdrik, A. V. Sapronova,  M.   Kuehn, H. Kliem  and A. L. Kholkin.  First principle calculations of molecular polarization     switching in P(VDF–TrFE) ferroelectric thin Langmuir–Blodgett films. // J. Phys.:            Condens. Matter., v. 19 (2007) 456210 (15pp).


RECENT PAPERS (2008-2013):


V. S. Bystrov, E.V. Paramonova, M. E. Costa, C. Santos, M. Almeida, S. Kopyl, Yu. Dekhtyar, A.V. Bystrova,  E.I. Maevsky,  R. C. Pullar,  and A. L. Kholkin.“A Computational Study of the Properties and Surface Interactions of Hydroxyapatite”. – Ferroelectrics. – 2013. – 16 pp. -  DOI: 10.1080/00150193.2013.822774. - Publication date – 27 Aug 2013 (Online), 27 Sept 2013 (Print). - ID: 822774.

Bystrov V. S., Paramonova E. V., Bdikin I. K., Bystrova A. V., Pullar R. C., Kholkin A. L. “Molecular modelling of the piezoelectric effect in the ferroelectric polymer poly(vinylidene fluoride) (PVDF)”. – J. Molecular Modeling. - Volume 19, Issue 9. pp. 3591-3602. – 2013.     DOI: 10.1007/s00894-013-1891-z. -  2013.

S. Kopyl, V. Bystrov,  I. Bdikin, M. Maiorov, A. C. M. Sousa. “Filling the carbon nanotubes with magnetic particles”. –  J.  Materials Chemistry C., 1 (16), pp. 2860 – 2866.  – 2013.

V. S. Bystrov, E. Paramonova, I. Bdikin, S. Kopyl, A. Heredia, R.Pullar, A. Kholkin. „BioFerroelectricity: Diphenylalanine Peptide Nanotubes Computational Modeling and Ferroelectric Properties at the Nanoscale (Review paper)”. - Ferroelectrics, 440 (01),  pp. 1 - 22. (Download Current Citation: RIS BibTex) - Estimated Publication date - 14 Dec 2012 (Online), 28 Dec 2012 (Print)  (ID: 741923 DOI:10.1080/00150193.2012.741923)

V. S. Bystrov, E. V. Paramonova, Yu. Dekhtyar, R. C. Pullar, A. Katashev, N. Polyaka, A. V. Bystrova, A. V. Sapronova, V. M. Fridkin, H. Kliem and A. L. Kholkin. Polarization of poly(vinylidene fluoride) and poly(vinylidene fluoride-trifluoroethylene) thin films revealed by emission spectroscopy with computational simulation during phase transition. J. Appl. Phys. 111, 104113 (2012). 

Igor Bdikin, Vladimir Bystrov, Ivonne Delgadillo, José Gracio, Svitlana Kopyl, Maciej Wojtas, Elena Mishina, Alexander Sigov and Andrei L. Kholkin.Polarization switching and patterning in self-assembled peptide tubular structures. / J. Appl. Phys. 111, 074104 (2012); http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3699202 (7 pages)

Igor Bdikin, Vladimir Bystrov, Svitlana Kopyl, Rui P. G. Lopes, Ivonne Delgadillo et al.  vidence of ferroelectricity and phase transition in pressed diphenylalanine peptide nanotubes. / Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 043702 (2012); doi: 10.1063/1.3676417

Bystrov V.S., Paramonova E.V., Dekhtyar Y., Katashev A., Polyaka N., Bystrova A.V., Sapronova A.V., Fridkin V.M., Kliem H., Kholkin A.L. Computational Studies of PVDF and P(VDF-TrFE) Nanofilms Polarization During Phase Transition Revealed by Emission Spectroscopy. // Mathematical  biology and bioinformatics,  2011. V. 6. No 2. P. t14-t35. 

V S Bystrov, E Paramonova, Yu Dekhtyar, A Katashev, A Karlov, N Polyaka, A V Bystrova, A Patmalnieks and A L Kholkin. Computational and experimental studies of size and shape related Physical properties of hydroxyapatite nanoparticles. - Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 2011, Vol.23, N 6, 065302 (10pp). - doi:10.1088/0953-8984/23/6/065302

A.Heredia, I.Bdikin, S.Kopyl, E.Mishina, S.Semin, A.Sigov, K.German, V.Bystrov, A.L.Kholkin. Temperature-driven phase transformation in self-assembled diphenylalanine peptide nanotubes. Fast Track Communication. //  J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 43 (2010) 462001 (6pp)

Bystrov V.S., Bystrova N.K., Paramonova E.V., Dekhtyar Yu.D. Interaction of charged Hydroxyapatite and living cells. I. Hydoxyapatite polarization properties. // Mathematical  biology and bioinformatics, 2009. V. 4. issue 2. P. 7-11. – URL:  http://www.matbio.org/downloads_en/Bystrov_en2009(4_7).pdf

Bystrov V., Bystrova N., Dekhtyar Yu. et al . Size depended electrical properties of Hydroxyapatite nanoparticles. -  O. Dössel and W.C. Schlegel (Eds.): WC 2009.  - IFMBE   Proceedings 25/VIII, pp. 230–232 (2009).

V.S. Bystrov, E.V.Paramonova, N.K.Bystrova, A.V.Sapronova. Hydroxyapatite Polarization Properties. // Scientific Proceedings of RigaTechnicalUniversity,  Material Science and Applied Chemistry,  Ser. 1, Issue 17, Riga, 2008. – pp. 30 – 37.

Bystrov V., Bystrova N., Kiselev D, Paramonova E.,  Kuhn M., Kliem H., Kholkin A. Molecular model of polarization switching and nanoscale physical properties of thin ferroelectric Langmuir-Blodgett P(VDF-TrFE) films. // Integrated  Ferroelectrics, v. 99,  issue 1,  pp. 31 – 40,  2008.

Paramonova E.V. Bystrov V.S. Computer modelling of polarization mechanisms in apatites.  // Natural and Thechnical Sciences,   No. 2, 2008. – pp. 81-85. (In Russian).

V.V. Kamyshlov, V.S. Bystrov. Analytical method for determining Eigenvalues in the problem of vibrations of a plate moving in gas. //  Journal Physics of Wave Phenomena, v. 16, Number 1, pp. 35-41. - 2008.


Recent Papers in Scientific Proceedings, Collections and Periodic Scientific publications

Yu. Dekhtyar, V. Bystrov, A. Bystrova, A. Dindune, A. Katashev, I. Khlusov, E. Palcevskis, E. Paramonova, N.N. Polyaka, M. Romanova, R. Sammons, D. Veljović. “Engineering   of the  Hydroxyapatite Cell Adhesion Capacity”. – In: International Symposium on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics, Y. Dekhtyar et al. (Eds.): IFMBE Proceedings, 38, pp. 182–185, 2013. - DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-34197-7_48. – From International Symposium on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics, 10–12 October, 2012, Riga, Latvia. -  HeidelbergNew YorkDordrechtLondon: Springer.

S. Kopyl, V. Bystrov, M. Maiorov, M. Valente, I. Bdikin, A. C. M. Sousa.“Carbon Nanotubes with Magnetic Particles”. – In: World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology,     67, pp. 137-142, 2012.

I. Bdikin, E. Seyedhosseini, B. Singh, A. Heredia, V. Bystrov, J. Gracio, A. L. Kholkin. “Piezoelectricity in microcrystals of amino acids via piezoresponse force microscopy. – In: Proceedings of 6th International conference “Contemporary achievements of Bionanoscopy”, 18 – 20 June 2012, Moscow. – Moscow: Moscow State University, 2012. – p. 11.

S. Kopyl, V. Bystrov, A. Timopheev, I. Bdikin, S. Mikhalev, E. Maevskij, N. Sobolev, A.C.M. Sousa. “Magnetic Carbon Nanotubes for Cancer Therapy”. -   Plenary Invited lecture. -  In: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on BIONICS and PROSTHETICS BIOMECHANICS and MECHANICS MECHATRONICS and ROBOTICS (ICBBM 2013), June 17-21, 2013.– RIGA, Latvia. – Publisher: LABPOTO, Latvia, Riga, 2013. - pp. 178 – 181.

Bystrov V.S., Bystrova A. V., Dekhtyar Yu., Costa M. E. V., Almeida M. M., Santos C., Kopyl S., Paramonova E. V., Kholkin A. L. “Interactions of charged and surface modified hydroxyapatite with living cells”. – Invited lecture. -  In: Proceedings of the  9th International Conference on BIONICS and PROSTHETICS BIOMECHANICS and MECHANICS MECHATRONICS and ROBOTICS (ICBBM 2013), June 17-21, 2013. – RIGA, Latvia. – Publisher: LABPOTO, Latvia, Riga, 2013. - pp. 221- 228.

Bystrov V.S., Paramonova E.V., Bdikin I. K., Kopyl S., Heredia A., A. Kholkin A.L. “Bioferroelectricity in the di-phenylalanine peptide molecular nanostructures: computational modeling and nanoscale physical properties”. – Plenary lecture. - In: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Mathematical Biology and Bioinformatics, V. D. Lakhno (Eds.): Pushchino, Russia, 14-19 October 2012. – Moscow: MaxPress, 2012.- pp.22-23.

Kopyl S., Bystrov V.S., Maiorov M., Maevskij E.I., Sousa C.M.A. “Filling of carbon nanotubes with magnetic nanoparticles for biomedical application”. - In: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Mathematical Biology and Bioinformatics, V. D. Lakhno (Eds.): Pushchino, Russia, 14-19 October 2012. – Moscow: MaxPress, 2012.- pp.24-25.

Bystrov V.S., Coutinho J., Costa E., Dekhtyar Yu., Bystrova A.V., Santos C., Almeida M., S. Kopyl, Bystrova V.V., Paramonova E.V. “Computational study of Hydroxyapatite nanostructures, properties and its surface interactions with various species in different conditions”. - In: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Mathematical Biology and Bioinformatics, V. D. Lakhno (Eds.): Pushchino, Russia, 14-19 October 2012. – Moscow: MaxPress, 2012.- pp.26-27.


Publications in the registered scientific e-journals

A. Bystrova, Yu. Dekhtyar, V. S. Bystrov, R. C. Pullar, E. Hosseini, A. L. Kholkin, A. Sapronova, I. Bdikin, S. Kopyl, A. Popov. Study of polar and electrical properties of Hydroxyapatite: Modeling and data analysis. – ID 1484. – 4 pages. - In:  IEEE Conference Publications.2013. –  From “2013 Joint UFFC, EFTF and PFM Symposium, 21–25 July 2013, Prague, Czech   Republic”. –  http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/Xplore/guesthome.jsp

V. S. Bystrov, R. Pullar, A. L. Kholkin,  V. Gevorkyan, L. Avakyan, E. V. Paramonova, A. V. Bystrova,  I. Bdikin, S. Kopyl. Modeling of Switching and Piezoelectric Phenomena in Polyvinylidenefluoride  (PVDF). – ID 1500. – 4 pages. - In:  IEEE Conference Publications.2013. –   From “2013 Joint UFFC, EFTF and PFM Symposium, 21–25 July 2013, Prague, Czech Republic”. –   http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/Xplore/guesthome.jsp

V. S. Bystrov, Ensieh Hosseini, A. L. Kholkin,  I. Bdikin, S. Kopyl. Modeling of Glycine Polymorphic  and Switching Properties.- ID 2024. - 3 pages. – In:  IEEE Conference Publications.2013. –  From “2013 Joint UFFC, EFTF and PFM Symposium, 21–25 July 2013, Prague, Czech   Republic”. –   http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/Xplore/guesthome.jsp


Bystrov V., Costa E., Santos S., Almeida M., Kholkin A., Dekhtyar Yu., Bystrova A.V., Kopyl S., Paramonova E.V. “Computational study of hydroxyapatite properties and surface interactions”. – In:IEEE Conference Publications. - 2012 , Page(s): 1 – 3.-                    DOI: 10.1109/ISAF.2012.6297766. – From  Applications of Ferroelectrics held jointly with 2012 European Conference on the Applications of Polar Dielectrics and 2012 International Symp Piezoresponse Force Microscopy and Nanoscale Phenomena in Polar Materials (ISAF/ECAPD/PFM), 2012 Intl Symp. - http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/mostRecentIssue.jsp?punumber=6279558

Teaching Activity

Have experience as supervisor of under-graduate (several groups), graduate and post-graduate (PhD) students for about 25 years at Riga Politechnical Institute (now is Riga Technical University, Latvia), University of Latvia, Pushchino Branch of Moscow State University, Pushchino State University (Russia) and Russian Academy of Sciences.

Recent PhD students (on the base of IMPB RAS):

Dmitry Turchenkov (new PhD student from August 2013, defence planned on 2015-2016),

Vladimir Kamyshlov (defense planned for 2014), 

Ekatherina Paramonova (2008) - now work as Scientist at IMPB in my Nano-group/labs,

Tatyana Baumuratova (2005) - now work as Scientist at IMPB in my  Nano-group/labs and as Post-doctoral researcher at University of Luxembourg from 2009,

Alla Sapronova (2004) - was worked as adjunct professor at Boise State University,  Boise, ID, USA, from Aug 2005 to Jun 2007, now work as Researcher at UniResearch Bergen, Norway from 2007


Member of “Juri de Provas de Doutoramento to Mestre (Geraldo Gonzalez Aguilar), no ramo de Ciencia e Engenharia de Materiais” at the University of Aveiro (May 2007).         

Member of several Scientific Council for Thesis Defences and Referee on Thesis at the Phys. Faculty of Moscow State University (period 2000 - 2012 years)

Member of Scientific Council of IMPB RAS from 2005 up present time

Lectures courses on:
1. Computational Material Science – with tutorial on HyperChem base.
2. Ferroelectric Polymer Composite nano-materials.
3. Hydroxyapatate-based Composite Biomaterials.
4. Bioferroelectricity: Peptides nanotubes and related bioferroelectric nanomaterials.


Modeling and physical properties of diphenylalanine peptide nanotubes containing water molecules

Bystrov, VS; Coutinho, J; Zhulyabina, OA; Kopyl, SA; Zelenovskiy, PS; Nuraeva, AS; Tverdislov, VA; Filippov, SV; Kholkin, AL; Shur, VY
2021, FERROELECTRICS, 574, 1, 78-91.
ISBN: 1563-5112

Modeling of Self-Assembled Peptide Nanotubes and Determination of Their Chirality Sign Based on Dipole Moment Calculations

Bystrov, V; Sidorova, A; Lutsenko, A; Shpigun, D; Malyshko, E; Nuraeva, A; Zelenovskiy, P; Kopyl, S; Kholkin, A
2021, NANOMATERIALS, 11, 9.
ISBN: 2079-4991

Structures and Properties of the Self-Assembling Diphenylalanine Peptide Nanotubes Containing Water Molecules: Modeling and Data Analysis

Bystrov, V; Coutinho, J; Zelenovskiy, P; Nuraeva, A; Kopyl, S; Zhulyabina, O; Tverdislov, V
2020, NANOMATERIALS, 10, 10.
ISBN: 2079-4991

Chirality-Dependent Growth of Self-Assembled Diphenylalanine Microtubes

Zelenovskiy, PS; Nuraeva, AS; Kopyl, S; Arkhipov, SG; Vasilev, SG; Bystrov, VS; Gruzdev, DA; Waliczek, M; Svitlyk, V; Shur, VY; Mafra, L; Kholkin, AL
2019, CRYSTAL GROWTH & DESIGN, 19, 11, 6414-6421.
ISBN: 1528-7505

Molecular modeling and computational study of the chiral-dependent structures and properties of self-assembling diphenylalanine peptide nanotubes

Bystrov, VS; Zelenovskiy, PS; Nuraeva, AS; Kopyl, S; Zhulyabina, OA; Tverdislov, VA
ISBN: 0948-5023

Glycine nanostructures and domains in beta-glycine: computational modeling and PFM observations

Bystrov, VS; Seyedhosseini, E; Bdikin, IK; Kopyl, S; Kholkin, AL; Vasilev, SG; Zelenovskiy, PS; Vasileva, DS; Shur, VY
2016, FERROELECTRICS, 496, 1, 28-45.

Computational study of hydroxyapatite structures, properties and defects

Bystrov, VS; Coutinho, J; Bystrova, AV; Dekhtyar, YD; Pullar, RC; Poronin, A; Palcevskis, E; Dindune, A; Alkan, B; Durucan, C; Paramonova, EV

Bioferroelectricity in Nanostructured Glycine and Thymine: Molecular Modeling and Ferroelectric Properties at the Nanoscale

Bystrov, VS; Seyedhosseini, E; Bdikin, I; Kopyl, S; Neumayer, SM; Coutinho, J; Kholkin, AL
2015, FERROELECTRICS, 475, 1, 107-126.

Modified Hydroxyapatite Structure and Properties: Modeling and Synchrotron Data Analysis of Modified Hydroxyapatite Structure

Bystrova, AV; Dekhtyar, YD; Popov, AI; Coutinho, J; Bystrov, VS
2015, FERROELECTRICS, 475, 1, 135-147.

Piezoelectricity in the Ordered Monoclinic Hydroxyapatite

Bystrov, VS
2015, FERROELECTRICS, 475, 1, 148-153.

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