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Leonid Borisovich Datsevich

Leonid Borisovich Datsevich, Russian research scientist. Achievements include invention of new types of chemical reactors; pioneered the oscillation theory in heterogeneous catalysis. Recipient medal, Exhibition National Economic Achievement, 1989.


  • Datsevich, Leonid Borisovich was born on June 4, 1955 in Leningrad, Russia. Son of Boris Konstantinovich and Bronja Aronovna Datsevich.

  • Education

    • Doctor, 1972; Master of Science in Thermo Physics, Leningrad Polytechnic Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy in Technologies of Organic Chemistry, Russian Science Center, St. Petersburg, 1987.


    • Engineer Army, Brest, Belarus, 1978—1980. Chief researcher Russian Science Center Applied Chemistry, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1980—1997. Instructor chemical engring Bayreuth University, Germany.

      Managing director, consultant Ledahim, St. Petersburg, 1995—1999. Researcher Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen, Aachen, Germany, 1999—2001, University Bayreuth, since 2001.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include invention of new types of chemical reactors. Pioneered the oscillation theory in heterogeneous catalysis.


    • Married Natalia Ivanovna Kaskevich, November 17, 1960. Children: Ser, Vlad.
    • father: Boris Konstantinovich
    • mother: Bronja Aronovna Datsevich
    • spouse: Natalia Ivanovna Kaskevich
    • children: Ser Datsevich
    • Vlad Datsevich
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    Born June 4, 1955
    (age 62)
    • 1978
      Leningrad Polytechnic Institute
    • 1987
      Russian Science Center
    • 1978 - 1980
      Engineer, Army
      Brest, Brestskaya Voblasts', Belarus
    • 1980 - 1997
      chief researcher, Russian Science Center Applied Chemistry
      Russia, Ohio, United States