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Name of PI, affiliation:

Prof. emeritus, Dr. habil. Dr.h.c. Sándor Bárány


Institute of Chemistry, Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Miskolc

+36 46 565110.


Education and qualifications

Doctor of Sciences (1983, Leningrad University, USSR, 1993 approval by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences)

Habilitation (1993, University of Szeged, Hungary)

Candidate of Sciences (PhD) on physical chemistry (1965, Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, Ukraine)

Chemist (1965, T. Shevchenko Kiev State University , Ukraine)


Institute of Physical Chemistry, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine-NASU (research engineer, PhD student, research scientist, 1960-1968), Institute of Colloid and Water Chemistry, NASU (senior researcher, group leader, Head of laboratory, 1968-1991)

University of Miskolc, Miskolc, Hungary (Science Advisor, 1992-1996 , full Professor and Director of the Institute of Chemistry 1996-2002, Professor, 2002-2007, Professor emeritus-since 2007)

Other posts and achievements:

UN expert on water treatment and purification, Beijing, China, May 1990

Invited Professor to the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA (1995 – 1996)

Invited Professor to the Technical University of Kosice., Slovakia (1-2 months a year between 2006 and 2012)  

Adjunct Professor to the University of Utah, Salt lake City, USA (1996-2006)

International Association of Colloid and Interface Scientists (IACIS), Member-(1987-2009), Counsel Member (2000-2006)

Head of Chemistry Section of the Miskolc Branch of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (2006-2010)


Best published scientific works per year during the last 5 years (2014 – 2018)

2018: O. Dudarko, S. Barany: Synthesis and characterization of sulfur-containing hybrid materials based on sodiusilicate. RSC Advances, 8 (2018) 37441-450 (Q1 in “Chemistry”).

2018: M.Manilo, K.Bohacs, N. Lebovka, S.Barany: Impact of surfactants and clay platelets on electrokinetic potential and size distribution in carbon nanotubes suspensions, Colloids a. Surf. A, 544(2018) 201-212       (Q2 in “Colloid a. Surface Chemistry”).

2017: M.Manilo, N. Lebovka, S. Barany: Combined effect of CTAB and laponite platelets on colloidal stability of carbon nanotubes in aqueous suspensions. J. Molecular Liquids. 235 (2017) 104-110 (Q1).

2016: S. Barany, K.Bohach, I.Chepurna, R. Meszaros: Electrokinetic properties and stability of cerium dioxide suspensions. RSC Advances, 6 (2016) 69343-351 (Q1 in “Chemistry”).

2015: S.Barany: Polymer Adsorption and Electrokinetic Potential of Dispersed Particles in Weak and Strong Electric Fields. Adv. Colloid Interf. Sci., 222 (2015) 58-69 (Q1 in “Colloid a. Surface Chemistry”)


Further 5 best published scientific works

J. Gregory, S. Bárány: Adsorption and flocculation by polymers and polymer mixtures. Adv.Colloid Interf.Sci., 168 (2011) 1-12. (Q1 in “Colloid a. Surface Chemistry”)

S.Bárány: Electrophoresis in strong electric fields. Adv. Colloid Interf. Sci. 147-148( 2009) 36-43(Q1 in “Colloid a. Surface Chemistry”)

S.Bárány, A. Szepesszentgyorgyi: Flocculation of cellular suspensions by polyelectrolytes. Adv. Colloid Interf. Sci., 111 (2004),117-129 (Q1 in “Colloid a. Surface Chemistry”)

V.Shilov, S. Bárány, C. Grosse: Field-induced disturbance of the double layer electro-neutrality and non-linear electrophoresis. Adv. Colloid Interf. Sci., 104 (2003) 159-173(Q1 in “Colloid a. Surface Chemistry”)

S. Bárány: Complex electrosurface investigation of the electrical double layer  structure of dispersed microphases (r Adv. in Colloid Interf. Sci. .75 (1998) 45-78. (Q1 in “Colloid a. Surface Chemistry”)


Scientific results in numbers, according to the personal profile at Google Scholar, January 2019

276 published items, 1692 citations, h = 21.


Colloids, Surface Science, Electrical double layer structure, Colloidal Stability, Flocculation by Polymers, Polymer adsorption and colloidal stability, Flocculation of cellular suspensions, Electrophoresis, Carbon nanotubes suspension, Coagulation by hydrolyzing salts, Adsorption of heavy metals, Water treatment