Dr. Alexander  KLIMENKO

Dr. Alexander KLIMENKO

Chair of the Expert Councils (Deputy Minister), Russian Science Foundation, Russia
Russian Science Foundation: Enhancing Research Excellence and Leadership in Russia Session 1 - 30th Octoer 13:30-15:00

Date and place of birth: Born on 19 October 1947 in Moscow.


1971 – graduated from the faculty of industrial power engineering in Moscow Power Engineering Institute (MPEI); major “Air conditioning machines”

1975 - Candidate of Technical Sciences 

1990 - Doctor of Technical Sciences 

1991 - Professor

1997 - elected Corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Science (power engineering division) 

2016 - Full Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences


Professional career:

1974 scientific-pedagogical work  in Moscow Power Engineering Institute (MPEI)

1990 - 2004 vice-rector for research in MPEI 

2000 – 2011 Director of the Institute of Energy Efficiency, MPEI  

2004 - 2010 Deputy director general of the Federal agency for science and innovations (Rosnauka) 

2010-2013 Director general of the All-Russia Thermal Engineering Institute

2014 – Chair of the Expert Councils, Russian Science Foundation

Scientific-organizational activity: 

Deputy Chairman of the Council for Grants of the President of the Russian Federation for State Support of Young Russian Scientists and State Support for Leading Scientific Schools of the Russian Federation.

Deputy Chairman of the section "Energy and Energy Saving" of the Interdepartmental Council on awarding the RF Government Prizes in the field of science and technology.

Chairman of the Russian Committee of the International Institute of Refrigeration.

Chairman of the section "Heat and Mass Transfer" of the Scientific Council of the Russian Academy of Sciences on the complex problem "Thermophysics and Heat Power Engineering".

Deputy Chairman of the National Committee for Heat and Mass Transfer, Russian Academy of Sciences.

Member of the Scientific Council, International Committee for Heat and Mass Transfer.

Member of the Scientific Coordination Council of the federal special-purpose program "Research and development in priority areas of development of the scientific and technological complex of Russia for 2007-2013."

Member of the board of the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia.

Editor-in-chief of the magazines "Heat power engineering", "Vestnik MPEI".

Member of the editorial boards of the journals "Izvestiya RAN. Energy, Thermophysics and Aeromechanics, Heat Transfer Research.


Research interests:

- mechanism and patterns of heat transfer during boiling under various conditions (in large volumes, forced and natural movement in pipes);

- hydrodynamics and heat transfer in monodisperse drops;

- the development of world energy and its impact on global climate change;

- development and implementation of energy saving programs in the budgetary sphere (higher school, housing and communal services), the use of information and analytical systems for accounting, monitoring and forecasting of energy consumption.

Scientific publications:

Author and co-author of more than 200 scientific papers, including 10 monographs. Has 8 inventions.

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