Boreskov Institute of Catalysis was founded in 1958 as a part of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The founder and the first Director of the Institute till 1984 was academician Georgii Konstantinovich Boreskov.
One of the main activity areas of the Boreskov Institute of Catalysis is fundamental investigations in catalytic science to discover new principles of chemical reactions and to create innovative catalytic compositions and technologies.
Boreskov Institute of Catalysis places high emphasis to training of young scientists. On the basis of Institute a lot of students and PhD students are doing scientific practical works.
28 October 2016
On October 28 the scheduled election of the academicians and corresponding members of Russian Academy of Sciences took place. Director of Boreskov Institute of Catalysis SB RAS Valerii I. Bukhtiyarov is elected Academician of RAS (Siberian Branch position).
Academy election is a complex multistage process culminating in the secret vote of the General Assembly of RAS in Moscow. This year Siberian Branch was granted 14 positions for Academicians and 21 positions for Corresponding Members. In total, Russian Academy of Sciences recruited 176 Academicians and 323 Corresponding Members.
Administration and the personnel of Boreskov Institute of Catalysis congratulate Valerii Bukhtiyarov on the occasion of receiving the most honorable title for the Russian scientists – Academician RAS, and wish him further achievements in his research and administrative work!