Dr Mikhail KOVALEV

Technical Development Manager

Dr Mikhail Kovalev received his doctoral degree in 2009 in the Boreskov Institute of Catalysis, Russia with the specialty Physical Chemistry. After receiving his PhD he worked in Samsung Electronics, South Korea from 2010 to 2017. He then came to Singapore and worked in A*STAR before joining CARES in April 2020 on the now-complete eCO2EP project. He is currently the Product Development Manager for the AMPLE project which aims to work together with industrial partners in the pharmaceutical, energy, and functional coatings sectors to rapidly scale new material technologies for high quality and low cost.

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Singapore - CARES



Research Interest

Key Publications

Kanwat, Anil, Biplab Ghosh, Si En Ng, Prem J. S. Rana, Yulia Lekina, Thomas J. N. Hooper, Natalia Yantara, et al. 2022. “Reversible Photochromism in ⟨110⟩ Oriented Layered Halide Perovskite.” ACS Nano 16 (2): 2942–52.

Kovalev, Mikhail K., Hangjuan Ren, Marsha Zakir Muhamad, Joel W. Ager, and Alexei A. Lapkin. 2022. “Minor Product Polymerization Causes Failure of High-Current CO2-to-Ethylene Electrolyzers.” ACS Energy Letters 7 (2): 599–601.

Jose, Nicholas A., Mikhail Kovalev, Eric Bradford, Artur M. Schweidtmann, Hua Chun Zeng, and Alexei A. Lapkin. 2021. “Pushing Nanomaterials up to the Kilogram Scale - an Accelerated Approach for Synthesizing Antimicrobial ZnO with High Shear Reactors, Machine Learning and High-Throughput Analysis.” Chemical Engineering Journal, December.