DEPARTMENT OF MINERAL FERTILIZERS
Head of Department – Viacheslau V. Shevchuk
Doctor of Sciences (Chemistry), Ass.Prof.
Laureate of The State Prize of The Republic of Belarus in The Field of Science and Engineering (2008),
tel 375-17 281-62-99.
Founded in 2004 on the basis of organized in 1957 Laboratory of Surfactants and Mineral Fertilizers.
Employment size: - 22, including 5 PhD, 1 Doctors of Sciences.
The main research activities of Department are:
Colloid chemistry and physico-chemical mechanics of nature disperse systems with a high salt content, research of physico-chemical regularities of behaviour of surfactants in concentrated electrolyte solution;
application of surfactants at the processing of potassium and phosphorous ores of The Republic of Belarus by flotation method, receipt of new forms of mineral fertilizers with improved physical and agrochemical characteristics, complex usage of by- and waste products of production of mineral fertilizers;
new reagents-modifiers, anti-clodding agents;
dust suppressors on the basis of domestic raw for potassium fertilizers, new approach of granulating pulverized potassium chloride