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Hanna Maltanava


Senior Researcher
PhD (Chemistry)
Docent (Associate professor)

Department: Laboratory of thin films chemistry
Phone: +375 (17) 209-55-87

h-index (Scopus) – 7
h-index (Google scholar) – 9
Subject and Class of Degrees
2010 – graduate of Vitebsk State University, Belarus;
2015 – PhD in Inorganic Chemistry, Belarusian State University, Thesis: «Synthesis, composition and microstructure of the products of gold (I, III) and tin (II, IV) compounds interactions in solutions».

  • 2011 – 2014 – post-graduate student, Chemistry Department of the Belarusian State University, Minsk;
  • 2012 – 2015 – junior researcher of the laboratory of thin films chemistryResearch Institute for Physical Chemical Problems of the Belarusian State University;
  • 2016 – 2020 ‒ researcher of the laboratory of thin films chemistry Research Institute for Physical Chemical Problems of the Belarusian State University
  • 2020 – present ‒ senior researcher of the laboratory of thin films chemistry Research Institute for Physical Chemical Problems of the Belarusian State University.

Current research activity

  • synthesis and investigation of nanostructured TiO2/Au for electrocatalytic application;
  • development of sensing materials based on controlled release of active species encapsulated in polymeric or inorganic micro- and nanocapsules;
  • synthesis and investigation of 2D nanomaterials (graphene and Mxenes);
  • study of optical and electrochemical properties of polymethine dyes promising for photodynamic therapy;
  • preparation and functionalization of metallic surfaces via active Layered Double Hydroxide treatments.

List of Selected Publications:   

  1. Ovodok E. A., Ivanovskaya M. I., Poznyak S. K., Maltanova A. M., Azarko I. I., Micusik M., Omastava M., Aniskevich A. Synthesis of Ti3AlC2 MAX phase under vacuum, its structural characterisation and using for Ti3C2TX MXene preparation // Thin Solid Films 2023. Vol. 771. P. 139759.
  2. Tarasenka N. N., Kornev V. G., Nevar A. A., Lee S. J., Maltanava H. M., Poznyak S. K., Choi M. Y., Tarasenko N. V. Synthesis of ZnO/C nanocomposites via liquid-assisted laser ablation in an applied electric field for supercapacitor applications // ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 2023. Vol. 6, № 7. P. 5918-5929.
  3. Belko N., Maltanava H., Lugovski A., Ferreira R. A., Correia S. F., Shabunya P., Fatykhava S., Tabolich A., Kulahava T., Bahdanava A., Ferreira M., Tedim J., Poznyak S., Samtsov M. pH-sensitive fluorescent sensor for Fe (III) and Cu (II) ions based on rhodamine B acylhydrazone: sensing mechanism and bioimaging in living cells // Microchem. J. 2023. P. 108744.
  4. Belko N., Maltanava H., Lugovski A., Shundalau M., Osika Yu., Smaliakou A., Fatykhava S., Shabunya P., Lamberti P., Samtsov M., Poznyak S. Indotricarbocyanine dyes relevant for photodynamic therapy and their radicals: substituent effects studied by optical and electrochemical methods // Dyes and Pigments 2023. Vol. 216. P. 111344.
  5. Maltanava H., Stojadinovic S., Vasilic R., Karpushenkov S., Belko N., Samtsov M., Poznyak S. Photoluminescent coatings on zinc alloy prepared by plasma electrolytic oxidation in aluminate electrolyte // Coatings 2023. Vol. 13. P. 848. 10.3390/coatings13050848.
  6. Belko N., Maltanava H., Lugovski A., Fatykhava S., Shabunya P., Tabolich A., Samtsov M., Poznyak S. Electrooxidation of rhodamine B hydrazide // New J. Chem. 2023. Vol. 47. P. 15318-15324.
  7. Li X., Liu L., Tu C., Zhang Q., Yang X., Kolokolov D.I., Maltanava H., Belko N., Poznyak S., Samtsov M., Guo H., Wu S., Zhu M.  Zn-BTC MOF as Self-Template to Hierarchical ZnS/NiS2 Heterostructure with Improved Electrochemical Performance for Hybrid Supercapacitor // Nanomaterials 2023. Vol.14. Iss. 1. P.22.
  8. Belko N., Maltanava H., Lugovski A., Shabunya P., Fatykhava S., Bondarenko E., Chulkin P., Poznyak S., Samtsov S. Non-aqueous electrochemistry of rhodamine B acylhydrazone // New J. Chem. 2024. Vol. 48. P. 980-987.
  9. Tarasenka N.N., Kornev V. G, Nedelko M.I., Maltanova H.M., Poznyak S.K., Tarasenko N.V. Electric field-assisted laser ablation fabrication and assembly of zinc oxide/carbon nanocomposites into hierarchical structures for supercapacitor electrodes // Nanoscale 2024. Vol. 16. Iss. 1. P. 322-334. DOI:10.1039/D3NR05116A.
  10.  Maltanava H.M., Konakov A.O., Gaevskaya T.V., Belko N.V., Samtsov M.P., Poznyak S.K. Electrocatalytic and Photoelectrochemical Properties of Nanotubular TiO2 Electrodes Thermally Treated in Air and Hydrogen // J. Appl. Spectrosc. 2024. Vol. 90. P. 1241–1254.
  11. Konakov A.O., Vorobyova T.N., Maltanava H.M., Scharnagl N., Dremova N.N. Effect of tin dioxide sol on the peculiarities of electrodeposition and structure of copper and nickel coatings // Surfaces and Interfaces. 2022. 32. № 102054. DOI: 10.1016/j.surfin.2022.102054
  12. Maltanava H., Belko N., Lugovski A., Brezhneva N., Bondarenko E., Chulkin P., Gusakov G., Vileishikova N., Samtsov M., Poznyak S. Spectroelectrochemical and ESR investigation of free radicals derived from indotricarbocyanine dyes for photodynamic therapy // Dyes and Pigments. 2022. 205. № 110599. DOI: 10.1016/j.dyepig.2022.110599
  13. Maltanava H., Mazheika S., Starykevich M., Gaevskaya T., Konakov A., Ferro M., Tedim J., Poznyak S. UV-assisted anchoring of gold nanoparticles into TiO2 nanotubes for oxygen electroreduction // Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry. 2022. 904. № 115844. DOI: 10.1016/j.jelechem.2021.115844
  14. Maltanava H., Shiman D., Ovodok E., Svito I., Makarevich M., Kostjuk S., Poznyak S., Aniskevich A. Polymer Coatings Based on Polyisobutylene, Polystyrene and Poly(styrene-block-isobutylene-block-styrene) for Effective Protection of MXenes // Coatings. 2022. 12 (10). № 1477. DOI: 10.3390/coatings12101477
  15. Monastyreckis G., Stepura A., Soyka Y., Maltanava H., Poznyak S.K., Omastová M., Aniskevich A., Zeleniakiene D. Strain sensing coatings for large composite structures based on 2D Mxene nanoparticles // Sensors. 2021. Vol. 21, Iss. 7.  P. 2378. 
  16. Ovodok E., Maltanava H., Poznyak S., Ivanovskaya M., Shendziukou U., Spacek V., Scharnagl N., Maia F., Tedim J. Rhodamine-loaded TiO2 particles for detection of polymer coating UV degradation // Materials Today: Proceedings. 2020. V. 20, Pt. 3. P. 320–328. 
  17. Bouali A.C., Iuzviuk M.H., Serdechnova M., Yasakau K.A., Wieland D.C.F., Dovzhenko G., Maltanava H., Zobkalo I.A., Ferreira M.G.S., Zheludkevich M.L. Zn-Al LDH growth on AA2024 and zinc and their intercalation with chloride: Comparison of crystal structure and kinetics // Appl. Surf. Sci. 2020.  Vol. 50. P. 144027. 
  18. Mikhailau A., Maltanava H., Poznyak S.K., Salak A.N., Zheludkevich M.L., Yasakau K.A., Ferreira M. G.S. One-step synthesis and growth mechanism of nitrate intercalated ZnAl LDH conversion  coatings on zinc // ChemComm. 2019. Vol. 55.  Iss. 48.  P. 68786881.
  19. Maltanava H.M., Vrublevskaya O.N., Vorobyova T.N. Electrochemical Deposition of Gold-Tin Alloy from Propyleneglycol Electrolyte // Metal. Finish. 2013 Vol. 111, N. 6. P. 28−34.
  20. Starykevich M., Maltanava H., Tedim J., Poznyak S.K., Ferreira M.G.S. Electrosynthesis of ordered TiO2 nanotubular layers in deep eutectic solvents and their properties // J. Electrochem. Soc. 2019.  Vol.  166.  Iss. 10.  P. H377–H386.
  21. Maltanava H., Poznyak S., Ivanovskaya M., Scharnagl N., Starykevich M., Salak A., Soares M.R., Mazanik A. Effect of fluoride-mediated transformations on electrocatalytic performance of thermally treated TiOnanotubular layers // J. Fluorine Chem.  2019.  Vol. 221.  P. 34–41.
  22. Ovodok E., Maltanava H., Poznyak S., Ivanovskaya M., Kudlash A., Scharnagl N., Tedim J. Sol-gel template synthesis of mesoporous carbon-doped TiO2 with photocatalytic activity under visible light // Materials Today: Proceedings. 2018.  Vol. 5.  Iss. 9.  Part 2. P. 17422–17430.
  23. Maltanava Н., Poznyak S., Ovodok Е., Ivanovskaya М., Maia F., Kudlash A., Scharnagl N., Tedim J. Synthesis of ZnO mesoporous powders and their application in dye photodegradation // Materials Today: Proceedings. 2018. Vol. 5. Iss. 9. Part 2. P. 17414–17421. 
  24. Maltanava Н.М., Poznyak S.К., Ivanovskaya М.I., Gaevskaya Т.V. Photocatalytically prepared Au nanoparticles on TiO2 nanotubes for electrocatalytic application // Physics, Chemistry and Application of Nanostructures: proceedings of Intern. Conf. "Nanomeeting - 2017". Review and short notes. 2017.  Minsk. P. 315–318.
  25. Ovodok E., Maltanava H., Poznyak S., Ivanovskaya M., Kudlash A., Scharnagl N., Tedim J. Synthesis and characterization of efficient TiO2 mesoporous photocatalysts // Materials Today: Proceedings. 2017.  Vol. 4, Iss. 11. P. 11526–11533. 
  26. Maltanava Н. М., Poznyak S. К., Andreeva D. V., Quevedo М. С., Bastos А. С., Tedim J., Ferreira М. G. S., Skorb E. V. Light-Induced Proton Pumping with a Semiconductor: Vision for Photoproton Lateral Separation and Robust Manipulation // ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.  2017.  Vol. 9. Iss. 28.  P. 24282–24289. 
  27. Maltanava H., Poznyak S., Starykevich M., Ivanovskaya M. Electrocatalytic activity of Au nanoparticles onto TiOnanotubular layers in oxygen electroreduction reaction: size and support effects // Electrochim. Acta. 2016. Vol. 222. P. 1013–1020.
  28. Maltanava H.M., Vorobyova T.N., Vrublevskaya O.N. Electrodeposition of tin coatings from ethylene glycol and propylene glycol electrolytes // Surf. Coat. Technol. 2014. Vol. 254. P. 388−397.

"Method of applying a light-absorbing composite coating on titanium and its alloys", patent No. 23218 Resp. Belarus, IPC C 25D 11/02, C 25D 11/14 / Poznyak S.K., Maltanava H.M., Tsybulskaya L.S., Perevoznikov S.S., Shendyukov V.S.; applicant RI PCP BSU; declared 07/24/2019; publ. 12/30/2020 (BI No. 6).