Dmitry Dzhurinskiy

Dr. Dmitry Dzhurinskiy is Assistant Professor at the Skoltech Center for Design, Manufacturing and Materials. He received combined B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in 2000 and earned his Ph.D. in 2006 with a major in Materials Science and Engineering from the Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University, Russia. In 2011, after three years of postdoctoral appointment, he joined same research group at the University of Windsor, Canada as a Research Associate. From 2000 – 2007 he held research engineer and managerial positions at CRISM “Prometey” of National Research Center “Kurchatov Institute” and Innovation Department of Arconic (former Alcoa Corporation). Before joining Skoltech, he held senior R&D engineer position servicing automotive industry needs in a greater Detroit area, USA.

Dr. Dzhurinskiy’s research interests span the study of thermal spray coatings and multidisciplinary subjects of materials/metallurgy, mechanical, and computer-aided engineering. Dr. Dzhurinskiy is author/co-author of more than 20 scientific papers and co-invented for 7 patents in Russia and USA.

  • Advanced coatings and surface treatments by various deposition processes (Cold Spray, HVOF, Air Plasma Spray, Plasma Electrolytic Oxidation and others);
  • Processing and properties of advanced metals, ceramics and metal matrix composites;
  • Characterization of microstructure-property relationships;
  • Physics and materials behavior at high strain rate loading conditions;
  • Applications of finite element method to structural impact analysis and computational fluid dynamics to understand fluid- and multiphase- flow problems;
  • Performance of state-of-the-art coatings in selected engineering applications.


  • Dzhurinskiy, D., Maeva, E., Leshchinsky, Ev., Maev, R.Gr., Corrosion protection of light alloys using low pressure cold spray, Journal of Thermal Spray Technology, 21(2), 304-313, 2012
    DOI: 10.1007/s11666-011-9729-7
  • Dzhurinskiy, D., Gao, Y., Yeung, Leshchynsky, V., Strumban, E., Matthews, A., Yerokhin, A., Maev, R.G., Characterization and corrosion evaluation of TiO2:n-HA coatings on titanium alloy formed by plasma electrolytic oxidation, Surface and Coatings Technology, Vol. 269, 258-265, 2015
    DOI: 10.1016/j.surfcoat.2015.01.022
  • Dzhurinskiy, D., Leshchinsky, V., Strumban, E., Maeva, E., Maev, R.G., Protective coatings for mechanical aluminum–magnesium joints, Journal of Surface Engineering, 2015
    DOI: 10.1179/1743294415Y.0000000036


  • Cold Gas Dynamic Spray, textbook, CRC Press, 2016
    Fundamentals of Cold Spray Coating Formation (chapter, co-author)
    Application of Cold Spray (chapter co-author)


  • Dzhurinskiy, D., Akhatov I.Sh., Method for forming low contact resistance busbar joints, Patent of Russian Federation No. 2732367, September 16, 2020
  • Maev, R.Gr., Leshchynsky, V., Strumban, E., Dzhurinskiy, D., Baran, Z., Hopper with microreactor and cartridge for low pressure spraying, US Patent No. US10300445B2, May 28, 2019
  • Maev, R.Gr., Leshchynsky, V., Strumban, E., Zingashin, D., Dzhurinskiy, D., Apparatus and method for cold spraying and coating processing, US Patent No. US10329670B2, June 25, 2019
  • Bistrov, U., Rusin, A., Nikolskiy, V., Dzhurinskiy, D., Method for manufacturing anode of chemical current supply, Patent of Russian Federation No. 2291521, February 22, 2005
  • Bistrov, U., Rusin, A., Nikolskiy, V., Dzhurinskiy, D., Alkali power supply anode, Patent of Russian Federation No. 2288523, February 03, 2005
  • Dzhurinskiy, D., Farmakovsky, B., Vasiliev, A., A method of functional coatings application with high adhesive properties, Patent of Russian Federation No. 228546, July 27, 2004
  • Farmakovsky, B., Dzhurinskiy, D., Vasiliev, A., Kuznetsov, P., Ni-base amorphous alloy, Patent of Russian Federation No. 2219279, March 04, 2002
Hamid Abbasi
MSc student
Abhishek Babu
Research Scientist
Stanislav Dautov
Anil Lama
1 year MSc student
Petr Shornikov
Senior Engineer

Course Classification: Science, Technology, and Engineering


Thermal spray technology provides a cost-effective functional surface solution for many applications requiring resistance to wear, heat, and corrosion. This practically-oriented course is intended to familiarize graduate students with an understanding of thermal spray processing science and front-line research topics, with attention to the latest development and innovations in the field. The second purpose of this interdisciplinary course is to give the students technological/engineering perspectives of thermal spray applications and practice.

Students’ key learning objectives: Develop knowledge and specific hands-on skills in thermal spray processing of materials; Perform spraying of single- and multi-phase compositions, ceramics, metal-matrix, and functionally gradient materials; Carry out physical properties evaluations of sprayed deposits and assessing coating microstructural features using characterization methods and analysis tools; Build finite element models of spraying nozzles and perform computational fluid dynamic (CFD) analysis to optimize spraying criteria and find optimal process parameters; Use and practice modern principles of advanced manufacturing technologies by performing computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) tasks.

The course has 3 sections:

  • lecture;
  • tutorial/demonstration;
  • a section when students individually work on practical aspects of thermal spray technology assigned by the instructor. A list of possible topics and a set of detailed instructions will be distributed to the students. Problems solved by the students must be submitted in the form of one technical report describing their research and a 20 min oral presentation by the end of the semester.


There are no formal prerequisites, however, a basic understanding of materials science and mechanical engineering is recommended.