Date and Place of Birth: December 16, 1958; Moscow, Russia
Nationality: Russia
Marital Status: Married, one child


Senior Research Associate,
Physics Department, Moscow State University
119899 Moscow, Russia
Phone: 7(095)939-2959
Fax: 7(095)939-2988
E-mail: makh@polly.phys.msu.su


Graduated from Department of Chemistry, Moscow State University in 1981


PhD, Moscow State University, 1989


1981-1989 Senior Engineer Institute of Eyes Disease of Medicine Academy, Moscow, Russia;
1989-1994 Research Associate, Physics Department, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia;
1994-present Senior Research Associate, Physics Department, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia.


Physical chemistry of polymers, swelling behavior of polymer networks, polymer gel/surfactant, polymer gel/dye complexes, polymer gel/dye/metal complex, thermosensitive polymer, absorption properties, radical polymerization.


Around 40 scientific publications.


1. Kabanov V.A., Lachinov M.B., Makhaeva E.E., Starodubtsev S.G., Golubev V.B. Induction of degenerated branching of kinetic chains during three-dimensional radical polymerization. Khim.Fizika, 1991, v.10, N 11, pp.1512-1517.
2. Khokhlov A.R., Kramarenko E.Yu., Makhaeva E.E., Starodubtsev S.G. Collapse of polyelectrolyte networks induced by their interaction with oppositely charged surfactants. Macromolecules, 1992, v. 25, p. 4779.
3. Makhaeva E.E., Starodubtzev S.G. Swelling of a polyelectrolyte network of sodium methacrylate /acrylamide copolymer in water-2-propanol mixtures in the presence of cetylpyridinium bromide. Makromol. Chem., Rapid Commun., 1993, v.14, pp.105-107.
4. Starodubtzev S.G., Makhaeva E.E., Lachinov M.B., Golubev V.B. Pop-corn polymerization of 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate and the influence of a charged comonomer. Macromol. Chem. Phys., 1994, 195, pp. 3481-3488.
5. Starodubtzev S.G., Makhaeva E.E., Lachinov M.B., Golubev V.B. Pop-corn polymerization of 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate and the influence of a charged comonomer. Macromol. Chem. Phys., 1994, 195, pp. 3481-3488.
6. Khokhlov A.R., Makhaeva E.E., Philippova O.E., Starodubtsev S.G. Supramolecular structures and conformational transitions in polyelectrolyte gels. Macromol. Symp., 1994, 87, pp. 69-91.
7. Sitnikova N.L., Makhaeva E.E., Starodubtsev S.G. Prokopov N.I. Interaction of lightly cross-linked anionic gel with emulsifier of polystyrene latex. Polym. Sci.,Ser.B, 1995, 37, no.3-4, 168-170.
8. Starodubtsev S.G., Le Thi Minh Thanh, Makhaeva E.E., Philippova O.E., Pieper T.G. Interaction of slightly crosslinked gels of poly(diallildimethylammonium bromide) with sodium dodecylsulfate and cetylpyridinium bromide. Macromol.Chem.Phys.,1995, 196, 1855-1863.
9. Le Thi Minh Thanh, Makhaeva E.E., Starodubtsev S.G. Interaction polyelectrolyte networks with oppositely charged surfactants: effect of ratio between gel volume and solution volume. Vestnik Moskovskogo Universiteta Ser.3, Fizika, 1995,v.36, N 5, pp.47-51.
10. Makhaeva E.E., Le Thi Minh Thanh, Starodoubtsev S.G., Khokhlov A.R. Thermoshrinking behavior of polyvinylcaprolactam gels in aqueous solution. Macromol.Chem.Phys. 1996, 197, 1973-1982
11. Le Thi Minh Thanh, Makhaeva E.E., Khokhlov A.R. Polyampholyte gels: swelling, collapse and interaction with ionic surfactants. Polymer Gels and Networks, 1997, v.5, pp.357-367.
12. Makhaeva E.E., Tenhu H., Khokhlov A.R. Conformational Changes of Poly(vinylcaprolactam) Macromolecules and Their Complexes with Ionic Surfactants in Aqueous Solution. Macromolecules, 1998, 31, pp. 6112-6118.
13. Jeon C.H., Makhaeva E.E., Khokhlov A.R. Swelling behavior of polyelectrolyte gels in the presence of salts. Macromol.Chem.Phys., 1998, 199, pp. 2665-2670.
14. Bronstein L.M., Platonova O.N., Yakunin A.N., Yanovskaya P.M., Valetsky P.M., Dembo A.T., Makhaeva E.E., Mironov A.V., Khokhlov A.R. Complexes of polyelectrolyte gels with oppositely charged surfactants: interactions with metal ions and metal nanoparticle formtion. Langmuir, 1998, v.14, p.252-260.
15. Rambidi N.G., Kuular T.O.-O., Makhaeva E.E. Information-processing Capabilities of Chemical Reaction-Diffusion Systems. 1. Belousov-Zhabotinsky Media in Hydrogel Matrices and on Solid Supports. Adv. Mater. Opt. Electron. 1998, 8, 163-171.
16. Malyshkina I.A., Gavrilova N.D., Makhaeva E.E. Effect of Preparation Conditions on the Dielectric Properties of Lightly Cross-Linked Poly(sodium methacrylate). Polymer Sci., Ser.B. 1999, v.41, Nos.1-2, pp. 34-38. 17. Grinberg N.A., Dubovik A.S., Grinberg V.Ya., Kuznetsov D.V., Makhaeva E.E., Grosberg A.Yu., Tanaka T. Studies of the Thermal Volume Transition of Poly(N- isopropylacrylamide) Hydrogels by High-Sensitivity Differential Scanning Microcalorimetry.1. Dynamic Effects. Macromolecules, 1999, 32, 1471-1475.
18. Jeon C. H., Makhaeva E. E., Khokhlov A. R. Complexes of polyelectrolyte hydrogels with organic dyes: Effect of charge density on the complex stability and intragel dye aggregation. Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics 1999, v. 37, N 12, pp. 1209-1217.
19. Grinberg V.Ya., Grinberg N.V., Mikheeva L.M., Dembo A.T., Makhaeva E.E., Khokhlov A.R., Grosberg A.Yu., Tanaka T. A new hydrogel system undergoing a volume phase transition upon heating. Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, v. 200, N 7, 1999, pp. 1603-1607.
20. Nasimova I.R., Makhaeva E.E., Khokhlov A.R.Polymer gel/organic dye complexes in aqueous salt solutions. Macromol. Symp. 1999, 146, pp.199-205.
21. Nasimova I.R., Makhaeva E.E., Khokhlov A.R. Interaction of poly(diallyldimathylammonium chloride) gel with oppositely charged organic dyes: salt effect. Polymer Sci. (Russia), 2000, v.42. N3, pp. 474-481.
22. Shtykova E., Dembo A., Makhaeva E., Khokhlov A., Evmenenko G., Reynaers H. SAXS Study of i-Carrageenan – Surfactant Complexes. Langmuir, 2000, 16, N 12, p. 5284-5288.
23. Makhaeva E.E., Tenhu H., Khokhlov A.R. Behaviour of Poly(N-vinylcaprolactam) Macromolecules in the Presence of Organic Compounds in Aqueous Solution. Polymer, 2001, 26, 9139-9145.
24. Malyshkina I.A., Makhaeva E.E., Nasimova I.R., Gavrilova N.D., Khokhlov A.R. Low-Frequency Dielectric Spectroscopy of Polyampholyte Gels. Polymer Sci. (Russia) B, 2001, 43, 6, 1085-1088.
25. Nasimova I.R., Makhaeva E.E., Khokhlov A.R. "Poly(vinyl caprolactam) gel/organic dye complexes as sensors for metal ions in aqueous salt solutions" J. Applied Polymer Science 2001, 81, 3238-3243.
26. Nasimova I.R., Evlanova N.F., Makhaeva E.E., Khokhlov A.R. Slightly Crosslinked Poly(N-vinylcaprolactam) Gels as the Media for Growth of Copper (II) Sulfate Pentahydrate Cryatals. J. Applied Polymer Science 2001, 81, 2838-2842.
27. Makhaeva E.E., Tenhu H., Khokhlov A.R. Behavior of Poly(N-vinylcaprolactam-co-methacrylic acid) Macromolecules in Aqueous Solution: Interplay between Coulombic and Hydrophobic Interaction. Macromolecules 2002, 35, 5, 1870-1876.