Vlasova Irina Engelsovna

E-mail: ivlas@radio.chem.msu.ru

Research interests:

  • Partitioning and speciation of actinides in various geochemical conditions
  • Characterization of “hot” particles
  • Materials science of the corium of emergency reactors
  • Assessment of the impact of engineering and natural barriers in the disposal of radioactive waste in geological formations
  • Matrices for RW immobilization

Research chops:

ORCID ID 0000-0002-3690-7179
WoS ResearcherID J-9165-2015
Scopus AuthorID 7007143700
IstinaResearcherID 2364241



  • 2010 –Thesis in Chemical sciences on the specialty 02.00.14 “Radiochemistry” on the topic “Microscopy-track analysis of U- and Pu- containing microparticles in the environment”;
  • 1983 – Diploma in Geology after graduating from the Faculty of Geology of Lomonosov Moscow State University;
  • 1978 – Secondary school diploma, school №29, Moscow.

Favorite publications:

  1. A.Y. Romanchuk, I.E. Vlasova, S.N. Kalmykov. Speciation of Uranium and Plutonium From Nuclear Legacy Sites to the Environment: A Mini Review // Frontiers in Chemistry, 2020, DOI: 10.3389/fchem.2020.00630
  2. O.N. Batuk, S.D. Conradson, O.N. Aleksandrova, H. Boukhalfa, B.E. Burakov, D.L. Clark, K.R. Czerwinski, A.R. Felmy, J.S. Lezama-Pacheco, S.N. Kalmykov, D.A. Moore, B.F. Myasoedov, D.T. Reed, D.D. Reilly, R.C. Roback, I.E. Vlasova, S.M. Webb, M.P. Wilkerson. Multiscale Speciation of U and Pu at Chernobyl, Hanford, Los Alamos, McGuire AFB, Mayak, and Rocky Flats // Environmental Science and Technology, 2015, DOI: 10.1021/es506145b
  3. A.A. Shiryaev, B.E. Burakov, I.E. Vlasova, M.S. Nickolsky, A.A. Averin, A.V. Pakhnevich. Study of mineral grains extracted from the Chernobyl “lava” // Mineralogy and Petrology, 2020, DOI: 10.1007/s00710-020-00718-8
  4. A.A. Shiryaev, B.E. Burakov, M.S. Nickolsky, V.O. Yapaskurt, A.D. Pavlushin, M.S. Grigoriev, I.E. Vlasova. Surface features on aged 238Pu-doped Eu-monazite // Radiochimica Acta, 2019, DOI: 10.1515/ract-2019-3185
  5. V.G. Petrov, I.E. Vlasova, A.A. Rodionova, V.O. Yapaskurt, V.V. Korolev, V.A. Petrov, V.V. Poluektov, H. Jörg, and S.N. Kalmykov. Preferential sorption of radionuclides on different mineral phases typical for host rocks at the site of the future Russian high level waste repository // Applied Geochemistry, 2019, DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2018.11.007
  6. A.A. Shiryaev, I.E. Vlasova, V.O. Yapaskurt, B.E. Burakov, A.A. Averin, I. Elantyev.  Forensic study of early stages of the Chernobyl accident: Story of three hot particles // Journal of Nuclear Materials, 2018,  DOI: 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2018.09.003
  7. A.P. Novikov, I.E. Vlasova, A.V. Safonov, V.M. Ermolaev, E.V. Zakharova, S.N. Kalmykov.  Speciation of actinides in groundwater samples collected near deep nuclear waste repositories // Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 2018, DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvrad.2018.07.007
  8. A.A. Shiryaev, I.E. Vlasova, B.E. Burakov, B.I. Ogorodnikov, V.O. Yapaskurt, A.A. Averin, A.V. Pakhnevich, Y.V. Zubavichus. Physico-chemical properties of Chernobyl lava and their destruction products // Progress in Nuclear Energy, 2016, DOI: 10.1016/j.pnucene.2016.07.001
  9. I. Vlasova, V. Petrov, N. Kuzmenkova, A. Kashtanov, V. Petrov, V. Poluektov, S. Kalmykov, J. Hammer. Sorption of radionuclides on the rocks of the exocontact zone of Nizhnekansky granitoid massif // MRS Advances, 2016, DOI: 10.1557/adv.2017.190
  10. I. Vlasova, A. Shiryaev, B. Ogorodnikov, B. Burakov, E. Dolgopolova, R. Senin, A. Averin, Y. Zubavichus, S. Kalmykov. Radioactivity distribution in fuel-containing materials (Chernobyl “lava”) and aerosols from the Chernobyl “shelter” // Radiation Measurements, 2015, DOI: 10.1016/j.radmeas.2015.06.005