Professor Dr. Dmitry Shalbuev
Professor Dmitry is a head of the Department “Leather and Fur Technology. Water Resources and Commodity Research” East-Siberia State University of Technology and Management, Russia, Republic of Buryatia.
He is also the Director of Small Innovative Company “ECOM” LLC.
Prof. Dmitry's main direction of scientific research is industrial ecology, rational use of natural resources, recycling of collagen-containing waste, the revival of traditional methods of processing leather and fur raw materials, development of biological methods of wastewater purification.
Prof. Dmitry Shalbuev performed a number of fundamental works in the study of the mechanism of the symbiotic influence of acids and prokaryotic organisms on the change in the structure of collagen. Based on fundamental investigation, Dmitry Shalbuev developed an innovative environmentally friendly technology for recycling collagen-containing waste which is a symbiosis of traditional methods of used by the indigenous population of the Republic of Buryatia, Tyva, North peoples and Mongolia, and modern technologies.
He is the supervisor of the International Scientific and Practical Conference "Leather and Fur in the XXI Century: Technology, Quality, Environmental Management and Education."