Senior researcher, Deputy chairman of the Young Scientific Council at INEOS RAS
Field of knowledge, speciality:
advanced polymer materials: proton-, electronic- and ionic conducting polymers, high performance polymers, conjugated polymers, cross-linked polymers, interpenetrating polymer networks, polymeric Ionic Liquids, functional polymer materials for Li batteries, solar cells, fuel cells, gas separation membranes and electrochromic devices.
polymer synthesis: polycondensation, polymerization, ROMP, cyclopolymerization, electropolymerization, vapor phase polymerization, polycyclodehydratation, etc. Chemistry of macromolecular compounds.
Associated Prof. Dr. Alexander S. Shaplov is an author of 45 papers in peer reviewed journals (including 2 reviews), 4 patents, 2 book chapters, 32 posters and 40 oral lectures (included 9 invited talks) on Russian and International conferences.
Doctor of Science degree in macromolecular chemistry (D. Sc.; Dr. habil.; HDR), A.N. Nesmeyanov Institute of Organoelement Compounds Russian academy of sciences (INEOS RAS)
Thesis Title: Utilization of Ionic Liquids in polymer synthesis and multi component polymer materials
Associate Professor degree in macromolecular chemistry, A.N. Nesmeyanov Institute of Organoelement Compounds Russian academy of sciences (INEOS RAS)
PhD in macromolecular chemistry, A.N. Nesmeyanov Institute of Organoelement Compounds Russian academy of sciences (INEOS RAS)
Thesis Title: Condensation polymers synthesis in Ionic Liquids. Supervisor: Professor Ya. S. Vygodskii
Engineer's degree (Dipl.-Ing.) in chemical technology of high
molecular weight compounds (Speciality: organoelement and inorganic
polymer technology), D.I. Mendeleev University of Chemical Engineering of Russia, awarded diploma with distinction (all subjects A)
Thesis Title: Synthesis, investigation and application of Ionic
Liquids in polycondensation. Supervisors: Professor V. V. Kireev and
Professor Ya. S. Vygodskii
V. G. Belinskii High school №19, Moscow, Russia
Awarded a State silver medal (A-levels: Chemistry A, Maths A, Physics A)
A.N. Nesmeyanov Institute of Organoelement Compounds Russian academy of sciences
Senior researcher position
Junior researcher position
Senior laboratory assistant
Research and teaching experience:
Senior Researcher at A.N. Nesmeyanov Institute of Organoelement Compounds RAS, Moscow, Russia
Implementation of subsequent diploma, PhD and Doctor of Science theses.
The study of novel methods for polymer formulation, obtaining of
practical experience in the basic methods of organic synthesis, various
polymerization and polycondensation reactions. Polycondensation
catalysis. Implementation of Ionic Liquids as solvents, catalysts,
fillers and modifying agents in polymers and materials chemistry.
Synthesis of high performance polymers including polyimides, polyamides,
poly(1,3,4-oxadiazole)s, poly(1,2,4-triazole)s, etc. having tailored
structures and properties, namely, thermal, electric, film forming,
solubility, etc. Fabrication of polymer membranes for fuel sells, solar
cells, Li batteries, etc. Polyelectrolytes synthesis and
characterization. Preparation of various cross-linked networks,
including interpenetrating networks, ionic ones in particular.
Development of polymeric ionic liquids and materials on their basis as
solid polyelectrolytes. INTAS (Independent International Association
formed by the European Community), RFBR (Russian Foundation for Basic
Research), OPCW (Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons),
DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft), SNCF (Swiss National Science
Foundation), FP7 (European 7th Framework Program, Marie Curie action), Foundation for Russian Science Assistance grants executor.
Invited associated professor (Maitres de conferences et professeurs(MCF)) and further invited professor
at University of Cergy-Pontoise, Cergy (Paris), France, Laboratoire de
Physico-chimie des Polymères et des Interfaces (LPPI), Prof. Frederic
Vidal and Prof. Dominique Teyssié
Investigation and synthesis of ionic IPNs (interpenetrated networks) and
semi-IPNs based on various ionic monomers,
poly(ethyleneglycol)(di)methacrylates, polybutadienes, polyepoxides or
nitrile butadiene rubber via polymerization/polycondensation
(polyaddition) process. Detailed study of the obtained films, including
their ionic conductivity, thermal properties, interaction with Li salts,
electrochemical windows, application as membrane separators in Li
batteries, etc. (FP7, European 7th Framework Program, Marie Curie
action, International Research Staff Exchange Scheme
(FP7-PEOPLE-2012-IRSES, project no. 318873 «IONRUN») and sponsorship of
Université de Cergy Pontoise).
Invited scientist at École Polytechnique Fédérale de
Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland, Laboratory of Regenerative
Medicine and Pharmacobiology (LMRP), PD Dr. Christine Wandrey, MER
Study of properties of different linear polymeric ionic liquids (PILs)
including investigation of their molar mass by sedimentation-diffusion
analysis, partial specific volume and ionic conductivity in solution.
Invited scientist at Leibniz Institute of Surface Modification, Leipzig, Germany, Prof. M.R. Buchmeiser’s group
Investigation of ionic 1,6-heptadiyne cyclopolymerization in traditional
organic solvents and in ionic liquids by use of various Ru- and
Mo-based catalysts. Synthesis of novel conjugated polymers, and new
organometallic catalysts. (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG project
No BU 2174/5-1).
PostDoc Fellow at Leibniz Institute of Surface Modification, Leipzig, Germany, Prof. M.R. Buchmeiser’s group
Synthesis of polymers by ring opening metathesis (ROMP) techniques.
Development of synthetic approaches to high molecular weight
polynorbornenes, elaboration of new highly conductive materials
(Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG project No 436 RUS 17/15/06).
Fellow at NATO Advanced Study Institute (NeMeTOC) //
“New methodologies and techniques in organic chemistry: sustainable
development in a secure environment”, Certosa di Pontignano (Siena),
Italy, Prof. Alessandro Mordini
Studying of the new methods and techniques in organic chemistry which
are presently available to achieve the goal of chemicals production in a
secure environment. Investigation of the latest methods and techniques,
both in academic and in industrial research, which allow rendering of
more benign processes, thus decreasing the probability of social risks.
Teaching Assistant in cooperative education program
between D.I. Mendeleev University of Chemical Engineering of Russia and
A.N. Nesmeyanov Institute of Organoelement Compounds RAS, Moscow, Russia
Teaching and organizing of practical work in macromolecular chemistry course, edition of methodical books.
S.V. Lebedev’s Award presented by Russian Academy of Sciences for
outstanding work in the field of chemistry and technology of synthetic
rubber and other synthetic polymers;
Gold medal from the XI International saloon of industrial
properties “Archimed-2008” in the nomination of “Invention, industrial
samples, trade marks” for the scientific work “Ionic Liquids in polymer
Academia Europaea’sAward (The Academy of Europe) for young Russian scientists in chemistry field, prize-winner of the 14th competition (http://www.ae-info.org);
Awarded by a prize “Best Russian Paper in Polymer Science-2004” from “Nauka/Interperiodica” publishing house (Pleiades Publishing Inc., New York, USA);
Three personal grants from President of Russian Federation for young outstanding PhD scientists;
Awarded diploma with a distinction (all subjects A) from D.I. Mendeleev University of Chemical Engineering of Russia;
Was honored five times (1996-2001) by special scholarships of Academic
Council from D.I. Mendeleev University of Chemical Engineering of
Awarded with a State silver medal at V. G. Belinskii High school №19.
American Chemical Society (full member since 2012).
2009-14 Vice-chairman of Young Scientific Council at INEOS RAS
2005-09 President of Young Scientific Council at INEOS RAS
Organization of conferences
Chair, "Polymers and Ionic Liquids”, EUPOC 2013, Gargnano, Lago di Garda, Ita-ly, 1-5 September, 2013
Organizing Committee, "Modern trends in organoelement and polymer
chemis-try", International conference dedicated to 50th anniversary of
INEOS RAS, Moscow, Russia, May,30 – June, 4 2004