Alexander M. Kirillov

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Alexander M. Kirillov (2015-05-09)

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Scopus Author ID: 7102545395

Scopus - Elsevier (2013-11-30)

ResearcherID: F-8718-2014

ResearcherID (2014-05-15)


Alexander Kirillov, 39, is a Professor of Chemistry at the Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon (IST/ULisbon), Portugal. After graduating in Chemical Engineering (2001), he started (2002) a doctoral program and completed a PhD in Chemistry (2006) from the Technical University of Lisbon (TULisbon, IST), where he also was a Post-doctoral Fellow (2007) and Senior Researcher (2008-2011, “Science 2007" program). He is recipient of the Santander Totta/TULisbon Scientific Award (2011) and the Deloitte/TULisbon Young Investigator Award (2008). Publication Record 220+ peer-reviewed publications, including: ca. 200 research papers in journals (h index = 41), 15 patents and 8 invited book chapters; His main research focuses on Catalysis, C−H Functionalization, Coordination Chemistry and Crystal Engineering with an emphasis on the following topics: (i) Catalytic functionalization of alkanes and other substrates into derivatives with industrial significance (selective oxidation, carboxylation, green and sustainable protocols, prebiotic and environmental catalysis); (ii) Synthetic and catalytic processes in aqueous media, water-soluble bioactive, catalytic, and drug-releasing materials; (iii) Design of functional multinuclear metal complexes, coordination polymers, metal-organic frameworks and materials on their basis.

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