People

Alexander S. Antonov

fh Antonov ASAssociate Professor at Department of Physical Organic Chemistry, room 2123

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ORCID: 0000-0001-7047-789X
ResearcherID: P-5565-2018
Scopus ID: 56201232900

Research Interests

  • Organometallic chemistry (lithium, boron, selenium)
  • Chemistry of heterocyclic compounds
  • Organic superbases
  • Non-covalent interactions (hydrogen bond, agostic interaction)

Education

2011–2014 PhD from the Southern Federal University. Supervisor: Prof. A.F. Pozharskii. Title: “Lithiation of naphthalene proton sponge and synthesis of its derivatives with nitrogen containing substituents in positions 2 and 7”
2009–2011 M.Sc. Thesis in Chemistry from the Southern Federal University. Supervisor: Prof. A.F. Pozharskii. Title: “ortho-Aldoximes and ortho-Ketoximes of 1,8-bis(dimethylamino)naphthalene: synthesis and properties”
2005–2009 B.Sc. Thesis in Chemistry from the Southern Federal University. Supervisor: Prof. V.V. Lukov. Title: “Synthesis and magnetic properties of the binuclear copper (II) and nickel (II) chelates on the basis of 3,5-dichlorosalicyl aldehyde thiosemicarbazones” (Rostov-on-Don, Russian Federation)

Professional Experience

Sept. 2021 – present Scientific supervisor of the Bachelor education program 04.03.01 “Chemistry” at Saint Petersburg University, Russian Federation
Sept 2019 – present Associate professor at Saint Petersburg University, Russia
Apr 2018 – Sept 2019 Senior researcher (postdoctoral) at Saint Petersburg University, Russia
Feb 2017 – Apr 2018 Member of the Academic Senate in the Faculty of Chemistry at the Southern Federal University, Russia
Jan 2017 – Apr 2018 Chairman of the Young Researchers Council in the Faculty of Chemistry at the Southern Federal University, Russia
Jan 2016 – Apr 2018 Senior researcher (postdoctoral) at the Southern Federal University, Russia
June 2015 – Nov 2016 Deputy Dean for research in the Faculty of Chemistry at the Southern Federal University, Russia
Sept 2012 – Dec 2015 Assistant professor at the Southern Federal University, Russia

Third-party funding experience

  • Russian Science Foundation, NR 21-73-10040 «Organolithium reagents in the synthesis and functionalisation of nitrogen heterocycles» 2021–2024;
  • Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, NR 57516244 «The development of novel BINOL based organocatalysts» September–December 2020 (research stay in the laboratory of Prof. Dr. Ruth Gachwind, Universita╠łt Regensburg);
  • Russian Foundation for Basic Research, NR 20-33-70205 «Sterically assisted activation of dialkylamino group in the synthesis of fused nitrogen heterocyles: experimental and theoretical challenge» 2019–2021;
  • Russian Science Foundation, NR 18-73-00020 «Superbasic non-nucleophilic polymeric materials based on proton sponges» 2018–2020;
  • Russian Foundation for Basic Research, NR 16-33-60030 «Organometallic derivatives of 1,8-bis(dimethylamino)naphthalene» 2016–2018;
  • Russian Foundation for Basic Research, NR 12-03-31172 «Novel principle for pyrrole ring construction: synthesis of benzo[g]indoles» 2012–2013.

Publications

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