Junior group leader “Computational Carbon Chemistry” at HITS

Employment

Apr 2019 – present Junior Group Leader “Computational Carbon Chemistry” (CCC) at Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS gGmbH)
Nov 2016 –
Jan 2019 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Research Fellow, Institute of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland), supervisor – Prof. Clémence Corminboeuf
Nov 2014 –
Oct 2016 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institute of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland), supervisor – Prof. Clémence Corminboeuf
Sept 2013 –
Sept 2014 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Research School of Chemistry, Australian National University (Australia), supervisor – Prof. Michelle Coote

Education

2010-2013 PhD (awarded July 18, 2014), Research School of Chemistry, Australian National University (Australia), supervisor – Prof. Michelle Coote
2008-2009 Master of Science and tertiary teaching, Department of Chemistry, Oles Honchar Dnipro National University (Ukraine) Diploma with Honours (summa cum laude), supervisor – Prof. Sergiy Okovytyy
2004-2008 Bachelor of Science, Department of Chemistry, Oles Honchar Dnipro National University (Ukraine) Diploma with Honours (summa cum laude), supervisor – Prof. Sergiy Okovytyy

Research Funding

2018 Discovery Early Career Researcher Award from the Australian Research Council (Relinquished)
2018 UNSW Scientia Fellowship from the University of New South Wales (Relinquished)
2016 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowship from the European Commission

Awards

2018 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Fellow of the Week, October 12, 2018
2018 Best Oral Presentation Award sponsored by Metrohm, computational chemistry section, Fall Meeting of the Swiss Chemical Society, September 7, 2018, Lausanne, Switzerland
2017 European Commission nominated attendee of the 67th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting
2015 IUPAC-Solvay International Award for Young Chemists for one of the five most outstanding PhD theses in the general area of the chemical sciences worldwide
2015 J. G. Crawford Prize for the PhD thesis, Australian National University
2014 Cornforth Medal for “the most outstanding PhD thesis in a branch of chemistry, chemical science or chemical technology”, Royal Australian Chemical Institute, Australia
2014 Director’s Prize for the best PhD thesis, Research School of Chemistry, Australian National University, Australia

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