Last updated: 18.02.2013

Alexey V. Tkachev
Professor, Ph.D., Head of Terpenoids Laboratory


BUSINESS ADDRESS:
Novosibirsk Institute of Organic Chemistry,
9 Acad. Lavrentjev Ave., Novosibirsk 630090, RUSSIA
tel: +7(383)3309855, 3308852  (8:00-19:00, Time Zone - GMT +06:00)
fax: +7(383)3309752 (twenty-four-hour)
e-mail:  atkachev@nioch.nsc.ru

000_rose.gif (98 bytes)    BORN: October 09, 1958

000_gren.gif (98 bytes)   EDUCATION AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:

  • Higher Education Diploma in Chemistry, Department of Natural Sciences, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, RUSSIA, 1981 (Graduation Thesis: "Cyclization of caryophyllene and isocaryophyllene with mercury (II) acetate", Supervisor: Prof., Dr. George V. Dubovenko).
  • Post-graduate Study, Laboratory of Forest Chemistry, Novosibirsk Institute of Organic Chemistry, 1981-1991.
  • Degree of Candidate of Science (analogue of Ph.D.) in Organic Chemistry, Novosibirsk Institute of Organic Chemistry, 1985 (Dissertation Thesis: "Reactions of caryophyllene and its derivatives with electrophilic agents", Supervisor: Prof. George V. Dubovenko).
  • Postdoctoral research at the Novosibirsk Institute of Organic Chemistry, 1986-1990 (Structure elucidation of natural isoprenoids, syntheses of nitrogen containing derivatives of natural terpenoids).
  • Head of Terpenoids Laboratory at the Novosibirsk Institute of Organic Chemistry since 1990.
  • Degree of Doctor of Sciences in Organic Chemistry, 1996 (Dissertation Thesis: "Chemistry of renewable plant raw materials: study of natural terpenoids from Siberian and Far East plants").
  • Dozent (1986-1996) and then Professor (since 1997) of the Novosibirsk State University, lecturer of the special courses "Organic Stereochemistry" and "Computational Methods in Organic Chemistry" for graduate students of the University.
  • Professor of the Novosibirsk State Pedagogical University (since 2004), lecturer of the special courses "Organic Stereochemistry", "Computational Methods in Organic Chemistry", and "Study of Organic Molecules and Materials by Physical Methods" for graduate students of the University.

000_rose.gif (98 bytes)   ORGANIZATIONAL EXPERIENCE:

000_rose.gif (98 bytes)   SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS AND RECENT RESEARCH ACTIVITY:

  • Study of essential oils of the Siberian and Far-East plants
  • Chemistry of nitrogen-containing terpenoids, development of new methods of utilization of the terpenoids-containing plant raw materials, syntheses based on available natural terpenoids
  • Design of chiral terpenoids-based ligands for coordination chemistry
  • Molecular spectroscopy of natural products
  • Computational methods in organic chemistry and education

000_gren.gif (98 bytes)   RESEARCH GRANTS from:

  • International Science Foundation (ISF)
  • US Civilian Research and Development Foundation (CRDF)
  • Soros Foundation
  • Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR)
  • Integration Program of the Siberian Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • The International Association for the Promotion of Cooperation with Scientists from the New Independent States of the Former Soviet Union (INTAS)
  • International Soros Science Educational Program (ISSEP)
  • Ministry of Higher Education of the Russian Federation
  • Department of Chemistry and Material Sciences of the Russian Academy of Sciences

000_saph.gif (98 bytes)   AWARDS AND HONORS:

  • The first prize on the All-Union Students Conference, Novosibirsk State University (1981).
  • The first prize in the Competition of Young Researches of the Novosibirsk Institute of Organic Chemistry (1985).
  • The Gold Medal of the 44th World Exhibition of Invention, Research and Industrial Innovation BRUSSELS EURECA’95 (1995).
  • The State Prize for the Young Scientists for the work "Nitrogen-containing Terpenic Derivatives" (The work of a group of researches under leadership of A.Tkachev, 1995).
  • The State Prize for the Young Scientists for the work "New Pesticides from Natural Raw Materials" (The work of a group of researches under leadership of A.Tkachev, 1996).
  • "The Soros Docent" (1998)
  • "The Soros Professor" (2000)
  • Award from Mendeleev Communications for the most important contribution to publications in the journal in the year 2000
  • "The Soros Professor" (2001)
  • The Gold Medal of the Siberian Fair for the best educational Web-page (2004).

000_silv.gif (98 bytes)   PUBLICATIONS and PRESENATIONS:

List of publications in national and international scientific journals (research papers and reviews) contains over 250 items. Here are the list of selected publications in English and lectures given in English

000_pink.gif (138 bytes)   PATENTS APPLICATIONS:  see the List of Patents (in Russian only).