Information for graduate students and supervisors of their PhD theses
"Electroactive polymer materials: synthesis and properties" and "Porphyrin-containing electroactive polymer materials. Composite electroactive materials" by Professor Mikhail A. Vorotyntsev
Department of Electrochemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Leninskie Gory, 1-str.3, GSP-2, 119992 Moscow, Russian Federation. Tel: (+7) 495 939 4515, e-mail: email@example.com
Part 1. Electroactive polymer materials: synthesis and properties
October 22, 24, 26, 29 i 31, 2012; 10:00-12:00 Hall MSC, Pasteura 1 Faculty of Chemistry, University of Warsaw
Part 2: Porphyrin-containing electroactive polymer materials. Composite electroactive materials
- Concept of "electroactive materials". Relation to "mixed (electron-ion) conducting media".
- Redox active polymers: structure, synthesis, equilibrium properties, charge transport.
- Linear-chain conjugated polymers: chemical structure, history, principal families, chemical (redox), electrochemical and catalytic synthesis routes, characterization techniques, equilibrium properties, redox activity, transport processes, electronic structure and optical properties, applications.
- Other types of conjugated polymers: copolymers, ladder polymers, block co-polymers.
- Functionalized conjugated polymers: classification, pre- and post-functionalization synthesis routes, applications.
- Polymers with conjugated chains functionalized with metallocene complexes: examples, properties of free metallocene complexes, syntheses of polymers, characterization, applications.
January - March 2013
- Porphyrin-based conjugated polymers: porphines and porphyrins, coordination, redox and optical properties, functionalization, oligomers, catalytic and electrochemical synthesis routes,
- polyporphines of Mg, characterization, redox, optical, vibrational, electronic and structural properties, synthesis of free-base and metallated (with other coordinated cations) polyporphines, applications in electrocatalysis and supercapacitors.
- Composite materials combining conducting polymers with an inert phase: blends of conjugated and inert polymers, matrix-encapsulated polymers. Electroactive composite materials combining conjugated polymer and an inorganic phase.
- Synthesis routes to composite materials. Characterization techniques. Principal parameters. Specific features of nanocomposite materials. Composites of conjugated polymers with metal nanoparticles (Pd, Ag, Cu): synthesis routes and properties.
- Composites of polypyrrole with CuI and Prussian Blue: synthesis routes and properties. Applications of these composite materials
Past Lectures and Meetings
"Nanostructured Materials for Solar Cells Applications" by dr. Justyna Widera, Adelphi University, Department of Chemistry, Garden City, NY, USA, May 28 - June 8, 2012
"Nanomaterials in Analytical Chemistry" by Professor Joao L.M. Santos, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto, Portugal, May 28 - June 1, 2012
"Heterogeneous Electrocatalysis" Professor Andrzej Wieckowski, Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA, May 16-25, 2012
"Basic course of Liquid Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry" by Professor Juan F. García-Reyes,
Faculty of Chemistry, University of Warsaw, Nov. 28 - Dec. 7, 2011
"Infrared Reflection absorption spectroscopy" by Professor Jacek Lipkowski, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada, November 22-24, 2011
"Probing Translational Motion Using Magnetic Resonance - an overview" by Professor Professor William S. Price (firstname.lastname@example.org; Nanoscale Organisation and Dynamics Group, University of Western Sydney, NSW, Australia), 13-17 June 2011
"Binding ligand prediction by Comparing Local Surface Patches of Potential Pocket Regions" by Prof. Daisuke Kihara, Department of Biological Science/Computer Science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907, USA, May 27, 2011
"Protein-protein docking prediction: from pairwise docking, docking using docking interface information, and multiple protein docking" by Prof. Daisuke Kihara, Department of Biological Science/Computer Science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907, USA, May 26, 2011
"Sequence-based function prediction: from prediction of single genes to functional coherence for protein groups" by Prof. Daisuke Kihara, Department of Biological Science/Computer Science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907, USA, May 25, 2011
"Template-based structure prediction and quality assessment using suboptimal alignments" by Prof. Daisuke Kihara, Department of Biological Science/Computer Science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907, USA, May 23, 2011
"Computer simulations of protein folding and unfolding by enhanced conformational sampling techniques" by Prof. Yuko Okamoto, Department of Physics, School of Science, Nagoya University, Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya, Aichi 464-8602, Japan, May 16, 2011
"Introduction to electroanalytical methods" by Professor Andrzej Lasia, Departement de Chimie, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada: May 16 - 27, 2011
"Nanomaterials - an overview" by Professor Krzysztof Maruszewski, Institute of Reference Materials and Measurements, Joint Research Centre, European Commission, Geel, Belgium, 6 - 8 April 2011
"Advanced organic synthesis: new trends, new tools" by Professor Karol Grela, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Warsaw (30h Specialization)
"Physical chemistry of condensed matter: foundations and research techniques" by Professors Wojciech Gadomski and Bożena Gadomska, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Warsaw (30h Specialization)
"Molecular Properties" by Professor Kenneth Ruud, Centre for Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Troms (Norway), 10h monographic course: October 25 - 29, 2010
II Microsymposium of the International PhD Programme
Kazimierz Dolny at "Dwa Księżyce", October 8-10, 2010
Monographic lecture courses at the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences, 01-224 Warszawa, Kasprzaka str. 44/52
(for information call Prof. A. Ciach)
"Molecular Modeling" by Professor Andrzej Koliński (email@example.com), Faculty of Chemistry, University of Warsaw
"Advances in medicinal chemistry" by Professors Aleksandra Misicka-Kęsik (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Rafał Siciński (email@example.com), Faculty of Chemistry, University of Warsaw
"Advanced analytical chemistry" by Professor Ewa Bulska (firstname.lastname@example.org), Faculty of Chemistry, University of Warsaw (30h)
"Scanning Probe Microscopy in Electrochemistry and Molecular Electronics" by Professor Jacek Lipkowski (email@example.com), Department of Chemistry, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17 December 2009
"Physical chemistry of interfaces and highly dispersed systems" by Professor Paweł Krysiński, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Warsaw, 30h Specialization
"Theory of Chemical Reactions" by Professor Lucjan Piela, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Warsaw, 15 h monograph:
Nov. 26, Dec. 3, 10, 17, Tuesday Dec. 22, 2009
"Introduction to protein biophysics" by Professor Harold A. Scheraga (Baker Laboratory of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA), October 22 and 29 (11.30 - 13.30), November 3, 2009
"New Advances in Alternate Energy Systems. Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells" by Dr Piotr Zelenay (Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, USA) October 12 - 16, 2009
"Carbon-Carbon Bond Formation Using Cu, Mo, Ru and Pd" by Prof. Antonio Mourino (Faculty of Chemistry, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain), May 25 - 28, 2009
"Formation and Characterization of Ultrathin Interfacial Films" by Prof. Gary J. Blanchard (Dept. of Chemistry, Michigan State University, USA), May 11 - 15, 2009
"Recent applications of nanostructured materials-from solar cells and batteries to biological markers" by Prof. Jan Augustyński (Dept. of Chemistry, Warsaw University), May 5, 7; June 2, 4, 9, 11, 2009
"Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS). Theory and applications" by Prof. Andrzej Lasia (Dept. of Chemistry, University of Sherbrooke), March 30 - April 3, 2009