Name: Alexander Kirillov


CQE, Complexo I, IST,
Technical University of Lisbon,

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Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001,
Lisbon, Portugal

Research Interests:

Main research focuses on Coordination Chemistry, Crystal Engineering and Oxidation Catalysis with an emphasis on the following topics: 
(i) design of functional multinuclear metal complexes, coordination polymers and metal-organic frameworks, 
(ii) catalytic oxidative functionalization of alkanes and other substrates into derivatives with industrial significance, and 
(iii) synthetic and catalytic processes in aqueous media, hydrosoluble bioactive materials.


  • Alexander Kirillov, 33, is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at the Instituto Superior Técnico, Technical
  • University of Lisbon (IST/UTL), Portugal. He graduated in Chemical Engineering (2001) from the
  • Belarusian State Technological University, Belarus, and earned his PhD in Chemistry (11.2006) from the IST/UTL (with Prof. A.J.L. Pombeiro), where he continued as a Post-doctoral Fellow (2007) and Senior Researcher (2008−2011, “Science 2007\" program), before taking the current position.

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