St. Petersburg State University Department of Chemistry

Division of General and Inorganic Chemistry

Transition Metal Cluster Chemistry Group

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Sergey P. Tunik D.Sc., Professor

Born: December 27, 1951
Married: March 24, 1972, 2 children

Scientific field and expertise
Coordination chemistry, Organometallic chemistry, Transition metal cluster compounds, Nano-scale molecular assemblies, Luminescent organometallic complexes, Bio-imaging.

Scopus ID 7003716504
ORCID 0000-0002-9431-0944

Doctor of Science degree, July 2006, St. Petersburg State University
Ph.D. in Chemistry, November 1977, St. Petersburg State University
Diploma Work (Graduate Research) in Physical Chemistry, May 1973, St. Petersburg University (1968-1973)
School with Advanced Learning in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics attached to St. Petersburg University (1966-1968)


2007 - present, Full Professor, Department of General and Inorganic Chemistry, St. Petersburg State University
2010 - 2016, Vice Rector for Research of St. Petersburg State University
1998 - 2007, Associate Professor, Department of General and Inorganic Chemistry, St. Petersburg State University
1983 - 1998, Senior Researcher, Chemistry Institute, St. Petersburg
1981 - 1983, Junior Researcher, Nikolaev Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences


2018,The Award of St. Petersburg State University for a series of scientific articles "Phosphorescent transition metal complexes, new approaches to the synthesis and application"
2004, Visiting Professor, University of Osaka-City, Department of Material Sciences, Osaka, Japan
2002, Visiting Professor, Bowling Green State University, Ohio, Lecture course "Dark and photochemical reactivity of transition metal clusters" for graduate students
1999, 2000, 2001, Visiting Research Professor, University of Lund, Inorganic Chemistry I, "Study of conjugated diyne cyclization on the surface of the osmium trinuclear clusters"
1998, Visiting Research Professor, University of Toronto, Department of Chemistry, "Study of kinetics and mechanisms of rhodium carbonyl clusters reactions"
1997, 1998, Honorary Fellow at Inorganic Chemistry Department of the University of Liverpool, "Multinuclear NMR study of solution structure and intramolecular dynamics of the phosphine substituted rhodium clusters"

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