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
EDUCATION

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)

CURRENT AND PREVIOUS POSITIONS

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

EXPERIENCE

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"

AWARDS

2018, St. Petersburg State University Prize for Distinguished Research of 2012-2016 "Phosphorescent transition metal complexes, new approaches to the synthesis and application"
2014, Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy at the University of Eastern Finland

EXTERNAL FUNDING

Grant of the Russian Foundation for Basic research 11-03-92010, Heterometallic supramolecular complexes of the copper subgroup metals: synthesis, photophysical properties and application in molecular imaging and electroluminescence technology, 2011-2013
Grant of the Russian Foundation for Basic research 13-00-40342-К, Development of original methods to study cell structures using a novel class of triplet luminophors based on polynuclear transition metal complexes, 2013-2014
Grant of the Russian Foundation for Basic research 14-03-00970, Metal-organophosphorus luminophores for controllable light generation, 2014-2016
Grant of the Russian Science Foundation 16-43-03003, Luminescent transition metal complexes based on a novel class fluorescent ligands; synthesis, photophysics and prospective applications, in collaboration with Professor Pi-Tai Chou National Taiwan University, 2016-2018
Grant of the Russian Science Foundation 19-13-00132, Design, synthesis and application of novel luminescent sensors for functional bioimaging based on phosphorescent transition metal complexes, 2019-2021



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