!!Valerii Bukhtiyarov - Curriculum Vitae
__Main areas of research__\\
1)Bridging the gap between surface science and heterogeneous catalysis\\
2)Application of physical methods to study adsorption and surface chemical reactions, including in-situ (operando) techniques\\
3)Application of nanoscience approaches for modeling and study of heterogeneous catalysts\\
4)Investigation and application of the size and synergistic effects in various practically important reactions over mono- and bimetallic supported catalysts
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*1998 Dr.Nat.Sci., “From Single Crystals to Small Clusters: Fundamental Approach to Study of Catalytic Action of a Metal”, Boreskov Institute of Catalysis (BIC)\\
*1989 PhD in Catalysis (supervisors – Prof. Dr. V.I. Savchenko and Dr. A.I. Boronin), Boreskov Institute of Catalysis (BIC)\\
*1983 M.Sc. in Chemistry, Novosibirsk State University, June 1983
*2015 - present, Director of BIC, Novosibirsk, Russia. Now BIC is the the largest catalysis research center in the world - total staff of BIC after its restruring to Federal Scientific Center (2019) is more than 1200 employees, including 550 researchers. \\
*2002 - 2015 Vice-director at BIC, Novosibirsk, Russia\\
*2001 - present, Head of Surface Science laboratory, BIC, Novosibirsk, Russia \\
*1999, 2000 Visiting Scientist, Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Fritz-Haber-Institute der MPG (Prof. Dr. R. Schlögl)\\
*1999 Visiting Scientist, Surface Science Center, Chemistry Department, Texas A&M University (Prof. Dr. D.W.Goodman)\\
*1993 - 1994 Visiting Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Wales College of Cardiff, Cardiff, UK, Supervisor: Prof. Dr. M.W. Roberts\\
*1989 - 2000 Junior Researcher, Researcher, Senior Researcher and Scientific Secretary at BIC, Novosibirsk, Russia
__Top 5 Professional Activities & Awards __
*2016 Full member of the Russian Academy of Sciences\\
*2016 Balandin Prize of the Russian Academy of Science\\
*2013 & 2015 & 2017 Vice-president&Member at Large of the European Federation of Catalysis Societies (EFCATS)\\
*2010 - 2014 Member of Expert Board of Helmholz Centrum of Berlin, Section “Catalysis and Energy-related topics”\\
*2003 - present “Catalysis and Adsorption” Chair in Novosibirsk State University\\
__Top 5 Invited Talks (about 21 invited lectures in the last 5 years)__
*09/2019 XXI-st Mendeleev Congress on General and Applied Chemistry, Plenary Lecture (Sankt-Peterburg, Russia) \\
*04/2018 Designing Nanoparticle Systems for Catalysis Faraday Discussion, Invited Lecture (London, UK) \\
*06/2016 16th International Congress on Catalysis, Keynote Lecture (Beijing, China) \\
*11/2015 5th Asian Symposium on Advanced Materials, Plenary Lecture (Busan, Korea) \\
*10/2014 3rd Russian Congress on Catalysis, Plenary Lecture (Samara, Russia)
__Top 5 Research Projects (GR as PI)__
*Investigation of phase composition, local structure and electronic state of the X-ray amorphous nanomaterials using EXAFS spectroscopy station "Siberian Center for Synchrotron and Terahertz Radiation” 257142 € 16.518.11.7019\\Russian Ministry of Science 2011-2013-\\
*Nanostructured alloy catalysts based on palladium: synthesis, study and testing in complete and selective oxidation reactions of organic compounds 34730 € RFBR 13-03-01003 2013-2015-\\
*Gold nanoparticles as active component of three-way catalysts for vehicle exhaust gas purification 35616 € NNIO 14-53-12004 (RFBR-DFG joint project) 2014-2016-\\
*Investigation of the mechanisms of deactivation of supported metal catalysts and the elaboration of the effective ways to enhance the stability of active component nanoparticles  614285 € RSF 14-23-00146 & 540540 € continuation 2017-2018-\\
*Magnetic resonance spectroscopy and molecular tomography of metabolic pathways of cancer 115384 € ONKO 17-54-33037 *RFBR project 2017-2019\\ \\