Operando methods, catalysis, nanochemistry
Spectroscopy (XPS, synchrotron APXPS; IRRAS, UV-Vis, AES, Raman, SERS)
Microscopy (STM, AFM, high pressure "Reactor STM")
Electrochemistry (CV, spectroelectrochemistry)
Fabrication (e-beam PVD, spin-coating, self-assembly, soft lithography, polymerization, clean room)
Materials (single crystals Au(111), Pt(111), NiAl(110), TiO2(110), polycrystalline Au, Cu, Pt; HOPG, electrodes for electronics and junctions, photo- and redox-responsive molecular switches and motors)
2013-2015 Postdoctoral fellow at National Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. Molecular electronics group, led by prof. dr. R.L. McCreery.
2009-2013 PhD in physical chemistry, PhD thesis “Dual (photo- and redox-) active molecular switches for smart surfaces”. Supervisors – prof. dr. B.L. Feringa, prof. dr. W.R. Browne and prof. dr. P. Rudolf, Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, University of Groningen, the Netherlands.
2007-2009 – Master in Applied Physics. Thesis title – “Characterization of the calixarene- based Langmuir-Blodgett films on silicon for gas sensing applications”. Supervisor – prof. dr. Zoya I. Kazantseva. V.E. Lashkaryov Institute for Semiconductor Physics. National Academy of Science, Kyiv, Ukraine and Department of Semiconductor electronics, Radiophysical Faculty, National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv, Ukraine.
2017 – Poster prize at National Inorganic and Materials Chemistry conference.
2015 – nomination for NINT Research Award for “demonstration of excellent research at NINT” at the National Institute for Nanotechnology (NINT), University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.
2011-2013 co-supervision of Bachelor and Master projects.
2011 Assistance in organization of the conference ECOSS27 in Groningen(NL) on a local level.
2010-2013 Organization of laboratory experiments for visiting high school students and bachelor students.
2010-2013 Supervision and maintenance of laboratory XPS setup.