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Kuchmiy Stepan Yaroslavovych

 Kuchmiy Stepan Yaroslavovych

Corresponding Member of The National Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Chemistry (Habilitat), Professor of Physical Chemistry

The Department Head

Телефон: +38 (044) 525 66 62
Факс: +38 (044) 525 66 62
Email: kuchmiy@inphyschem-nas.kiev.ua

Scientific interests: 

photochemistry, photochemistry of coordination compounds, photocatalysis, semiconductor nanophotocatalysis, molecular spectroscopy, catalysis.

  Professional record

1968-1971

PhD student of L.V. Pisarzhevskii Institute of Physical Chemistry of Academy of Sciences of Ukrainian Soviet Socialistic Republic 

1971-1975

engineer in the Institute

1975 

senior engineer

1975-1980

junior researcher

1980-1991 

senior researcher

1991-1993

leading researcher

1993-1997

Deputy Director for science of the Institute

from 1993

Head of Photochemistry department

 Education

Lviv Polytechnical Institute, Faculty of technology of organic compounds, PhD studentship in L.V. Pysarzhevsky Institute of Physical Chemistry of Academy of Sciences of Ukrainian Soviet Socialistic Republic.

Author of more than 350 scientific works including 5 monographs, 30 patents of USSR, Ukraine and Russian Federation. 

Awards, membership in academies and scientific communities

Nominee of L.V. Pysarzhevsky Award of NASU (2005).

Distinguished by a medal "In honor of 1500 years of Kyiv" (1984), Certificate of Honor from Supreme Rada of Ukraine (2007).

Corresponding member of NASU (from 2006).

Member of editoral boards of "Theoretical and Experimental Chemistry", "Chemistry and Technology of Water”, “Physics, Chemistry and Technology of Surface”, “Outlook”.

 Scientific collaborations 

Institute of Chemical Kinetics and Combustion of Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia, Laboratory of Photochemistry, Professor V.F. Plyusnin.

Belorussian State University, Minsk, Belorussia, Faculty of Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry Chair, Professor E.A. Streltsov.

 Selected publications

  • Kryukov A.I., Kuchmiy S.Ya. Photochemistry of transition metal complexes. – Kiev: Naukova Dumka, 1989. – 240 p.
  • Kryukov A.I., Kuchmiy S.Ya. Principles of photochemistry of coordination compounds. – Kiev: Naukova Dumka, 1990. – 280 p.
  • Kuchmiy S.Ya., Kulik S.V., Korzhak A.V., Kryukov A.I. Evolution of molecular hydrogen in photocatalytic systems containing heteropolytungstates as electron mediators // Theoret. Experim. Chem. – 1994. – Vol. 30, N. 4.– P. 231-235.
  • Kuchmiy S.Ya., Korzhak A.V., Kryukov A.I. Photocatalysis of coupled reactions of hydrogen peroxide decomposition and synthesis of chorohydrines // Ukr. Chem. J. – 1995. – Vol. 61, N. 2. – P. 21-28.
  • Kryukov A.I., Kuchmiy S.Ya., Pokhodenko V.D. Nanostructured composite photocatalysts based on polycrystalline cadmium sulfide // Theoret. Experim. Chem. – 1997. – Vol. 33, N. 5. – P. 306-321.
  • Kryukov A.I., Kuchmiy S.Ya., Pokhodenko V.D. Energetics of electron transfer processes in semiconductor photocatalytic systems // Theoret. Experim. Chem. –  2000. – Vol. 36, N. 2. – P. 69-89.
  • Kuchmiy S.Ya., Zin’chuk N.N., Stroyuk A.L., Korzhak A.V., Kryukov A.I. Catalysis and photocatalysis of synthesis of nanometer metallic silver particles by colloidal Ag2S // Metal Phys. and New Technol. – 2003. – Vol. 25, N 11. – P. 1481-1494.
  • Stroyuk A.L., Kryukov A.I., Kuchmiy S.Ya., Pokhodenko V.D. Quantum size effects in photonics of semiconductor nanoparticles // Theoret. Experim. Chem. – 2005. – Vol. 41, N 2. – P. 67-87.
  • Stroyuk A.L., Kryukov A.I., Kuchmiy S.Ya., Pokhodenko V.D. Quantum size effects in semiconductor photocatalysis // Theoret. Experim. Chem. – 2005. – Vol. 41, N 4. – P. 199-218.
  • Stroyuk A.L., ShvalaginV.V., Kuchmii S.Ya. Photochemical synthesis and optical properties of binary and ternary metal-semiconductor composites based on zinc oxide nanoparticles // J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem. – 2005. – Vol. 173, N. 2. – P. 185-194.
  • Stroyuk A.L., Shvalagin V.V., Rayevskaya A.Ye., Kryukov A.I., Kuchmiy S.Ya. Photochemical formation of semiconductor nanostructures // Theoret. Experim. Chem. – 2008. – Vol. 44, N. 4. – P. 199-220.
  • Stroyuk A.L., Kryukov A.I., Kuchmiy S.Ya., Pokhodenko V.D. Semiconductor photocatalytic systems for molecular hydrogen production using visible light // Theoret. Experim. Chem. – 2009. – 45, № 4. – P. 199-222.
  • Stroyuk O.L., Rayevska O.Ye., Kozytskiy A.V., Kuchmiy S.Ya. Electron energy factors in photocatalytic methylviologen reduction in the presence of semiconductor nanocrystals // J. Photochem. Photobiol. A. – 2010. - Vol. 210, N. 2-3. – P. 209-214.