Alexander S

Chemist - 7 Years of Experience - Near 08003



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Summary of Qualifications Accomplished chemist with >10 year experience in adsorption, materials science, purification of gases, liquid fuels, catalysis, instrumental analysis, who wants to strongly contribute to success of the R&D chemistry or chemical engineering team. Planned, conducted, managed multiple successfully completed and published group research projects: a) purification of gaseous fuels by adsorption, b) purification and separation of liquid fossil fuels, c) design, synthesis, characterization, evaluation and modeling new nano materials as porous sorbents and catalysts. Highly skilled writer of >35 research papers in peer-reviewed journals, reviews, reports, two book chapters and a monograph on adsorption, materials science, catalysis. Working Skills * Planning and management of team research project by chemists and chemical engineers. * Chemical synthesis: pure and doped titanium dioxide, titanates, zinc oxide, silica, other inorganic compounds by sol-gel, impregnation, thermal, mechano-chemical, photochemical synthesis. * Spectroscopic analysis: usage, calibration, and instrument maintenance. UV - Visible absorption and diffuse reflectance (UV-Vis DRS), fluorescence, Raman spectroscopy, Fourier transformed infrared (FTIR) and attenuated total reflection (ATR-FTIR), X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS), X-ray fluorescence (XRF), nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy. * Structural analysis: usage, calibration, and instrument maintenance. X-ray diffraction (XRD), measurements of surface area and pore size by the Brunauer-Emmett-Teller (BET) and Barrett-Joyner-Halenda (BJH) methods, transmission electron microscopy (TEM), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), atomic force microscopy (AFM). * Chromatographic analysis: usage, calibration, maintenance of instrumentation. High performance liquid chromatography with mass spectrometric (HPLC - MS) and UV detection (HPLC-UV), gas chromatography with mass spectrometric (GC - MS) and thermal conductivity detection (GC-TCD). * Computational chemistry: Gaussian and GaussView to compute molecular structure and spectra. * Other working skills: temperature programmed desorption (TPD), high vacuum chambers, gas sensors. * Software programs: ChemDraw, Origin, MS Office, SciFinder.