Kirill Monakhov

 

 

 

 

Professional Career

Since June 2015

Adjunct Scientist 

Peter Grünberg Institute, Jülich Research Centre, Germany

 

Since June 2015

Junior Research Group Leader

mentor Prof. Paul Kögerler 

Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

 

January 2013 –

May 2015

Postdoctoral fellow

with Prof. Paul Kögerler 

Laboratory of Molecular Magnetism

Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

 

December 2010 –

December 2012

Postdoctoral fellow

with Prof. Pierre Braunstein 

Laboratory of Coordination Chemistry

Institute of Chemistry, University of Strasbourg, France

 

July 2010 –

October 2010 

Postdoctoral research assistant

with Prof. Gerald Linti

Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Heidelberg University, Germany

 

Education

November 2007 –

July 2010

Doctor of Science (Dr. rer. nat., doctor rerum naturalium)

Ph.D. supervisor: Prof. Gerald Linti 

Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Heidelberg University, Germany

 

Thesis: ''Experimental and theoretical study of the polynuclear

bismuth compounds – Dimers, clusters, molecular self-assemblies,

and polyhedral cage molecules'' (magna cum laude)

 

September 2005 –

June 2007

Master of Science in Chemistry

Supervisor: Prof. Tatiana Stromnova

Institute of Physical Chemistry, Lomonosov Moscow State University of Fine Chemical Technology, Russia

 

Thesis: ''Palladium(I,II) unsaturated carboxylate complexes –

Synthesis, structures, and physical properties'' (thesis grade: 1.0)

 

September 2001 –

June 2005

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Supervisor: Prof. Tatiana Stromnova

Institute of Physical Chemistry, Lomonosov Moscow State University of Fine Chemical Technology, Russia

 

University Training & Development

Since 2015

Participation in the program "Mentoring and Coaching for Advanced Talents"

mentor Prof. Rainer Waser

Center for Professional Leadership, RWTH Aachen University, Germany 

 

Short-Term Research Stays

2014 (3 weeks)

Pierre and Marie Curie University - Paris VI, France

Paris Institute of Molecular Chemistry

Edifices PolyMétalliques (E-POM) of Prof. Anna Proust

 

2014 (2 weeks)

Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands

High Field Magnet Laboratory

 

2017 (2 weeks)

2014 (2 weeks)

2012 (1 week)

2011 (4 weeks)

Rovira i Virgili University - Tarragona, Spain

Departament de Química Física i Inorgànica

Quantum Chemistry Group of Prof. Josep M. Poblet

 

 

2010 (9 weeks) 

VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands

Theoretical Chemistry Group of Prof. F. Matthias Bickelhaupt

 

Memberships

Since 2018

Member of the COST Action MP1308 "Towards Oxide Based Electronics" (TO-BE)

European Union

 

Since 2017

Member of the Aachen-California Network of Academic Exchange (ACalNet)

Aachen-California, Germany-USA

 

Since 2015

Member of the RWTH Faculty Club

Aachen, Germany

 

Since 2014

Member of the German Chemical Society (GDCh)

and ''Wöhler-Vereinigung für Anorganische Chemie'', Germany

 

2007 – 2010

Member of the Graduate College 850 

''Modeling of Molecular Properties'', Heidelberg, Germany

 

Services to the Scientific Community

Since 2015

Grant reviews for international funding institutions:

«L'initiative d'excellence» (IdEx), France

 

Since 2013

Peer refereeing for various chemistry journals

incl. specialized and multidisciplinary journals

 

Academic Administration

2016-2017

Member of the committee "Reakkreditierung der Lehramtsstudiengänge der RWTH Aachen"

representative of the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry

 

Research Grants

2015  2020

Emmy Noether Programme grant from the DFG

amount: 1200 k€

principal investigator

 

2014

Jülich Aachen Research Alliance Seed Fund

amount: 40 k€

jointly with Dr. Marco Moors & Prof. Rainer Waser

 

2014

RWTH Start-Up Fund

Institutional strategy II - Place to Be

Excellence Initiative of the German federal and state governments

amount: 15 k€

principal investigator

 

2014 

Two Short-Term 'PoCheMoN' Scientific Mission grants

COST Action CM1203

''Polyoxometalate Chemistry for Molecular Nanoscience''

principal investigator

 

2014

European Magnetic Field Laboratory Access grant

HFML-RU/FOM

principal investigator

 

2011

2010

Two HPC-Europa2 grants

High Performance Computing Transnational Access Programme

principal investigator

 

Honors, Awards, Recognition, and Fellowships

2016

Citation in the 12th edition of Marquis Who's Who in Science and

Engineering 2016-2017 (USA)

 

2015

DFG Emmy Noether Fellowship 

(Germany)

 

2014

Featured in the Advent Calendar of the Excellence Initiative and 

the International Office at RWTH Aachen University (Germany)

 

2013 – 2016

Citation in the 31st, 32nd, and 33rd edition of Marquis Who's Who in the World

(USA)

 

2013

DFG Postdoctoral Reintegration Fellowship

''Rückkehrstipendium'' (Germany)

 

2012

Cercle Gutenberg Postdoctoral Funding

(Alsace, France)

 

2011 

The Academia Europaea Burgen Scholarship in recognition of

excellent academic achievements (European Union)

 

2011

DFG Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

''Forschungsstipendium'' (Germany)

 

2009

Graduate Student Award to participate in the 59th Meeting of

Nobel Laureates and Students in Lindau, dedicated to chemistry

(Germany)

 

2007 – 2010

Graduate College 850 Scholarship

''Modeling of Molecular Properties'', Heidelberg (Germany)

 

2007

Master's Thesis Award in Chemistry and Honor's Diploma of

the Moscow State University of Fine Chemical Technology (Russia)

 

2007

Annual Student Research Award of the Kurnakov's Institute of

General and Inorganic Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences

(Russia)