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CONTACT INFORMATION:назад

Address: Ermak str., 39, Ivanovo, 153025, Russia
Nanomaterials Research Institute, Ivanovo State University
Phone – work: +7 (4932) 37-08-08; +7 (4932) 93-43-49
E-mail: nv_usoltseva@mail.ru

CURRICULUM VITAE:назад

2009 Presidium member of the International Liquid Crystal Society (USA), a representative of the Russian Federation.
since 2008 Head of Nanomaterials Research Institute.
2006 Chairman of the Organizing Committees of VI International Symposium on Lyotropic Liquid Crystals (Ivanovo).
2003 Chairperson of the Organizing Committees of V International Symposium on Lyotropic Liquid Crystals (Ivanovo).
2001 till present Editor-in-chief of the international journal “Liquid Crystals and their Application”. Publishing house “Ivanovo State University”. Liquid Crystals Society “Commonwealth”. Russia.
2000 till present Deputy Editor-in-chief of “Ivanovo State University Bulletin” journal. Publishing house “Ivanovo State University”. Ivanovo.
2000 Chairperson of the Organizing Committees of IV International Symposium on Lyotropic Liquid Crystals (Ivanovo).
1999 Academician of Peter’s Science and Arts Academy.
1997 Member of Peter’s Academy of Science and Arts (Russia).
since 1995 Member of New York Academy of Science.
1994 Member of the Russian Technological Academy (Chairman of the “Liquid Crystals” section in Ivanovo department of this Academy).
since 1992 Professor of Chemistry.
1990 Defended Thesis for a Doctor’s Degree in Leningrad University (Doctor of Science – Habilitation). Thesis theme: “Molecular and Supramolecular Structure and Characteristics of Lyotropic Liquid Crystals”.
1973 Defended Thesis in Ivanovo Medical Institute (Candidate of Science – Ph.D.).
1962-1967 Ivanovo State Medical Institute. Major: Biochemistry.
1951-1962 Ivanovo Middle School (Russia).

HONOURS:назад

2008 Honored Expert in Higher Professional Education of the Mongolia.
2006 Honored Expert in Higher Professional Education of the Russian Federation.
2004 Awarded the Freedericksz Medal of the Russian Liquid Crystal Society “Commonwealth”.
1999 Awarded the title of Honored Expert in Higher Professional Education of the Russian Federation.
1999 Awarded a Diploma of Higher Education Ministry for a valuable contribution to science and education.
1997 Awarded a Diploma of Higher Education Ministry for a valuable contribution to science and education.
1967 Honours degree of Ivanovo State Medical Academy.
1962 Middle School Certificate with honours.

WORK EXPERIENCE:назад

2012 Scientific Secretary of the First All-Russian Conference on Liquid Crystals (Ivanovo, Russia).
2009 Chairman of the Organizing Committees of VII International Scientific Conference on Lyotropic Liquid Crystals and Nanomaterials (Ivanovo, Russia).
since 2008 Head of Nanomaterials Research Institute.
2006 Chairperson of the Organizing Committee of the VI International Symposium on Lyotropic Liquid Crystals (Ivanovo, Russia).
2003 Chairperson of the Organizing Committee of the V International Symposium on Lyotropic Liquid Crystals (Ivanovo, Russia).
2001 till present Editor-in-chief of the International journal “Liquid Crystals and their Application”. Publishing house “Ivanovo State University”. International Liquid Crystals Society “Commonwealth”. Russia.
2000 till present Deputy Editor-in-chief of “Ivanovo State University Bulletin” journal. Publishing house “Ivanovo State University” (Ivanovo, Russia).
2000 Chairperson of the Organizing Committee of the IV International Symposium on Lyotropic Liquid Crystals (Ivanovo, Russia).
2000-2007 Member of the Editorial Board of the International journal “Liquid Crystals”, publishing house “Taylor and Francis Ltd”. Great Britain.
since 2000 Vice-Rector for International Relations of Ivanovo State University.
2000-2002 Head of the Russian Scientific Group of the EU Project “INTAS”.
1999 Visiting Professor in Bayreuth University, Germany (2 months).
1999 Member of the Scientific Committee of the European Conference on Liquid Crystals (Crete, Greece).
1998 Member of the Scientific Committee of the 17th International Conference on Liquid Crystals (Strasburg, France).
1997 Visiting Professor in TU Berlin (3 months).
1997 Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the 3d International Symposium on Liquid Crystals.
10.1995-07.1996 Visiting Professor in Valladolid University, Spain.
1994 till present Member of the Scientific Board of Liquid Crystals Society “Commonwealth”.
1994-1997 Head of the Russian Scientific Group of the EU Project “Human Capital and Mobility” (Network).
1994-1995 Head of the bilateral project with TU Berlin (DFG, Project 436 Rus. 113/31/0) (Russian side).
1993 Visiting Professor in TU Berlin (6 months).
1993 Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the 2nd International Symposium on Liquid Crystals.
1992 Visiting Professor in TU Berlin (2 months).
1990 Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the 1st International Symposium on Liquid Crystals.
1983-2008 Supervisor of the Liquid Crystals Laboratory, Ivanovo State University.
1983-2000 Head of the Liquid Crystals Laboratory, Ivanovo State University.
1976-1983 Senior Researcher at the Liquid Crystals Laboratory in Ivanovo State University .

SCIENTIFIC SCHOOL:назад


13 PhDs and two doctors of science were prepared by Prof. N.V. Usol'tseva.

GRANTS:назад

2017-2019 Donor-acceptor conjugated organic compounds and heterostructures based on them as promising multifunctional nanomaterials. State task of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation No 16.1037.2017, Supervisor.
2016-2018 Mix-substituted phthalocyanines as promising materials for organic photovoltaic devices. RFBR Grant No 16-03-00883a, Supervisor.
2014-2016 Star-shaped discotic and chiral liquid crystal materials and their systems with non-mesogens. State task of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation No 4.106.2014K, Supervisor.
2013-2015 New fluorescent liquid crystalline asymmetrically substituted phthalocyanines and heterostructures based on them. RFBR Grant No 13-03-00481, Supervisor.
2013 Access to scientific information resources of foreign publishers. RFBR Grant No 13-00-01008, Executive.
2012 The First All-Russian Conference on Liquid Crystals (РКЖК-2012). Ivanovo, 17.09.2012-21.09.2012. RFBR Grant No 12-03-06053, Supervisor.
2011 Access to scientific information resources of foreign publishers. RFBR Grant No 11-00-14220, Executive.
2010 Participation in the 23rd International Liquid Crystal Conference. RFBR Grant No 10-03-08181, Supervisor.
2010-2012 Molecular design and study of anisotropic helical structures in one- and multicomponent systems of disc-like porphine derivatives. RFBR Grant No 10-03-00881, Supervisor.
2009 Participation in the 10rd European Conference on Liquid Crystals. RFBR Grant No 09-03-08036, Supervisor.
2009 VII International Conference “Lyotropic Liquid Crystals and Nanomaterials. Achievements in Thermotropic Liquid Crystals Research” (5th Chistyakov’s Readings). Ivanovo (Russia), 22.09.2009-25.09.2009. RFBR Grant No 09-03-06066, Supervisor.
2007-2009 Influence of substituents on mesomorphic properties of tetrabenzoporphyrine metal complexes and their aza-analogues. RFBR Grant No 07-03-00427, Supervisor.
2007-2009 New fullerene-based donor–acceptor systems. RFBR Grant No 07-03-00145, Executive.
2006-2007 Analytical departmental special program “Development of scientific potential of Higher School” RNP.2.2.1.1.7280 – Development of the Integration Mechanism and Scientific Process in the Field of Nanomaterials within the framework of regional scientific-educational center “Liquid Crystals”, Supervisor.
2005-2007 Lyotropic Liquid Crystal Properties of Lyotropic Metallomesogens. Grant of Royal Society, Executive. Supervision – Prof. D. Bruce (University of York, UK).
2005 The influence of metal complexes formed by poly(propylene imine) dendrimers on their supramolecular assembly and physico-chemical properties. RFBR Grant No 05-03-96405, Supervisor.
2004-2006 Influence of the bulky substituents on the mesomorphic properties of benzene and porphin derivatives. RFBR Grant No 04-03-32305, Supervisor.
2003-2004 Grant of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation for supporting of candidates’ research effort (АО3-2.11-754), Saint Petersburg competitive center of Fundamental Natural Science, Supervisor.
2003 Participation in the International Liquid Crystal Conference, Poland. RFBR Grant No 03-03-42887, Supervisor.
2002-2004 Grant of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation (Е 02-5.0-175), Saint Petersburg competitive center of Fundamental Natural Science, Supervisor.
2002-2003 Participation in the International Scientific Conference, Italy. RFBR Grant No 02-03-42996, Supervisor.
2002-2003 Molecular design and physicochemical investigations of disc-like mesogens. RFBR Grant No 02-03-07013, Supervisor.
2001-2003 New discotic glassformative materials for application in optoelectronics. RFBR Grant No 01-03-32135, Supervisor.
2000 Organization of the 4th International Conference on Lyotropic Liquid Crystals. Ivanovo (Russia). RFBR Grant No 00-02-26119, Supervisor.
2000-2001 INTAS, (Grant 365), Supervisor of Ivanovo group.
1998-2000 Grant of the Ministry of Higher Education of the Russian Federation (97-0-9.3-385), Supervisor.
1998-2000 Grant “Universities of Russia – Fundamental Research” (Project No 4007), Supervisor.
1998-2000 RFBR Grant No 98-03-32084, Supervisor.
1997 Organization of the 3d International Conference on Lyotropic Liquid Crystals. Ivanovo (Russia). RFBR Grant No 97-02-26124, Supervisor.
1996-1998 DFG-RFBR Grant (96-03-00091 G), Supervisor of Ivanovo group.
1994-1997 EU Grant (Human Capital and Mobility Program; Network), Supervisor of Ivanovo group.
1994-1997 Presidential Scholarship for distinguished scientific research.
1994-1995 DFG Grant (Project 436 Rus 113/31/0), Supervisor.
1994 Grant of International Soros-Foundation, Supervisor.
1993 DFG Grants for a total of six months’ research in TU Berlin, Germany.
1992 DAAD Grant for scientific research in TU Berlin, Germany (2 months).

LANGUAGES:назад

Russian, German, English


PUBLICATIONS:назад

Author of more than 800 publications, among them 9 monographies and 12 patents. Editor-in-chief of 5 monographs, 4 Interuniversity collected articles: “Liquid Crystals” (Ivanovo, 1986 and 1987), “Structure and Properties of Liquid Crystals” (1989, Ivanovo), “Liquid Crystals and their Application” (Ivanovo, 1990), and journal of International LC Community “Commonwealth” “Liquid Crystals and Their Application” (included in Web of Science (Emerging Sources Citation Index), Scopus and Chemical Abstracts Service):
http://nano.ivanovo.ac.ru/journal/en/.

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