Alexander F. Schmidt
Doctor of Sciences (Chemistry), Professor
Alexander Schmidt was born in 1965 in Angarsk, Irkutsk region. In 1987 he graduated from the Faculty of Chemistry of Irkutsk State University. In 1991 he defended his candidate thesis, in 2003 - his doctoral thesis
1987-1991 – Junior Researcher, ISU Institute of Oil and Coal-Chemical Synthesis;
1991-1993 – Senior Researcher, ISU Institute of Oil and Coal-Chemical Synthesis;
1993-1995 – Lecturer, Department of Physical and Colloid Chemistry;
1995-2004 - Associate Professor, Department of Physical and Colloid Chemistry;
2004-2007 – Professor, ISU Department of Physical and Colloid Chemistry;
Since 2007 - Head of Department of Physical and Colloid Chemistry;
2007-2012 - Director of ISU Institute of Oil and Coal-Chemical Synthesis.
2012-2015 – Vice-rector for Research
2015-2017 – Vice-rector for Research and International Cooperation
2017 - 2019 – First Vice-rector (Irkutsk State University)
May 16th, 2019 - October 5th, 2020 – acting rector of Irkutsk State University
Since October 6th, 2020 - ISU rector
1992 – 1993 – University of Tubingen (Germany)
1999 – RWTH Aachen University (Germany)
2006 – Technical University of Munich (Germany)
2011 – “International Visitor Leadership” Program (United States of America)
Alexander Schmidt is the Chairman of the Scientific Council for Defending Doctoral Thesis in Chemistry and a member of the Scientific Council on Catalysis (Russian Academy of Sciences). Professor Schmidt is the author and co-author of 199 scientific articles (including 59 articles indexed in Web of Science, 12 of them – in a Q1 journals). Professor Schmidt is registered with the Federal Register for Experts in Science and Technology. Professor Schmidt is currently an expert of Russian Science Foundation and the leader of research projects implemented under support of such funds as the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, Russian Science Foundation.
Scientific Supervisor of four Candidates of Sciences’ Research Theses.
Awards and honourary titles:
Honoured Worker of Higher Education of the Russian Federation
Diploma of the Presidium of SB RAS (Siberian branch of Russian Academy of Sciences).
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