Anton S. Lytvynenko Candidate of chemical sciences

Anton S. Lytvynenko

Anton S. Lytvynenko

Candidate of chemical sciences

Research Scientist

Telephone: +380(44) 525-66-61
Fax: +38 (044) 525 62 16

Scientific interests:

– Catalytic and electrocatalytic properties of metal nanofoams and their composites with porous coordination polymers.

– Quantum chemical/molecular mechanics modeling: electronic structure of 3d metals complexes, mechanisms of electrocatalytic dehalogenation, accessibility of pores to substrates;

– Electrochemical synthesis, characterization and studies of catalytic activity of porous coordination polymers nanoparticles;

– Electrochemical and electrocatalytic properties of porous coordination polymers;

– Interpretation of magnetochemical properties of polynuclear complexes of 3d metals;


since 2019 Research scientist, IPC NASU

2017–2019 Junior research scientist, IPC NASU

2015–2017 Leading engineer, IPC NASU

2014–2015 1st degree engineer, IPC NASU

2011 2nd degree engineer, IPC NASU

2008–2009 1st degree technician, IPC NASU

Co-author of 18 scientific papers (in particular, 2 reviews), abstracts of more than 30 reports on international and local conferences (in particular, an invited report on the international conference) as well as 4 patents of Ukraine.


PhD studies, IPC NASU: 2011–2014. PhD Thesis “Influence of structure of porous coordination polymers with bridging ligands of bipyridine type on processes of electrocatalytic activation of halogen-containing organic compounds” (specialty – Physical Chemistry) defended at 20 Dec 2016 in IPC NASU, the PhD degree approved by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine at 28 Feb 2017.

National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv, Chemical Faculty (Chair of Inorganic Chemistry): Bachelor – 2009, Master – 2011.

Scientific collaboration:
Faculty of Chemistry, Jagiellonian University, Prof. G.D. Sulka, Dr. habil. L. Zaraska, Dr. A. Brzózka, joint research, postdoc research stay.

Kurnakov Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Dr. Hab. M.A.Kiskin, joint research.

Equipe Organométalliques Matériaux et Catalyse, Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes, Dr. O. Cador, Dr. S. Golhen, joint research.

Selected publications:

[1] Formation of hierarchically-ordered nanoporous silver foam and its electrocatalytic properties in reductive dehalogenation of organic compounds, A. M. Mishura, A. S. Lytvynenko, K. S. Gavrilenko, A. E. Baranchikov, N. V. Grabovaya, M. A. Kiskin, S. V. Kolotilov, New J. Chem., 2018, 42, 17499–17512.

[2] Modeling of catalytically active metal complex species and intermediates in reactions of organic halides electroreduction, A. S. Lytvynenko, S. V. Kolotilov, M. A. Kiskin, I. L. Eremenko, V. M. Novotortsev, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2015, 17, 5594–5605.

[3] Redox-Active Porous Coordination Polymers Prepared by Trinuclear Heterometallic Pivalate Linking with the Redox-Active Nickel(II) Complex: Synthesis, Structure, Magnetic and Redox Properties, and Electrocatalytic Activity in Organic Compound Dehalogenation in Heterogeneous Medium, A. S. Lytvynenko, S. V. Kolotilov, M. A. Kiskin, O. Cador, S. Golhen, G. G. Aleksandrov, A. M. Mishura, V. E. Titov, L. Ouahab, I. L. Eremenko, V. M. Novotortsev, Inorg. Chem., 2014, 53, 4970–4979.

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