Kuchmiy Stepan Yaroslavovych Corresponding Member of The National Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Chemistry (Habilitat), Professor of Physical Chemistry
Kuchmiy Stepan Yaroslavovych

Corresponding Member of The National Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Chemistry (Habilitat), Professor of Physical Chemistry

The Department Head

Phone: +38 (044) 525-66-62
Fax: +38 (044) 525-66-62
Email: kuchmiy@inphyschem-nas.kiev.ua;, stephan@ukr.net;

Scientific interests

photochemistry, photochemistry of coordination compounds, photocatalysis, semiconductor nanophotocatalysis, molecular spectroscopy, catalysis.

Professional record:

1968-1971 PhD student of L.V. Pisarzhevskii Institute of Physical Chemistry of Academy of Sciences of USSR
1971-1975 engineer of L.V. Pisarzhevskii Institute of Physical Chemistry of Academy of Sciences of USSR
1975 senior engineer of L.V. Pisarzhevskii Institute of Physical Chemistry of Academy of Sciences of USSR
1975-1980 junior researcher of L.V. Pisarzhevskii Institute of Physical Chemistry of Academy of Sciences of USSR
1980-1991 senior researcher of L.V. Pisarzhevskii Institute of Physical Chemistry of Academy of Sciences of USSR
1991-1993 leading researcher of L.V. Pisarzhevskii Institute of Physical Chemistry of NASU
1993-1997 Deputy Director for science of L.V. Pisarzhevskii Institute of Physical Chemistry of NASU
from 1993 Head of Photochemistry department of L.V. Pisarzhevskii Institute of Physical Chemistry of NASU

Education

Lviv Polytechnical Institute, Faculty of technology of organic compounds, PhD studentship in L.V. Pysarzhevsky Institute of Physical Chemistry of Academy of Sciences of Ukrainian Soviet Socialistic Republic.

Publications
Author of more than 350 scientific works including 5 monographs, 30 patents of USSR, Ukraine and Russian Federation.


Awards, membership in academies and scientific communities

Nominee of L.V. Pysarzhevsky Award of NASU (2005).
Distinguished by a medal “In honor of 1500 years of Kyiv" (1984), Certificate of Honor from Supreme Rada of Ukraine (2007).
Corresponding member of NASU (from 2006).
Member of editoral boards of “Theoretical and Experimental Chemistry", “Physics, Chemistry and Technology of Surface”, “Chemistry & Chemical Technology”, “Outlook”, Collected Scientific Transactions (journal) “Nanosistemi, Nanomateriali, Nanotehnologii”.

Selected publications :

  • 1. Kryukov A.I., Kuchmiy S.Ya. Photochemistry of transition metal complexes. – Kiev: Naukova Dumka, 1989. – 240 p.
    2. Kryukov A.I., Kuchmiy S.Ya. Principles of photochemistry of coordination compounds. – Kiev: Naukova Dumka, 1990. – 280 p.
    3. Kryukov A.I., Kuchmiy S.Ya., Pokhodenko V.D. Nanostructured composite photocatalysts based on polycrystalline cadmium sulfide // Theoret. Experim. Chem. – 1997. – Vol. 33, N. 5. – P. 306-321.
    4. Kryukov A.I., Kuchmiy S.Ya., Pokhodenko V.D. Energetics of electron transfer processes in semiconductor photocatalytic systems // Theoret. Experim. Chem. – 2000. – Vol. 36, N. 2. – P. 69-89.
    5. Stroyuk A.L., Kryukov A.I., Kuchmiy S.Ya., Pokhodenko V.D. Quantum size effects in photonics of semiconductor nanoparticles // Theoret. Experim. Chem. – 2005. – Vol. 41, N 2. – P. 67-87.
    6. Stroyuk A.L., Kryukov A.I., Kuchmiy S.Ya., Pokhodenko V.D. Quantum size effects in semiconductor photocatalysis // Theoret. Experim. Chem. – 2005. – Vol. 41, N 4. – P. 199-218.
    7. Stroyuk A.L., Kryukov A.I., Kuchmiy S.Ya., Pokhodenko V.D. Semiconductor photocatalytic systems for molecular hydrogen production using visible light // Theoret. Experim. Chem. – 2009. – 45, № 4. – P. 199-222.
    8. Stroyuk O.L., Kuchmiy S.Ya., Kryukov A.I., Pokhodenko V.D. Semiconductor catalysis and photocatalysis on the nanoscale. – Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York. – 2010. – 183 р.
    9. Stroyuk O.L., Kuchmiy S.Ya., Kryukov A.I., Pokhodenko V.D. Semiconductor nanoparticles in photocatalysis: The present status and perspectives // Nanoparticles: Properties, Classification, Characterization, and Fabrication / Еd. by A. Kestell and G. DeLorey. – Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, 2010. – P. 79-148.
    10. Kryukov A.I., Stroyuk O.L., Kuchmiy S.Ya., Pokhodenko V.D. Nanophotocatalysis. – Kiev: Academperiodyka, 2013. – 618 p.
    11. Rayevska O.E., Stroyuk O.L., Grodzyuk G.Y., Kuchmiy S.Y., Dzhagan V.M., Valakh M.Y. Ultra-small CdS quantum dots capped by amine polyelectrolytes // Handbook of Functional Nanomaterials. V. 1. Synthesis and Modification / Ed. by M. Aliofkhazraei. – New York – USA: Nova Science Publishers, Ltd., 2014. – P. 49–70.
    12. Granchak V.M., Sakhno T.V., Kuchmiy S.Ya. Light-emitting materials – active components of luminescent solar concentrators (Review) // Theoret. Experim. Chem. – 2014. – 50, № 1. – P. 1-20.
    13. Stroyuk O.L., Kuchmiy S.Ya. Semiconductor-based photocatalytic systems for solar-light-driven water splitting and hydrogen evolution: fundamentals, state-of-the-art and perspectives // Photocatalysis: fundamentals, applications and prospects / Еd. by Margaret Howard. – Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York. – 2015. – Р. 31-84.
    14. Stroyuk O.L., Andryushina N.S., Kuchmiy S.Ya., Pokhodenko V.D. Photochemical processes involving graphene oxide (Review) // Theoret. Experim. Chem. – 2015. – 51, № 1. – P. 1-26.

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