Bolshakov Oleg


Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution "SUSU (NIU)"

English proficiency


Code and name of the group of scientific specialties for which the postgraduate student will be accepted

1.4. Chemical Sciences

List of research projects of a potential supervisor (participation / leadership)

1. 2020-2022. surface molecular defects of nanocrystalline oxide materials. RFBR (Russian Foundation for Basic Research) Grant # 20-03-00904. Principal Investigator.

2. 2020-2022 State contract Grant # FENU-2020-0019. Executive assistant .

3. Megagrant Ministry of Education "Transition to environmentally friendly and resource-saving energy, increasing the efficiency of production and deep processing of hydrocarbon raw materials, the formation of new sources, methods of transportation and storage of energy." Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation (agreement №075 - 15 - 2022 - 1135) and South Ural State University. Executor

List of possible research topics

1. New semiconductor composite systems based on polytriazinimide

2. Semiconductor catalysts for organic reactions .




Research Supervisor:

Oleg I. Bol'shakov ,

Candidate of Science/

ND Zelinsky

Institute of Organic Chemistry, RAS

Earth sciences

Supervisor 's research interests (more detailed description of scientific interests):


Novel approaches in surface modification of conventional semiconductors for photocatalysis and heterogeneous catalysis of organic reactions. Physical chemistry of complex organic molecule adsorption. Electrochemistry of semiconductors and sensors.

Research highlights ( with stock ):

For the last 5 years Oleg Bolshakov participated in developing methods for the synthesis of TiO 2 microparticles and its composites with SiO 2 . Currently a novel approaches for surface modification and controlled phase growth are being investigated with computer modeling of the nanoparticles. Surface adsorption mechanism of biologically active compounds on oxide surfaces and their geometry have been elucidated with physical and computer chemistry methods


Supervisor 's specific requirements :

  1. Physical chemistry knowledge is a must have
  2. Basic skills in inorganic chemistry synthesis
  3. Basic knowledge of organic chemistry



Supervisor's main publications (Scopus/WOS 11 ): 

1. M. Grishina , O. Bol'shakov , A. Potemkin, V. Potemkin. Theoretical investigation of electron structure and surface morphology of titanium dioxide anatase nano -particles. Computational and Theoretical Chemistry, 1091 July 2016, pp. 122-136. DOI: 10.1016/j.comptc.2016.07.003.

2 Maria Grishina , Oleg Bol'shakov , Andrey Potemkin, Vladimir Potemkin. Benzo[1,2,5] thiadiazole dyes: Spectral and electrochemical properties and their relation to the photovoltaic characteristics of the dye-sensitized solar cells Dyes and Pigments (2017), doi : 10.1016/j.dyepig.2017.05.020

3. Roman Morozov , Igor Krivtsov , Viacheslav Avdin , Zakariae Amghouz , Alexander Gorshkov , Ekaterina Pushkova , Oleg Bol'shakov , Jose R. Garcia . Microporous composite SiO 2 -TiO2 spheres prepared via the peroxo route: Lead (II) removal in aqueous media. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids. Volume 497, 2018, P.71-81. DOI: 10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2017.11.031

4. Artyom Shchelokov , Nadezhda Palko , Vladimir Potemkina , Maria Grishina , Roman Morozov , Elena Korina , Danil Uchaev , Igor Krivtsov , Oleg Bol'shakov * Adsorption of Native Amino Acids on Nanocrystalline TiO2: Physical Chemistry, QSPR, and Theoretical Modeling. Langmuir 2019, 35, 2, 538-550 DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b02007.

5. Bol'shakov , OI, Yushina , ID, Stash, AI et al. Structure and properties of 4-phenyl-5H-1,2,3-dithiazole-5-thione polyiodide with S−I+−S bridged complex. Struct Chem (2020).

6. E. Korina , R. Morozov , I. Arkhipushkin , D Vorobiev , N Heintz , Igor Inyaev A. Adawy , R. Mendoza , I. Vasileva , T. Dolinina , V. Avdin , S Sozykin , A. Schelokov , V Popov, E. Strel'tsova , Oleg Bol'shakov *. Surface dehydroxylation of nanocrystalline TiO2. Inorganic Chemistry Communications.

7. E. Korina , S. Naifert , N. Palko , M. Grishina , V. Potemkin, R. Morozov , A. Adawy , R. Merono , V. Avdin , A. Schelokov , V. Popov and Oleg Bol'shakov * Probing Adsorption of Dipeptides on Titanium Dioxide in H2O and D2O, Thermodynamics, and Computer Modeling. ChemPhysChem . under revision

8. Ekaterina Bartashevich , Adam Stash, Irina Yushina , Mikhail Minyaev , Oleg Bol'shakov , Oleg Rakitin and Vladimir Tsirelson BONDING FEATURES IN THE APPEL SALT FROM THE ORBITAL-FREE QUANTUM CRYSTALLOGRAPHIC PERSPECTIVE. Volume 77| Part 4| August 2021| Pages 478-487


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