Department of X-ray Diffraction Studies and Quantum Chemistry

Head: Dr. Svitlana Shishkina
Phone: 
+38-057-341-02-58
Fax: 
+38-057-341-02-73
M.Sc.: Kharkov State University (1993)
Postgraduate student: A.N.Nesmeyanov Institute of Organoelement Compounds of Russian Academy of Sciences (INEOS RAS) (1994-1997)
Junior Research Scientist at SSI “Institute for Single Crystals” (2005-2010)
Research Scientist at SSI “Institute for Single Crystals” (2010-2013)
Senior Research Scientist at SSI “Institute for Single Crystals” (2013-2014)
Head of Department of X-ray Diffraction Studies and Quantum Chemistry (since 2014)
Research staff: 
Dr. Vyacheslav Baumer
Dr. Alexander Fedorov
Dr. Oleg Zhikol
Dr. Irina Omelchenko
Dr. Marina Krasovska
Viktoriya Dyakonenko, M.Sc.
Irina Konovalova, M.Sc.
Anna Puzan, M.Sc.
Research topics: 

Structure, conformational analysis and intramolecular interactions of organic compounds.

Conjugation and hyperconjugation in cyclic systems, different types of aromaticity and its relationship with conformational flexibility.

Weak intermolecular interactions including non-conventional hydrogen bonds, σ-hole bonding, stacking, interactions of anions with π-systems.

Supramolecular architecture and polymorphism of molecular crystals.

Crystal structure and properties of inorganic materials and thin films.

Mathematical tools in quantum chemistry, electron correlation problems, models of many-electron states.