Konstantin Popov

Academic Degrees : Graduated from Moscow Lomonosov State University, Chemistry, 1972 Ph.D (Chemistry) - Moscow Lomonosov State University, 1976. Dr. Sci. (Chemistry) - The Kurnakov Institute of Inorganic and General Chemistry of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 1992. Professor (Physical Chemistry), Moscow State University of Food Production, 1996. Professional Experience: 1984 - 1985 Post-doctoral research position under Prof. G. Anderegg in Laboratory of Inorganic chemistry of ETH, Zurich, Switzerland (10 months). 1994 Researcher at ISOTRON Corporation, New Orleans, US, on removal of Uranium from K-25 Soil, Oak Ridge, TN under a DOE Contract. 1996 Conducted research at ISOTRON Corporation, New Orleans, US, on reagent enhanced applications of electrokinetics for radionuclide removal from soils and contaminated surfaces e.g. steel, concrete, soils. Membership in Scientific Associations and Working Groups: 1989-1995 National Representative in the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC), Analytical Chemistry Division, Commission V.6 (Chem. Equilibrium Data). 1989-2001 Member of National Committee of Russian Chemists 1996-1997 Associate member of IUPAC, Commission V.6. 1998-2001 Titular member of IUPAC, Commission V.6. 2000-2001 Secretary of IUPAC Commission V.6. 1999-2002 Scientific Committee of the International Council for Science CODATA, member of working group, “Standartization of Physico-Chemical Property Electronic Data Files (IUCOSPED)”. 2001-present IUPAC expert on chemical equilibria data 2003 – present The World Association of Soil and Water Conservation (WASWC) member Participation in the international Projects and Programs: 1995-1997 Principal Investigator on “Development of Electrokinetic and Chemical methods for Rehabilitation of Soil and Groundwater Contaminated with Nuclides and Heavy Metals” Project 16 of the International Scientific and Technology Center (ISTC). 1998-1999 Project Leader on ISTC Project 897, “Complexant Enhanced Elecrokinetic Remediation of Soil Contaminated with Organics”, 1996 Principal Investigator of DOE Project DE-FG02-ER82007: T. SenGupta, SenGupta, H. L. Lomasney, K. I. Popov, and V. G. Yachmenev,“Electrokinetically enhanced micellar extraction of Radionuclides/heavy metals and organics from soil” ISOTRON Corporation, New Orleans, LA US. 1996. 1988-2007 Project participant on IUPAC Project 560/9/83 “Maintenance and Development of Stability Constants Data Base”. More than 5.000 data from original journal publications were collected and transmitted into database. 1993-2000 Project co-ordinator on IUPAC Project 660/35/93, “Critical Evaluation of Stability Constants of Phosphonic Acids”. 1995-1999 Project participant on IUPAC Project 560/39/95, “Development of Materials for Teaching of Solution Equilibria”. 1997-2005 Project Leader on IUPAC Project 560/41/97, “Critical Evaluation and Prediction of Stability Constants of Metal Complexes of Complexones for Biomedical and Environmental Applications”. 2002-2006 Project Leader on IUPAC Project 2001-038-2 500, “Recommendations for NMR Measurements of high pK values and equilibrium constants in strongly basic solutions”. 2001-2003 Project participant on IUPAC Project 2000-004-2-500, “IUPAC Stability Constants Database – completion of data collection up to 2000”. 2005-2006 Project coordinator in a TACIS Project “Innovations and Strategy in the use of intellectual property” (Russia-Germany). Participation in the National Projects and Programs: 2007-2009 Project leader of Russian Foundation for Basic Research Grant (Grant 07-08-00246)”Stability constants of complexes in Ionic Liquids” 2008-2010 Project leader of a National Grant on “Nanoparticle content measurements in Food” with budget of 81 000 000 roubles (c.a. 3 000 000 $) Awards: 1996 I. Chernyaev Memorial Medal for achievements on the selective NMR paramagnetic line broadening. (The Kurnakov Institute of Inorganic and General Chemistry of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia) 1997 Price award “Environment and Living” (Baden-Wuertemberg, Germany) for the scientific research on “Development of Electrokinetic and Chemical Methods for Rehabilitation of Soils Contaminated with Radionuclides, Heavy Metals and Organics”. 2002 “Professor-2002”, annual title award for Moscow top professors in chemistry 2004 “Professor-2004”, annual title award for Moscow top professors in chemistry 2005 “Professor-2005”, annual title award for Moscow top professors in chemistry (since 2005 the Annual Award Calls are cancelled) 2006 Honory Standart of Oulu University (Finland) for fruitful scientific collaboration 2010 First Price “Innovation Initiative 2009” in nomination Surface Chemistry, Procror & Gamble and Moscow State University.

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