WIPOS Speaker

Igor Alabugin

Energy of chemical bonds as a driving force for organic reactions: from stereoelectronic frustration to electron upconversion

  • Lomonosov Moscow State University (Ph.D. with Nikolai Zefirov)
  • University of Wisconsin (Postdoc with Howard Zimmerman)
  • 2000 – Assistant Professor, FSU
  • 2010 – Promoted to Full Professor
  • Research Interests: the interplay between structure and reactivity, stereoelectronic effects in cycloaddition, and cycloaromatization reactions, transformations of alkynes to carbon-rich materials