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Dr Vladimir Kuznetsov


Since 2007 I have been Stipendiary Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry at Brasenose, St Anne’s, Oriel, St Hilda’s, Somerville colleges and St Edmund Hall.

I cover all aspects of the Inorganic Chemistry undergraduate course at Oxford.

Research Interests

My research interests include functional materials for energy storage and energy conversion, electronic materials, sustainable energy, hydrogen economy, carbon dioxide conversion and utilisation.

Selected Publications

B. Liu, D.R. Slocombe, J. Wang, A. Al-Dwsari, S. Gonzalez-Cortes, J. Arden, V.L. Kuznetsov, H. Al-Megren, M. Al-Kinany, T. Xiao, P.P. Edwards. Microwaves effectively examine the extent and type of coking over acid zeolite catalysts. Nature Comm, 2017, Vol. 8, art. 514.

Z. Zhang, T. Xiao, H. Al-Megren, S. Aldrees, M. Al-Kinany, V. L. Kuznetsov, M. L. Kuznetsov, P. P. Edwards. Hydrogen bonds between methanol and the light liquid olefins 1-pentene and 1-hexene: from application to fundamental science. Chem. Comm. 2017, Vol.53, pp.4026–4029.

S.Gonzalez-Cortes, D. R. Slocombe, T.Xiao, A.Aldawsari, B.Yao, V. L. Kuznetsov, E. Liberti, A. I. Kirkland, M. S.Alkinani, H.A.Al-Megren, J. M.Thomas, P. P. Edwards. Wax: A benign hydrogen-storage material that rapidly releases H2-rich gases through microwave-assisted catalytic decomposition. Scientific Reports, 2016, Vol.6, 3 5315.

V.L. Kuznetsov, A.T. Vai, M. Al-Mamouri, J.S. Abell, M. Pepper, P.P. Edwards. Electronic transport in highly conducting Si-doped ZnO thin films prepared by pulsed laser deposition. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2015, Vol. 107, No 23, 232103.

A. N. Kolmogorov, S. Hajinazar, C. Angyal, V. L. Kuznetsov, A. P. Jephcoat. Synthesis of a predicted layered LiB via cold compression. Phys. Rev. B. 2015, Vol. 92, 144110.

N. Rashidi, A.T. Vai, V.L. Kuznetsov, J.R. Dilworth, P.P. Edwards. Origins of conductivity improvement in fluoride-enhanced silicon doping of ZnO films. Chem. Comm. 2015, Vol.51, pp.9280–9283.

B. Liu, L. France, C. Wu, Z. Jiang, V. L. Kuznetsov, H. Al-Megren, M. Al-Kinany, S. A. Aldrees, T. Xiao, P. P. Edwards. Methanol-to-hydrocarbons conversion over MoO3/H-ZSM-5 catalysts prepared via lower temperature calcination: a route to tailor the distribution and evolution of promoter Mo species, and their corresponding catalytic properties. Chemical Science. 2015, Vol. 6, pp. 5152 – 6163.

D. R. Slocombe, V. L. Kuznetsov, W. Grochala, R. J. P. Williams, P. P. Edwards. Superconductivity in transition metals. Trans. R. Soc. A, 2015, Vol. 373, 20140476.