Eldar B. Zeynalov

 SURNAME :  Zeynalov                                                                


Affiliation and official address: The laboratory of Oxidation by Hydrogen peroxide in the presence of Carbon Nanocatalysts, Institute of Catalysis and Inorganic Chemistry of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences,

Azerbaijan Republic, AZ1143 Baku, H. Javid Aven.113; Tel. (+ 99 412) 5393871; Fax: (+ 99 412) 5108593

Email : kqki@kqki.science.az

Date and place of birth:  08.10.1948, Baku, Azerbaijan                                       

Nationality: Azerbaijani

Education (degrees, dates, universities, institutes):

Master’s Degree in Chemistry, Azerbaijan State University (1971)

PhD, in Physical Chemistry (polymer chemistry aspects), Institute of Chemical Physics of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow (1976)

DSc, in Kinetics, Oil and Polymer Chemistry, Institute of Theoretical Problem of Chemical Technology of Azerbaijan Academy of Sciences, Baku (1989)

Full Professor Academic Title in the speciality of Chemistry of Highmolecular Compounds, Institute of Petrochemical Processes of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Baku (2010)


Career/Employment (employers, positions and dates):

1966-1971   -     Study of Chemistry, student, Azerbaijan State University, Baku;

1971-1976   -     Work on polymer chemistry and chemical kinetics, post-graduate student, Candidate of Chemical   

 Sciences (PhD), Institute of Chemical Physics of USSR Academy of  Sciences, Moscow;                     

1976-1989    -    Research officer, senior staff scientist, assistant professor, Doctor of Chemical Sciences (DSc),

Institute of Chlorine -Organic Synthesis and Institute of Polymer Materials of Azerbaijan Academy of  Sciences, Sumgayit;                

1989-1995   - Scientific department leader, head of the laboratory of polymers stabilization, Institute of   

 Polymer Materials of Azerbaijan Academy of Sciences, Sumgayit;                     

1995- 10.2014 - Head of the laboratory "  Liquid phase oxidation of hydrocarbons, professor, Institute of Petrochemical Processes of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Baku.

10.2014- present - Head of the laboratory " Oxidation by hydrogen peroxide in the presence of carbon nanocatalysts" , professor, Institute of Catalysis and Inorganic Chemistry of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Baku

Specialization (specify) :

(i)  main fields: Aerobic and hydrogen peroxide oxidation of  hydrocarbons and polymers, kinetics of oxidation chain reactions, catalysis of the oxidation in the presence of nanocarbon compounds, liquid-phase  oxidation of oil hydrocarbons,  kinetic analysis of antioxidants by means of model oxidative reactions, anti-oxidative stabilization of polymers, determination of content and activity of complex stabilizer systems  in polymer materials, anti-oxidative activity of fullerenes, carbon nanotubes and nanofibers, fullerenols, amine and hydroxyl derivatives of nano-graphitic materials

(ii) other fields: Chemical modification of polymers, thermogravimetric analysis of polymers, functionalization (bromination ) of nano-graphitic materials, role of nano- grade titanium dioxides (TiO2) as active constituents in oxidation of hydrocarbons and polymer composites, synthesis of artificial petroleum acids, fullerenes and other carbon nanostructures in oxidizing environments

Honours, Awards, Fellowships, Membership of Professional Societies:

1997/2000/2005/2008/2011 - Grants of the German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, DAAD)

1999-2000/2006/2010 - Grants of the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft , DFG)

2003/2005/2006/2009 - Grants of  the Royal Society and Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

2012 – Grant from the Science Development Foundation under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan

2012 – Award from the Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM), Germany

2012/2013 – Grants from the State  Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic

2009 – Member of the American Chemical Society

Publications: 308

- Number of papers in refereed journals: 187

- Number of communications to scientific meetings: 99

- Number of books: 8

- Number of patents: 14

Scientific rating: All citations = 373, h-index =11; i10-index =14(2015).