Associate professor RIINA AAV
Lecture Topic: DYNAMIC HEMICUCURBITURILS
Born 09 Dec.1972 in Kohtla-Järve, Estonia. Studied for engineer diploma, MSc and PhD at Tallinn University of Technology (TUT) in 1991-2005. In 2000 visited Prof. Alexandre Alexakis group, University of Geneva, Switzerland. In 2008-2009 was Fulbright visiting scientist (post-doc) in Prof. Scott Eric Denmark group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA). Since 2010 holding position of associate professor in Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, TUT. Have supervised 1 PhD and 3 MSc students, currently supervising 3 PhD and 3 MSc dissertations.
Scientific interests include synthesis and characterisation of asymmetric organic compounds, especially container molecules, like hemicucurbiturils, their formation, structure, chiroptical- and supramolecular properties and applications.