Short CV/Education and training

  • 1993
    MSc degree in Physics, St. Petersburg State University, Russia

  • 2000
    PhD in Physics and Mathematics, St. Petersburg State University

  • 2000
    Royal Society/NATO postdoctoral research fellowship, Queen's University of Belfast

  • 2001-2005 Postdoctoral research appointments in Chemistry at the Universities of Nottingham, Sussex and Cambridge

  • 2005
    Royal Society UK Relocation Fellowship; moving back to Nottingham

  • 2007
    Visiting Academic Research Fellow at the Australian National University

  • 2011
    Lecturer in Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, University of Nottingham

  • 2013
    Associate Professor

  • 2015
    Professor of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry

Selected publications

  • Approaches to modelling irradiation-induced processes in transmission electron microscopy. Skowron, S. T., Lebedeva, I., Popov, A. and Bichoutskaia, E. Feature Article, Nanoscale 5, 6677-6692 (2013).

  • A partially-interpenetrated metal-organic framework for selective hysteretic sorption of carbon dioxide. Yang, S., Lin, X., Lewis, W., Suyetin, M., Bichoutskaia, E., Parker, J. E., Tang, C. C., Allan, D. R., Rizkallah, P. J., Hubberstey, P., Champness, N. R., Thomas, M. K., Blake, A. J. and Schröder, M. Nature Materials 11, 710-716 (2012).

  • Size, structure and helical twist of graphene nanoribbons controlled by confinement in carbon nanotubes. Chamberlain, T. W., Biskupek, J., Rance, G. A., Chuvilin, A., Alexander, T. J., Bichoutskaia, E., Kaiser, U. and Khlobystov, A. N. ACS Nano 6(5), 3943-3953 (2012).

  • Interactions and reactions of transition metal clusters with the interior of single-walled carbon nanotubes imaged at the atomic scale. Zoberbier, T., Chamberlain, T. W., Biskupek, J., Kuganathan, N., Eyhusen, S., Bichoutskaia, E., Kaiser, U. and Khlobystov, A. N. Journal of the American Chemical Society 134(6), 3073-3079 (2012).

  • Self-assembly of a sulphur-terminated graphene nanoribbon within a single-walled carbon nanotube. Chuvilin, A., Bichoutskaia, E., Gimenez-Lopez, M. C., Chamberlain, T. W., Rance, G. A., Kuganathan, N., Biskupek, J., Kaiser, U. and Khlobystov, A. N. Nature Materials 10, 687-692 (2011).

  • Reactions of the inner surface of carbon nanotubes and nanoprotrusion processes imaged at the atomic scale. Chamberlain, T. W., Meyer, J. C., Biskupek, J., Leschner, J., Santana, A., Besley, N. A., Bichoutskaia, E., Kaiser, U. and Khlobystov, A. N. Nature Chemistry 3, 732-737 (2011).

  • Direct transformation of graphene to fullerene. Chuvilin, A., Kaiser, U., Bichoutskaia, E., Besley, N. A. and Khlobystov, A. N. Nature Chemistry 2(6), 450-453 (2010).

  • Nanotube-based data storage devices. Bichoutskaia, E., Popov, A.M. and Lozovik, Y.E. Materials Today 11(6), 38-43 (2008).

  • Modelling interwall interactions in carbon nanotubes: fundamentals and device applications. Bichoutskaia, E. Invited Article. Philosophical Transactions – Royal Society of London Series A: 365(1861), 2893-2906 (2007).

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Title: Theory of Fundamental Interactions at the Nanoscale

    Principal Investigator: Dr. Elena Bichoutskaia

    Duration: January 1st 2013 – December 31st 2017

    Scheme: ERC Consolidator Grant

  • Title: New Directions for EPSRC Research Leaders

    Principal Investigator: Dr. Elena Bichoutskaia

    Duration: June 1st 2012 – March 31st 2014

    Scheme: EPSRC Grant

  • Title: Coordination Chemistry for Energy and Our Sustainable Futures (ChemEnSus)

    Principal Investigator: Prof. Martin Schröder, School of Chemistry, University of Nottingham

    Co-Investigators: Dr. Elena Bichoutskaia, Profs. Neil Champness (School of Chemistry), Peter Beton (School of Physics and Astronomy), University of Nottingham, K.M. Thomas (Newcastle University) and W.I.F. David (STFC Labs, ISIS)

    Duration: June 9th 2011 – June 8th 2016

    Scheme: EPSRC Programme Grant

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • External referee for the Research Committee of the City University of Hong Kong

  • Member of the UK EPSRC College

  • Managing editor of the Journal of Atomic and Molecular Science

Additional qualifications

  • PGCHE, Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education, University of Nottingham, UK, 2013


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