Personal Page of Marina V. Kirillova, Ph.D.

 


ABRIDGED CURRICULUM VITAE

Researcher
(FCT Investigator)

CQE, Complexo I, IST, University of Lisbon, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001, Lisbon, Portugal

E-mail:
kirillova(at)ist.utl.pt
Phone: (+351) 218419225
Fax: (+351) 218464455

Synopsis

EDUCATION: Marina V. Kirillova, 37, is a Researcher within the "FCT Investigator 2013" programme (Starting Grant) at the Centro de Química Estrutural, Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon (IST/ULisbon).  She graduated with honours in Chemical Engineering (2001) from the Belarusian State Technological University, Belarus, and earned a PhD degree in Chemistry (2007) from the Technical University of Lisbon (TULisbon/IST), Portugal, where she continued as a post-doctoral fellow (2008-2013), before taking the current position.
 
PUBLICATION RECORD: M. V. Kirillova (co)authored 70 peer-reviewed publications, including 52 research papers in ISI journals, 13 patents3 book chapters and 2 proceedings papers; over 40 conference abstracts. The research papers received over 2100 citations (h index = 30).

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.pt/citations?hl=en&user=_EwKuE0AAAAJ

AWARDS: M. V. Kirillova is the recipient of the L'ORÉAL PORTUGAL AWARD FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE [2008; joint initiative of L'ORÉAL, UNESCO and FCT, distinguishing young women scientists], as well as of the YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD from the Technical University of Lisbon / Delloitte [2009; the highest ranked researcher within the area of Chemistry based on scientific productivity and impact factor criteria].

EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH INTERESTS: Her main research focuses on Catalysis, Coordination and Green Chemistry, and includes the following topics: mild oxidative functionalization of alkanes into derivatives with industrial significance through environmental catalysis; gas-phase reactions; homogeneous, biphasic and aqueous phase catalysis; kinetic studies and reaction mechanisms; synthesis and catalytic application of new biomimetic transition metal complexes, coordination polymers and metal-organic frameworks.
 
MAIN SCIENTIFIC ACHIEVEMENTS: M. V. Kirillova developed and patented a number of highly active catalytic systems, alkane oxidation and hydrocarboxylation protocols thereof, some of them are the most efficient so far reported in the field of mild functionalization of alkanes.
  

Book Chapters

  • M. V. Kirillova*, A. M. Kirillov*. 2-Pyrazinecarboxylic Acid. In “Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis” (Ed.: P. L. Fuchs), Wiley, 2012, rn01470 (invited book chapter).
  • A. M. Kirillov*, M. V. Kirillova*, A. J. L. Pombeiro*. Self-Assembled Multicopper Complexes and Coordination Polymers for Oxidation and Hydrocarboxylation of Alkanes. In “Organometallic Chemistry: Recent Advances” (Ed. A. J. L. Pombeiro), Wiley, 2014, Ch. 3.
  • D. Mandelli, L. S. Shul’pina, M. V. Kirillova, A. M. Kirillov, W. A. Carvalho, A. J. L. Pombeiro, G. B. Shul'pin. Oxidation of Glycerol with Hydrogen Peroxide catalyzed by Metal Complexes. In “Organometallic Chemistry: Recent Advances” (Ed. A. J. L. Pombeiro), Wiley, 2014, Ch. 16.

Selected Papers

  • T. A. Fernandes, C. I. M. Santos, V. André, S. S. P. Dias, M. V. Kirillova*, A. M. Kirillov*. New aqua-soluble dicopper(II) aminoalcoholate cores for mild and water-assisted catalytic oxidation of alkanes, Catal. Sci. Technol. 2016, 6, 4584-4593. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C5CY02084K
  • M. V. Kirillova, C. I. M. Santos, W. Wu, Y. Tang, A. M. Kirillov. Mild Oxidative C−H Functionalization of Alkanes and Alcohols using a Magnetic Core-Shell Fe3O4@mSiO2@Cu4 Nanocatalyst. J. Mol. Catal. A. 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molcata.2016.06.028T.
  • T.A. Fernandes, C. I. M. Santos, V. André, J. Kłak, M. V. Kirillova*, A. M. Kirillov*. Copper(II) Coordination Polymers Self-assembled from Aminoalcohols and Pyromellitic Acid: Highly Active Pre-catalysts for the Mild Water-promoted Oxidation of Alkanes. Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55, 125-135. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b01983
  • T. A. Fernandes, V. André, A. M. Kirillov*, M. V. Kirillova*. Mild homogeneous oxidation and hydrocarboxylation of cycloalkanes catalyzed by novel dicopper(II) aminoalcohol-driven cores. J. Mol. Catal. A. 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molcata.2016.07.050
  • S. S. P. Dias, M. V. Kirillova, V. André, J. Kłak, A. M. Kirillov. New tetracopper(II) cubane cores driven by a diaminoalcohol: self-assembly synthesis, structural and topological features, magnetic and catalytic oxidation properties. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54, 5204-5212. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b00048
  • S. S. P. Dias, M. V. Kirillova, V. André, J. Kłak, A. M. Kirillov. New tricopper(II) cores self-assembled from aminoalcohol biobuffers and homophthalic acid: synthesis, structural and topological features, magnetic properties and mild catalytic oxidation of cyclic and linear C5–C8 alkanes. Inorg. Chem. Front. 2015, 2, 525-537. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C4QI00220B
  • S. Gupta, M. V. Kirillova, M. F. C. G. da Silva, A. J. L. Pombeiro, A. M. Kirillov. Alkali metal directed assembly of heterometallic Vv/M (M = Na, K, Cs) coordination polymers: structures, topological analysis, and oxidation catalytic properties. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 8601-8611. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ic400743h  
  • G. B. Shul’pin,* M. V. Kirillova,* L. S. Shul’pina, A. J. L. Pombeiro,* E. E. Karslyan, Y. N. Kozlov. Mild oxidative alkane functionalization with peroxides in the presence of ferrocene. Catal. Commun. 2013, 31, 32–36.
  • A. M. Kirillov*, M. V. Kirillova*, A. J. L. Pombeiro*. Homogeneous multicopper catalysts for oxidation and hydrocarboxylation of alkanes. Adv. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 65, 1-31.
  • M. Sutradhar, M. V. Kirillova, M. F. C. Guedes da Silva, L. M. D. R. S. Martins, A. J. L. Pombeiro. A hexanuclear mixed-valence oxovanadium(IV,V) complex as a highly efficient alkane oxidation catalyst. Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 11229–11231.
  • M. V. Kirillova, A. M. Kirillov, A. N. C. Martins, C. Graiff, A. Tiripicchio, A. J. L. Pombeiro. Topologically unique heterometallic CuII/Li MOFs self-assembled from BES biobuffer: new versatile catalysts for mild hydrocarboxylation of alkanes to carboxylic acids. Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 5224-5234.
  • A. M. Kirillov*, M. V. Kirillova*, A. J. L. Pombeiro*. Multicopper complexes and coordination polymers for mild oxidative functionalization of alkanes. Coord. Chem. Rev. 2012, 256, 2741-2759.
  • A. M. Kirillov, Y. Y. Karabach, M. V. Kirillova, M. Haukka, A. J. L. Pombeiro. Topologically unique 2D heterometallic CuII/Mg coordination polymer: synthesis, structural features, and catalytic use in alkane hydrocarboxylation. Cryst. Growth Des. 2012, 12, 1069-1074.
  • M. V. Kirillova, M. L. Kuznetsov, Y. N. Kozlov, L. S. Shul’pina, A. Kitaygorodskiy, A. J. L. Pombeiro, G. B. Shul’pin. Participation of oligovanadates in alkane oxidation with H2O2 catalyzed by vanadate anion in acidified acetonitrile: kinetic and DFT studies. ACS Catal. 2011, 1, 1511–1520.
  • A. M. Kirillov, Y. Y. Karabach, M. V. Kirillova, M. Haukka, A. J. L. Pombeiro. New diamondoid-like [Cu3B(µ-O)6] core self-assembled from Bis-Tris biobuffer for mild hydrocarboxylation of alkanes to carboxylic acids. Dalton Trans., 2011, 40, 6378-6381.
  • M. V. Kirillova, A. M. Kirillov, A. J. L. Pombeiro. Mild, single-pot hydrocarboxylation of linear C5–C9 alkanes into branched monocarboxylic C6–C10 acids in copper-catalyzed aqueous systems. Appl. Catal. A.: Gen., 2011, 401, 106-113.
  • A. M. Kirillov, M. V. Kirillova, L. S. Shul’pina, P. J. Figiel, K. R. Gruenwald, M. F. C. Guedes da Silva, M. Haukka, A. J. L. Pombeiro, G. B. Shul’pin. Mild oxidative functionalization of alkanes and alcohols catalyzed by new mono- and dicopper(II) aminopolyalcoholates. J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem., 2011, 350, 26-34.
  • G. B. Shul’pin, M. V. Kirillova, Y. N. Kozlov, L. C. Shul’pina, A. R. Kudinov, A. J. L. Pombeiro, Decamethylosmocene-catalyzed efficient oxidation of saturated and aromatic hydrocarbons and alcohols with hydrogen peroxide in the presence of pyridine. J. Catal., 2011, 277, 164-172.
  • M. V. Kirillova, A. M. Kirillov, A. J. L. Pombeiro. Mild, single-pot hydrocarboxylation of gaseous alkanes to carboxylic acids in metal-free and copper-promoted aqueous systems. Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 9485-9493.
  • A. M. Kirillov, J. A. S. Coelho, M. V. Kirillova, M. F. C. Guedes da Silva, D. S. Nesterov, K. R. Gruenwald, M. Haukka, A. J. L. Pombeiro. Bringing an “old” biological buffer to coordination chemistry: new 1D and 3D coordination polymers with [Cu4(Hbes)4] cores for mild hydrocarboxylation of alkanes. Inorg. Chem., 2010, 49, 6390-6392.
  • M. V Kirillova, A. M. Kirillov, D. Mandelli, W. A. Carvalho, A. J. L. Pombeiro, G. B. Shul'pin. Mild homogeneous oxidation of alkanes and alcohols including glycerol with tert-butyl hydroperoxide catalyzed by a tetracopper(II) complex. J. Catal., 2010, 272, 9-17.
  • T. F. S. Silva, K. V. Luzyanin, M. V. Kirillova, M. F. G. da Silva, L. M. D. R. S. Martins, A. J. L. Pombeiro, Novel Scorpionate and Pyrazole Dioxovanadium Complexes, Catalysts for Carboxylation and Peroxidative Oxidation of Alkanes. Adv. Synth. Catal., 2010, 352, 171-187.
  • T. C. O. Mac Leod, M. V. Kirillova, A. J. L. Pombeiro, M. A. Schiavon, M. D. Assis. Mild Oxidation of Alkanes and Toluene by tert-Butylhydroperoxide Catalyzed by an Homogeneous and Immobilized Mn(salen) complex. Appl. Catal. A: Gen., 2010, 372, 191–198.
  • M. V. Kirillova, A. M. Kirillov, A. J. L. Pombeiro. Metal-free and copper-promoted single-pot hydrocarboxylation of cycloalkanes to carboxylic acids in aqueous medium. Adv. Synth. Catal., 2009, 351, 2936–2948.
  • M. V. Kirillova, Y. N. Kozlov, L. S. Shul’pina, O. Y. Lyakin, A. M. Kirillov, E. P. Talsi, A. J. L. Pombeiro, G. B. Shul’pin. Remarkably fast oxidation of alkanes by hydrogen peroxide catalyzed by a tetracopper(II) triethanolaminate complex: promoting effects of acid co-catalysts and water, kinetic and mechanistic features. J. Catal., 2009, 268, 26–38.
  • M. V. Kirillova, M. L. Kuznetsov, V. B. Romakh, L. S. Shul’pina, J. J. R. Fraústo da Silva, A. J. L. Pombeiro, G. B. Shul’pin. Mechanism of oxidations with H2O2 catalyzed by vanadate anion or oxovanadium(V) triethanolaminate (vanadatrane) in combination with pyrazine-2-carboxylic acid (PCA): kinetic and DFT studies. J. Catal., 2009, 267, 140–157.
  • M. V. Kirillova, A. M. Kirillov, M. L. Kuznetsov, J. A. L. Silva, J. J. R. Fraústo da Silva, A. J. L. Pombeiro. Alkanes to Carboxylic Acids in Aqueous Medium: Metal-free and Metal-promoted Highly Efficient and Mild Conversions. Chem. Commun., 2009, 2353–2355.
  • R. R. Fernandes, M. V. Kirillova, J. A. L. da Silva, J. J. R. Fraústo da Silva, A. J. L. Pombeiro. Oxidations of cycloalkanes and benzene by hydrogen peroxide catalyzed by an {Fe(III)-N2S2} centre. Appl. Catal. A., 2009, 353, 107-112.
  • L. S. Shul’pina, M. V. Kirillova, A. J. L. Pombeiro, G. B. Shul’pin. Alkane oxidation by the ‘H2O2–NaVO3–H2SO4’ system in acetonitrile and water. Tetrahedron, 2009, 65, 2424–2429.
  • M. V. Kirillova, A. M. Kirillov, M. F. C. Guedes da Silva, A. J. L. Pombeiro. Self-assembled two-dimensional water-soluble dipicolinate-Cu/Na coordination polymer: structural features and catalytic activity for the mild peroxidative oxidation of cyclohexane in acid-free medium. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2008, 3423.
  • M. V. Kirillova, M. L. Kuznetsov, J. A. L. da Silva, M. F. C. Guedes da Silva, J. J. R. Fraústo da Silva, A. J. L. Pombeiro. Amavadin and other vanadium complexes as remarkably efficient catalysts for one-pot conversion of ethane into propionic and acetic acids. Chem. Eur. J., 2008, 14, 1828-1842.
  • G. B. Shul’pin, M. V. Kirillova, T. Sooknoi, A. J. L. Pombeiro. Oxidation of saturated hydrocarbons to alkyl hydroperoxides by a ‘H2O2/Titanosilicalite-1/NaOH/MeCN’ system. Catal. Lett., 2008, 123, 135–141.
  • M. V. Kirillova, M. L. Kuznetsov, P. M. Reis, J. A. L. da Silva, J. J. R. Fraústo da Silva, A. J. L. Pombeiro. Direct and remarkably efficient conversion of methane into acetic acid catalyzed by amavadine and related vanadium complexes. A synthetic and a theoretical DFT mechanistic study. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129, 10531–10545.
  • M. V. Kirillova, J. A. L. da Silva, J. J. R. Fraústo da Silva, A. J. L. Pombeiro. Direct and efficient transformation of gaseous alkanes into carboxylic acids catalyzed by vanadium containing heteropolyacids. Appl. Catal. A, 2007, 332, 159–165.
  • M. V. Kirillova, J. A. L. da Silva, J. J. R. Fraústo da Silva, A. F. Palavra, A. J. L. Pombeiro. Highly efficient direct carboxylation of propane into butyric acids catalyzed by vanadium complexes. Adv. Synth. Catal., 2007, 349, 1765–1774.
  • M. V. Kirillova, A. M. Kirillov, P. M. Reis, J. A. L. Silva, J. J. R. Fraústo da Silva, A. J. L. Pombeiro. Group 5-7 transition metal oxides as efficient catalysts for oxidative functionalization of alkanes under mild conditions. J. Catal., 2007, 248, 130–136.
  • E. C. B. Alegria, M. V. Kirillova, L. M. D. R. S. Martins, A. J. L. Pombeiro. Pyrazole and trispyrazolylmethane rhenium complexes as catalysts for ethane and cyclohexane oxidations. Appl. Catal. A, 2007, 317, 43–52.
  • A. M. Kirillov, M. N. Kopylovich, M. V. Kirillova, E. Y. Karabach, M. Haukka, M. F. C. G. da Silva, A. J. L. Pombeiro. Mild peroxidative oxidation of cyclohexane catalyzed by mono-, di-, tri-, tetra- and polynuclear copper triethanolamine complexes. Adv. Synth. Catal., 2006, 348, 159-174.
  • A. M. Kirillov, M. Haukka, M. V. Kirillova, A. J. L. Pombeiro. Single-pot ethane carboxylation catalyzed by new oxorhenium(V) complexes with N,O ligands. Adv. Synth. Catal., 2005, 347, 1435-1446.
  •  A. M. Kirillov, M. N. Kopylovich, M. V. Kirillova, M. Haukka, M. F. C. G. da Silva, A. J. L. Pombeiro. Multinuclear copper triethanolamine complexes as selective catalysts for the peroxidative oxidation of alkanes under mild conditions. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2005, 44, 4345-4349.

Patents

  • A. J. L. Pombeiro, M. V. Kirillova, A. M. Kirillov, J. A. L. Silva, J. J. R. Fraústo da Silva. Method for the mild conversion of gaseous and liquid alkanes to carboxylic acids in aqueous medium. Patent PT 103640 (priority date: 2007/01/18; award date: 2007/09/20). World Patent WO/2008/088234 (filling date: 2008/01/17; publication date: 2008/07/24).
  • M. V. Kirillova, A. M. Kirillov, A. J. L. Pombeiro. Method for the hydrocarboxylation of C7-C10 alkanes to produce C8-C11 aliphatic monocarboxylic acids. Patent pending PT 104816 (priority date: 2009/11/12).
  • A. J. L. Pombeiro, L. M. D. R. S. Martins, T. F. S. Silva, M. F. Guedes da Silva, K. V. Luzyanin, M. V. Kirillova. Scorpionate and pyrazole dioxovanadium complexes and their applictions as catalysts for peroxidative oxidation of cyclic and carboxylation of gaseous alkanes. Patent PT 104887 (priority date: 2009/12/11; award date: 2011/06/15).
  • A. J. L. Pombeiro, M. V. Kirillova, J. A. L. da Silva, J. J. R. Fraústo da Silva. System for the transformation, under mild conditions, of ethane and propane into carboxylic acids catalyzed by V containing heteropolyacids. Patent PT 103814 (priority date: 2007/08/23; award date: 2008/07/07).
  • A. J. L. Pombeiro, L. M. D. R. S. Martins, E. C. B. Alegria, M. V. Kirillova, New Pyrazole and trispyrazolylmethane rhenium complexes and their application as catalysts for partial oxidation, under mild conditions, of ethane to acetic acid and acetaldehyde and of cyclohexane to cyclohexanol and cyclohexanone. Patent PT 103735 (priority date: 2007/05/11; award date: 2008/03/31).
  • A. J. L. Pombeiro, J. J. R. Fraústo da Silva, J. A. L. Silva, M. V. Kirillova. Transition metal catalytic systems, preparation method thereof, and their use in reactions of oxidation and carboxylation of alkanes leading to high turnover numbers. Patent PT 103352 (priority date: 2005/09/20; award date: 2006/08/31).
  • A. J. L. Pombeiro, J. J. R. Fraústo da Silva, J. A. L. Silva, M. V. Kirillova, P. M. Reis, A. M. Kirillov, A. Palavra. Groups 5 and 6 metal oxides as catalytic systems for oxidative functionalization reactions of alkanes. Patent PT 103350 (priority date: 2005/09/16; award date: 2006/03/27).
  • A. J. L. Pombeiro, M. V. Kirillova, A. M. Kirillov, J. J. R. Fraústo da Silva. Methyltrioxorhenium and other rhenium oxides as catalysts for the carboxylation and hydroxylation of alkanes. Patent PT 103345 (priority date: 2005/09/13; award date: 2006/03/24).
  • A. J. L. Pombeiro, A. M. Kirillov, M. N. Kopylovich, M. V. Kirillova, M. Haukka, M. F. C. G. da Silva. New di-, tri-, tetra- and polynuclear copper triethanolamine complexes and their use as catalysts for the peroxidative oxidation of cyclohexane. Patent PT 103225 (priority date: 2005/01/19; award date: 2006/03/20).
  • A. J. L. Pombeiro, J. J. R. Fraústo da Silva, J. A. L. Silva, M. V. Kirillova, P. M. Reis, A. F. Palavra, Y. Fujiwara. Catalysts and process for direct single-pot conversion of ethane to acetic and propionic acids. Patent PT 103131 (priority date: 2004/06/02; award date: 2005/09/30).
  • M. V. Kirillova, E. I. Grushova. Method for the refinement of mineral oils. Patent BY 007235 (priority date: 2002/03/01; award date: 2005/09/30).
  • E. I. Grushova, M. V. Kurozhko (Kirillova). Method for the extraction of aromatic hydrocarbons. Patent BY 007229 (priority date: 2001/07/11; award date: 2005/09/30).
  • E. I. Grushova, M. V. Kurozhko (Kirillova), A. I. Yusevich, A. V. Kuchuk. Method for the refinement of mineral oils. Patent BY 006188 (priority date: 2000/09/07; award date: 2004/06/30).