Kuznetsov, Dr Vladimir


Vladimir Kuznetsov

Stipendiary Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry

Academic background

Lecturer at Moscow State University, Russia (1982-1987)
Senior Scientist at A.F. Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia (1987-1996)
Senior Research Associate at Cardiff University (1996-2004)
Senior Departmental Research Officer, Department of Chemistry, Oxford (2005-2015)
Teaching Lab Supervisor and Manager, Department of Chemistry, Oxford (2005-2018)
Stipendiary Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry at St. Hilda’s, Somerville, St.Anne’s, Oriel colleges and St. Edmund Hall (2007-2019)


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

Research interests

Functional materials for energy storage and energy conversion, electronic materials, sustainable energy, hydrogen economy, new catalysts for carbon dioxide conversion and utilisation.

Recent 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.

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