Andrei V. Cheprakov
Andrei V. Cheprakov graduated from the Department of Chemistry of Moscow State University in 1983 and joined Prof. I. Beletskaya’s Laboratory of Organoelement Compounds. His PhD thesis was devoted to the oxidative halogenation of aromatic compounds and was defended in 1989. Currently he is a Docent at the Chair of Organic Chemistry of Moscow University. His research interests include the methodology of transition metal-catalyzed reactions, reactions in non-conventional aqueous microheterogeneous media, chemistry and applications of brassinosteroids, chemistry of π-extended porphyrinoids and fluorogenic oligopyrrolic ligands.