Evgeniy Pentsak

Education and research experience

2005 - 2009 B.Sc., Kemerovo State University, Kemerovo

2009 - 2011 M. Sc., Kemerovo state University, Kemerovo

2011 - 2015 Ph.D., Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry (ZIOC RAS)

2016 - present time N. D. Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry Russian Academy of Sciences (IOC RAS)

Research interests

Carbon materials, heterogeneous catalysis, supported catalysts, cross-coupling reaction


1. Bondarenko, M. A.; Berveno, A. V.; Berveno, V. P.; Pentsak, E. O.; Lyrshchikov, S. Yu. Possibility of Producing Carbon Mesoporous Sorbents from Coal Raw Materials. Phys. Part. Nuclei Let. 2011, 8, 1040–1042. [DOI: 10.1134/S1547477111100062];

2. Berveno, A. V.; Berveno, V. P.; Bondarenko, M. A.; Pentsak, E. O.; Lyrshchikov, S. Yu. Interrelation of Sorption Properties and Nanostructure of Carbon Molecular Sieves from Anthracites of Kuzbass. Phys. Part. Nuclei Let. 2011, 8, 1037–1039. [DOI: 10.1134/S1547477111100050];

3. Pentsak, E. O.; Gordeev, E. G.; Ananikov, V. P. Noninnocent Nature of Carbon Support in Metal/Carbon Catalysts: Etching/Pitting vs Nanotube Growth under Microwave Irradiation. ACS Catal. 2014, 4 (11), 3806–3814. [DOI: 10.1021/cs500934g];

4. Pentsak, E. O.; Ananikov, V. P. Modulation of chemical interactions across graphene layers and metastable domains in carbon materials. Mendeleev Commun. 2014, 24 (6), 327–328. [DOI: 10.1016/j.mencom.2014.11.002];

5. Pentsak, E. O.; Ananikov, V. P. "Pure" method for depositing platinum nanoparticles onto the carbon material from a Pt 2 dba 3 solution. Russ.Chem.Bull., Int.Ed., 2014, 63 (11), 2560-2563. [DOI: 10.1007/s11172-014-0777-2];

6. Pentsak, E. O.; Kashin, A. S.; Polynski, M. V.; Kvashnina, K. O.; Glatzel, P.; Ananikov, V. P. Spatial imaging of carbon reactivity centers in Pd/C catalytic systems. Chem. Sci., 2015, 6, 3302-3313. [DOI: 10.1039/C5SC00802F];

7. Sedykh, A. E.; Gordeev, E. G.; Pentsak, E. O.; Ananikov, V. P. Shielding the chemical reactivity using graphene layers for controlling the surface properties of carbon materials. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2016, 18, 4608-4616. [DOI: 10.1039/C5CP05586E];

8. Yakukhnov, S.; Pentsak, E.; Galkin, K.; Mironenko, R.; Drozdov, V.; Likholobov, V.; Ananikov, V. Rapid 'Mix-and-Stir' Preparation of Well-defined Pd/C Catalysts for Efficient Practical Usage. ChemCatChem. 2018, 10, 1869-1873. [DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201700738];

9. Pentsak E. O., Cherepanova V. A., Ananikov V. P. Dynamic behavior of metal nanoparticles in Pd/C and Pt/C catalytic systems under microwave and conventional heating. Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 9, 36723-36732. [DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b09173].

10. Pentsak E. O., Cherepanova V. A., Sinayskiy M. A., Samokhin A. V., Ananikov V. P. Systematic Study of the Behavior of Different Metal and Metal-Containing Particles under the Microwave Irradiation and Transformation of Nanoscale and Microscale Morphology. Nanomaterials, 2019, 9(1), 19. [DOI: 10.3390/nano9010019]

11. Pentsak E. O., Eremin D. B., Gordeev E. G., Ananikov V. P. Phantom Reactivity in Organic and Catalytic Reactions as a Consequence of Microscale Destruction and Contamination-Trapping Effects of Magnetic Stir Bars. ACS Catal., 2019, 9 (4), 3070–3081. [DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.9b00294]

12. Pentsak E. O., Ananikov V. P. Pseudo-Solid-State Suzuki-Miyaura Reaction and the Role of Water Formed by Dehydration of Arylboronic Acids. Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2019, 4239-4247.[DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201900410]

13. Boiko, D. A.; Pentsak, E. O.; Cherepanova, V. A.; Ananikov, V. P. Electron microscopy dataset for the recognition of nanoscale ordering effects and location of nanoparticles Sci. Data 2020, 7,101. [DOI: 10.1038/s41597-020-0439-1]

14. Gordeev, E. G.; Pentsak, E. O.; Ananikov, V. P. Carbocatalytic Acetylene Cyclotrimerization: A Key Role of Unpaired Electron Delocalization J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 3784-3796. [DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b10887]

15. Pentsak, E. O.; Galushko, A. S.; Shaydullin, R. R.; Ananikov, V. P. Stabilization of phosphorus in (1,2,3,4,5-pentaphenylphosphole)palladium. Russ. Chem. Bull. 2020, 69, 1185-1188. [DOI: 10.1007/s11172-020-2887-3]

16. Pentsak, E. O.; Gordeev, E. G.; Ananikov, V. P. Carbocatalysis: From Acetylene Trimerization to Modern Organic Synthesis. Dokl. Phys. Chem. 2020, 493, 1-28. [DOI: 10.1134/S0012501620380017]

17. Boiko D.A., Pentsak E.O., Cherepanova V.A., Gordeev E.G., Ananikov V.P. "Deep neural network analysis of nanoparticle ordering to identify defects in layered carbon materials", Chem. Sci., 2021, 12, 7428-7441. [DOI: 10.1039/D0SC05696K]

18. Alexey S. Galushko, Alexey S. Kashin, Dmitry B. Eremin, Mikhail V. Polynski, Evgeniy O. Pentsak, Victor M. Chernyshev, Valentine P. Ananikov, Introduction to Dynamic Catalysis andthe Interface Between Molecular and Heterogeneous Catalysts, Nanoparticles in Catalysis, 2021, pp. 13-42. [DOI: 10.1002/9783527821761.ch2]

19. Pentsak E. O., Cherepanova V. A., Galushko A. S., Ananikov V. P. How to Make a Cocktail of Palladium Catalysts with Cola and Alcohol: Heteroatom Doping vs. Nanoscale Morphology ofCarbon Supports. Nanomaterials, 2021, 11(10), 2599; https://doi.org/10.3390/nano11102599.