Associate Professor, Ilya GRIDNEV, Ph. D.

TEL: +81-22-795-6603

FAX: +81-22-795-6602

e-mail: igridnev(at)

Born: December 28, 1963 in Moscow, Russia

DEGREES: PhD, 1989; Dr. Sci., 1998.

EDUCATION: Chemist from Chemistry Department of M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University (1986); Ph. D. from the same department (1989).


1990-1996 Junior researcher, then Researcher, then Senior Researcher, N. D. Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry, Moscow, Russia

1996-1998 Senior Researcher, then Leading Researcher, A. N. Nesmeyanov Institute of Organoelement Compounds, Moscow, Russia

1998-1999 CNRS Research Associate, University Rennes-1, France. 1999 – 2001 Research Associate, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Chiba University, Japan.

2001 - 2003 Research Associate (ad hominem grant from Leverhulme Trust) with Prof. J. M. Brown, Dyson Perrins Laboratory, Oxford University, UK

2003-2007 Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Tohoku University, Miyagi, Japan

2007-2012 Associate Professor, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan


1992-1993 JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship with Professor A.Suzuki, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan.

1996-1998 A. v. Humboldt Fellow Researcher with Professor A. Meller, Institut für Anorganische Chemie der Universität Göttingen.

AWARDS Medal and Prize of Academia Europaea, 1995; Scientia Europaea 1996 (French Academy).