TPU Scientist: Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2021 Awarded for Method Made Organic Synthesis More Environmentally Friendly

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2021 has been awarded jointly to Benjamin List and David W.C. MacMillan for their development of a new tool for molecular construction — the development of asymmetric orga...
07 October

TPU Scientists Synthetize Unique Molecule of Verdazyl-Nitronyl Nitroxide Triradical

Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University jointly with their colleagues have synthetized a unique molecule of verdazyl-nitronyl nitroxide triradical. Only several research teams in the world were abl...
25 June

TPU Scientists Offer New Plasmon Energy-Based Method to Remove CO2 from Atmosphere

Researchers from Tomsk Polytechnic University jointly with their colleagues from the Czech Republic have found a method to synthesize cyclic carbonates from atmospheric CO2.
19 March

TPU Scientists to Develop Artificial Blood Vessels and New Compounds of Chlorine and Bromine under Sponsorship of Russian Science Foundation

The Russian Science Foundation (RSF) has awarded sponsorship under the grant competition to two projects of Tomsk Polytechnic University scientists. With the support of the foundation, the scientists...
03 March

Researchers Measure Temperature Effect of Plasmon in Chemical Reactions Using Organic “Sensors”

The researchers of TPU together with their colleagues from Russian and foreign scientific centers have found a way to estimate the temperature of a chemical reaction activated by pseudo-particles - pl...
15 February

Materials for Cancer and Atherosclerosis Treatment to be Generated by New TPU Laboratory under Mega-Grant

In 2021, a laboratory of piezo- and magnetoelectric materials will be created at Tomsk Polytechnic University with funding from a mega-grant from the Government of the Russian Federation. The laborato...
29 January

TPU Wins 2 Mega-grants of Russian Government to Research New Materials for Medicine and Green Chemistry

The Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation announced the results of the eighth mega-grant competition to support research conducted under the supervision of leading scientists. Tw...
08 December 2020

TPU Scientists Develop Eco-friendly Hydrogel for Agriculture

Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University, in cooperation with the Czech colleagues have developed a new hydrogel for agriculture. It is meant to retain moisture and fertilizers in soil.
30 November 2020

TPU Scientists Develop Supersensitive Sensors for Mirror Molecules in Medicines

Researchers of Tomsk Polytechnic University collaboratively with colleagues from the Czech Republic developed supersensitive sensors for detecting enantiomers, known as ‘mirror molecules’, in drugs. T...
05 June 2020

Superhydrophobic magnetic sponge to help purify water from oil products

Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University jointly with the University of Lille (France) have developed a new material capable of purifying water effectively from oil products. It is based on an ordin...
05 March 2020

TPU chemists in collaboration with scientists of the Russian Academy of Sciences will develop acetylene-based biologically active compounds

Under the supervision of Professor Sergey Vasilievsky, TPU scientists, together with scientists from the Institute of Chemical Kinetics and Combustion of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of...
25 December 2019

Stable radicals can solve unconventional problems in modern science and technology

Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University study reaction properties of verdazyl radicals, which can expand scientific knowledge into the field of organic chemistry and help to obtain new materials.
10 October 2019

Scientists create sensors with traps for free radicals

Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University jointly with partners from the Czech Republic and France designed extremely sensitive sensors for free oxygen-containing radicals that are able to disrupt ce...
25 September 2019
27 May 2019

Dangerous ‘mirror’ molecules in drugs can be detected via smartphone

Scientists proposed an express method for the detection of enantiomers in new drugs.
25 April 2019

Synthesis of ‘smart’ polymers possible under sunlight

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University were the first to synthesize polymers at room temperature under sunlight conditions, although normally this process runs at high temperature.
10 April 2019

Yusubov: in the next 5 years TPU may enter the top 100 in chemistry

Tomsk Polytechnic University improved its position in the QS ranking in Chemistry and remained in Engineering Chemical.
06 March 2019

International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements starts today in Russia

The UN General Assembly has declared 2019 as the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements.
06 February 2019

Tryptanthrin out of cannon tree can help to reduce the effects of stroke and heart attack

TPU researchers and foreign colleagues synthesized 21 new compounds to inhibit harmful enzymes trigging cell death in the heart.
14 January 2019

TPU chemists win 2018 Made in Russia Award

A research team led by As.Prof. Pavel Postnikov received 2018 Made in Russia Award in the nomination Science and Technology.
16 November 2018

Physics, chemistry, biomedicine and entrepreneurship: minor courses for freshmen

TPU students might take minor courses, i.e. in-depth study of a particular subject or a new subject domain for personal development.
10 September 2018

Zinc to replace expensive palladium in organic synthesis of novel compounds

Scientists from TPU and France received a joint grant of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research and the National Center for Scientific Research, France.
20 August 2018

Novel methods of obtaining oxo-derivatives of betulin for pharmacology

TPU chemists develop environmentally friendly methods to synthesize most-sought betulonic and betulinic acids.
14 August 2018

Molecular modeling at TPU helps Russia to develop the Arctic territory

The study of the university researcher Evgenia Frantsina dedicated to molecular modeling in hydrocarbons will bring scientific community closer to the creation of an advanced frost-resistant fuel.
06 August 2018

Nanospheres based on natural polymers allow scientists to improve antioxidant properties of beta-carotene

Antonio Di Martino, the researcher of the Research School of Chemistry & Applied Biomedical Sciences, jointly with his colleagues Pavel Postnikov and Marina Trusova put forward a method to improve the...
01 August 2018