Evgueni Kirillov

About evgueni

2009: Associate Professor, 2017: Upper Class
2002-2003, 2005-2009: Research Associate, University of Rennes 1, France
2004: Research Associate, FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

2008: D. Sc. (Habilitation) in Organometallic Chemistry and Polymerization Catalysis, University of Rennes 1 2000: Ph.D. in Organometallic Chemistry, Institute of Organometallic Chemistry of RAS, Nizhniy Novgorod 1996: M.Sc./B.Sc. in Physical Chemistry, Nizhny Novgorod State University, Russian Federation

Contact information

Organométalliques: Matériaux et Catalyse
Institut des Sciences Chimique de Rennes (ISCR) - UMR 6226
Université de Rennes 1
Campus de Beaulieu
35700 Rennes

@: evgueni.kirillov(at)univ-rennes1.fr
Phone: +(33)-(0)223 236 118
Fax: +(33)-(0)223 236 939



teaching (192+ H/Year)

  • - Single-site polymerization catalysis 
  • - Polymer chemistry
  • - Industrial organic chemistry
  • - Thermodynamics; Chemical kinetics
  • - Organic chemistry
  • - Programming for physico-chemists



  • 14 Ph.D. students (TotalEnergies grants, 2010-2021; French Ministry for Research, 2009-2012; Capes-CofeCub, 2009–2013; PICS, 2012-2014; French Embassy in Moscow, 2010-2014; China Scholarship Council, 2014, 2018-2021; ANR 2017-2021, 2023-2026)

  • 20 postdocs (TotalEnergies grants, 2013—2024; internal grant, 2012-2013) International Master Students / Master Students / Undergraduates (2013-2023)


grants & awards

  • Boost'Europe/Boost'ERC (2023)
    PHC Cai Yuanpei (2018-2021)
    ANR - National Research Agency (2017-2021)
    PEDR (2016-2020, 2020-2024)
    TotalEnergies, Arkema Research Fellowships (2002-2009)
    Research Grant of the Russian Foundation of Basic Research for young scientists (2001) Travel Grant of the Russian Federal Program (Shanghai, 2000)
    Travel Grant of the Russian Foundation of Basic Research (Hamburg, 1999)
    G. A. Razuvaev Research Grant for PhD students (1998-1999)


selected conferences / lectures /seminars

  • Polymer 2022, Inonu University, Malatya, Turkey, 2022 (plenary)
    Tsinghua University, Beijing, 2019 (invited)
  • Peking University, Beijing, China, 2019 (invited)
    6th National Rare-Earth Metal Chemistry Symposium, Soochow University, Suzhou, China, 2019 (keynote)
  • Institute of Chemistry of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, 2019 (invited)
  • Topical Problems of Modern Chemistry. Organometallic Chemistry Around the World, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, 2019 (invited)
  • Wuyi University, Jiangmen, Guandong, China, December 2018 (invited)
    Solvay-Eco-Efficient Products and Processes Lab E2P2L, Shanghai, China, December 2018 (invited)
    Soochow University, Suzhou, China, December 2018 (invited)
    Nanjing University, Nanjing, China, December 2018 (invited)
    ICOMC 2018 , Florence, Italy, July 2018 (oral)
    7th EuCheMS Conference on Nitrogen Ligands, Lisbon, Portugal, September 2018 (invited) Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, May 2017 (invited)
    East China University of Science and Technology, Shangha, China, May 2017 (invited)
    Soochow University, Suzhou, China, May 2017 (invited)
    Fudan University, Shanghai, China, May 2017 (invited)
    NMR-CAT 2017: Catalysis by Design Using NMR, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France, March 2017 (invited)
    International Conference on Organometallic Chemistry (ICOMC 2016), Melbourne, Australia, July 2016 (oral, lethargic Australian government too slow sending visa )
    International Conference on Coordination Chemistry (ICCC 2016), Brest, July 2016 (oral)
    5th Asian Conference on Coordination Chemistry (ACCC5), Hong-Kong, July 2015 (oral) International conference Organometallic and Coordination Chemistry: Achievements and Challenges, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, September 2015 (oral)
    5th Latin American Symposium on Coordination and Organometallic Chemistry, Angra Dos Reis, RJ - Brazil, October 2015 (invited)
    International Conference on Coordination Chemistry (ICCC 2014), Singapore, July 2014 (invited)
    International Conference "Molecular Complexity in Modern Chemistry" (MCMC 2014), Moscow, Russia, Septembre 2014 (oral)
    International Conference on Organometallic Chemistry (ICOMC 2014), Sapporo, Japan, July 2014 (oral)
    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA, July 2013 (invited)
    Argonne National Laboratory, IL, USA, July 2013 (invited)
    European f-element Chemistry EUFEN 1, COST Action CM 1006, Taragona, Spain, 2012, April 2012 (oral)
    International Conference “Catalysis in Organic Synthesis” (ICCOS 2012), Moscow, Russia, September 2012 (oral)
    Gordon Research Conference, Salve Regina University, Newport, RI, USA, July 2011 (invited)
    International Conference on Organometallic Chemistry (ICOMC 2010), Taipei, Taiwan, July 2010 (oral)