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Visit to the RUDN University of the invited professor Syuzanna Harutyunyan

Visit to the RUDN University of the invited professor Syuzanna Harutyunyan

13 November, 2017 Syuzanna Harutyunyan, Professor, Doctor of Stratingh Institute for Chemistry of Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Groningen, Netherlands, author of more than 50 works in the field of catalysis, Recipient of the Royal Society of Chemistry Homogeneous Catalysis Award (2017), Recipient of the KNCV Gold Medal (2016) told the lecture «Copper catalysed enantioselective synthesis of functional molecules: control over selectivity and reactivity» for students, postgraduate students and staff of the Faculty of Science.

13 November, 2017 Syuzanna Harutyunyan, Professor, Doctor of Stratingh Institute for Chemistry of Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Groningen, Netherlands, author of more than 50 works in the field of catalysis, Recipient of the Royal Society of Chemistry Homogeneous Catalysis Award (2017), Recipient of the KNCV Gold Medal (2016) told the lecture «Copper catalysed enantioselective synthesis of functional molecules: control over selectivity and reactivity» for students, postgraduate students and staff of the Faculty of Science.

  Research program of Professor Harutyunyan’s group is aimed at the development of novel catalysis concepts for the asymmetric synthesis of chiral functional molecules. In 2011 her group introduced an entirely new role for Cu (I)-based catalysts, facilitating highly enantioselective carbon-carbon bond forming reactions between organometallics and enolisable carbonyl as well as imine compounds. Following this initial discovery, they established Cu(I)-catalysis, in combination with Lewis acids/Grignard reagent, as a powerful tool to tackle the reactivity of inherently unreactive substrates for carbon-carbon bond forming reactions. In this lecture brilliant scientist will focus on how we can use these concepts to access highly demanded and valuable chiral heteroarenes and amides, as well as tertiary alcohols and amines, in catalytic and enantioselective fashion and mechanistic studies.

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In 2017, RUDN University scientists constructed a new explicit second-order precision difference scheme using modern computer algebra methods for 2-dimensional Navier-Stokes equations (NSE) [1]. This year, our mathematicians used a new scheme [2] to construct a numerical solution to the Cauchy problem with initial data (for t=0) as satisfying the continuity equation. Scientists managed to achieve previously unattainable accuracy of the continuity equation.
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Science is our priority. All-Russian Society of Inventors and Innovators at RUDN

On February 22, RUDN Rector Oleg Yastrebov met with representatives of the All-Russian Society of Inventors and Innovators (VOIR) — Anton Ishchenko, the chairman of the central council and Olga Tarasova, the chairman of the youth council.

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On Longevity Radiation, and Physics — The Joint Institute for Nuclear Research shares knowledge with RUDN

On October 8-14, Science Festival took place at RUDN: more than a thousand attendees learned new facts about scientific research at the university.

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Russian universities discussed translation specialist professional standard

More than 70 universities and organizations representatives became participants of the V All-Russian methodological meeting "Structure and content of translator training". The event took place on October 9 in an online format. Anastasia Atabekova Vice-Rector for Multilingual Development of RUDN represented the university.

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