Dmitriy Soldatov

Prof. Dmitriy Soldatov

Education: MSc (Chemistry; Novosibirsk State University, Faculty of Natural Sciences) (1991), PhD (Inorganic Chemistry; Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk) (1995)

Office: MacNaughton 338 / Laboratories: MacNaughton 348, 351

Phone: 519-824-4120 ext: 53548 / Fax: 519-766-1499




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Supramolecular materials: design, structure and function

Synthesis of inclusion compounds, porous solids, co-crystals; soft nanostructured materials based on peptides and metal complexes; novel host molecules


Crystals: crystal engineering, molecular crystals and XRD analysis

Crystal structure analysis of supramolecular and porous solids; cavity space in crystals; weak interactions and molecular self-assembly


Inorganic and physical chemistry

Metal complexes, coordination polymers: synthesis, structure, properties; thermal analysis and thermodynamics of molecular solids; sorption, heterogeneous equilibria, phase diagrams.

Polymers and non-crystalline materials

Polymers, resins, waxes, gels; optically, mechanically, thermally and microwave-induced reactions; structural and thermal analysis


Research Group

Farukh Ali

Andrew Hollingshead

Travis Fillion

Aaron Smith

Melissa Ignacio

Anand Ranjan



Chem*2060 - Structure and Bonding

Chem*2070 - Structure and Spectroscopy

Chem*4620 - Advanced Topics in Inorganic Chemistry - Solid State Chemistry

Chem*7100 - Supramolecular and Nanostructured Materials

Chem*7120 - X-Ray Crystallography


Recent Publications

  • 100 Fatila, E.M.; Clerac, R.; Rouzieres, M.; Soldatov, D.V.; Jennings, M.; Preuss, K.E. High-Spin Ribbons and Antiferromagnetic Ordering of a MnII-Biradical-MnII Complex J Am Chem Soc 2013, 135, 13298-13301
  • 99 Vamadevan, V.; Bertoft, E.; Soldatov, D.V.; Seetharaman, K. Impact on molecular organization of amylopectin in starch granules upon annealing Carbohydr Polym 2013,
  • 98, 1045-1055 98 Fatila, E.M.; Clerac, R.; Rouzieres, M.; Soldatov, D.V.; Jennings, M.; Preuss, K.E. Ferromagnetic superexchange in a 1D -[LaIII-radical]- coordination polymer Chem Comm 2013, 6271-6273
  • 97 Ho, L.U.; Shkoor, M.G.; Hossain, M.S.; Deen, M.C.; Soldatov, D.V.; Schwan, A.L. The base mediated cyclization of selected benzyl alkynyl sulfones with aromatic aldehydes: novel synthetic access to aryl-substituted 5,6-dihydro-1,4-oxathiin S,S-dioxides J Sulfur Chem 2013, 34, 79-87
  • 96 Ziganshin, M.A.; Efimova, I.G.; Gorbatchuk, V.V.; Ziganshina, S.A.; Chuklanov, A.P.; Bukharaev, A.A.; Soldatov, D.V. Interaction of L-Leucyl-L-leucyl-L-leucine Thin Film with Water and Organic Vapors: Receptor Properties and Related Morphology J Pept Sci 2012, 18, 209-214
  • 95 Okeke, E.B.; Soldatov, D.V. Coordination and Inclusion Compounds Formed by Addition of Quinoline (Q) or Isoquinoline (Iq) to a Metal(II) Dibenzoylmethanate (Co, Ni, Zn, Cd). Composition, Structure and Thermal Dissociation Properties J Therm Anal Calorim 2010, 100, 801-810
  • 94 Ukraintseva, E.A.; Soldatov, D.V. Vapour pressure of guest and thermodynamic stability of inclusion compounds [Ni(DBM)2Py2]*2G (DBM = dibenzoylmethanate anion, G = pyridine, tetrahydrofuran and chloroform J Incl Phenom 2010, 66, 219-222


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