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Pavel Nikishau

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Senior Researcher
PhD (Chemistry)

Department: Laboratory of catalysis of polymerization processes
e-mail: nikishau@bsu.by

  • h-index (Scopus) – 4
  • h-index (Web of Science) – 4
  • h-index (Google scholar) – 4

(https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=ru&user=ChSjHOAAAAAJ)

Subject and Class of Degree

2009-2014 – Chemistry Department, Belarusian State University;
2014-2015 – Master Courses, Belarusian State University;
2005 – Degree of master of natural sciences;
2015-2018 – PhD courses, Belarusian State University;
2019 – Doctoral Degree in Сhemistry. Ph.D. thesis at the Institute of Physical and Organic Chemistry of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Belarus. Thesis title: Synthesis of functionalized polystyrenes, polyisobutylenes and their block-copolymers with D,L-lactide and ɛ-caprolactone.

Career

2010 – 2012 – Technic, Research Institute for Physical Chemical Problems, Belarusian State University;
2014 – 2015 – Trainee of Junior Researcher, Research Institute for Physical Chemical Problems, Belarusian State University;
2015 – 2018 – Junior Researcher, Research Institute for Physical Chemical Problems, Belarusian State University;
2019 – Researcher, Research Institute for Physical Chemical Problems, Belarusian State University;
Since 2020 – Senior Researcher, Research Institute for Physical Chemical Problems, Belarusian State University; 2020 - assistant of High Molecular Compounds chair, Chemistry Department, Belarusian State University; 2021- assistant professor of High Molecular Compounds chair, Chemistry Department, Belarusian State University. 

Current research activity

Synthesis of functional polymers based on styrene and isobutylene, and they block-copolymers. Ring-opening polymerization of cyclic esters (such as lactide and caprolactone) in the presence of macroinitiators and organocatalysts. Precise synthesis of macromolecular architectures. Thermosensitive (co)polymers. Quantum chemical calculations for the prediction of the polymerization mechanism. 

List of Selected Publications:

  1. Berezianko I.A., Nikishau P.A., Vasilenko I.V., Kostjuk S.V. Liquid coordination complexes as a new class of catalysts for the synthesis of highly reactive polyisobutylenePolymer2021, 226, 123825.
  2. Prudnikau A., Shiman D.I., Ksendzov E., Harwell J., Bolotina E.A., Nikishau P.A., Kostjuk S.V., Samuel I.D.W., Lesnyak V. Design of Cross-Linked Polyisobutylene Matrix for Efficient Encapsulation of Quantum DotsNanoscale Adv2021, 3(5), 1443–1454.
  3. Rezvova M.A., Yuzhalin A.E., Glushkova T.V., Makarevich M.I., Nikishau P.A., Kostjuk S.V., Klyshnikov K.Yu., Matveeva V.G., Khanova M.Yu., Ovcharenko E.A. Biocompatible Nanocomposites Based on Poly(styrene-block-isobutylene-block-styrene) and Carbon Nanotubes for Biomedical ApplicationPolymers2020, 12(9), 2158.
  4. Rezvova M.A., Glushkova T.V., Makarevich M.I., Nikishau P.A., Kostjuk S.V., Klyshnikov K.Yu., Ovcharenko E.A. Nanocomposites Based on Biocompatible Thermoelastoplastic and Carbon Nanoparticles for Use in Cardiovascular Surgery. Russ. J. Appl. Chem. 2020, 93(9), 1412–1420.
  5. Ovcharenko E., Rezvova M., Nikishau P., Kostjuk S., Glushkova T., Antonova L., Trebushat D., Akentieva, T., Shishkova D., Krivikina E., Klyshnikov K., Kudryavtseva Y., Barbarash L. Polyisobutylene-Based Thermoplastic Elastomers for Manufacturing Polymeric Heart Valve Leaflets: In Vitro and In Vivo ResultsAppl. Sci. 2019, 9, 4773.
  6. Nikishau P., Ksendzov E., Shiman D., Gaponik L., Kostjuk S. Synthesis of functionalized polyisobutylene and its block copolymers with D, L-lactideJournal of the Belarusian State University. Chemistry2019, 2, 40–50.
  7. Shiman D.I., Sayevich V., Meerbach C., Nikishau P.A., Vasilenko I.V., Gaponik N., Kostjuk S.V., Lesnyak V. Robust Polymer Matrix Based on Isobutylene (Co)polymers for Efficient Encapsulation of Colloidal Semiconductor NanocrystalsACS Appl. Nano Mater2019, 2(2), 956–963.
  8. Rezvova M.A., Ovcharenko E.A., Nikishev P.A., Kostyuk S.V., Glushkova T.V., Trebushat D.V., Chernonosova V.S., Shevelev G.Yu., Klyshnikov K.Yu., Kudryavtseva Yu.A., Barabash L.S. Prospects for Using Styrene-Isobutylene-Styrene (SIBS) Triblock Copolymer as a Cusp Material for Leaflet Heart Valve Prostheses: Evaluation of Physicochemical and Mechanical PropertiesRuss. J. Appl. Chem.2019, 92(1), 9–19.
  9. Vasilenko I.V., Nikishev P.A., Shiman D.I., Kostjuk S.V. Cationic Polymerization of Isobutylene in Toluene: Toward Well-Defined exo-Olefin Terminated Medium Molecular Weight Polyisobutylenes under Mild Conditions. Polym. Chem., 2017, 8, 1417 –1425.
  10. Meleshko T.K., Kashina A.V., Saprykina N.N., Kostyuk S.V., Vasilenko I.V., Nikishev P.A., Yakimanskii A.V. Synthesis and morphology of polycaprolactone–block-polyimide–block-polycaprolactone triblock copolymers for film separation membranes. Russ. J. Appl. Chem., 2017, 90, 602−612.
  11. Nikishev P.A., Piskun Yu.A., Vasilenko I.V., Gaponik L.V., Timashev P.S, Akovanceva A.A., Kostjuk S.V. Synthesis of Block-Copolymers of Styrene and D,L-Lactide via Consecutive Controlled Cationic Polymerization and Anionic Ring-Opening Polymerization. Polym. Sci. Ser B., 2017, 59(5), 655–664.