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Vladimir Ya LEE
Department of Chemistry
University of Tsukuba, Japan
Vladimir Ya. Lee was born in Russian Federation. He received MSc degree in chemistry from the Far–Eastern State University (Vladivostok) in 1982 and PhD degree in organic chemistry from the Institute of Organic Chemistry Academy of Sciences of the USSR (Moscow) in 1987. After a couple of post-doctoral stays at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (Seoul, Korea) in 1996 and at the Université Paul Sabatier (Toulouse, France) in 1997, he is working at the University of Tsukuba (Tsukuba, Japan), where he is currently holding an assistant professor/lecturer position. He has been visiting professor at the several universities in Germany, France and Japan. He has authored and co-authored over 100 papers in the peer-reviewed journals, several book chapters, and a monograph “Organometallic Compounds of Low-Coordinate Si, Ge, Sn and Pb: From Phantom Species to Stable Compounds” published by Wiley in 2010.
Low-coordinate derivatives of the main group elements: carbene analogues, cations, free radicals, anions, multiply bonded derivatives, highly strained small rings, as well as their transition metal complexes.