Igor Kolomitsyn Ph.D.

Professional Title
Research Associate

Igor Kolomitsyn is an engineer in chemistry by training, with a Ph.D. in organic chemistry. He has over 15 years of experience in organic chemistry and technology, which includes the following directions of organic chemistry: organic chemistry of cage structures and terpenes, fatty acids, synthesis of biologically active compounds, chemical modification of natural products, and chemistry of chemical extractives, chemistry of peracids and peresters and mechanisms of organic reactions. He has authored 13 papers for publication in national and international organic chemistry journals and has 7 United States patents.


  • Ph.D. Chemistry, Institute of Organic Chemistry, Ukraine, 2001
  • M.S. Chemistry Engineering, Kiev Polytechnic Institute, Ukraine, 1995

Recent Publications

NRRI News Articles

‘Green chemist’ travels from Ukraine to U.S. to solve complex environmental problems in Minnesota.

Sulfate in Minnesota water bodies is a statewide problem. NRRI researchers are developing three different solutions for a variety of applications.

NRRI and industry partner receive patent on a first step invention that can lead to sulfate remediation in water systems.