Alex Kacharov is a Chemical Engineer and has a Ph.D. in organic chemistry. Oleksiy has 10 years of experience in organic chemistry research and organic technology, which includes the following directions of organic chemistry: bio-organic chemistry and chemistry of natural products, asymmetric synthesis, catalytic organic chemistry, fluoro-organic chemistry and chemistry of polymeric materials. He has authored 10 papers for publication in nationally and internationally recognized organic chemistry journals. Alex is currently working on Biomass modification and characterization, polymer characterization, biodegradable polymers, wood protection. Techniques include extraction, UV-vis spectroscopy, NMR, HPLC, GC-MS, etc.
Ph.D, Chemistry, Institute of Organic Chemistry NAS Ukraine (Kyiv), 1996 – 1998
M.S., Chemistry, National Technical University of Ukraine 'Kiev Polytechnical Institute', 1995 – 1996
B.S., Chemistry, National Technical University of Ukraine 'Kiev Polytechnical Institute', 1990 – 1994