Dmitriy Polyanskiy

Chemist
 

Chemistry Department
Building 555
Brookhaven National Laboratory
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

Phone: (631) 344-4315
FAX:    (631) 344-5815
e-mail

 

Artificial Photosynthesis Group

Research Interests

Photochemistry and radiation chemistry relevant to catalysis and solar energy conversion, electron transfer reactions, fast and ultrafast transient spectroscopy
 

Education

Ph.D., Photochemical Sciences, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, 2005.
M.S., Materials Science – Composite Materials, Mendeleyev University of Chemical Technology of Russia, Moscow, Russia, 2000
B.S., Materials Science – Composite Materials, Mendeleyev University of Chemical Technology of Russia, Moscow, Russia, 1998

Professional Employment

Chemist, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 2013-present
Associate Chemist, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 2009-2013
Assistant Chemist, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 2007-2009
Research Associate, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 2005-2007
Visiting Master Student, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany, 1999
Visiting Undergraduate Student, Iowa State University, Ames National Lab, Ames, IA, 1996

 

Representative Publications

  1. Matsubara, Y.; Hightower, S. H.; Chen, J.; Grills, D. C.; Polyansky, D. E.; Muckerman, J. T.; Tanaka, K.; Fujita, E.  Reactivity of a fac-ReCl(α-diimine)(CO)3 complex with an NAD+ model ligand toward CO2 reduction, Chem. Commun. 2013 ASAP, DOI:10.1039/C3CC47699E.
  2. Lewandowska-Andralojc, A.; Polyansky, D. E. “ Mechanism of the Quenching of the Tris(bipyridine)ruthenium(II) Emission by Persulfate: Implications for Photo-Induced Oxidation Reactions” J. Phys. Chem. A, 2013, 117, 10311–10319.
  3. Polyansky, D. E.; Hurst, J. K.; Lymar, S. V. “Application of Pulse Radiolysis to Mechanistic Investigations of Water Oxidation Catalysis” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2013, ASAP, DOI:10.1002/ejic.201300753.
  4. Zhong, D. K.; Zhao, S.; Polyansky, D. E.; E. Fujita "Diminished photoisomerization of active ruthenium water oxidation catalyst by anchoring to metal oxide electrodes" J. Catal. 2013, 307, 140–147.
  5. Lewandowska-Andralojc, A.; Polyansky, D. E.; Zong, R.; Thummel, R. P.; Fujita, E “Enabling Light-Driven Water Oxidation via a Low Energy RuIV=O Intermediate” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2013, 15, 14058-14068.
  6. Badiei, Y. M.; Polyansky, D. E.; Muckerman, J. T.; Szalda, D. J.; Haberdar, R.; Zong, R.; Thummel, R. P.; Fujita, E. “Water Oxidation with Mononuclear Ruthenium (II) Polypyridine Complexes Involving a Direct RuIV=O Pathway in Neutral and Alkaline Media” Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 8845-8850.
  7. Doherty, M. D.; Grills, D. C.; Huang, K.-W.; Muckerman, J. T.; Polyansky, D. E.; Fujita, E. “Kinetics and Thermodynamics of Small Molecule Binding to a Pincer-PCP Rhodium(I) Complex: Addition on a Three-Coordinate Intermediate”  Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 4160-4172.
  8. Polyansky, D. E. Electrocatalysis for Carbon Dioxide Reduction, In: Savinell R., Ota K., Kreysa G. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Applied Electrochemistry: SpringerReference (www.springerreference.com). Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2013. DOI: 10.1007/SpringerReference_303849.
  9. Muckerman, J. T.; Achord, P.; Creutz, C.; Polyansky, D. E.; Fujita, E. “Calculation of Thermodynamic Hydricities and the Design of Hydride Donors for CO2 Reduction” Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 2012, 109, 15657-15662.
  10. Cohen, B. W.; Polyansky, D. E.; Achord, P.; Cabelli, D.; Muckerman, J. T.; Tanaka, K.; Thummel, R. P.; Zong, R.; Fujita E. “Steric Effect for Proton, Hydrogen-Atom, and Hydride Transfer Reactions with Geometric Isomers of NADH-Model Ruthenium Complexes” Faraday Disc. 2012, 155, 129 - 144.
  11. Polyansky, D. E.; Rochford, J.; Muckerman, J. T.; Zong, R.; Thummel, R. P.; Fujita, E. “Water Oxidation by a Mononuclear Ruthenium Catalyst: Characterization of the Intermediates”  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 14649-14665.
  12. Boyer, J. L.; Polyansky, D. E.; Szalda, D. J.; Zong, R.; Thummel, R. P.; Fujita, E. “Effects of a Proximal Base on Water Oxidation and Proton Reduction Catalyzed by Geometric Isomers of [Ru(tpy)(pynap)(OH2)]2+Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 12600-12604.
  13. Cohen, B. W.; Polyansky, D. E.; Zong, R.; Zhou, H.; Ouk, T.; Cabelli, D. E.; Thummel, R. P.; Fujita, E. “Differences of pH-Dependent Mechanisms on Generation of Hydride Donors using Ru(II) Complexes Containing Geometric Isomers of NAD+ Model Ligands: NMR and Radiolysis Studies in Aqueous Solution” Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49, 8034–8044.
  14. Doherty, M. D.; Grills, D. C.; Muckerman, J. T.; Polyansky, D. E.; Fujita, E. “Toward More Efficient Photochemical CO2 Reduction: Use of scCO2 or Photogenerated Hydrides” Coord. Chem. Rev. 2010, 254, 2472–2482.
  15. Fukushima, T.; Fujita, E.; Muckerman, J. T.; Polyansky, D. E.; Wada, T.; Tanaka, K. “Photochemical Stereo-Specific Hydrogenation of a Ru Complex with an NAD+/NADH-Type Ligand” Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48, 11510–11512.
  16. Tsai, M. K.; Rochford J.; Polyansky, D. E.; Tanaka, K.; Fujita, E.; Muckerman, J. T. “Characterization of Redox States of Ru(OH2)(Q)(tpy)2+ (Q=3,5-di-tert-butyl-1,2-benzoquinone, tpy=2,2 ':6 ',2 ''-terpyridine) and Related Species through Experimental and Theoretical Studies” Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48, 4372-4383.
  17. Strehmel, V.; Wishart, J. F.; Polyansky, D. E.; Strehmel, B. “Recombination of Photogenerated Lophyl Radicals in Imidazolium-Based Ionic Liquids” ChemPhysChem. 2009, 10, 3112-3118.
  18. Muckerman, J. T.; Polyansky, D. E.; Wada, T.; Tanaka, K.; Fujita, E. “Water Oxidation by a Ruthenium Complex with a Non-Innocent Quinone Ligand: Possible Formation of an OO Bond at a Low Oxidation State of the Metal” Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 1787-1802.
  19. Polyansky, D. E; Cabelli, D.; Muckerman, J. T.; Fujita, E.; Koizumi, T.; Fukushima, T.; Wada, T.; Tanaka, K. “Mechanism of hydride donor generation using a Ru(II) complex containing an NAD(+) model ligand: Pulse and steady-state radiolysis studies”  Inorg. Chem.  2008, 47, 3958-3968.
  20. Polyansky, D.; Cabelli, D.; Muckerman, J. T.; Fujita, E.; Koizumi, T.; Fukushima, T.; Wada, T.; Tanaka, K. “Photochemical and Radiolytic Production of Organic Hydride Donor with Ru(II) Complex Containing an NAD+ Model Ligand” Angew. Chem.. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 4169-4172.
  21. Polyansky, D. E.; Danilov, E. O.; Voskresensky, S. V.; Rodgers, M. A. J.; Neckers D. C. “Photodecomposition of peroxides containing 1,4-bis(phenylethynyl)benzene chromophore” J. Phys. Chem. A. 2006, 110, 4969-4978.
  22. Polyansky, D. E.; Danilov, E. O.; Castellano, F. N. “Observation of Triplet Intraligand Excited States through Nanosecond Step-Scan Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy” Inorg. Chem. 2006, 45, 2370-2372.
  23. Danilov, E. O.; Polyansky, D. E.; Neckers D. C. “Two-Photon Absorption in 1,4-bis([oxycarbonylphenyl]ethynyl)benzene Chromophores” The Spectrum 2005, 18, 12-17.
  24. Polyansky, D. E.; Danilov, E. O.; Voskresensky, S. V.; Rodgers, M. A. J.; Neckers D. C. “Delocalization of free electron density through phenylene-ethynylene: structural changes studied by time-resolved infrared spectroscopy” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 13452-13453.
  25. Polyansky, D. E.; Neckers, D. C. “Photodecomposition of Organic Peroxides Containing Coumarin Chromophore: Spectroscopic Studies” J. Phys. Chem. A. 2005, 109, 2793-2800.
  26. Pomestchenko, I. E.; Polyansky D. E.; Castellano F. N. “Influence of a Gold(I)-Acetylide Bond on the Photophysics of Re(phen)(CO)3Cl” Inorg. Chem. 2005, 109, 2793-2800.

 

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