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Andrey Rogachev

Andrey Rogachev, Ph.D.

Andrey Rogachev, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry






390 Robert A. Pritzker Science Center


Chemistry at magnetic centers, theoretical point of view; luminescence and bioluminescence; chemistry and physics of curved polyaromatic systems (buckybowls and fullerenes); multi-reference approach to spectroscopic, magnetic and catalytic properties of organic, organometallic and bio-(in)organic systems.


  • S. N. Spisak, A.Yu. Rogachev, A. V. Zabula, A. S. Filatov, R. Cléracde, and M. A. Petrukhina, "Tuning the separation and coupling of corannulene trianion-radicals through sizable alkali metal belts," // Chem. Sci., 2017, 8, 3137-3145. [ view online » ]
  • S. N. Spisak, Z. Wei, A.Yu. Rogachev, T. Amaya, T. Hirao, and M. A. Petrukhina, "Double Concave Cesium Encapsulation by Two Charged Sumanenyl Bowls" // Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 201756, 2582-2587. view online » ]
    • Selected for Cover Page.
  • A.V. Zabula, I. Guzei, R. West, J. Li, A.Yu. Rogachev, “Thermal Oligomerization of N-Heterocyclic Silylene into Zwitter-Ionic Silenes” // Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 13465-13469. [ view online » ]
  • S. Spisak, J. Li, A.Yu. Rogachev, Z. Wei, O. Papaianina, K. Amsharov, A. Rybalchenko, A. Goryunkov, M. Petrukhina, “From Corannulene to Indacenopicene: Effect of Carbon Framework Topology on Aromaticity and Reduction Limits” // Organometallics, 201635, 3105-3111. view online » ]
    • Selected for Cover Page.
  •  J. Li, G. da Silva Ramos, A.Yu. Rogachev, “Stability of Functionalized Corannulene Cations [R-C20H10]+: An Influence of the Nature of R-Group” // J. Comput. Chem., 201637, 2266-2278. view online » ]
    • Selected for Cover Page.
  • J. Li, A.Yu. Rogachev, “Aromatic Stabilization of Functionalized Corannulene Cations” // Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2016, 18, 11781-11 (invited article).
  • A.V. Zabula, S.N. Spisak, A.S. Filatov, A.Yu. Rogachev, V.M. Grigoryants, M.A. Petrukhina “Supramolecular Trap for a Transient Corannulene Trianion” // Chem. Sci., 20167, 1954-1961. view online » ]
  • Y. Chen, X. Sun, J. Li, Y. Zhong, S. Jin, Z. Liu, N. Wu, A.Yu. Rogachev, H.-S. Chong “Synthetic and Mechanistic Investigation on One-Pot Halogenation of b-Amino Alcohols and Nucleophilic Ring Opening of Aziridinium Ions” // Org. Biomolec. Chem., 2016, 14, 920-939.
  • S.N. Spisak, Z. Wei, N.J. O’Neil, A.Yu. Rogachev, T. Amaya, T. Hirao, M.A. Petrukhina “Convex and Concave Encapsulation of Multiple Potassium Ions by Sumanenyl Anions” // J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015137, 9768-9771. view online » ]
    • Highlighted in Computational Chemistry Highlights: September Issue, 2015.
    • Highlighted in Computational Organic Chemistry: “Sumanene Anions,” September 2015
  • C. Dubceac, A.S. Filatov, A.V. Zabula, A.Yu. Rogachev, M.A. Petrukhina “Functionalized Corannulene Carbocations: A Structural Overview” // Chem. Eur. J., 201521, 14268-14279. view online » ]
    • Selected for Cover page.
  • A.Yu. Rogachev, M.-S. Miao, G. Merino, R. Hoffmann “Molecular CsF5 and CsF2+” // Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 201554, 8275-8278. view online » ]
  • C.M. Lieberman, A.S. Filatov, Z. Wei, A.Yu. Rogachev, A.M. Abakumov, E.V. Dikarev “Mixed-Valent, Heteroleptic Homometallic Diketonates as Templates for the Design of Heterometallic Precursors” // Chem. Sci., 20156, 2835-2845. view online » ]
  • A.S. Filatov, S.N. Spisak, A.V. Zabula, J. McNeely, A.Yu. Rogachev, M.P. Petrukhina “Dynamic Transformations of Self-Assembled Sandwich Products Formed by Tetrareduced Corannulene with Mixed Core Alkali Metal Clusters” // Chem. Sci., 20156, 1959-1966. view online » ]
  • J. Li, A.Yu. Rogachev “SO2 – Yet Another Two-Faced Ligand” // Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 201517, 1987-2000.
  • A.V. Zabula, A.Yu. Rogachev, R. West “Self-Assembly of N-Heterocyclic Derivatives of Divalent Germanium, Tin and Lead” // Chem. Eur. J., 201420, 16652-16656. view online » ]
  • N. Sumner, S. Spisak, A. Zabula, A. Filatov, A. Rogachev, M. Petrukhina “Alkali Metal Intercalation in Curved Carbon Networks: X-Ray Structural Study” // Acta. Cryst., Sect. A, 2014A70, C986.
  • N.S. Sumner, S.N. Spisak, A.S. Filatov, A.Yu. Rogachev, A.V. Zabula, M.A. Petrukhina “Double Concave Binding of Bicorannulenyl Dianion: Cesium vs. Lithium Salts” // Organometallics, 201433, 2874-2878. view online » ]
  • A.S. Filatov, A.V. Zabula, S.N. Spisak, A.Yu. Rogachev, M.A. Petrukhina “Clamshell effect of highly charged corannulene decks for maximizing the intercalated content in the mixed metal supramolecular aggregates” // Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 201453, 140-145. view online » ]
    • Highlighted in Nature Chemistry: “Metals in the Middle”, Nature Chem., 20146, 4.

Selected Publications Before Professor Rogachev Joined Illinois Institute of Technology

  • A.Yu. Rogachev, R. Hoffmann. Iodine (I2) as a Janus-Faced Ligand in Organometallics. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 3262. view online » ]
  • A.Yu. Rogachev, X.-D. Wen, R. Hoffmann. Jail-Breaking Benzene Dimers. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 8062. view online » ]
  • A.Yu. Rogachev, A.S. Filatov, A. Zabula, M. A. Petrukhina, Functionalized Corannulene Cations: Detailed Theoretical Survey. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2012, 14, 3554.
  • A.Yu. Rogachev, P. Burger. Bonding Situation and N–O-Bond Strength in Amine-N-Oxides—A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Study. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2012, 14, 1985.
  • A.V. Zabula, A.S. Filatov, S.N. Spisak, A.Yu. Rogachev, M.A. Petrukhina. A Main Group Metal Sandwich: Five Lithium Cations Jammed Between Two Corannulene Tetraanion Decks. Science, 2011, 333, 1008. view online » ]
  • S.N. Spisak, A.V. Zabula, A.S. Filatov, A.Yu. Rogachev, M.A. Petrukhina. Selective Endo and Exo Binding of Alkali Metals to Corannulene. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 8090. view online » ]

Professional Societies 

American Chemical Society
Royal Society of Chemistry
American Association for the Advancement of Science