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Andrey Rogachev

Andrey Rogachev, Ph.D.

Andrey Rogachev, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry






390 Life Sciences Building


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.


  • 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.
  • 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, 2016, 35, 3105-3111.
    • 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., 2016, 37, 2266-2278.
    • 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 (accepted). DOI: DOI: 10.1002/anie.201606915.
  • 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., 2016, 7, 1954-1961.
  • 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., 2015, 137, 9768-9771.
    • 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., 2015, 21, 14268-14279.
    • Selected for Cover page.
  • A.Yu. Rogachev, M.-S. Miao, G. Merino, R. Hoffmann “Molecular CsF5 and CsF2+” // Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 8275-8278.
  • 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., 2015, 6, 2835-2845.
  • 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., 2015, 6, 1959-1966.
  • J. Li, A.Yu. Rogachev “SO2 – Yet Another Two-Faced Ligand” // Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2015, 17, 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., 2014, 20, 16652-16656.
  • 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, 2014, A70, 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, 2014, 33, 2874-2878.
  • 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., 2014, 53, 140-145.
    • Highlighted in Nature Chemistry: “Metals in the Middle”, Nature Chem., 2014, 6, 4.

Selected Publications Before 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.
  • A.Yu. Rogachev, X.-D. Wen, R. Hoffmann. Jail-Breaking Benzene Dimers. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 8062.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Professional Societies 

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