Ukrainets Igor Vasyliovych

Ukrainets Igor Vasyliovych — Doctor of chemical sciences, Professor of the Pharmaceutical chemistry department in the National University of Pharmacy.

Address of department: 61168, Kharkiv, Valentynivska Street, 4;

Phone: (0572) 67-91-97, 67-91-85;



Ukrainets Igor V. was born in 1960 (Berezotocha, Lubny district, Poltava region). Graduated from Kharkiv pharmaceutical institute (1982).

Was working as: post-graduate student (1982-1987); military service in Soviet Army (1982-1984); assistant (1985–1990); junior science worker (1990-1992); associate professor (1992–1994), professor of pharmaceutical chemistry department (since 1994).

Direction of science researches: is search of biologically active substances among derivatives of 2-oxy-4-hydroxyquinolines.

Defended the candidate dissertation “Synthesis and research of new biologically active derivatives of 2-carboxy-phenylamide of malonic acid” (1988) and the doctor dissertation “Synthesis, chemical transformations and biological properties of derivatives of alkyl-(aryl)-amides of malonic acid” (1992).

Author of about 700 scientific and teaching works, among them more than 246 are published in international journals of Scopus (Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds, Tetrahedron Letters, Acta Crystallographica, Spectrochimica Acta, Journal of Analytical Chemistry, Tetrahedron et al.); 25 author certificates and 48 patents (among them 15 international) for methods of obtaining and biological (anti-convulsing, anaesthetic, diuretic, antimicrobic, antihypoxic, analgesic etc.) activities of  the synthesized  substances.

He is noted by certificates of honour of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (2010), Ministry of Health of Ukraine (2015), Pharmaceutical association of Ukraine (2013). In 2008 he was awarded the diploma of the International Fund “Scientific partnership” Lomonosov Moscow State University; the Diploma “Memory of professor A.N. Costa” for achievements in the chemistry of heterocyclic compounds of Mendeleev Russian Chemical Society. In 2015 he was awarded the gold medal “100 Years to Professor A.N. Kost” for his special achievements in the chemistry of heterocyclic compounds. He received special certificate from the Kharkiv Regional State Administration for his faithful selfless work, a significant personal contribution to the development of the pharmaceutical industry (2018).

Social activities. Multidimensional social activity in different years: member of the special council of the National Pharmaceutical University, member of the editorial board of the magazines ” Вісник фармації “, “Journal of organic and pharmaceutical chemistry”, “Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds”, opponent of dissertations in various special councils on pharmaceutical and organic chemistry, head State Exam Commission.

Scientific school 2 doctors and 21 candidates of sciences. Prepares 3 doctoral and 2 candidate’s theses.

 Membership in professional associations. I.V. Ukrainets is a member of the American Chemical Society, works as an international expert in the dissertation, which is considered by the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (India).

Disciplines taught by the doctor of sciences:

  • Pharmaceutical chemistry
  • Standardization of medicines