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Doctor of science in the field of physics and mathematics, professor

1995 graduated from the Radiophysical faculty of Kharkov State University;
1995–1998 postgraduate student at Quantum Radiophysics Department of the same university;
2001 - Ph.D. degree in the sphere of physics and mathematics with the theme "Radiospectroscopy of the CH2CHCN, CH3COOH, CF3CFH2 and CH3CF2Cl molecules in the millimeter-wave range".
2015 - Doctor of sciences degree in the sphere of physics and mathematics with the theme «Radiospectroscopy of nonrigid molecules in millimeter and submillimeter wave ranges».

-Since 1998 employed at the Institute of Radio Astronomy of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (IRA NASU) as an engineer;
-since 2000 as a junior scientific researcher (IRA NASU);
-since 2003 as a scientific researcher (IRA NASU).
-since 2006 as a senior scientific researcher (IRA NASU).
-since 2012 – present as a head of scientific department (IRA NASU).

- since 2016 V.N. Karazin Kharkov National University (Ukraine) , a special course «High resolution microwave and laser spectroscopy».

Research Interests: molecular spectroscopy (molecules of astrophysic and atmospheric interest); intramolecular large amplitude motions.

Professional Activities: Member of Editorial Advisory Board of Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy, 2011-2014.

Ilyushin V.V. is a coauthor of more than 50 scientific publications. In 2010 he got a L.V. Shubnikov prize of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in the field of experimental physics.

Major publications:

1.   L.E. Snyder, F.J. Lovas, J.M. Hollis, D.N. Friedel, P.R. Jewell, A. Remijan, V.V. Ilyushin, E.A. Alekseev, and S.F. Dyubko “A rigorous attempt to verify interstellar glycine”, The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 619, ¹ 2, pp. 914-930.

2.    J.M. Hollis, F.J. Lovas, A.R. Remijan, P.R. Jewell, V.V. Ilyushin, and I. Kleiner, ”Detection of Acetamide (CH3CONH2): the largest interstellar molecule with a peptide bond” Astrophys. J. Vol. 643, L25–L28 (2006).

3.   M. Carvajal, L. Margules, B. Tercero, K. Demyk, I. Kleiner, J.C. Guillemin, V. Lattanzi, A. Walters, J.Demaison, G. Wlodarczak, T.R. Huet, H. Møllendal, V.V. Ilyushin and J. Cernicharo “Rotational spectrum of 13C2-methyl formate (HCOO13CH3) and detection of the two 13C-methyl formate in Orion”// Astronomy&Astrophysics 500, 1109–1118 (2009).

4.  V. Ilyushin, Z. Kisiel, L. Pszczółkowski, H. Mäder, J. T. Hougen “A New Torsion-Rotation Fitting Program for Molecules with a Six-Fold Barrier: Application to the Microwave Spectrum of Toluene” // Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy Vol. 259, pp. 26-38 (2010).

5.   D. T. Halfen, V. Ilyushin, and L. M. Ziurys “Formation of Peptide Bonds in Space: a Comprehensive Study of Formamide and Acetamide in Sgr B2(N)” The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 743:60 (12pp.) 2011.

6.  V.V. Ilyushin, P. Jansen, M.G. Kozlov, S.A. Levshakov, I. Kleiner, W. Ubachs, H.L. Bethlem “Sensitivity to a possible variation of the proton-to-electron mass ratio of torsion-wagging-rotation transitions in methylamine CH3NH2” Physical Review A 85, 032505 (2012)

7.  V.V. Ilyushin, J.T. Hougen “A fitting program for molecules with two equivalent methyl tops and C2v point-group symmetry at equilibrium: Application to existing microwave, millimeter, and sub-millimeter wave measurements of acetone” Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy Vol. 289 pp. 41 - 49 (2013).

8.  R.A. Motiyenko, V.V. Ilyushin, B.J. Drouin, S. Yu, L. Margulès “Rotational spectroscopy of methylamine up to 2.6 THz” Astronomy & Astrophysics 563, A137(6pp), 2014.

9.  Ilyushin V.V. “Sensitivity to a possible variation of the proton-to-electron mass ratio of torsion–rotation transitions in acetone (CH3)2CO” Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy Vol. 300 pp. 86 - 93 (2014).

10.  L. Margulès, R. A. Motiyenko, V. V. Ilyushin, and J. C. Guillemin «Millimeter and submillimeter wave spectra of mono-13C-acetaldehydes» Astronomy & Astrophysics 579, A46(11pp), 2015.

11.  D.T. Halfen, V.V. Ilyushin, L.M. Ziurys «Interstellar detection of methyl isocyanate CH3NCO in Sgr B2(N): a link from molecular clouds to comets» The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 2015, Vol. 812, #1, L5.

12. I.A. Armieieva, V.V. Ilyushin, Å.À. Alekseev, O.À. Dorovskaya, L. Margulès, R. A. Motiyenko, Millimeter wave spectroscopy of the ground, first and second excited torsional states of acetone // Radio physics and radio astronomy.- 2016.- Vol. 21, ¹ 1.- P. 37-47.

13. R. A. Motiyenko, L. Margulès, V. V. Ilyushin, I.A. Smirnov, E.A. Alekseev, D.T. Halfen, L.M. Ziurys, “Millimeter and submillimeter wave spectra of 13C methylamine” Astronomy & Astrophysics 587, A152(6pp), 2016.

14. S.P. Belov, G.Yu. Golubiatnikov, A.V. Lapinov, V.V. Ilyushin, E.A. Alekseev, A.A. Mescheryakov, J.T. Hougen, and Li-Hong Xu, Torsionally mediated spin-rotation hyperfine splittings at moderate to high J values in methanol // J. Chem. Phys. 145, 024307 (2016).


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