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·       Member of the Chemistry Evaluation Group (1504) of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)(2015-2018). (Link)


·         Consultant for the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr)

Ø   Consultant for theCommission on Charge, Spin and Momentum Densities of the IUCr (2015-2018). (Link)

·       Referee for Central and North American Research Funding Agencies:

Ø   US Department of Energy - Office of Science (DOE - USA)(2016).

Ø   National Science Foundation (NSF - USA)(2015, 2012, 2011).

Ø   Fundación Marcos Moshinsky (Foundation Marcos Moshinsky), Mexico (2015).

Ø   Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC) [2013 (twice, once for chemistry and once for physics), 2012 (twice), 2011, 2009, 2007].

Ø   US Army Research Office (USA)(2011).


·       Referee for South American Research Funding Agencies:

Ø   Comisión Nacional de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica (CONICYT), Chile (2015).


·       Referee for European Research Funding and Universities:

Ø   French National Research Agency (ANR) (2017).

Ø   Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council,UK (EPSRC) (2017, 2009, 2007).

Ø   Research Commission of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH−Zürich) (2016, 2015, 2011).

Ø   National Science Centre - PolandOPUS (Requested to act as a Reviewer twice in 2016, accepted once).

Ø   Foundation for Polish Science (Fundacja na rzecz Nauki Polskiej, FNP) HOMMING (2016).

Ø   Romanian Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding (UEFISCDI) (2016).

Ø   Referee for LabEx MiChem – Comité Scientifique, Université Pierre et Marie Curie – Sorbonne Universités(2015-2016).

Ø   External evaluator of a candidate for the Appointment to the Rank of Professor for Universität Bremen (Institut für Angewandte und Physikalische Chemie)(2015).

Ø   Czech Science Foundation“Grantová agentura České republiky – GACR”(2015, 2014 (twice), 2012).

Ø   The Research Foundation – Flanders (Flanders = Belgium), (FWO) (2017 (postdoctoral fellowship award), 2014 and 2012 (research grant proposals)).

Ø   The Excellence Initiative, Postdoctoral-Initiative of the University ofBremen (Germany) (2013).

Ø   The European Commission: Marie Curie Fellowships (EU, Brussels)(2013, 2012).

Ø   The Levrhulme Trust,UK (Referee No. 92785), (2004).

Ø   Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), UK (ReSourCe ID # 218763), since 2006.


·       Referee for African Research Funding Agencies:

Ø   National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa (2016, 2013, 2011 (twice))


·       Referee for Middle-Eastern Funding Agencies:

Ø   Israel Science Foundation (ISF) (2017)


·       Other Refereeing:

Ø   Evaluator for the Gordon Research Conferences (GRC 2013) on Electron Distribution & Chemical Bonding (2013).

Ø   Judge for Academia Europaea (Academy of Europe) Prizesfor Young Russian Scientists(2013).

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