Dr. Andrey Bezrukov is currently a postdoctoral researcher in the Crystal Engineering Research Group at the University of Limerick, Ireland.

He was born in Novosibirsk (Russia), where he later received Diploma in Chemistry from the Novosibirsk State University.  His Ph.D. project was performed at the University of Bergen (Norway), with Prof. Pascal D. C. Dietzel as the main supervisor. Dissertation title: “Development of metal-organic frameworks with hydroxyl and phosphine functionalities for potential applications in adsorption and catalysis.”

His current research focuses on crystal engineering of materials for energy-efficient capture and separation. His work includes analysis of powder X-ray diffraction data and data mining from crystallographic databases.


A. A. Bezrukov, K. W. Törnroos, E. Le Roux, P. D. C. Dietzel, Incorporation of an intact dimeric Zr12 oxo cluster from a molecular precursor in a new zirconium metal-organic framework, Chemical Communications 2018, 54, 2735-2738.

A. A. Bezrukov, P. D. C. Dietzel, A Permanently Porous Yttrium–Organic Framework Based on an Extended Tridentate Phosphine Containing Linker, Inorganic Chemistry 2017, 56, 12830-12838.

A. A. Bezrukov, K. W. Törnroos, P. D. C. Dietzel, Modification of Network and Pore Dimensionality in Metal-Organic Frameworks Containing a Secondary Phosphine Functionality, Crystal Growth & Design 2017, 17, 3257–3266.

A. A. Bezrukov, K. W. Törnroos, P. D. C. Dietzel, Variation of Desolvation Behavior in Two Isostructural Metal–Organic Frameworks Based on a Flexible, Racemic Bifunctional Organic Linker, European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry 2016,2016, 4430-4439.

D. N. Dybtsev, M. P. Yutkin, D. G. Samsonenko, V. P. Fedin, A. L. Nuzhdin, A. A. Bezrukov, K. P. Bryliakov, E. P. Talsi, R. V. Belosludov, H. Mizuseki, Y. Kawazoe, O. S. Subbotin, V. R. Belosludov, Modular, Homochiral, Porous Coordination Polymers: Rational Design, Enantioselective Guest Exchange Sorption and Ab Initio Calculations of Host–Guest Interactions, Chemistry – A European Journal 2010, 16, 10348-10356. 

Diploma in Chemistry, Natural Science Department, Novosibirsk State University, Russia, 2010 Ph.D., Department of Chemistry, University of Bergen, Norway, 2018