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Dr Ekaterina (Katya) Pas (née Izgorodina)

Dr Ekaterina (Katya) Pas

Senior Lecturer
PhD (Münster), MSc (Theoretical chemistry), BSc (Chemistry)
Room: 126, Building 23, Clayton
Phone: +61 3 9905 8639
Fax: +61 3 9905 4597
Website: Monash Computational Chemistry Group


Professional Profile

  • BSc in Chemistry, High Chemistry College with the Russian Academy of Science, 1998
  • MSc in Theoretical Chemistry, High Chemistry College with the Russian Academy of Science, 2000
  • PhD (Dr. rer. nat), University of Muenster, Germany, 2004
  • Postdoc with Dr. Michelle Coote, ANU, 2004-2006
  • Postdoc with Prof. Doug MacFarlane, Monash University, 2006-2007
  • Lecturer (Academic Level B), Monash University, 2007-2010
  • Senior Lecturer (Academic Level C), Monash University, 2011-


  • ARC Future Fellowship, 2012-
  • Faculty of Science Equipment Grant for Junior Academics, 2012
  • RACI Physical Chemistry Division Lectureship, 2011
  • 2011 Selected to represent the Faculty of Science and the School of Chemistry at the 2011 Australian Academy of Science, Science at the Shine Dome.
  • 2010 Faculty of Science Commendation Award for Excellence in Research in Early Career Researchers
  • ARC Discovery Project, 2010-
  • ARC Australian Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2008-2012
  • Early career research grant, Faculty of Science, Monash University, 2009

Teaching commitments

  • CHM3911 Advanced Physical Chemistry: Principles of computational (quantum) chemistry, thermodynamics and kinetics
  • CHM4201 Honours course on Computational Chemistry