Institute of Physical and Analytical Chemistry, Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia

Talk Title: Recent developments in enantioselective analysis of chiral compounds

Bezhan Chankvetadze is Full Professor for Physical Chemistry and director of the Institute of Physical and Analytical Chemistry at the Tbilisi State University in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Chankvetadze has published over 200 research papers in peer reviewed journals, over 30 review papers and book chapters and holds several patents of the former Soviet Union, USA, Germany and Japan. B. Chankvetadze has published one monograph (Capillary Electrophoresis in Chiral Analysis, Wiley&Sons, Chichester, UK, 1997), co-authored one book (Quantitative Determination of Antiepileptic Drugs in Biological Fluids, Tbilisi University Press, Tbilisi, Georgia, 1993) and edited one multiautored book (Chiral Separations, Elsevier Science, 2001). He has edited and co-edited many special issues of the journals J.Chromatogr. A, Electrophoresis, J. Pharm. Biomed. Anal., and Journal Separation Science on various topics of separation science.

Chankvetadze has given over 250 presentations as plenary, invited or oral speaker on the international conferences in fields of chirality, electromigration techniques and separation science. B. Chankvetadze is the Editor of the Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis (Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands) and a member of the editorial boards of:

Electrophoresis (Wiley-VCH)

Journal of Chromatography A (Elsevier)

Journal of Separation Science (Wiley-VCH)

Chirality (Wiley)

Acta Chromatographica

Turkish Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and several other international journals.

Chankvetadze is the recipient of “Journal of Chromatography Top Cited Article Awards” in 2005, 2006 and 2010, “2006 Belgian Society of Pharmaceutical Science Award of Recognition”, “The Scientist of the Year 2016” award of the Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation (Georgia), and Csaba Horvath Memorial Award of the Hungarian Chemical Society and Connecticut Separation Science Council (USA) (2017).

Prof. B. Chankvetadze is Full Member of the Georgian National Academy of Sciences.