Application Chemist

Dr Kiryukhin Maxim earned his PhD in polymer chemistry from Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia in 2002. After several years in the industry, he joined the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore in 2007 working on the design and synthesis of thin polymer films and shells for sensing and controlled release applications. Currently he works as an Application Chemist for the AMPLE project.

Singapore - CARES



Research Interest

- Nanotechnology
- Colloids and surfaces
- Microencapsulation and targeted delivery of nutraceuticals
- In vitro gastrointestinal digestion models

Key Publications

1. S.H. Lim, G.J.M. Yong, C.Y. Chia, S.M. Man, G. S. Subramanian, G.O.E. Jing, Y. Cheong, M.V. Kiryukhin. Mucin coated protein-polyphenol microcarriers for daidzein delivery. Food & Function, 2024, vol. 15, pp. 2645 - 2654.

2. M. V. Kiryukhin, S. H. Lim, C.Y. Chia. Design and Use of Microcarriers for Delivery of Nutraceuticals. Published as book chapter in Materials Science and Engineering in Food Product Development. Ed.: Wing-Fu Lai. Wiley. 2023, pp. 93-116.

3. M.V. Kiryukhin, S.H. Lim, H.H. Lau, M. Antipina, Y.W. Khin, C.Y. Chia, P. Harris, M. Weeks, C. Berry, D. Hurford, O. Wallace, M. Broadhurst, C.J. Ridgway, J. Schoelkopf. Surface-reacted calcium carbonate microparticles as templates for lactoferrin encapsulation. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2021, vol. 594, pp. 362–371.

4. M.V. Kiryukhin, H.H. Lau, S.H. Lim, G. Salgado, C. Fan, Y.Z. Ng, D.I. Leavesley, Z. Upton. Arrays of biocompatible and mechanically robust microchambers made of protein−polyphenol−clay multilayer films. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, 2020, vol. 6(10), pp. 5653–5661.

5. A. Ermakov, S.H. Lim, S. Gorelik, A.P. Kauling, R.V.B. de Oliveira, A.H. Castro Neto, E. Glukhovskoy, D.A. Gorin, G.B. Sukhorukov, M.V. Kiryukhin. Polyelectrolyte–graphene oxide multilayer composites for array of microchambers which are mechanically robust and responsive to NIR light. Macromolecules Rapid Communications, 2019, vol. 40(5), 1700868.

6. M.V. Kiryukhin, H.H. Lau, S.H. Goh, C. Teh, V. Korzh, A. Sadovoy. A membrane film sensor with encapsulated fluorescent dyes towards express freshness monitoring of packaged food. Talanta, 2018, vol. 182, pp. 187–192.

7. H.H. Lau, R. Murney, N.L. Yakovlev, M.V. Novoselova, S.H. Lim, N. Roy, H. Singh, G.B. Sukhorukov, B. Haigh, M.V. Kiryukhin. Protein-tannic acid multilayer films: a multifunctional material for microencapsulation of food-derived bioactives. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2017, vol. 505, pp. 332–340.

8. E. Kilic, M.V. Novoselova, S.H. Lim, N.A. Pyataev, S.I. Pinyaev, O.A. Kulikov, O.A. Sindeeva, O.A. Mayorova, R. Murney, M.N. Antipina, B. Haigh, G.B. Sukhorukov, M.V. Kiryukhin. Formulation for oral delivery of lactoferrin based on bovine serum albumin and tannic acid multilayer microcapsules. Scientific Reports, 2017, vol. 7, 44159.

9. M.V. Kiryukhin. Active drug release systems: current status, applications and perspectives. Current Opinion in Pharmacology, 2014, vol. 18, pp. 69-75.

10. A.V. Sadovoy, M.V. Lomova, M.N. Antipina, N.A. Braun, G.B. Sukhorukov, M.V. Kiryukhin. Layer-by-layer assembled multilayer shells for encapsulation and release of fragrance. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2013, vol. 5(18), pp. 8948−8954.

11. M.V. Kiryukhin, S.R. Gorelik, S.M. Man, G.S. Subramanian, M.N. Antipina, H.Y. Low, G.B. Sukhorukov. Individually addressable patterned multilayer microchambers for site-specific release-on- demand. Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 2013, vol. 34(1), pp. 87−93.

12. M.V. Kiryukhin, S.M. Man, A. Tonoyan, H.Y. Low, G.B. Sukhorukov. Adhesion of polyelectrolyte multilayers – sealing and transfer of microchamber arrays. Langmuir, 2012, vol. 28(13), pp. 5678–5686.

13. M.V. Kiryukhin, S.M. Man, S.R. Gorelik, G.S. Subramanian, H.Y. Low, G.B. Sukhorukov. Fabrication and mechanical properties of microchambers made of polyelectrolyte multilayers. Soft Matter, 2011, vol. 7(14), pp. 6550–6556.