Mykyta Tretiakov received his B.Sc. in 2010 and M.Sc. in 2011 from Ukrainian State University of Chemical Technology (USUCT). Between 2011- 2013 he worked as a Guest Researcher at Georg-August University of Goettingen (Germany), where his research was focused on the chemistry of N-Heterocyclic and abnormal carbenes. From 2014 he is doing his Ph.D. in Chemical Science at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST, Saudi Arabia). He has published 5 research articles and 1 book chapter. He was awarded President of Ukraine grant for outstanding students in 2009 and Dow Chemical Sustainability and Innovation Student Challenge Award in 2014.