Anton Morgunov

About Me

Hello! My name is Anton. I am an aspiring chemist who wants to decipher the mechanisms of life. I also enjoy sharing my passion with science and chemistry particularly.

  • Age19
  • Currently inCambridge, MA
  • InterestsChemistry|Biology|Astronomy


Massachussetts Institute of Technology

2018-Current Cambridge, USA

Course 5-7 (Chemistry and Bioology)
Expected graduation date: June 2022;
GPA: unknown/5.0;

Abay Middle School Gymnasium

2006-2010 Taldykorgan, Kazakhstan

GPA: 5.0/5.0

Honors and Awards

International Chemistry Olympiad - Gold Medal, #10/297

2017 Nakhonpathom, Thailand

International Mendeleev Chemistry Olympiad - Gold Medal, #8/120

2017 Astana, Kazakhstan

National Chemistry Olympiad - Gold Medal, Absolute Winner

2017 Pavlodar, Kazakhstan

International Chemistry Olympiad - Silver Medal

2016 Tbilisi, Georgia

International Mendeleev Chemistry Olympiad - Bronze Medal

2016 Moscow, Russia

National Chemistry Olympiad - Gold Medal, Absolute Winner

2016 Kokshetau, Kazakhstan

NIS Taldykorgan - Student of the Year

2016-2017 Taldykorgan, Kazakhstan


Co-Founder, Writer, Chief Editor, Designer

Nov 2015 - Sep 2017 Science Magazine "Kvazar"

  • Founded first high school science magazine in Kazhakstan, scaled to 11800+ unique visitors on the website monthly.
  • Invited as informational partners for an 8000-strong science festival in St. Petersburg with focus on AI, VR, 3D technologies.
  • Invited as informational partners for Robotics EXPO 2017 in Moscow
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Chemistry Olympiads Teacher

May 2017 - Current Community of Students "Pagodane"

  • Founded an online platform for the preparation of students from all over Kazakhstan, published a comprehensive preparation plan for international olympiads in collaboration with other successful olympians from Russia
  • Cumulatively achieved 800+ members, 400+ topics, 1000+ posts, and more than 800 clicks on thank-you button
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Research Fellow - "Deregulation vs. Protectionism"

Jan - May 2017 Global Perspectives

  • Conducted secondary research and analyzed global economical issues from multilevel perspectives
  • Evaluated different sources of information using RAVEN technique, developed and executed public survey with 195 participants from 21 countries.

Chemistry Research Assistant "Natural Indicators"

Oct 2014 - June 2015 KazNU

  • Designed and executed research project on the potential role of natural alternatives of synthetic indicators in qualitative and quantitative analysis.
  • Extracted multiple compounds from plants and vegetables. Created pInd scales and compiled research report, achieved 1st place award at Costa D-Amalfi summer camp in Malaysia

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Taldykorgan, Kazakhstan

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