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E. Thomou, MSc

PhD Student


  • 2016-today  PhD researcher Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, Greece & Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, University of Groningen, Netherlands
  • 2013-2016   M.Sc. Diploma in “Materials Chemistry and Technology”, Cross-Departmental Master Course Program, Departments of Chemistry and Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, Greece

      Master thesis: “Development and study of novel hybrid                                                  superstructures and nanoporous materials based on carbon”

  • 2013  First Degree (B.Sc.) in Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, Greece

      Bachelor thesis: “Immobilization of cytochrome C on the surface of                              graphene oxide and its organically modified derivatives”


Phyllomorphous materials (layered carbon structures and pillared clays), carbon nanostructures (nanotubes, fullerenes, graphene, graphene oxide, reduced graphene oxide), porous carbon materials (porous carbon cuboids, hierarchical porous carbons, activated carbons), carbon quantum dots and biocatalysts.

Synthetic procedures: Intercalation reactions, Sol-Gel, Hydrothermal synthesis, Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD), Langmuir-Blodgett (LB) and Langmuir-Schaefer (LS) techniques

Characterization techniques: FTIR, DTA/DSC/TGA, UV-Vis, XPS, SEM-EDX, mechanical testings (tension, compression, bending, hardness), specific surface area and porosity analysis.



  1. Scholarship from the General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT) and the Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation (HFRI) during PhD studies at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Ioannina.
  2. PhD scholarship grant from the Ubbo Emmius programme at the University of Groningen during PhD studies at the Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials.
  3. Reviewer for the international journal: Materials Chemistry and Physics.



  1. «Novel, Highly Selective Nanocomposite Adsorbents for High Capacity CO2 Capture and Cost-Effective Regeneration for EOR Use», Abu Dhabi National Oil Company – ADNOC 


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