Research Groups


 Contact Person: Carles Bo
 Institution: Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia, ICIQ
 City: Tarragona
 Country: Spain
 Group Website:

 Areas of expertise: Computational Chemistry, DFT, Electronic Properties, Molecular simulations, Polyoxometalates, Homogeneous Catalysis

Boskovic@Univ. Melbourne

 Contact Person: Colette Boskovic
 Institution: University of Melbourne
 City: Melbourne
 Country: Australia
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 Areas of expertise: molecular magnetism, polyoxometalate chemistry, switchable molecules, electrochemistry, spectroscopy, rare earth metals

Coronado@Univ. Valencia  
 Contact Person: Eugenio Coronado
 Institution: Molecular Science Institute - Research Unit in Molecular Magnetism
 City: Valencia
 Country: Spain
 Group Website:

 Areas of expertise: Chemistry of Molecular Materials, Physical Characterization of Molecular Materials, Models in Molecular Magnetism, Molecular Opto-Electronic Devices

Cronin-Group@Univ. Glasgow

Cronin Group

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 Institution: University of Glasgow
 City: Glasgow
 Country: United Kingdom
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 Areas of expertise: synthesis, structure, function, catalysis, devices, self assembly, non-equilibrium systems, robotics, origin of inorganic life

Dietzek@Univ. Jena

 Contact Person: Benjamin Dietzek
 Institution: Leibniz-Institute of Photonic Technology. University of Jena
 City: Jena
 Country: Germany
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 Areas of expertise: Development and adaption of spectroscopic tools and their application to study photoinduced reactions, e.g. energy and electron transfer, in molecules and molecular materials. Particular focus is put on studying charge transfer dynamics at the molecular-inorganic interface

Errington@Univ. Newcastle

 Contact Person: John Errington
 Institution: Newcastle University, School of Chemistry
 City: Newcastle upon Tyne
 Country: UK
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 Areas of expertise: metalorganic chemistry, anaerobic POM synthesis and reactivity, multinuclear NMR, metal alkoxide chemistry, thin films

Fielden@Univ. East Anglia

 Contact Person: John Fielden
 Institution: University of East Anglia
 City: Norwich
 Country: UK
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 Areas of expertise: synthesis and optical and photophysical properties of coordination compounds and clusters


 Contact Person: José Ramón Galán-Mascarós
 Institution: ICIQ
 City: Tarragona
 Country: Spain
 Group Website:
 Areas of expertise: Photomagnetic materials and bioinorganic models for energy applications

Hiskia@Univ. Democritos

 Contact Person: Anastasia Hiskia
 Institution: National Center for Scientific Research "DEMOKRITOS"
 City: Athens
 Country: Greece
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 Areas of expertise: Photocatalysis with Polyoxometalates, photoassisted synthesis of metal nanoparticles, new materials photocatalytic activity evaluation, elucidation of photocatalytic reaction mechanisms, immobilization of POMs on surfaces, environmental analysis, development of advanced analytical methods, cyanotoxins analysis and photocatalytic degradation


 Contact Person: Oxana Kholdeeva
 Institution: Boreskov Institute of Catalysis
 City: Novosibirsk
 Country: Russia
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 Areas of expertise: Catalysis, liquid-phase selective oxidation, environmentally benign processes, green chemistry, chemistry and catalytic applications of polyoxometalates, single-site heterogeneous catalysts, structure-function relations in catalysis, mechanisms of catalytic reactions

Kögerler@Univ. Aachen

 Contact Person: Paul Kögerler
 Institution: Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, RWTH Aachen University
 City: Aachen
 Country: Germany
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 Areas of expertise: molecule-based magnetic materials, classical and non-classical polyoxometalate-based systems, molecular electronics and spintronics, magnetochemistry

Kortz@Univ. Jacobs

 Contact Person: Ulrich Kortz
 Institution: Jacobs University 
 City: Bremen
 Country: Germany
 Group Website:

 Areas of expertise: Noble Metal Containing/based POMs, Catalysis in POM Chemistry, Magnetic POMs, Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Materials

Molecular Solids@Ins.Lavoisier

 Contact Person: Emmanuel Cadot
 Institution: Université de Versailles
 City: Versailles
 Country: France
 Group Website:

 Areas of expertise: Polyoxothiometalates, POMOFs, supramolecular chemistry, hybrid POMs, multinuclear NMR, electrochemistry.


 Contact Person: Kirill Monakhov
 Institution: Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, RWTH Aachen University
 City: Aachen
 Country: Germany
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 Areas of expertise: Polyoxovanadates, magnetic coordination complexes, redox processes, molecular electronics and spintronics, molecular memristor memory devices

NanoMolCat@Univ. Padova

Nano & Molecular Catalysis Laboratory

Contact Person: Marcella Bonchio
Institution: University of Padova
City: Padova
Country: Italy
Group Website: NanoMolCat

Areas of expertise: new molecular solutions for photosynthetic systems under artificial environment and energy materials; development of new and sustainable catalytic processes, for the oxidative functionalization of organic molecules, by means of polyoxometalates modified with organic ligands; biomimetic oxidations, polyoxometalate chemistry and water oxidation catalysis for applications in artificial photosynthesis

Nogueira@Univ. Aveiro

 Contact Person: Helena Nogueira
 Institution: University of Aveiro
 City: Aveiro
 Country: Portugal

 Group Website:

 Areas of expertise: POM-based materials, organic-inorganic hybrid materials, catalysis, organic and inorganic synthesis, lanthanopolyoxometalates, photoluminescence, Raman spectroscopy, SERS, Raman imaging

Parac-Vogt@Univ. Leuven

 Contact Person: Tatjana N. Parac-Vogt
 Institution: Laboratory of Bioinorganic Chemistry - KULeuven
 City: Leuven
 Country: Belgium
 Group Website:
 Areas of expertise: Multinuclear NMR, DOSY NMR, Luminescence Spectroscopy, ITC, CD, Peptide and Protein Chemistry 

Patzke@Univ. Zurich

 Contact Person: Greta Patzke
 Institution: Unversity of Zurich
 City: Zurich
 Country: Switzerland
 Group Website:
 Areas of expertise: Crystal engineering. Nanocomposites for bio-medical applications. Water oxidation and wastewater treatment

Poblet@Univ. Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona

 Contact Person: Josep M. Poblet
 Institution: Universitat Rovira i Virgili
 City: Tarragona
 Country: Spain

 Group Website:

 Areas of expertise: Computational Chemistry, DFT, Electronic Properties of Nanostructures, Polyoxometalates, Fullerenes, Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis, Magnetism, Photochemistry 

Proust@Univ. Pierre & Marie Curie, Paris

 Contact Person: Anna Proust
 Institution: Université Pierre et Marie Curie Paris 6
 City: Paris
 Country: France
 Group Website:

 Areas of expertise: Synthesis and characterization of POMs and functionalized species. Aqueous solutions, non-aqueous solvents or ionic liquids,  hydrothermal, microwave and electro-cristallization processing. Single-crystal X-ray diffraction, electrochemical methods, ESI spectrometry, UV-Vis-NIR, IR, Raman, EPR, (multinuclear) NMR, XANES and EXAFS.

Ritchie@Univ. Melbourne

 Contact Person: Chris Ritchie
 Institution: The University of Melbourne
 City: Melbourne
 Country: Australia
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 Areas of expertise: Polyoxometalates, X-ray crystallography, coordination chemistry, inorganic-organic hybridization

Rompel@Univ. Wien

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 Institution: University of Vienna
 City: Vienna
 Country: Austria
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 Areas of expertise: X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy, biophysical characterization of biomolecules, protein biochemistry

Ruhlmann@Univ. Strasbourg


 Contact Person: Laurent Ruhlmann
 Institution: Université Strasbourg
 City: Strasbourg
 Country: France
 Group Website:
 Areas of expertise:Electrochemical methods, Electrosynthesis, Electrocatalysis, Photocatalysis, Photoelectrochemistry, Spectroelectrochemistry in solution (UV-Vis-NIR-IR, EPR) at room temperature or low temperature, Spectroelectrochemistry in the solid state (UV-Vis-NIR), EQCM (Electrochemical Quartz Crytal Microbalance), Electropolymerization of POMs-porphyrins, POM@M nanoparticles, Synthesis and characterization of POMs and functionalized species, Aqueous solutions and non-aqueous solvents.

Streb@Univ. Ulm  
 Contact Person: Carsten Streb
 Institution: Ulm University
 City: Ulm
 Country: Germany
 Group Website:
 Areas of expertise: Metal-oxide clusters. Energy conversion. Photocatalysis. Nanostructures

Suaud@Univ. Toulouse

 Contact Person: Nicolas Suaud
 Institution: Laboratoire de Chimie et Physique Quantiques
 City: Toulouse
 Country: France
 Group Website:

 Areas of expertise: Theoretical Chemistry, Wave Function Theory, Magnetic Properties, Strongly Correlate Systems, Model Hamiltonians.

Vuillaume@Univ. Lille

 Contact Person: Dominique Vuillaume
 Institution: IEMN-CNRS
 City: Villeneuve d'Ascq
 Country: France
 Group Website:

 Areas of expertise: design, fabrication and characterization of molecular and nanoscale electronic devices

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