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Professor Iouri Gounko

Professor of Inorganic Chemistry(1922) (Chemistry)

1982-87 M.Sc (with distinction, major Organometallic Chemistry), Moscow State University 1987-90 Ph.D, Inorganic Chemistry, Moscow State University 1990-93 Lecturer in Chemistry and Materials for Electronics (Bielorussian Techn.University) 1993-94 Postdoctoral Fellow (Royal Society Award), research on organolanthanides, University of Sussex 1994-95 Senior Lecturer in Chemistry and Materials for Electronics (Bielorussian Techn. University) 1995-96 Postdoctoral Fellow (Alexander von Humboldt Award), research on organosilicon compounds, University of Magdeburg 1996-98 Postdoctoral Researcher, research on organolanthanides (EPSRC), University of Sussex 1999- to date Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry, Trinity College Dublin 2002- to date Director of Physics and Chemistry of Advanced Materials.
  Colloids   Composite materials   Diagnostic bioimaging   Drug development and evaluation   Imaging Techniques   Inorganic Chemistry   Nano Biotechnology   Nanotechnology   Nanotubes   Optical materials   Organometallic chemistry   Plastics   Polymers
 Magnetic iron oxide nanowires
 Carbon nanotube organometallics
 Two in one" fluorescent magnetic nanocomposites for biomedical application
 Quantum dots for biomedical applications

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D Li, Y Shi, F Gao, L Yang, DK Kehoe, L Romeral. YK Gun'ko, MEG Lyons, JJ Wang, D Mullarkey, IV Shivets, L Xiao, Characterising and control of ammonia emission in microbial fuel cells, Chemical Engineering Journal, 389, 2020, p124462 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Martynenko Irina V, KusiÄ Dragana, Weigert Florian, Stafford Shelley, Donnelly Fearghal C, Evstigneev Roman, Gromova Yulia, Baranov Alexander V, RÃŒhle Bastian, Kunte Hans-Jörg, Gun'ko Yurii K, Resch-Genger Ute, Magneto-Fluorescent Microbeads for Bacteria Detection Constructed from Superparamagnetic Fe3O4 Nanoparticles and AIS/ZnS Quantum Dots , Analytical chemistry , 91 , (20 ), 2019, p12661 - 12669 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Purcell-Milton Finn, Curutchet Antton, Gun'ko Yurii, Electrophoretic Deposition of Quantum Dots and Characterisation of Composites , Materials (Basel, Switzerland) , 12 , (24 ), 2019, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Visheratina Anastasia K, Purcell-Milton Finn, Gun'ko Yurii K, Orlova Anna, Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy as a Powerful Tool for Unraveling Assembly of Chiral Nonluminescent Aggregates of Photosensitizer Molecules on Nanoparticle Surfaces , The journal of physical chemistry. A , 123 , (37 ), 2019, p8028 - 8035 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Clarke Gareth, Rogov Andrii, McCarthy Sarah, Bonacina Luigi, Gun'ko Yurii, Galez Christine, Le Dantec Ronan, Volkov Yuri, Mugnier Yannick, Prina-Mello Adriele, Author Correction: Preparation from a revisited wet chemical route of phase-pure, monocrystalline and SHG-efficient BiFeO3 nanoparticles for harmonic bio-imaging , Scientific reports , 9 , (1 ), 2019, p15891 -, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Stepanidenko Evgeniia A, Gromova Yulia A, Kormilina Tatiana K, Cherevkov Sergei A, Kurshanov Danil A, Dubavik Aliaksei, Baranov Mikhail A, Medvedev Oleg S, Fedorov Anatoly V, Gun'ko Yurii K, Ushakova Elena V, Baranov Alexander V, Porous flower-like superstructures based on self-assembled colloidal quantum dots for sensing , Scientific reports , 9 , (1 ), 2019, p617 -, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Gromova Yulia, Sokolova Anastasiia, Kurshanov Danil, Korsakov Ivan, Osipova Victoria, Cherevkov Sergei, Dubavik Aliaksei, Maslov Vladimir, Perova Tatiana, Gun'ko Yurii, Baranov Alexander, Fedorov Anatoly, Investigation of AgInS2/ZnS Quantum Dots by Magnetic Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy , Materials (Basel, Switzerland) , 12 , (21 ), 2019, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Daniel K. Kehoe, Joseph McCarthy, John J. Gough, A. Louise Bradley, Yurii K. Gun'ko, Macroscopic Vortex-Induced Optical Activity in Silver Nanowires, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 123, (24), 2019, p15307 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Kolesova, E. and Maslov, V. and Safin, F. and Purcell-Milton, F. and Cleary, O. and Volkov, Y. and Gun'Ko, Y.K. and Orlova, A., Photoinduced Charge Transfer in Hybrid Structures Based on Titanium Dioxide NPs with Multicomponent QD Exciton Luminescence Decay, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 123, (23), 2019, p14790-14796 , Notes: [cited By 0], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Kehoe, D.K. and McCarthy, S.A. and Gun'Ko, Y.K., Tunable synthesis of ultrathin AuAg nanowires and their catalytic applications, Nanoscale, 11, (10), 2019, p4328-4336 , Notes: [cited By 0], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI

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M. Wojdyla, S. Gallagher, Y.K. Gun'ko, J. M. Kelly, S. J. Quinn, I.P. Clark, G.M. Greetham, M. Towrie and A.W. Parker, Ultrafast Transient Absorption Studies on CdTe and Chiral CdSe Quantum Dots - Central Laser Facility, Annual Report 2008-2009, Science and Technology Facilities Council, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, 2009, 193-196, Report, PUBLISHED


Award Date
Royal Society Fellowship Award 1993
Alexander von Humboldt Award 1995
Dr. Gun'ko works in the areas of Organometallic Chemistry, Science of Materials and Nanotechnology. Dr. Gun'ko supervises a research team consisting at present of 8 postgraduate students and 4 postdoctoral research fellows. Dr. Gun'ko has 125 publications in peer reviewed journals and 10 patents. His main research interest and activities are: - magnetic nanoparticles and magnetic liquids for MRI diagnostics, - nanoparticle-drug conjugates, - quantum dots (CdTe) for biomedical applications (biological imaging and drug delivery), - chemical functionalisation of carbon nanotubes, - polyhedral silsesquioxanes and metallasiloxanes.