PhD Studies

What do our PhD students research?

The different research subjects for our PhD students vary from different research fields. Some examples are found in the thesis list below. You can also find dissertations from previous PhD students to better understand the work they did during their time at the department.

Upcoming dissertations can also be found here, in the menu to the left.

Full list of docotral thesis'

Author Title Year
Vahid Saadattalab
From hydrothermal carbonization to blue hydrochars and activated carbons : Adsorption of volatile organic compounds and heavy metals 2023
Muhammad Naeem Iqbal
Mesoporous Silica Particles for a Potential Therapeutic Application 2023
Paulo H. B. Brant Carvalho
Pressure-Induced Amorphization and Distinct Amorphous States of Clathrate Hydrates 2023
Atefeh Khorsand Kheirabad
Functional hybrid and composite porous membranes derived from imidazolium-type poly(ionic liquid) 2023
Jianhong Chen
Biomass-derived nanoscopic catalysts for water treatment : Structure-property relationship investigation 2023
Lorena Ndreu
Mass Spectrometry Strategies for Characterization of Contact Allergens and their Protein Conjugates in Vitro and in Vivo 2023
Olivier Renier
Exploring The Versatility Of Ionic Liquids : From fundamental understanding to materials inspired from ionic liquids 2022
Dimitrios Georgouvelas
Modified and hybrid cellulose-based materials for water purification 2022
Wassilios Papawassiliou
Evaluation of NMR Knight shifts in metallic nanoparticles and topological matter 2022
Rihards Aleksis
New solid-state NMR methods for exciting and separating anisotropic interactions of spin I=1 nuclei 2022
José P. Carvalho
Probing Paramagnetic Systems by Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy 2022
Andrea Aguilar Sánchez
Nanopolysaccharide coatings for functional surfaces in water-treatment materials : From mechanisms to process scalability 2022
Laura Samperisi
Three-dimensional electron diffraction for studying order, disorder and flexibility in metal-organic frameworks 2022
Stefanie Siebeneichler
Magnetic frustration and low-dimensional magnetism : in transition metal fluorophosphates and square-lattice intermetallic compounds 2022
Molly Lightowler
Investigating polymorphism in small molecules using three-dimensional electron diffraction 2022
Sahar Sultan
Nanocellulose based 3D printed hydrogel scaffolds for cartilage and bone regeneration : Tuning of composition, pore structure and functions 2022
Erik Svensson Grape
Crystalline Porous Materials Inspired by Metallodrugs 2022
Jędrzej Piątek
Sustainable recycling of Li-ion batteries 2022
Nikola Radoman
Enrichment of biogenic and anthropogenic organic substances on sea spray aerosols 2022
Brando Adranno
In Light of Ionic Materials : A short exploration of ionic materials for light-related applications 2022
Hua Guo
Structural characterization of complex inorganic materials using solid-state NMR spectroscopy 2021
Xia Wang
Assemblies of Colloidal Hydrochar Nanoparticles and their Derived Activated Carbons for CO2 Sorption 2021
Meng Ge
On the accuracy of crystal structural analysis and the potential of unraveling structural details by 3D electron diffraction 2021
Pedro F. M. de Sousa
Chemometrics : Unravelling information from complex data generated by modern instruments 2021
Pierre Munier
Assembly and alignment in cellulose nanomaterial-based composite dispersions and thermally insulating foams 2021
Jingjing Zhao
Push the limitations of crystal structure determination by 3D electron diffraction : From inorganic porous materials to biomolecules 2021
Varvara Apostolopoulou-Kalkavoura
Thermal Conductivity of Hygroscopic Foams Based on Cellulose Nanomaterials 2021
Konstantin Kriechbaum
Functional Nanocellulose–Tannin Materials Inspired by Nature and Traditional Processes 2020
Martin Kapuscinski
Following nanoparticle self-assembly in real-time : Small-angle X-ray scattering and quartz crystal microbalance study of self-assembling iron oxide nanocubes 2020
Elina Kapaca
A journey towards complete structure determination of zeolites by electron crystallography methods 2020
Eleni Mitoudi Vagourdi
Design of new materials with crystal structure-related properties : The role of lone pair cations 2020
Jon Olsén
Additive metallurgy - Thermal influences on structure and properties of stainless steel 316L 2020
Valentina Guccini
Nanocellulose: Energy Applications and Self-Assembly 2019
Magdalena Ola Cichocka
Unraveling the structures of complex nanocrystalline materials by combining TEM and XRPD – development and application 2019
Ahmed S. Etman
Aqueous Exfoliation of Transition Metal Oxides for Energy Storage and Photocatalysis Applications : Vanadium Oxide and Molybdenum Oxide Nanosheets 2019
Mylad Chamoun
Rechargeable Aqueous Batteries Based on Available Resources : Investigation and Development towards Efficient Battery Performance 2019
Przemyslaw Rzepka
The chemical nature of CO2 adsorption in zeolite A 2018
Taimin Yang
3D Electron Microscopy Methods and Applications : Structures from Atomic Scale to Mesoscale 2019
Inna Ermilova
Modeling of biomembranes: from computational toxicology to simulations of neurodegenerative diseases 2019
Lorenzo Agosta
Atomistic simulations of structural and dynamical properties of liquids under geometric constraints 2019
Bin Wang
Development of rotation electron diffraction as a fully automated and accurate method for structure determination 2019
Daniel Eklöf
Structure-property investigation of ZnSb, ZnAs, and SiB3 : - binary semiconductors with electron poor framework structures 2019
Ning Yuan
Unveiling Catalytic Species in Suspension/Solution-Based Reactions by In Situ X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy : Evolution of Palladium and Ruthenium Species 2019
Luis Valencia
Cellulose Nanofibril-based Hybrid Materials : Eco-friendly design towards separation and packaging applications 2019
Yang Yu
Understanding Composition–Structure–Bioactivity Correlations in Bioactive Glasses 2018
Korneliya Gordeyeva
Design, processing and properties of lightweight foams from cellulose nanofibers 2018
Junzhong Lin
Synthesis, characterization and applications of hierarchical porous inorganic materials: a multi-dimensional approach 2018
Fredrik Björnerbäck
Sustainable porous organic materials : Synthesis, sorption properties and characterization 2018
Chuantao Zhu
Nanocellulose and Its Biohybrids for Water Purification : Atomic Force Microscopy as a Tool to Probe Surface Properties and Interactions 2018
Yang Shen
Development of metal hydride surface structures for high power NiMH batteries : Also extended cycle-life and lead to more effective recycling methods 2018
Yingxin Liu
Nanocellulose-based materials: from colloidal assembly to functional films 2018
Alexandra Neagu
Local structure of perovskite ferroelectric ceramics as revealed by 3D electron diffuse scattering : A walk in between the Bragg peaks 2018
Henrik Svengren
Water splitting by heterogeneous catalysis 2017
Yunchen Wang
3D Electron Diffraction : Application and Development towards High-quality Structure Determination 2017
Verina Kranak
Investigating Hydrogenous Behavior of Zintl Phases : Interstitial Hydrides, Polyanionic Hydrides, Complex Hydrides, Oxidative Decomposition 2017
Hani Nasser Abdelhamid
Lanthanide Metal-Organic Frameworks and Hierarchical Porous Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks : Synthesis, Properties, and Applications 2017
Dickson Odhiambo Ojwang
Prussian blue analogue copper hexacyanoferrate : Synthesis, structure characterization and its applications as battery electrode and CO2 adsorbent 2017
Yunxiang Li
Modification of zeolites and synthesis of SAPO-templated carbon 2017
Reji Nedum Kandathil
Hydrogen incorporation in Zintl phases and transition metal oxides- new environments for the lightest element in solid state chemistry 2017
Fei Peng
Structure determination of beam sensitive crystals by rotation electron diffraction : the impact of sample cooling 2017
Yuan Zhong
Sub-grain structure in additive manufactured stainless steel 316L 2017
Michael Agthe
Crystallization on the Mesoscale : Self-Assembly of Iron Oxide Nanocubes into Mesocrystals 2016
Arnaud Mayence
Design and characterization of nanoparticles and their assemblies : Transmission electron microscopy investigations from atomic to mesoscopic length scales 2016
Yanhang Ma
Structural study of nano-structured materials: electron crystallography approaches 2016
Aleksander Jaworski
Structure of Rare-Earth Aluminosilicate Glasses Probed by Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy and Quantum Chemical Calculations 2016
Kamran Saeidi
Stainless steels fabricated by laser melting : Scaled-down structural hierarchies and microstructural heterogeneities 2016
Peng Guo
Structure Determination and Prediction of Zeolites : A Combined Study by Electron Diffraction, Powder X-Ray Diffraction and Database Mining 2016
Jon Kapla
Computer Simulations of Membrane–Sugar Interactions 2016
Duan Li
Rapid sintering of ceramics by intense thermal radiation 2016
Christina Schütz
Fabrication of nanocellulose-based materials : Liquid crystalline phase formation and design of inorganic–nanocellulose hybrids 2015
Renny Mathew
Composition-Structure Correlations of Bioactive Glasses Explored by Multinuclear Solid-state NMR Spectroscopy 2015
Amber Mace
Multiscale Modeling of Molecular Sieving in LTA-type Zeolites : From the Quantum Level to the Macroscopic 2015
Kristina Spektor
Extreme water catalyzed transformations of SiO2, TiO2 and LiAlSiO4 2015
Emelie Westberg
Biomarkers of internal exposure/dose : Methods to quantify adducts to protein and DNA by LC/MS studied with benzo[a]pyrene and isocyanates 2015
Alfredo Metere
On the nature of self-assembly in low-density condensed matter : A classical molecular dynamics approach 2015
Fabian Carson
Development of Metal–Organic Frameworks for Catalysis : Designing Functional and Porous Crystals 2015
Guido Todde
Exploring Protein Functions by Molecular Modelling 2015
Arto Ojuva
Processing and performance of zeolites for efficient carbon dioxide separation 2015
Sumit Konar
Structure and Phase Stability of CaC2 Polymorphs, Li2C2 and Lithium Intercalated Graphite : A Revisit with High Pressure Experiments and Metal Hydride–Graphite Reactions 2015
Guang Han
The synergistic role of hierarchical macro- and mesoporous implant surface and microscopic view of enhanced osseointegration 2015
Chao Xu
Imine/azo-linked microporous organic polymers : Design, synthesis and applications 2015
Iwan Zimmermann
The Role of Tetrahedral Building Blocks in Low-Dimensional Oxohalide Materials 2014
Wenming Hao
Refining of hydrochars/ hydrothermally carbonized biomass into activated carbons and their applications 2014
Hong Chen
Open-framework Structures Built by Inorganic Clusters : Synthesis and Characterization 2014
Xin Xia
Dissolving the Rocks : Solubility Enhancement of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients using Mesoporous Silica 2014
Johan Fång
Persistent halogenated pollutants in mothers´ milk 2014
Shichao Hu
Transition metal oxofluorides comprising lone pair elements : Synthesis and Characterization 2014
Leifeng Liu
Inorganic and Metal-Organic Framework Materials : Synthesis and structure characterization 2014
Ocean Cheung
Narrow-pore zeolites and zeolite-like adsorbents for CO2 separation 2014
Joakim P. M. Jämbeck
Computer Simulations of Heterogenous Biomembranes 2014
Bin Qian
Laser sintered materials with Non-equilibrium structures 2014
Neda Keshavarzi
Structuring porous adsorbents and composites for gas separation and odor removal 2014
Yifeng Yun
Characterization of crystalline materials by rotation electron diffraction : Phase identification and structure determination 2014
Tom Willhammar
Structural study of zeolites utilizing novel electron crystallographic methods : A voyage into the world of zeolite structures 2013
Andreas Rydén
Synthesis of organobromines as a tool for their characterisation and environmental occurrence assessment 2013
Alexander Mirzoev
Multiscale simulations of soft matter: systematic structure-based coarse-graining approach 2013
Henrik Fahlquist
Transition Metal Hydride Complexes and Hydrogenated Gallium Clusters : Synthesis and Structural Properties 2013
Erik Wetterskog
Building crystals out of crystals : Synthesis, structure and magnetic properties of iron oxide nanoparticles and self-assembled mesocrystals 2013
Mária Šoltésová
Fast Dynamic Processes in Solution Studied by NMR Spectroscopy 2013
Yong-Lei Wang
Electrostatic Interactions in Coarse-Grained Simulations : Implementations and Applications 2013

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Responsible for the PhD-programmes

Inorganic: Xiaodong Zou

Physical: Arnold Maliniak

Material: Niklas Hedin

Analytical: Ulrika Nilsson

Salaries for PhD-students

From 2018-10-01

  • start 26 500 kr
  • 50 % 28 400 kr
  • 80 % 29 300 kr

From 2019-10-01

  • start 26 500 kr
  • 50 % 28 400 kr
  • 80 % 29 900 kr