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
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
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
Przemyslaw Rzepka
The chemical nature of CO2 adsorption in zeolite A 2018
Magdalena Ola Cichocka
Unraveling the structures of complex nanocrystalline materials by combining TEM and XRPD – development and application 2019
Mylad Chamoun
Rechargeable Aqueous Batteries Based on Available Resources : Investigation and Development towards Efficient Battery Performance 2019
Ahmed S. Etman
Aqueous Exfoliation of Transition Metal Oxides for Energy Storage and Photocatalysis Applications : Vanadium Oxide and Molybdenum Oxide Nanosheets 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
Inna Ermilova
Modeling of biomembranes: from computational toxicology to simulations of neurodegenerative diseases 2019
Taimin Yang
3D Electron Microscopy Methods and Applications : Structures from Atomic Scale to Mesoscale 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
Lorenzo Agosta
Atomistic simulations of structural and dynamical properties of liquids under geometric constraints 2019
Valentina Guccini
Nanocellulose: Energy Applications and Self-Assembly 2019
Luis Valencia
Cellulose Nanofibril-based Hybrid Materials : Eco-friendly design towards separation and packaging applications 2019
Korneliya Gordeyeva
Design, processing and properties of lightweight foams from cellulose nanofibers 2018
Alexandra Neagu
Local structure of perovskite ferroelectric ceramics as revealed by 3D electron diffuse scattering : A walk in between the Bragg peaks 2018
Chuantao Zhu
Nanocellulose and Its Biohybrids for Water Purification : Atomic Force Microscopy as a Tool to Probe Surface Properties and Interactions 2018
Yingxin Liu
Nanocellulose-based materials: from colloidal assembly to functional films 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
Yang Yu
Understanding Composition–Structure–Bioactivity Correlations in Bioactive Glasses 2018
Fredrik Björnerbäck
Sustainable porous organic materials : Synthesis, sorption properties and characterization 2018
Junzhong Lin
Synthesis, characterization and applications of hierarchical porous inorganic materials: a multi-dimensional approach 2018
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
Yunxiang Li
Modification of zeolites and synthesis of SAPO-templated carbon 2017
Yuan Zhong
Sub-grain structure in additive manufactured stainless steel 316L 2017
Dickson Odhiambo Ojwang
Prussian blue analogue copper hexacyanoferrate : Synthesis, structure characterization and its applications as battery electrode and CO2 adsorbent 2017
Hani Nasser Abdelhamid
Lanthanide Metal-Organic Frameworks and Hierarchical Porous Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks : Synthesis, Properties, and Applications 2017
Verina Kranak
Investigating Hydrogenous Behavior of Zintl Phases : Interstitial Hydrides, Polyanionic Hydrides, Complex Hydrides, Oxidative Decomposition 2017
Henrik Svengren
Water splitting by heterogeneous catalysis 2017
Yunchen Wang
3D Electron Diffraction : Application and Development towards High-quality Structure Determination 2017
Michael Agthe
Crystallization on the Mesoscale : Self-Assembly of Iron Oxide Nanocubes into Mesocrystals 2016
Duan Li
Rapid sintering of ceramics by intense thermal radiation 2016
Jon Kapla
Computer Simulations of Membrane–Sugar Interactions 2016
Yanhang Ma
Structural study of nano-structured materials: electron crystallography approaches 2016
Kamran Saeidi
Stainless steels fabricated by laser melting : Scaled-down structural hierarchies and microstructural heterogeneities 2016
Arnaud Mayence
Design and characterization of nanoparticles and their assemblies : Transmission electron microscopy investigations from atomic to mesoscopic length scales 2016
Peng Guo
Structure Determination and Prediction of Zeolites : A Combined Study by Electron Diffraction, Powder X-Ray Diffraction and Database Mining 2016
Aleksander Jaworski
Structure of Rare-Earth Aluminosilicate Glasses Probed by Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy and Quantum Chemical Calculations 2016
Guang Han
The synergistic role of hierarchical macro- and mesoporous implant surface and microscopic view of enhanced osseointegration 2015
Amber Mace
Multiscale Modeling of Molecular Sieving in LTA-type Zeolites : From the Quantum Level to the Macroscopic 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
Arto Ojuva
Processing and performance of zeolites for efficient carbon dioxide separation 2015
Guido Todde
Exploring Protein Functions by Molecular Modelling 2015
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
Fabian Carson
Development of Metal–Organic Frameworks for Catalysis : Designing Functional and Porous Crystals 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
Chao Xu
Imine/azo-linked microporous organic polymers : Design, synthesis and applications 2015
Kristina Spektor
Extreme water catalyzed transformations of SiO2, TiO2 and LiAlSiO4 2015
Leifeng Liu
Inorganic and Metal-Organic Framework Materials : Synthesis and structure characterization 2014
Shichao Hu
Transition metal oxofluorides comprising lone pair elements : Synthesis and 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
Xin Xia
Dissolving the Rocks : Solubility Enhancement of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients using Mesoporous Silica 2014
Johan Fång
Persistent halogenated pollutants in mothers´ milk 2014
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
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
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
Henrik Fahlquist
Transition Metal Hydride Complexes and Hydrogenated Gallium Clusters : Synthesis and Structural Properties 2013
Samrand Shafeie
Properties in New Complex Perovskite-Related Materials, a Matter of Composition and Structure 2013
Jianfeng Hu
Grain growth by Ordered Coalescence of crystallites in Ceramics : Grain Growth Mechanisms, Microstructure Evolution and Sintering 2013
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
Zoltan Takacs
Chloromethane Complexation by Cryptophanes : Host-Guest Chemistry Investigated by NMR and Quantum Chemical Calculations 2012
Maria Sundström
Radiosynthesis of Perfluoroalkyl Substances : Chemical analysis, uptake, distribution, and partitioning studies 2012
Changhong Xiao
A structural investigation into the complexity of mesoporous silica crystals : From a view of curvature and micellar interaction to quasicrystallinity 2012
Christian Mille
Templating and self-assembly of biomimetic materials 2012
Bertrand Faure
Particle interactions at the nanoscale : From colloidal processing to self-assembled arrays 2012
Shiliang Huang
Open-Framework Germanates and Nickel Germanates : Synthesis and Characterization 2012
Mikaela Gustafsson
Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) for Heterogeneous Catalysis : Synthesis and Characterization 2012
Baroz Aziz
Synthesis and modification of potential CO2 adsorbents : Amine modified silica and calcium carbonates 2012
ANM Shahriar Iftekhar
Structure-Property-Composition Correlations in Rare-Earth Alumino-silicate Glasses 2012
Andrew Kentaro Inge
Open-Framework Germanates : Synthesis, Structure, and Characterization 2012
Miia Klingstedt
Characterizing cavity containing materials using electron microscopy : A study of metal oxides, mesoporous crystals and porous material containing nanosized metal-particles 2011
Hans von Stedingk
Methodology for hemoglobin adduct measurement : Fetal exposures to acrylamide and other genotoxic agents 2011
Hitesh Vijay Motwani
Cob(I)alamin as a Quantitative Tool for Analysis, Metabolism and Toxicological Studies of Electrophilic Compounds : Butadiene Epoxides, Glycidamide and Sucralose 2011
Linnéa Andersson
Shaping Macroporous Ceramics : templated synthesis, X-ray tomography and permeability 2011
Ehsan Jalilian
New Cu-I cluster compounds with luminescent properties 2011
Lisa Granelli
Chemical reactivities as a mirror of environmental transformations - method development and assessment of some selected organohalogens 2011
Karin Löfstrand
Trends and exposure of naturally produced brominated substances in Baltic biota - with focus on OH-PBDEs, MeO-PBDEs and PBDDs 2011
Linda Linderholm
Assessment of Environmental Pollutants in Humans from Four Continents : Exposure levels in Slovakia, Guinea-Bissau, Nicaragua and Bangladesh 2010
Andreas Tengå
Thermoelectric Properties of Antimony Based Networks 2010
Anna Strid
Organohalogen contaminants in Greenland shark (Somniosus microcephalus) 2010
Daliang Zhang
3D Electron crystallography : Real space reconstruction and reciprocal space tomography 2010
Maria Unger
Identification of brominated organic compounds in aquatic biota and exploration of bromine isotope analysis for source apportionment 2010
Martin Dahlberg
Molecular Modeling of Cardiolipin 2010
Anna Vikström
Improved basis for cancer risk assessment of acrylamide from food : Determination of glycidamide in vivo doses 2010
Lu Han
Synthesis and Characterization of Functionalized Silica Mesoporous Crystals : Cationic Surfactant and Co-structure Directing Agent System 2010
Mirva Eriksson
Spark Plasma Sintering Enhancing Grain Sliding, Deformation and Grain Size Control : Studies of the Systems Ti, Ti/TiB2, Na0.5 K0.5 NbO3, and Hydroxyapatite 2010

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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