DTU Chemistry - Nano Chemistry

Education NanoChemistry

DTU Chemistry’s NanoChemistry group is engaged in research based class, laboratory, and project course programmes at Diploma, Special course, B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D.-levels. Courses described in DTU’s Study Programme.

Diploma Engineering course:
26171 - 26172 General chemistry (5 ECTS p.)
26374 Applications of Analytical Chemistry in Inorganic and Physical Chemistry (5 ECTS p.)

Candidate courses:
26010 Introductory project in chemistry (10 ECTS p.)
26301 Laboratory methodology/Analytical chemistry (5 ECTS p.)
26126 The chemistry of metals in biological systems (5 ECTS p.) 
26122 Experimental course in coordination chemistry and bioinorganic chemistry (5 ECTS p.)
26290 Chemistry at the nanoscale
(5. ECTS p.)

26900 Molecular charge transport in chemistry and biology: An introduction to the theory  (6 ECTS p.)

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cent B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D.-programmes:
Research projects at the B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D.-levels as well as specialized course programmes rooted in the group’s research are offered currently. A booklet with project descriptions is available. We can also refer to DTU Project database.

The following are recent examples:

B.Sc. programmes

Green synthesis, structural properties, and functional investigation of nanoparticles and nanoporous gold
Mikkel Undall-Behrend Christiansen, 2015.

Electrochemistry and scanning tunneling microscopy of a metalloprotein and a metalloenzyme 
Emil Egede Frøkjær, 2014.

Understanding Size Effects of Inorganic Nanoparticles on Catalysis and Electrocatalysis Efficiency for Energy Conversion and Storage
Agata Gallas Hulin, 2013.

Molecular electronics of Redox Active Quinone self-assembled Monolayers
Pifu Zhang and Guan Zhang. 2011.

Platinum Based Metallic Nanostructures
Christian Engelbrekt and Karsten Holm Sørensen, 2009.

The Investigation of Streptococcus Mutans Using the Atomic Force Microscope
Juliet Wairimu Frederiksen, 2009.

Study of Green Synthesis Using Gold Nanoparticles
Karsten Holm Sørensen and Christian Engelbrekt, 2008.

Metallic Nanoparticles and Nanoparticle-metalloprotein Hybrids
Theis Lübke and Mikkel Parsberg, 2008.

Scanning Probe Microscopy – an Introduction to STM and AFM
Palle Skovhus Jensen, 2006.

Single-Crystal Electrochemistry of Re
dox Metalloproteins
Palle Skovhus Jensen, 2005.

In Situ STM of Homocysteine on Au(111)-Electrodes
Anne Christina Welinder, 2004.


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M.Sc. programmes
Polymer functionalized graphene nanocomposites for controlling super-hydrophobic or hydrophilic properties
Susanne Helene Jensen, Jan-June 2015.

Two-dimensional metal oxide and graphene nanocomposites for supercapacitor electrodes

Jonas Hagel Thorn, Jan-June 2015.

Chemical Preparation and Functionalization of Pristine Graphene

Pifu Zhang, 2013.

Synthesis, Characterization, and Electronic Properties of Prussian Blue Analogues
Agata Gallas Hulin, 2013.

Assembly and Electronics of Ferrocene Based Molecules
Xintai Wang, 2011.

Towards Interfacial Electron Transport of Large Transition Metal Complex
Elvar Örn Jónsson, 2011.

Molecular Topography, Electronic Properties and Formation Mechanisms of Non-traditional Metallic Nanostructures
Christian Engelbrekt, 2011.

Redox Properties and Electrocatalysis of Differently-sized Prussian Blue Nanoparticles
Hao Yan, 2009.

Synthesis and Two-dimensional Arrays of Gold nanoparticles for Long-range Protein Electron Transfer
Palle Skovhus Jensen, 2006

Metalloenzyme Electrocata
lysis on Atomically Planar Single-Crystal Electrode Surfaces
Anne Christina Welinder, 2005


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Ph.D programmes

Chemical Production of Graphene Catalysts for Electrochemical Energy Conversion,
Nedeljko Šešelj, 2014-2017

Nanostructured and Free-standing Graphene Paper Sensors for Ultrasensitive Monitoring of Food Quality and Safety

Minwei Zhang, 2013-2016.

Bioengineering Functionalization of Chemical Graphenes for Biosensing Devices  
Arnab Halder, 2013-2016.

Supramolecular Derivation of Graphene Nanomaterials for Chemical Sensors

Gunnar Olsen, 2013-2016.

Green Synthesis, Characterisation and Applications of Metallic Nanostructures
Christian Engelbrekt, 2011-2014.

Electronic Structure and Transport of Organometallic Complexes
Elvar Örn Jónsson, 2010-2013.

Nanoscale Electrocatalysts for Chemical and Biological Sensors
Nan Zhu, 2010-2013.

Electronic Properties of DNA-based Molecules - Single-molecule Nanoscience
Princia Salvatore, 2009-2012.

Single-molecule enzyme dynamics and new biosensing devices
Hideki Ikemoto, 2008-2012.

Biological Surfaces and Bacterial Biofilms Investigated by Atomic Force Microscopy
Yifan Hu, 2009-2012.

Synthesis and Applications of Bioconjugated Metal Nanoparticles for Nanoscale Bioelectronics
Palle Skovhus Jensen
, completed 2011.

Structure and Chemical Properties of Insulin at the Nanoscale and Single-molecule Levels
Anna Christina Welinder,completed 2010.

Electronic Properties and Hybridization of Immobilized DNA-based Molecules at the Single- molecule Level
Mikala Grubb, completed 2007.


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