Publications

Research papers

Maria Papastergiou, Aspasia Kanellou, Despoina Chriti, Grigorios Raptopoulos, Patrina Paraskevopoulou
Poly(Urethane-Acrylate) Aerogels via Radical Polymerization of Dendritic Urethane-Acrylate Monomers
Materials 2018, Special Issue: Aerogels: Synthesis, Characterization and Application. Materials 2018, 11(11), 2249; https://doi.org/10.3390/ma11112249

Kathirvel Ganesan, Tatiana Budtova, Lorenz Ratke, Pavel Gurikov, Victor Baudron, Imke Preibisch, Philipp Niemeyer, Irina Smirnova, Barbara Milow
Review on the production of polysaccharide aerogel particles
Materials 2018, 11(11), 2144; https://doi.org/10.3390/ma11112144

Lucile Druel, Philipp Niemeyer, Barbara Milow  and  Tatiana Budtova
Rheology of cellulose-[DBNH][CO2Et] solutions and shaping into aerogel beads
Green Chem., 2018, 20, 3993-4002, https://doi.org/10.1039/C8GC01189C

Imke Preibisch, Philipp Niemeyer, Yusuf Yusufoglu, Pavel Gurikov, Barbara Milow and Irina Smirnova
Polysaccharide-Based Aerogel Bead Production via Jet Cutting Method
Materials 2018, 11(8), 1287; https://doi.org/10.3390/ma11081287

Shadi Khan Baloch, Alexandr Jonáš, Alper Kiraza, B. Erdem Alaca, Can Erkey
Sensitivity of Compositional Measurement of High-pressure Fluid Mixtures Using Microcantilever Frequency Response
Sensors & Actuators: A. Physical. . 2018, 278, 111-126, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sna.2018.05.025

Aspasia Kanellou , George C. Anyfantis , Despoina Chriti , Grigorios Raptopoulos , Marinos Pitsikalis, Patrina Paraskevopoulou
Poly(urethane-norbornene) Aerogels via Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerization of Dendritic Urethane-Norbornene Monomers: Structure-Property Relationships as a Function of an Aliphatic Versus an Aromatic Core and the Number of Peripheral Norbornene Moieties
Molecules 2018, 23(5), 69-76, (16 May 2018, Special Issue: Organometallic Catalysis in Organic Synthesis); DOI : https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules23051007

İbrahim Şahin, Yaprak Özbakır, Zeynep İnönü, Zeynep Ulker, Can Erkey
Kinetics of Supercritical Drying of Gels
Gels 2018, 4(1), 3; (Special Issue Aerogels 2018) DOI : https://doi.org/10.3390/gels4010014

Pavel Gurikov, Irina Smirnova
Non-Conventional Methods for Gelation of Alginate
Gels 2018, 4(1), 14; (Special Issue Aerogels 2018) DOI : https://doi.org/10.3390/gels4010014

Despoina Chriti, Grigorios Raptopoulos, Maria Papastergiou, Patrina Paraskevopoulou
Millimeter-Size Spherical Polyurea Aerogel Beads with Narrow Size Distribution
Gels 2018, 4(1), 66; (Special Issue Aerogels 2018) DOI : https://doi.org/10.3390/gels4030066

Shadi Khan Baloch, Alexandr Jonáš, Alper Kiraz, B. Erdem Alaca, Can Erkey
Determination of Composition of Ethanol-CO2 Mixtures at High Pressures Using Frequency Response of Microcantilevers
The Journal of Supercritical Fluids 2018, 132 (February 2018), 65-70, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.supflu.2017.03.027

G. Raptopoulos, G.C. Anyfantis, D. Chriti, P. Paraskevopoulou
Synthesis and structural characterization of poly(dicyclopentadiene) gels obtained with a novel ditungsten versus conventional W and Ru mononuclear catalysts
Inorg. Chim. Acta 2017, 460, 1007; (24 April 2017, Special Issue: Inorganic Chemistry – The Next Generation); DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2016.09.008, https://pergamos.lib.uoa.gr/uoa/dl/object/2818725.

Igor Mitrofanov, Irina Malysheva, Andrey Kolnoochenko and Natalia Menshutina
Modelling of Aerogels Structures Using Intelligent System «AeroGen Structure»
Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, Volume 40, 2017, Pages 469-474, https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-444-63965-3.50080-5

Oral presentations at conferences

Patrina Paraskevopoulou, Maria Papastergiou, Despoina Chriti, Grigorios Raptopoulos
Dinuclear Tungsten Clusters as Metathesis Polymerization Catalysts
Oral presentation at 15th Panhellenic Catalysis Symposium, Ioannina, Greece, 18-20 October 2018

Despoina Chriti, Grigorios Raptopoulos, Maria Papastergiou, Patrina Paraskevopoulou
Polydicyclopentadiene aerogels via Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerization catalyzed by a ditungsten cluster
Oral presentation at 15^th Panhellenic Catalysis Symposium
Ioannina, Greece, 18-20 October 2018

Lucile Druel, Tatiana Budtova
New aerogel-like materials: lightweight and mesoporous cellulose xerogels
Oral presentation at 4th International Conference on Bioinspired and Biobased Chemistry, Nice, France, 14-17 October, 2018
Abstract-NICE2018_Lucile Druel_New aerogel-like materials lightweight and mesoporous cellulose xerogels

Fernando Alvarado and Lennart Salmén
Cellulose aero/xerogels for moisture sorption
Oral presentation at 4th International Seminar on AEROGELS-2018, Hamburg, Germany, 24-26 September 2018
Abstract_Salmen_Cellulose aero_xerogels for moisture sorption-Aerogels 2018

Lucile Druel, Amelie Kenkel, Philipp Niemeyer, Victor Baudron, Barbara Milow, Tatiana Budtova
Cellulose aerogels shaping and properties for tailored applications
Oral presentation at 4th International Seminar on AEROGELS-2018, Hamburg, Germany, 24-26 September 2018
Abstract_Druel_Cellulose aerogels shaping and properties for tailored applications_Aerogels 2018

Patrina Paraskevopoulou, Maria Papastergiou, Despoina Chriti, Grigorios Raptopoulos
Poly(urethane-acrylate) Aerogels via Radical Polymerization of Dendritic Urethane-Acrylate Monomers with Rigid versus Flexible Cores
Oral presentation at 4th International Seminar on AEROGELS-2018, Hamburg, Germany, 24-26 September 2018
Abstract_Paraskevopoulou_Poly(urethane-acrylate) Aerogels …. Rigid versus Flexible Cores_Aerogels 2018

İbrahim Şahin, Erdal Uzunlar, Can Erkey
Investigation of External Mass Transfer Effects in Supercritical Drying of Alcogel Particles
Oral presentation at 4th International Seminar on AEROGELS-2018, Hamburg, Germany, 24- 26 September 2018
Abstract_Sahin_Investigation of External Mass Transfer Effects in Supercritical Drying of Alcogel Particles_Aerogels_2018

V. Baudron, I. Smirnova, P. Gurikov
A continuous approach to the aerogel micro-particle production via the emulsion-gelation method
Oral presentation at ProcessNet-Jahrestagung und 33. DECHEMA-Jahrestagung der Biotechnologen, Aachen, Germany, 10-13 September 2018, published in Chemie Ingenieur Technik, Volume 90, Issue 9, Special Issue: ProcessNet‐Jahrestagung und 33. DECHEMA‐Jahrestagung der Biotechnologen 2018, September 2018, Pages 1197-1197, https://doi.org/10.1002/cite.201855144
Abstract_V_Baudron_A continuous approach to the aerogel micro-particle production via the cemulsion-gelation method

Irina Smirnova
Organic aerogels as monoliths and particles: on the way from laboratory to production scale
Key Note Speech at International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids, 22-25 April,  2018, Antibes-Juan-Les-Pins, France
Abstract_Smirnova_Organic aerogels as monoliths and particles_on the way from laboratory to production scale_ISSF_2018

Natalia Menshutina
Computer aided design of aerogels and materials based on it
Lecture at International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids, 22-25 April,  2018, Antibes-Juan-Les-Pins, France

Victor Baudron, Pavel Gurikov, Irina Smirnova
Scale-up of alginate aerogel microparticles production: development of a continuous emulsion-gelation method
Lecture at International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids, 22-25 April,  2018, Antibes-Juan-Les-Pins, France
Abstract_BaudronScale-up of alginate aerogel microparticles production development of a continuous emulsion

İbrahim Şahin, Erdal Uzunlar, Can Erkey
Investigation of kinetics of supercritical dryingof calcium alginate alcogol particles
Lecture at International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids, 22-25 April,  2018, Antibes-Juan-Les-Pins, France

Shadi Khan Baloch, Alexandr Jonáš, Alper Kiraz, B. Erdem Alaca, Can Erkey
Measurement of composition of mixtures at high pressures with high sensitivity using frequency response of microcantilevers (Conference Presentation)
Published in: Proc. SPIE 10491, Microfluidics, BioMEMS, and Medical Microsystems XVI, 104910T (14 March 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2287850
Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10491:
Microfluidics, BioMEMS, and Medical Microsystems XVI; Bonnie L. Gray; Holger Becker, Editor(s)

Igor Mitrofanov, Irina Malysheva, Andrey Kolnoochenko and Natalia Menshutina
Modelling of Aerogels Structures Using Intelligent System «AeroGen Structure»
Lecture at WCCE10 – 10th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, 01-05 October 2017, Barcelona, Spain
Abstract_Mitrofanov_Modelling of Aerogels Structures Using Intelligent System AeroGen Structure

L. Druel, P. Niemeyer, B. Milow and T. Budtova
Cellulose-[DBNH][CO2Et] rheological properties and aerogel beads made with JetCutting technique
Lecture at 5th EPNOE International Polysaccharide Conference, 20–24 August 2017, Jena, Germany
Abstract_Druel_Cellulose-[DBNH][CO2Et] rheological properties and aerogel beads made with JetCutting technique_EPNOE2017

Lucile Druel
Bio-aérogels de cellulose sous forme de billes et de particles (Cellulose bio-aerogels shaped as beads and particles)
Oral presentaion at the 1st edition of the “MINES ParisTech Research Day“, Mines ParisTech, Paris, July the 6th 2017.

Barbara Milow, Philipp Niemeyer and Kathirvel Ganesan
Polysaccharide Based Aerogels as Sustainable Absorbing Materials
Lecture at Symposium on Aerogels and Aerogel-Inspired Materials at 2017 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit, 17- 21 April 2017, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Abstract_Milow_DLR Polysaccharide Based Aerogels as Sustainable Absorbing Materials

Irina Smirnova,Alberto Bueno Morales, Ilka Selmer, Raman Subrahmanyam and Pavel Gurikov
Modelling of the Extraction Processes for Aerogel Production
Lecture at Symposium on Aerogels and Aerogel-Inspired Materials at 2017 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit, 17- 21 April 2017, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Abstract_Smirnova_Modelling of the extraction processes for aerogel production

A.E. Lebedev, D.D. Lovskaya, N.V. Menshutina
Modeling and scale up of aerogel production processes
Lecture at 3rd International Seminar on Aerogels (2016, Sophia-Antipolis, France)
Abstract_Lebedev_Modeling and scale up of aerogel production processess_3rdAerogel_Symp_2016 (PDF)

Grigorios Raptopoulos, Despoina Chriti, Georgios Anyfantis, Patrina Paraskevopoulou
Hansen Solubility Parameters and Potential Applications of Poly(dicyclopentadiene) Gels
Oral presentation at Athens International Catalysis Symposium, November 3-4, 2016, Athens, Greece
Abstract_Hansen Solubility Parameters and Potential Applications of Poly(dicyclopentadiene) Gel (PDF)

Shadi Khan Baloch, Gamze Eriş, Asuman Aşıkoğlu Bozkurt, Alexandr Jonáš, Alper Kiraz, B. Erdem Alaca, Can Erkey,
Determination of Composition of Ethanol-CO2 Mixtures at High Pressures Using Frequency Response of Microcantilevers
15th European Meeting on Supercritical Fluids
KNOWLEDGE II – V06_Determination of Composition of Ethanol-CO2_Baloch (PDF)

Pavel Gurikov, Irina Smirnova
Production of aerogel (micro)particles: state of the art and recent advances
15th European Meeting on Supercritical Fluids
MATERIALS II – V06_Production of aerogel (micro)particles_Gurikov (PDF)

Poster presentations at conferences

Grigorios Raptopoulos, Despoina Chriti, George C. Anyfantis, Patrina
Paraskevopoulou
Polydicyclopentadiene gels via ROMP: Comparison between Catalytic
Systems of Ru and W and Applications in Environmental Remediation
Poster presentation at Athens Conference on Advancesin Chemistry
30 October – 2 November 2018 Athens, Greece,
Received the 2nd Best Poster Award

Eleni Effraimopoulou, Maria Papastergiou, Despoina Chriti, Grigorios
Raptopoulos, Patrina Paraskevopoulou
Organic aerogels with high degree of crosslinking via polymerization
of dendritic monomers
Poster presentation at Athens Conference on Advancesin Chemistry
30 October – 2 November 2018 Athens, Greece,

Despoina Chriti, Grigorios Raptopoulos, Maria Papastergiou, Patrina
Paraskevopoulou
Polydicyclopentadiene/ polynorbornadiene aerogels via ring opening
metathesis polymerization catalyzed by a ditungsten cluster
Poster presentation at Athens Conference on Advancesin Chemistry
30 October – 2 November 2018 Athens, Greece

Maria Papastergiou, Despoina Chriti, Grigorios Raptopoulos, Patrina Paraskevopoulou
Metal Compounds as Catalysts for the Synthesis of Polyurea Aerogels – Comparison with Organocatalysts
Poster presentation at Athens Conference on Advancesin Chemistry
30 October – 2 November 2018, Athens, Greece

Maria Papastergiou, Despoina Chriti, Grigorios Raptopoulos, Patrina Paraskevopoulou
Metal Compounds as Catalysts for the Synthesis of Polyurea Aerogels – Comparison with Organocatalysts
Poster presentation at 15th Panhellenic Catalysis Symposium
18-20 October 2018, Ioannina, Greece,

Grigorios Raptopoulos, Despoina Chriti, George C. Anyfantis, Patrina Paraskevopoulou
Polydicyclopentadiene gels via ROMP: Comparison between Catalytic Systems of Ru and W and Applications in Environmental Remediation
Poster presentation at 15th Panhellenic Catalysis Symposium
18-20 October 2018, Ioannina, Greece

Eleni Effraimopoulou, Maria Papastergiou, Despoina Chriti, Grigorios Raptopoulos, Patrina Paraskevopoulou
Organic aerogels with high degree of crosslinking via polymerization
of dendritic monomers
Poster presentation at 15th Panhellenic Catalysis Symposium
18-20 October 2018, Ioannina, Greece

Raman S.P., Pavel Gurikov and Irina Smirnova
AEROGELEX: Enabling aerogel technology translation for care, life science, nutrition and pharmaceutical markets
Poster presentation (PM41) at International Smyposium on Supercritical Fluids, 22-25 April,  2018, Antibes-Juan-Les-Pins, France

Işık Sena Akgün, Can Erkey
Novel polyvinyl alcohol aerogel for efficient removal of moisture from gaseous streams
Poster presentation (PM41) at International Smyposium on Supercritical Fluids, 22-25 April,  2018, Antibes-Juan-Les-Pins, France

P. Tsygankov, E. Lebedev, S. Ivanov, N. Menshutina
Design of high pressure equipment for supercritical drying
Poster presentation (PQ01) at International Smyposium on Supercritical Fluids, 22-25 April,  2018, Antibes-Juan-Les-Pins, France

Ph. Niemeyer, K. Ganesan, B. Milow, L. Ratke
Chitosan-based aerogel beads as reversible CO2 adsorbents (III)
Poster presentation at 19th International Sol-Gel Conference, 03-08 September 2017, Liège, Belgium
Abstract_Niemeyer_Chitosan_based_aerogel_beads_as_reversible_CO2_adsorbents
(PDF)

Ph. Niemeyer, K. Ganesan, B. Milow, L. Ratke
Chitosan-based aerogel beads as reversible CO2 adsorbents (II)
Poster presentation at 5th International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid and Nanomaterials, 6-10 March 2017, Lisbon, Portugal

Despoina Chriti, Grigorios Raptopoulos, Georgios Anyfantis, Patrina Paraskevopoulou, Nicholas Leventis
Synthesis of Polyurea Aerogel Powders with Three Different Procedures
Poster presentation at Athens International Catalysis Symposium and Panhellenic Chemistry Conference, November 3-4, 2016, Athens, Greece
Abstract_Synthesis of Polyurea Aerogel Powders with Three Different Procedures (PDF)

Aspasia Kanellou, Georgios Anyfantis, Despoina Chriti, Grigorios Raptopoulos, Nicholas Leventis, Patrina Paraskevopoulou
Polymeric Aerogels via Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerization of Aliphatic and Aromatic Urethane-Norbornene Star Monomers
Poster presentation at Athens International Catalysis Symposium, November 3-4, 2016, Athens, Greece
Abstract_Polymeric Aerogels via Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerization of Aliphatic and Aromatic Urethane-Norbornene Star Monomers (PDF)

Grigorios Raptopoulos, Despoina Chriti, Georgios Anyfantis, Patrina Paraskevopoulou
Synthesis and Properties of high-cis Polydicyclopentadiene Gels
Poster presentation at Athens International Catalysis Symposium, November 3-4, 2016, Athens, Greece
Abstract_Synthesis and Properties of high-cis Polydicyclopentadiene Gels (PDF)

G.C. Anyfantis, D. Chriti, G. Raptopoulos, P. Paraskevopoulou, N. Leventis
A comparison of polyurea aerogel powders from three different synthetic procedures
Poster presentation at 3rd International Seminar on Aerogels (2016, Sophia-Antipolis, France)
Abstract_Raptopoulos_A Comparison of Polyurea Aerogel Powders from Three Different Synthetic Procedures_3rdAerogel_Symp_2016 (PDF)

V. Baudron, P. Gurikov, I. Smirnova
Aerogel particle production via the emulsion-gelation method
Poster presentation at 3rd International Seminar on Aerogels (2016, Sophia-Antipolis, France)
Abstract_Baudron_Gurikov_Smirnova_Aerogel_particle_ production_ via_ the_ emulsion_gelation_ method (PDF)

A. Kanellou, G.C. Anyfantis, D. Chriti, G. Raptopoulos, N. Leventis, P. Paraskevopoulou
Polymeric aerogels via ring opening metathesis polymerization of urethane-norbornene star monomers (poster presentation)
Poster presentation at 3rd International Seminar on Aerogels (2016, Sophia-Antipolis, France)
Abstract_Kanellou_Polymeric Aerogels via Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerization of Urethane-Norbornene Star Monomers_3rdAerogel_Symp_2016 (PDF)

Ph. Niemeyer, K. Ganesan, B. Milow, L. Ratke
Chitosan-based aerogel beads as reversible CO2 adsorbents (I)
Poster presentation at 3rd International Seminar on Aerogels (2016, Sophia-Antipolis, France)

Paraskevopoulou, G. Raptopoulos, G.C. Anyfantis, D. Chriti
Synthesis and characterization of poly(dicyclopentadiene) gels obtained using a novel ditungsten versus W and Ru mononuclear catalysts
Poster presentation at ECOSTBIO: 4th Scientific Workshop (2016, Krakow, Poland)

PhD Thesis

G. Raptopoulos
Catalytic Polymerization of Olefins and Cycloolefins with Transition Metal Complexes
2016-PhD thesis GR, submitted to National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, October 2016

D.D. Lovskaya
Processes of obtaining organic aerogels based on sodium alginate and compositions on their basis
2017_PhD-thesis-Lovskaya D.D, submitted to MUCTR, Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia,  28 December 2017

Shadi Khan Baloch
Microcantilever Based Sensor for Characterization of Ethanol-CO2 Fluid Mixtures at High Pressures
2018_PhD_thesis_SKB, submitted to Koc University, July 2018

Master Thesis

Amelie Kenkel
Production of cellulose aerogel beads using emulsions
Presented in September 2018

Omar Cardenas
Effect of ZnO concentration, drying method and coagulation bath on the properties cellulose materials
presented in October 2017

A.  Kanellou
Synthesis of urethane-norbornene star monomers. Synthesis of aerogels via ring opening metathesis polymerization of those monomers
2017-MSc thesis AK, submitted to National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, March 2017

S.Miliakou
Study of the chemical reactivity of W complexes in ROMP of urethane-norbornene star-shaped monomers
2017-Grad thesis MS, submitted to National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, February 2017

Others

The work of CEMEF on starch gets Innovation Award Imagin’Maïs
Lucile Druel is doing her PhD in the group BIO under the supervision of Tatiana Budtova. The topic of the dissertation is cellulose aerogels in the frame of the European project Horizon 2020 “Nanohybrids”

EPNOE Newsletter – March 2017

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