Frontiers in chemistry and materials: For a sustainable future

  • Course code: FKBT227
  • Course higher education credits: 7.5
  • Graduate school: Chemistry
  • Course start: 2021-04-13
  • Course end: 2021-06-08
  • Course is normally given:
  • Language: The course will be given in English
  • Nordic Five Tech (N5T): This course is free for PhD students from N5T universities
The present PhD course will cover the following topics:
§ Carbon-based nanomaterials (including fullerenes, carbon nanodots, carbon nanotubes,
graphene), their characterization, functionalization, and applications
§ Metal–organic frameworks (MOFs), covalent-organic frameworks (COFs) and Single
Crystal X-ray Diffraction (SC-XRD)
§ Cellulose-based materials
§ Materials for energy conversion: solar cells, fuel cells, photon upconversion systems,
singlet fission, photocatalysis
§ Materials for energy storage: batteries, supercapacitors, solar energy storage
Seminar scientific papers (2-3 for each topic) + lecture presentations
Xiaoyan Zhang, Lars Öhrström, Gunnar Westman, Ergang Wang, Anna Martinelli, Kasper Moth- Poulsen, Jerker Mårtensson, Patrik Johansson, Maria Abrahamsson
More information
PhD students can send an email to Xiaoyan Zhang ( to register the PhD course, by 22-March-2021.


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