Chemistry
Global

Chemistry Experts

Loizou Elena

SPECIAL TEACHING STAFF
Physics department
Cyprus University of Technology
Cyprus

Loizou Elena

Biography

Special Teaching Staff, Department of Chemistry, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus, 2008-Present. • Research Visitor, NIST Center for Neutron Research, Maryland, USA, 2005-2007. • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA, 2002-2007. • B.Sc. in Chemistry, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus, 1998-2002.

Research Interest

Polymeric materials and gels • Understanding structure and properties for polymer-clay nanocomposites hydrogels • Characterization of nanocomposite hydrogels by microscopy, rheology, and scattering (light, neutron and x-ray) • Synthesis of bio-nanocomposite hydrogels • Amphiphilic model conetworks forming microphase separation • Characterization of degradable polymer networks

Publications

  • K. S. Pafiti, Z. Philippou, E. Loizou, L. Porcar, C. S. Patrickios, "End-Linked Poly[2-(Dimethylamino)ethyl Methacrylate] – Poly(Methacrylic Acid) Polyampholyte Conetworks: Synthesis by Sequential RAFT Polymerization and Swelling and SANS Characterization", Macromolecules, 2011, 44, (13), 5352-5362

  • M. Rikkou-Kalourkoti, E. Loizou, L. Porcar, K. Matyjaszewski, C. S. Patrickios, "End-Linked, Amphiphilic, Degradable Polymer Conetworks: Synthesis by Sequential Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization using a Bifunctional, Cleavable Initiator", Polymer Chemistry, 2012, 3, (1), 105-116

  • . Kepola, E. Loizou, C. S. Patrickios, E. Leontidis, C. Voutouri, T. Stylianopoulos, R. Schweins, M. Gradzielski, C. Krumm, J. C. Tiller, M. Kushnir, C. Wesdemiotis, “Amphiphilic Polymer Conetworks Based on End-Linked “Core-First” Star Block Copolymers: Structure Formation with Long-Range Order”, ACS Macro Letters, 2015, 4, 1163-1168

Global Experts from Cyprus

Global Experts in Subject