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Mayorga Burrezo
Paula

Post-doctoral Fellow
Organic Electronic Materials

Contact Data

Phone: + 34 935 801 853
Ext: 253
Fax: + 34 935 805 729
E-mail: [javascript protected email address]
Dep: Molecular Nanoscience and Organic Materials

Bio

Paula Mayorga Burrezo studied Chemical Engineering at the University of Málaga, where she obtained her degree in 2011, followed by a PhD in Chemistry in 2015 under the supervision of Profs. J. T. López Navarrete and J. Casado.

She currently hosts a Juan de la Cierva-Formación researcher position in Prof. Jaume Veciana’s research group at Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona (CSIC-ICMAB). 

 

 

Research interest

Her PhD research, entitled "Vinylene-bridged aromatic oligomers: molecular spectroscopy in the p-electronic high-correlation limit” represented a largely interdisciplinary effort, involving several experimental characterization techniques (UV-Vis-NIR electronic absorption, Raman and IR spectroscopies as well as electrochemical measurements) together with theoretical DFT calculations. A variety of concepts in molecular design in Organic Electronics were afforded in her study, such as the analysis of electron transfer phenomena and mechanisms, which allowed the understanding of conductance of charge in different families of molecular wires.

She is currently focused on the chiral materials research field, where, besides  physical-chemical analyses, she is interested in separation techniques.

 

University Degrees

Chemical Engineering. 2011, University of Malaga

Doctorate, University and Year:

PhD in Chemistry. 2015,  University of Malaga

 

Specialities

Vibrational and photophysical characterization

DFT calculations

Mixed-valence behaviour analysis

Keywords

Organic semiconductors, aromaticity, oligomers, molecular spectroscopies, mixed-valence behaviour, chirality

Awards

Journal of Material Chemistry C Poster Prize at Zing Conference on Organic Semiconductors (September 2016)

Scientific Highlights

She has published, to date (May 2017), 21 original research articles in the highest reputation Journal of interdisciplinary Chemistry including: J. Am. Chem. Soc. (6), Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. (4, one of them being a mini-review), Chem. Eur. J. (5) or Chem. Sci. (1, highlighted as a SYNFACTS).

 
 
 
 

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