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Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Ioannis Papazoglou

Telefon: + 49 241 / 80 - 26 363
Office: Technikum

Research interests

  • Activation of small molecules
  • Synthesis of novel catalysts
  • Chemistry of Low-Valent p-Block Elements

Curriculum vitae and education


February 2018  ̵ present

Postdoctoral Fellow in the CAT Catalytic Center, RWTH-Aachen, Germany

August 2017  ̵ January 2018

Project Management Certification
ATV GmbH Cologne

Main Focus:

  • Scrum and Classic Management
  • Finance
  • Marketing 

July 2012   ̵ May 2017

Doctoral Studies
Rheinische-Friedrich-Wilhelm University of Bonn, Germany
Area: Organometallic Chemistry
Synthesis of multiple bonds between transition metals and Group 14 elements.

October 2010  ̵ June 2012

Master Studies
Area: Inorganic Chemistry
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

October 2006 - June 2010

Diploma in Chemistry
University of Ioannina, Greece



Selected publications

1) Unprecedented tetrylidyne complexes of Group 6 and 10 Metals
I. Papazoglou, ISBN 978-3-8439-3155-7, Dr. Hut, München, 2017.

2) Copper(I) halide complexes of 5-carbethoxy-2-thiouracil: synthesis, structure and in vitro cytotoxicity
I. Papazoglou, P. J. Cox, A. G. Hatzidimitriou, C. Kokotidou, T. Choli-Papadopoulou and P. Aslanidis, Eur. J. Med. Chem. 2014, 78, 383.

3) Metal-assisted desulfurization of 2-thioorotic acid: Structure, theoretical (DFT) investigations, in vitro antibacterial and cytotoxic activity and DNA degradation ability of a copper(II) complex containing in situ formed bis(4-carboxylato-6-oxo-pyrimidine-2-yl)sulfide
I. Papazoglou, A. G. Papadopoulos, S. Skoulika, K. Lafazanis, G. D. Geromichalos, A. A. Pantazaki and P. Aslanidis, Polyhedron 2014, 78, 18.

4) Copper(I) complexes of 1,10-phenanthroline and heterocyclic thioamides: an experimental and theoretical (DFT) investigation of the photophysical characteristics

I. Papazoglou, P. J. Cox, A. G. Papadopoulos, M. P. Sigalas and P. Aslanidis, Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 2755. 

Awards and Scholarships


  • September 2015 Onassis Foundation Scholarship