Chariklia Sotiriou-Leventis

Patent goes to chemistry group for aerogels method

Posted by on March 7, 2023

Dr. Chariklia Sotiriou-Leventis, professor and chair of chemistry, and her research team, received a U.S. patent for the method they developed to synthesize amorphous carbon aerogels and graphitic carbon aerogels from polymeric xerogel powders.

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Sotiriou-Leventis named chemistry chair

Posted by on July 6, 2022

Dr. Chariklia Sotiriou-Leventis has been named chair of the chemistry department at S&T. Her appointment began July 1.

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Chemistry group creates new auxetic material

Posted by on May 3, 2022

A new type of lightweight shape-memory auxetic polymer was made by Dr. Chariklia Sotiriou-Leventis, professor of chemistry, and her research team including Rushi Soni, who graduated in December 2021 with a doctorate in chemistry, and chemistry doctoral students ABM Shaheen ud Doulah, and Vaibhav Edlabadkar.

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