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Paschalis Alexandridis, Ph.D.

Department of Chemical Engineering, UB Distinguished Professor
Materials Science and Engineering, 
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Acting Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education

Specialty/Research Focus

Genomics and proteomics; Ion channel kinetics and structure; Membrane Transport (Ion Transport); Protein Function and Structure; Proteins and metalloenzymes


  • Mesoscale Phenomena in Fluid Systems, American Chemical Society, Washington DC, 2003; 446 pages. (ISBN: 0-8412-3867-7) Case, F.; Alexandridis, P. (Editors)
  • Amphiphilic Block Copolymers: Self-Assembly and Applications, Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, 2000; 448 pages. (ISBN: 0-444-82441-3), Alexandridis, P.; Lindman, B. (Editors)


  • Mountziaris, T. J.; Alexandridis, P., “Synthesis of Nanoparticles by an Emulsion-Gas Contacting Process,” United States Patent Application Serial No. 10/839,538; filed May 5, 2004. International Patent Number WO 2005/016824 A2; publication date: February 24, 2005.
  • Alexandridis, P.; Sakai, T., “Preparation of Metalic Nanoparticles,” United States Patent 7,718,094; publication date: May 18, 2010.
  • Alexandridis, P.; Karanikolos, G. N.; Mountziaris, T. J., "Synthesis of Nanostructured Materials Using Liquid Crystalline Templates," United States Patent 7,608,237; publication date: October 27, 2009.
  • Alexandridis, P.; Neelamegham, S., “Recovery of Liquids from Absorbent Packaging Materials,” United States Patent 7,008,797; publication date: March 7, 2006.
  • Alexandridis, P.; Neelamegham, S.,“Recovery of Liquids from Absorbent Packaging Materials,” United States Patent 6,589,797; publication date: July 8, 2003. International Patent Number WO 01/92848 A1; publication date: December 6, 2001.
  • Dobrozsi, D. J.; Hayes, II, J. W.; Lindman, B. O.; Ivanova, R. H.; Alexandridis, P., “Pourable Liquid Vehicles,” United States Patent 6,503,955; publication date: January 7, 2003. International Patent Number WO 01/19329 A2; publication date: March 22, 2001.

Recent Refereed Journal Publications

  • A. V. Perdikaki, O. C. Vangeli, G. N. Karanikolos, K. L. Stefanopoulos, K. G. Beltsios, P. Alexandridis, N. K. Kanellopoulos, G. E. Romanos, “Ionic Liquid-Modified Porous Materials for Gas Separation and Heterogeneous Catalysis”, J. Phys. Chem. C 116, 16398-16411 (2012). link  
  • J. Zou, C. C. Hew, E. Themistou, Y. Li, C.-K. Chen, P. Alexandridis, C. Cheng, “Clicking Well-Defined Biodegradable Nanoparticles and Nanocapsules by UV-Induced Thiol-Ene Cross-Linking in Transparent Miniemulsions”, Adv. Mater. , 4274-4277 (2011). link  
  • P. Alexandridis, “Gold Nanoparticle Synthesis, Morphology Control, and Stabilization Facilitated by Functional Polymers”, Chem. Eng. Technol. 34, 15-28 (2011). link  
  • J. Zou, G. Jafr, E. Themistou, Y. Yap, Z. A. P. Wintrob, P. Alexandridis, A. C. Ceacareanu, C. Cheng, “pH-Sensitive Brush Polymer-Drug Conjugates by Ring-Opening Metathesis Copolymerization”, Chem. Commun.47, 4493-4495 (2011). link  
  • P. Alexandridis, S. Z. Munshi, Z. Y. Gu, “Evaporation of Water from Structured Surfactant Solutions”, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 50, 580-589 (2011). link  
  • P. Alexandridis, M. Tsianou, “Block copolymer-directed metal nanoparticle morphogenesis and organization”,Eur. Polym. J. 47, 569-583 (2011). link  
  • M. Gkikas, H. Iatrou, N. S. Thomaidis, P. Alexandridis, N. Hadjichristidis, “Well-Defined Homopolypeptides, Copolypeptides, and Hybrids of Poly(L-proline)”, Biomacromolecules 12, 2396-2406 (2011). link  
  • E. Antoniou, C. F. Buitrago, M. Tsianou, P. Alexandridis, “Solvent effects on polysaccharide conformation”,Carbohydr. Polym. 79, 380-390 (2010). link  
  • E. Antoniou, P. Alexandridis, “Polymer conformation in mixed aqueous-polar organic solvents”, Eur. Polym. J.46, 324-335 (2010). link  
  • B. Sarkar, P. Alexandridis, “Alkyl Propoxy Ethoxylate "Graded" Surfactants: Micelle Formation and Structure in Aqueous Solutions”, J. Phys. Chem. B 114, 4485-4494 (2010). link  
  • B. Sarkar, S. Lam, P. Alexandridis, “Micellization of Alkyl-Propoxy-Ethoxylate Surfactants in Water-Polar Organic Solvent Mixtures”, Langmuir 26, 10532-10540 (2010). link  
  • E. Antoniou, E. Themistou, B. Sarkar, M. Tsianou, P. Alexandridis, “Structure and dynamics of dextran in binary mixtures of a good and a bad solvent”, Colloid Polym. Sci. 288, 1301-1312 (2010). link