Theses & Dissertations


Ramollo, G Kabelo
Late transition metal Fischer carbene complexes of group 9 and 11: synthesis and application (PhD 2020, University of the Witwatersrand, SA).

Tolley, Lewis C.
Synthesis and coordination of novel N- and O- donor functionalized 1,2,3-triazol-5-ylidene metal complexes for application in homogeneous catalysis. (PhD 2020. University of the Witwatersrand, SA).

Mashabane, Tshegofatso L.
Synthesis of heteroatom-substituted carbene complexes of Rhodium(I) and Iridium(I) for application in 1-octene hydroformylation (PhD 2020, University of the Witwatersrand, SA).

Lamprecht, Zandria
Synthesis and properties of Fischer (multi)carbene complexes of condensed thiophenes (PhD 2020, University of Pretoria, SA).

Mmushi, Moses M.
Synthesis and application of Fischer carbene complexes of group 6, 8 and 9 transition metals (PhD 2020, University of Pretoria, SA).


Sanchez-Perez, Clara
Synthesis, characterization and CVD of organometallic single-source precursors for iron-intercalated group 4 transition metal diselenide thin films (Ph. D. 2019).


Kleinhans, George
Reactivity studies of pincer metal complexes stabilized by a bis(1,2,3-triazol-5-ylidene)carbazolide ligand scaffold (Ph. D. 2018, University of Pretoria).

Tatarnikova, Olga
Synthesis and structural characterization of triazine- and benzoic acid-based compounds and complexes (Ph. D. 2018).


Karjalainen, Minna
Formation, structures, and bonding in transition metal complexes containing organochalcogen ligands (Ph. D. 2017).


Aucamp, Danielle
Synthesis, reactivity and catalytic application of ferrocenyl-functionalized 1,2,3-triazol-5-ylidene complexes (M. Sc. 2016, University of Pretoria).

Karhu, Aino
Novel imidoselenium compounds and their metal complexes (Ph. D. 2016).

Poropudas, Merja
Synthesis and characterization of some telluroethers and their derivatives (Ph. D. 2016).

Ramollo, G. Kabelo
Synthesis and application of rhodium(I) Fischer carbene complexes (M. Sc. 2016, University of Pretoria).

Strydom, Ian
Synthesis and application of N-donor functionalised triazolylidenes (M. Sc. 2016, University of Pretoria).


Takaluoma, Esther
Structural characterization of some selenolato and tellurolato complexes of platinum and palladium (Ph. D. 2015).


Tyni, Sanna
The role of ash-forming elementrs in bed material agglomeration and utrilization of ash for the preparation of geopolymers (Ph.D. 2014).

Van der Westhuizen, Belinda
Heteroaryl carbene complexes: synthesis, reactivity and redox behavior (Ph. D. 2014, University of Pretoria).


Närhi, Sari
Preparation and structural characterization of some organic tellurium halogenides (Ph. D. 2013).

Takaluoma, Teemu
Theoretical investigation in the structural properties, bonding and reactivity of some chalcogen compounds (Ph.D. 2013).


Piispanen, Mirja
Direct analysis of solid biofuels for the prediction of ash-related problems in fluidized bed boilers (Ph.D. 2012).


Risto, Maarit
Syntheses, structures, and bonding of novel chalcogen-nitrogen heterocycles (Ph. D. 2009).

Vigo, Ludmila
Preparation and structural characterization of chalcogenoether complexes of platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, and mercury (Ph. D. 2009).

Wagner, Andreas
NMR spectroscopic and X-ray crystallographic study of the oxidative addition of organic ditellurides to platinum(0) centers (Ph. D. 2009).


Laasonen, Heli
Preparation and structural characterization of chalcogen derivatives of 1,3,5-triazine (Ph.D. 2008).


Rautiainen, Mikko
Quantum chemical calculations of structures, bonding, and spectroscopic properties of some sulfur and selenium iodine cations (Ph.D. 2007, University of Jyväskylä).


Hannu-Kuure, Milja
Preparative and structural studies of organoselenoplatinum and -palladium complexes (Ph. D. 2005).

Konu, Jari
Novel selenium- and tellurium-containing chalcogen-nitrogen compounds (Ph.D. 2005).

Ollila, Heikki
The characterisation of inorganic matter in solid fuel by SEM-EDS (Ph.D. 2005).

Tuononen, Heikki
EPR spectroscopic and quantum-chemical studies of some inorganic main group radicals (Ph.D. 2005, University of Jyväskylä).


Maaninen, Tiina
Synthesis and structural characterization of some novel imido selenium compounds (Ph.D. 2004).


Kololuoma, Terho
Preparation of multifunctional coating materials and their applications (Ph.D. 2003).

Nuutinen, Laura
The role of ash forming material in agglomeration during fludised bed combustion of biomass fuel (Ph.D. 2003).


Patrikainen, Tapio
Studies on the consequences of the control of nitrogen oxide emsission: Slagging of ash and scrubbing of flue gases (Ph.D. 2002).

Tiainen, Minna
The role of amrophous material on the slagging and agglomeration tendency of peat and biomass ash (Ph.D. 2002)

Virtanen, Mika
Image processing for the automation of SEM and visualisation of EDS data (Ph.D. 2002)


Pietikäinen, Jarkko
Preparation and characterization of some new chalcogen halogenides (Ph. D. 2001)


Oilunkaniemi, Raija
Ligand chemistry of aromatic tellurides and selenides in platinum and palladium complexes (Ph.D. 2000)

Slotte, Thomas
Adsorption of platinum- and rhodium-complexes on modified g-Al2O3 surfaces (Ph.D. 2000)


Hietapelto, Vesa
Potentiometric and spectroscopic investigations of some pharmaceutically interesting metal complexes containing nitrogen and oxygen donor ligands (Ph.D. 1999)

Maaninen, Arto
Preparation and characterization of novel selenium nitrogen and selenium halogen compounds (Ph.D. 1999)

Rantala, Juha
Sol-gel materials for photonic applications (Ph.D. 1999)


Taavitsainen, Jari
The formation of selenium and tellurium containing chalcogen rings (Ph.D. 1998)


Suontamo, Reijo
Molecular orbital studies of small molecules containing sulfur and selenium (Ph.D. 1995, University of Jyväskylä)


Siivari, Jari
Synthesis and characterization of chalcogen-nitrogen compounds (Ph.D. 1994)


Pekonen, Pentti
Preparation and characterization of heterocyclic selenium sulfides (Ph.D. 1991)

Siivari, Jari
Synthesis and characterization of chalcogen-nitrogen compounds (Ph.D. 1994)

Last updated: 14.1.2021