Professor, Departamento de Quimica Fisica
Unidad Asociada CSIC-Universidade de Vigo
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Luis M. Liz-Marzán is a PhD from the University of Santiago de Compostela (1992) and has been postdoc at Utrecht University and (more recently) visiting professor at Tohoku University, Michigan, Melbourne and Hamburg. He holds a chair in Physical Chemistry at the University of Vigo, where he is head of the Colloid Chemistry Group. He is co-author of over 225 publications and 5 patents. He has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant and has received several other research awards. He is also editor (Langmuir) and editorial advisory board member of several chemistry, nanotechnology and materials science journals. He is mainly recognized for having contributed to the development of nanoparticle surface modification (such as silica coating) techniques and to the shape controlled synthesis of plasmonic nanoparticles. His current interests include nanoparticle synthesis and assembly, nanoplasmonics, and the development of nanoparticle-based sensing and diagnostic tools.