Dr. Maria Eugenia Pérez-Ojeda Rodriguez

Room: Room 05.047
Nikolaus-Fiebiger-Str. 10
91058 Erlangen
  • Marie Curie Postdoctoral Researcher




Master Thesis

Polymers functionalized with laser dyes: synthesis, characterization and evaluation of their properties


Ph.D. Thesis

Development of New Hybrid Nanomaterials for Biophotonic applications


Research Area

  • Fullerene selective functionalization
  • Inter-carbon-allotropes nanostructures


Education and Research Experience

Current Marie Curie Postdoctoral Researcher at University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany). Institute of Organic Chemistry II. Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy.

Fullerene selective functionalization. Inter-carbon-allotropes nanostructures.

Prof. A. Hirsch

April 2015-April 2016 Postdoc at the Institute for Polymer Science and Technology Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), Madrid (Spain). Macromolecular Chemistry.

Dr. A. Gallardo, Dr. H. Reinecke and Dr. C. Elvira

Sept 2014-March 2015 Postdoc collaboration with the National Center for Cardiovascular Research. Super-Resolution Microscopy Unit. (CNIC, Madrid). Prof V. Caiolfa.
July 2014 PhD in Physical Chemistry. Complutense University of Madrid (UCM, Spain).

“Development of New Hybrid Nanomaterials for Biophotonic applications”

Supervisors: Prof. I. García-Moreno and Dr. J. L. Chiara.

Sept2008- June 2009 Master Degree in High Specialization Master in Plastics and Rubber (60 ECTS)

International University Menéndez Pelayo (UIMP).

Polymers functionalized with laser dyes: synthesis, characterization and evaluation of their properties”

Supervisors: Prof. R. Sastre, Dr. O. García and Dr. J. L. Chiara.

Sept 2002- Feb 2008 Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry. Complutense University of Madrid (UCM)



  • Best poster award at 32th International Winterschool on Electronic Properties of Novel Materials (IWEPNM 2018)
  • BestPhD Thesis in Madrid Community awarded by RSEQ (Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry). (May 2015)
  • PhD Thesis award. Awarded by Carbohydrate Group from RSEQ (Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry). (August 2015)
  • PhD Thesis award. Awarded by Complutense University (Madrid).




  • G. Durán-Sampedro, A. R. Agarrabeitia, L. Cerdán, E. M. Pérez-Ojeda, A. Costela, I. García-Moreno, I. Esnal, J. Bañuelos, I. L. Arbeloa, M. J. Ortiz Carboxylates versus Fluorines: Boosting the Emission Properties of Commercial BODIPYs in Liquid and Solid Media Adv. Funct. Mater. 2013, 23, 4195-4205
  • L. Cerdán, V. Martínez-Martínez, I. García-Moreno, A. Costela, M. E. Pérez-Ojeda, I. L. Arbeloa, L. Wu, K. Burgess Naturally Assembled Excimers in Xanthenes as Singular and Highly Efficient Laser Dyes in Liquid and Solid Media Advanced Optical Materials 2013, 1, 984-990
  • A. Costela, I. García-Moreno, L. Cerdán, V. Martín, M. E. Pérez-Ojeda, O. García, R. Sastre Solid-state scatty lasers based on nanohybrid POSS compositesin: Polymer Processing and Characterization; S. Thomas, D. Ponnamma, A. K. Zachariah (Eds.)
    Apple Academic Press, New Jersey (USA), 2012,
  • D. Zhang, V. Martín, I. García-Moreno, A. Costela, E. M. Pérez-Ojeda, Y. Xiao Development of excellent long-wavelength BODIPY laser dyes with a strategy that combines extending π-conjugation and tuning ICT effect Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2011, 13, 13026
  • E. M. Pérez-Ojeda, C. Thivierge, V. Martín, Á. Costela, K. Burgess, I. García-Moreno Highly efficient and photostable photonic materials from diiodinated BODIPY laser dyes Optical Materials Express 2011, 1, 243
  • L. Cerdan, A. Costela, I. Garcia-Moreno, V. Martin, M. E. Perez-Ojeda Laser Efficiency Enhancement Due to Non-Resonant Feedback in Dye-Doped Hybrid Materials: Theoretical Insights and Experiment IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics 2011, 47, 907-919
  • J. Bañuelos, V. Martín, A. C. F. Gómez-Durán, I. A. J. Córdoba, E. Peña-Cabrera, I. García-Moreno, Á. Costela, E. M. Pérez-Ojeda, T. Arbeloa, í. L. Arbeloa New 8-Amino-BODIPY Derivatives: Surpassing Laser Dyes at Blue-Edge Wavelengths Chemistry – A European Journal 2011, 17, 7261-7270
  • M. E. Pérez-Ojeda, V. Martín, A. Costela, I. García-Moreno, A. I. J. Córdoba, E. Peña-Cabrera Unprecedented solid-state laser action from BODIPY dyes under UV-pumping radiation Applied Physics B 2011, 106, 911-914
  • J. Bañuelos-Prieto, A. R. Agarrabeitia, I. Garcia-Moreno, I. Lopez-Arbeloa, A. Costela, L. Infantes, E. M. Perez-Ojeda, M. Palacios-Cuesta, M. J. Ortiz Controlling Optical Properties and Function of BODIPY by Using Asymmetric Substitution Effects Chemistry – A European Journal 2010, 16, 14094-14105