Prof. Dr. Andrei Honciuc

Prof. Dr. Andrei Honciuc

Prof. Dr. Andrei Honciuc
ZHAW Life Sciences und Facility Management
Einsiedlerstrasse 31
8820 Wädenswil

+41 (0) 58 934 52 83
andrei.honciuc@zhaw.ch

Persönliches Profil

Leitungsfunktion

  • Leitung

Tätigkeit an der ZHAW als

Metrohm Stiftungsprofessor für neue Materialien
Fachgruppenleiter: Janus Nanoparticles, Amphiphiles and Surfactants

https://home.zhaw.ch/honc/index.htm

Arbeits- und Forschungsschwerpunkte, Spezialkenntnisse

Tenside, Grenzflächen, Oberflächen, Polymere, Nanomaterialen, Molecular Electronics, Chemie, Physik, Katalyse

Aus- und Fortbildung

09/2001 – 08/2006 Ph.D. in Chemie, University of Alabama, USA

10/1997 – 06/2001 Diplom in Chemie & Physik, Universitatea Alexandru-Ioan Cuza, Iasi, Rumänien

07/2003 - 08/2003 Zusatzqualifikation in Unterrichtskommunikation und Unterrichtsmethoden International Teaching Assistant Program, University of Alabama, USA

Beruflicher Werdegang

05/2011 - 03/2014 Chemiker, Laborleiter Forschung und Entwicklung, BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Deutschland

02/2009 - 04/2011 Stipendiat der Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, Friedrich-Alexander Universität, Erlangen, Deutschland (AG. Prof. Dr. Jörg Libuda)

10/2006 - 02/2009 Research Associate, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA (AG.Prof. Daniel K. Schwartz)

Mitglied in Netzwerken

Projekte

Mitarbeit an folgenden Projekten

Publikationen

Beiträge, peer-reviewed

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Homologous series of surfactant-free Janus nanoparticles-syntehsis and applications

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In: Faraday Discussions. Nanoparticles with Morphological and Functional Anisotropy. (1-613). Cambridge UK: Royal Chemical Society. Peer reviewed.

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Impact of the surface energy of particulate foulants on membrane fouling

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Journal of Membrane Science, 510. 101–111. Peer reviewed.

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Surfactant-free synthesis of sub-100 nm poly(styrene-co-divinylbenzene) nanoparticles by one-step ultrasonic assisted emulsification/polymerization

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RSC Advances, 5. 103218-103228. Peer reviewed.

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Phospholipid Diffusion at the Oil−Water Interface

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Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 114, 35. 11484-11488. Peer reviewed.

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Preparation and adsorption properties of Pd nanoparticles supported on TiO2 nanotubes

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Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 11, 47. 20146/20154 . Peer reviewed.

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Hydrophobic interaction microscopy: Mapping the solid/liquid interface using amphiphilic probe molecules

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Langmuir, 25, 8. 4339-4342 . Peer reviewed.

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Probing hydrophobic interactions using trajectories of amphyphilic at hydrophobic/water interface

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Journal of American Chemical Society, 131, 16. 5973-5979 . Peer reviewed.

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Single-molecule observations of fatty acid adsorption at fused silica/water interface: Activation energy of attachment

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Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 131, 6. 2078-2081. Peer reviewed.

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Solvent dependence of activation energy of attachment determined by single molecule observations of surfactant adsorption

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Langmuir, 25, 13. 7389-7392 . Peer reviewed.

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Single-molecule observations of surfactant diffusion at solid/solution interface

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Langmuir, 24, 13. 6562-6566 . Peer reviewed.

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Elastic and inelastic electron tunneling spectra of a new rectifying monolayer

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Journal of American Chemical Society, 129 8310-8319 . Peer reviewed.

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Polarization of Charge-Transfer Bands and Rectification in Hexadecylquinolinium 7,7,8-Tricyanoquinodimethanide and Its Tetrafluoro Analog

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Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 110, 31. 15085-15093 . Peer reviewed.

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Spectroscopy and Rectification of Three Donor-Sigma-Acceptor Compounds, Consisting of a One-Electron Donor (Pyrene or Ferrocene), a One-Electron Acceptor (Perylenebisimide), and a C19 Swallowtail

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Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 110, 23. 11146-11159 . Peer reviewed.

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Current rectification in a Langmuir-Schaefer monolayer of fullerene-bis-[4-diphenylamino-4’’-(N-ethyl-N-2’’’-ethyl)amino-1,4-diphenyl-1,3-butadiene] malonate between Au electrodes

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Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 109 857-871. Peer reviewed.

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Electrical rectification in a monolayer of zwitterions assembled either by physiosorption or chemisorption

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Langmuir, 19, 21. 9043-9051 . Peer reviewed.

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Metastability of K2NiF4 type -structures in solid solutions

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Revue Roumaine de Chimie, 51 424-427. Peer reviewed.

Beiträge, nicht peer-reviewed

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Controlling the adsorption kinetics via nanostructuring: Pd nanoparticles on TiO2 nanotube arrays

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Langmuir, 26, 17.

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Directed nanobead motion on a gradient of interfacial free-energy

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Langmuir, 26, 3. 1501-1503 .

Publikationen vor Tätigkeit an der ZHAW

Peer Reviewed Contributions:

• Andrei Honciuc, Mathias Laurin, Sergiu Albu, Max Amende, Marek Sobota, Robert Lynch, Patrik Schmuki, Joerg Libuda, “Preparation and adsorption properties of Pd nanoparticles supported on TiO2 nanotubes”, J. Phys. Chem. C 2010, 11(47), 20146–20154

• Andrei Honciuc, Mathias Laurin, Sergiu Albu, Marek Sobota, Patrik Schmuki, Joerg Libuda, “Controlling the adsorption kinetics via nanostructuring: Pd nanoparticles on TiO2 nanotube arrays”, Langmuir 2010, 26(17), 14014-23

• Robert Walder, Andrei Honciuc, Daniel K. Schwartz, “Phospholipid Diffusion at the Oil−Water Interface”, Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2010, 114(35), 11484-11488

• Robert Walder, Andrei Honciuc, Daniel K. Schwartz, “Directed nanobead motion on a gradient of interfacial free-energy”, Langmuir 2010, 26(3), 1501-1503

• Andrei Honciuc, Daniel K. Schwartz, “Probing hydrophobic interactions using trajectories of amphyphilic at hydrophobic/water interface”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131(16), 5973-5979

• Andrei Honciuc, Denver Jn. Baptiste, Daniel K. Schwartz, Hydrophobic interaction microscopy: Mapping the solid/liquid interface using amphiphilic probe molecules”, Langmuir 2009, 25(8), 4339-4342

• Andrei Honciuc, Alexander L. Howard, Daniel K. Schwartz, “Single-molecule observations of fatty acid adsorption at fused silica/water interface: Activation energy of attachment”, J. Phys. Chem. C 2009, 113(6), 2078-2081- (invited)

• Andrei Honciuc, Denver Jn. Baptiste, Ian P. Campbell, Daniel K. Schwartz, “Solvent dependence of activation energy of attachment determined by single molecule observations of surfactant adsorption”, Langmuir 2009, 25(13), 7389-7392

• Andrei Honciuc, Adam Harant, Daniel K. Schwartz, „Single-molecule observations
of surfactant diffusion at solid/solution interface”, Langmuir 2008, 24(13), 6562-6566

• Andrei Honciuc, Robert M. Metzger, Aijun Gong, Charles W. Spangler, “Elastic and inelastic electron tunneling spectra of a new rectifying monolayer”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 8310-8319

• Andrei Honciuc, Akihiro Otsuka, Yu-Hsian Wang, Samuel K. McElwee, Stephen A. Woski, Gunzi Saito, Robert M. Metzger, “Polarization of Charge-Transfer Bands and Rectification in Hexadecylquinolinium 7,7,8-Tricyanoquinodimethanide and Its Tetrafluoro Analog” J. Phys. Chem. B 2006, 110(31), 15085-15093

• Walter J. Shumate, Daniell L. Mattern, Archana Jaiswal, David A. Dixon, Tina R. White, James Burgess, Andrei Honciuc, Robert M. Metzger, “Spectroscopy and Rectification of Three Donor-Sigma-Acceptor Compounds, Consisting of a One-Electron Donor (Pyrene or Ferrocene), a One-Electron Acceptor (Perylenebisimide), and a C19 Swallowtail” J. Phys. Chem. B 2006, 110(23), 11146-11159

• Andrei Honciuc, Archana Jaiswal, Aijun Gong, Kimba Ashworth, Charles W. Spangler, Ian R. Peterson, Larry R. Dalton, Robert M. Metzger, “Current rectification in a Langmuir-Schaefer monolayer of fullerene-bis-[4-diphenylamino-4’’-(N-ethyl-N-2’’’-ethyl)amino-1,4-diphenyl-1,3-butadiene] malonate between Au electrodes” J. Phys. Chem. B 2005, 109, 857-871

• Archana Jaiswal, Ramiya R. Amaresh, M. V. Lakshmikantham, Andrei Honciuc,
Michael P. Cava, Robert M. Metzger, “Electrical rectification in a monolayer of zwitterions assembled either by physiosorption or chemisorption” Langmuir 2003, 19(21), 9043-9051

• Gabriel Caruntu, Dumitru Ganju, Andrei Honciuc, Daniela Caruntu, Ion Berdan, “Metastability of K2NiF4 type -structures in solid solutions” Rev. Rom. Chim., 2000, 51, 424-427

Other Contributions/Conferences:

• Andrei Honciuc, Mathias Laurin, Max Amende, Natalja Zabarska, Sergiu Albu, Patrick Schmuki, Jörg Libuda, “CO Adsorption and Oxidation on Pd Nanoparticles Supported on TiO2 Self-Organized Nanotube Arrays” - 3rd EuCheMS Chemistry Congress, 29. August – 2. September, 2010, Nürnberg, Germany

• Andrei Honciuc, Mathias Laurin, Marek Sobota, Joerg Libuda, Sergiu Albu, Robert Lynch, Robert Hahn, Patrik Schmuki, “Studies of CO Adsorption on Pd Nanoparticles Supported on TiO2 Self-Organized Nanotube Arrays” @ Bunsentagung, "Interfacial Systems Chemistry: Out of the Vacuum, Through the Liquid, Into the Cell” 13. - 15. May, 2010, Bunsen Tagung, Bielefeld, Germany

• Andrei Honciuc, Mathias Laurin, Sergiu Albu, Marek Sobota, Max Amende, Robert Lynch, Patrik Schmuki, Joerg Libuda, “Towards new materials in energy related catalysis: adsorption properties and reactivity of Pd nanoparticles on TiO2 nanotubes arrays” - COST Action D41 “Inorganic Oxide Surfaces and Interfaces”, 18. - 19. March, 2010, München, Germany

• Andrei Honciuc, Daniel K. Schwartz, “Single-Molecule Studies of Surfactant Diffusion and Adsorption Desorption Kinetics with Fluorescence Microscopy” - American Chemical Society 234th National Meeting, 19. - 23. August, 2007, Boston, USA

• Daniel K Schwartz, Andrei Honciuc, COLL 115-Single molecule studies of diffusion at solid/liquid interfaces, Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society. 235 (2008)

• Daniel K. Schwartz, Andrei Honciuc, Adam Harant, “Single-molecule studies of surfactant adsorption, desorption, and surface diffusion”, The 81st ACS Colloid & Surface Science Symposium, 24. – 27. June, 2007, Newark, USA

• Andrei Honciuc, Robert M. Metzger, “Study of the electron transfer across the metal-organic interfaces” NSF Science and Technology Center on Materials on Materials and Devices for Information Technology Research (CMDITR), 9. - 11. February, 2005, Atlanta, USA

• Summer school - NATO Advanced Study Institute "Organic Conductors, Superconductors and Magnets: From Synthesis to Molecular Electronics", 29. April – 11. May, 2003, Corfu, Greece

• 5 Pending Patents: surfactant formulations for use in Integrated Circuit (IC)Manufacturing