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 Lykakis Ioannis, Assist. Professor
Laboratory: Organic Chemistry
PHONE:+30 2310997871
Research Areas
  • Photocatalytic applications in organic chemistry catalyzed by metal oxygen anion clusters (polyoxometalates, POM)
  • Catalytic Organic transformations catalyzed by metal nanoparticles (Au, Ag, Fe, and Cu NPs).
  • Heterogeneous catalysis using mesoporous materials.
  • Sustainable Organic Redox transformations catalyzed by metal nanoparticles.
 Selected Publications
1. Loukopoulos, E.; Kallitsakis, M.; Tsoureas, N.; Abdul-Sada, A.; Chilton, N. F. Lykakis, I. N. Kostakis, G. E 
"Cu(II) Coordination Polymers as Vehicles in the A3 Coupling", Inorg. Chem., 56, 4898, (2017)
2. Charistoudi, E.; Kallitsakis, M. G.; Charisteidis, I.; Triantafyllidis, K. S.; Lykakis, I. N 
"Selective reduction of azines to benzyl hydrazones with NaBH4 catalyzed by mesoporous silica supported silver nanoparticles: A catalytic route towards pyrazole synthesis", Adv. Synth. Catal., 359, 2949, (2017)
3. Kallitsakis, M.; Loukopoulos, E.; Abdul-Sada, A.; Tizzard, G. J.; Coles, S. J.; Kostakis,G. S.; Lykakis, I. N 
"A copper-benzotriazole based coordination polymer catalyzes the efficient one-pot synthesis of (N’-substituted)-hydrazo-4aryl-1,4-dihydropyridines from azines", Adv. Synth. Catal., 359, 138, (2017)
4. Skliri, E.; Papadogiorgakis, S.; Lykakis, I. N. Armatas, G. S. 
"Mesoporous Assembled Mn3O4 Nanoparticle Networks as Efficient Catalysts for Selective Oxidation of Alkenes and Aryl Alkanes", ChemPlusChem., 82, 136, (2017)
5. Andreou, D.; Iordanidou, D.; Tamiolakis, I.; Armatas, G. S.; Lykakis, I. N. 
"Reduction of nitroarenes into arylamines and N-aryl hydroxylamines via activation of NaBH4 and ammonia-borane complexes by Ag/TiO2 Catalyst", Nanomaterials, 6, 54, (2016)
6. Papadas, T. I.; Fountoulaki, S.; Lykakis, I. N.; Armatas, G. S. 
"Controllable Synthesis of Mesoporous Iron Oxide Nanoparticle Assemblies for Chemoselective Catalytic Reduction of Nitroarenes", Chem. Eur. J., 22, 4600, (2016)
7. Fountoulaki, S.; Gkizis, P. L.; Symeonidis, T. S.; Kaminioti, E.; Karina, A.; Tamiolakis, I.; Armatas, G. S.; Lykakis, I. N. 
"Titania-Supported Gold Nanoparticles Catalyze the Selective Oxidation of Amines into Nitroso Compounds in the Presence of Hydrogen Peroxide", Adv. Synth. Catal., 358, 1500, (2016)
  School of Chemistry
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki