PhD Protima Rauwel

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Nationality: French

Status: Married, 2 children

Tallinn University of Technology, Tartu College

Puiestee 78

51008 Tartu, Estonia

protima.rauwel@ttu.ee

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D in Condensed Matter Physics (2005, University of Caen, France)
  • M. S. in Solid State Physics (2002, University of Caen)

Present fields of research

  • Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy

– Aberration correction

– Electron Spectroscopy

– Spectral Imaging

– Electron tomography

  • Carbon based hybrid materials

– photovoltaic applications

– catalysis

– optoelectronics

  • Metal nanoparticles

– applications

Experience

09/2016: Senior Researcher. Tallinn University of Technology, Tartu College

2013 – 2015: Founding researcher for Transmission Electron Microscopy, University of Tartu

2009 – 2013: Researcher, University of Oslo, Dpt. Of Physics, Norway

2006-2009: Post-Doc Fellowship, University of Aveiro, CICECO, Portugal

2002-2005: PhD Student, University of Caen, SIFCOM, France.

Present Projects:

Supervision

PhD:

Mr. Siim Kuunal  (2014-): Metal nanoparticles synthesis applied to green housing

Master:

Mr. Martin Saalumaa (2014-15): Hybrid nanomaterials for photovoltaic applications ( A).

Mr. Andres Aasna (2015-16): Carbon hybrid nanomaterials for photovoltaic applications (A)

Mrs. Ingrid Rebane (2015-): Nanoscale analysis of gun-shot residues

2016  Publications:

(1) Küünal, Siim; Kutti, Sander; Rauwel, Protima; Guha, Mithu; Wragg, David; Rauwel, Erwan (2016). Biocidal Properties Study of Silver Nanoparticles Used for Application in Green Housing. International Nano Letters, 6 (3), 191−197, 2016, 10.1007/s40089-016-0186-7.

(2) Glen, Kelp; Tanel, Tätte, Siim, Pikker; Hugo, Mändar; Alex, Rozhin; Protima, Rauwel; Alexander, Vanetsev; Alar, Gerst; Maido, Merisalu; Uno, Mäeorg; Marco, Natali; Ingmar, Persson; Vadim, Kessler (2016). Self-assembled SnO2 micro- and nanospheres-based gas sensor thick films from alkoxide-derived high purity aqueous colloid precursor. Nanoscale, 8 (11), 7056−7067, C5NR07942J.

(3)Azarov, Alexander; Vines, Lasse; Rauwel, Protima; Monakhov, Edouard; Svensson, Bengt Gunnar. (2016). Silver migration and trapping in ion implanted ZnO single crystals. Journal of Applied Physics, 2016, 119, 185705, 10.1063/1.4949331.

(4) Rauwel, Protima; Galeckas, Augustinas; Salumaa, Martin; Ducroquet, Frédérique; Rauwel, Erwan (2016). Photocurrent generation and structural study of hybrid nanocomposite combining carbon nanotubes and cubic HfO2 nanoparticles. Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 2016, 7, 1075−1085, 10.3762/bjnano.7.101.

(5)Lilloja, J.; Kibena-Põldsepp, E.; Merisalu, M.; Rauwel, P.; Matisen, L.; Niilisk, A.; Cardoso, E.S.F.; Maia, G.; Sammelselg, V.; Tammeveski, K. (2016). An oxygen reduction study of graphene-based nanomaterials of different origin. Catalysts, 6 (7),2016 108, catal6070108.

(6)Jukk, K.; Kongi, N.; Rauwel, P.; Matisen, L.; Tammeveski, K. (2016). Platinum nanoparticles supported on nitrogen-doped graphene nanosheets as electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction reaction. Electrocatalysis, 7 (5), 428−440,2016,  s12678-016-0322-1.

(7)Kruusenberg, I.; Ramani, D.; Ratso, S.; Joost, U.; Saar, R.; Rauwel, P.; Kannan, A.M.; Tammeveski, K. (2016). Cobalt-nitrogen co-doped carbon nanotube cathode catalyst for alkaline membrane fuel cells. ChemElectroChem, 3 (9), 1455−1465, 2016, 10.1002/celc.201600241.

(8) Ratso, S.; Kruusenberg, I.; Sarapuu, A.; Kook, M.; Rauwel, P.; Saar, R.; Aruväli, J.; Tammeveski, K. (2016). Electrocatalysis of oxygen reduction on iron- and cobalt-containing nitrogen-doped carbon nanotubes in acid media. Electrochimica Acta, 218, 303−310, 2016, 10.1016/j.electacta.2016.09.119.

(9)Ratso, S.; Kruusenberg, I.; Sarapuu, A.; Rauwel, P.; Saar, R.; Joost, U.; Aruväli, J.; Kanninen, P.; Kallio, T.; Tammeveski, K. (2016). Enhanced oxygen reduction reaction activity of iron-containing nitrogen-doped carbon nanotubes for alkaline direct methanol fuel cell application. Journal of Power Sources, 332, 129−138, 2016,10.1016/j.jpowsour.2016.09.069.

(10) Rauwel, Protima; Salumaa, Martin, Aasna, Andres; Galeckas, Augustinas; Rauwel, Erwan (2016). A Review of the Synthesis and Photoluminescence Properties of Hybrid ZnO and Carbon Nanomaterials. Journal of Nanomaterials, 5320625, 1−12.2016

(11)Rauwel, Erwan; Galeckas, Augustinas; Rauwel, Protima; Hansen, Per-Anders; Wragg, David; Nilsen, Ola; Fjellvåg, Helmer. (2016). Metal oxide nanoparticles embedded in rare-earth matrix for low temperature thermal imaging applications. Materials Research Express, 3 (5),2016 055010−055021, 10.1088/2053-1591/3/5/055010.

(12)Küünal, S.; Kutti, S.; Rauwel, P.; Wragg, D.; Hussainova, I.; Rauwel, E. (2016). New methodology for the antifungal testing of surfactant-free silver metal nanoparticles for applications in green housing. In: Hussainova, I.; Veinthal, R. (Ed.). Engineering Materials and Tribology (133−138). 2016, Trans Tech Publications Ltd. (Key Engineering Materials ; 674).