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Department of Chemistry

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Associate Professor of Industrial Chemistry

Sector: Polymeric Materials for Microsystems

Margarita Chatzichristidi

Current Group Members

Post Doctorate

This research is co-financed by Greece and the European Union (European Social Fund-ESF) through the Operational Program “Human Resources Development, Education and Lifelong Learning 2014-2020” in the context of the project “Bio-functional surfaces of fluoropolymers via lithography techniques” (MIS: 5048147)

Ph.D. Students

Development of  Bio-Functional Surfaces with Click Chemistry and Photolithography Techniques”

She presented successfully her PhD thesis on April 2023

“Surface modification with polymeric photosensitive materials for bio-applications”

Human Resources Development, Education and Lifelong Learning 2014-2020 (MIS: 5048147)


M.Sc. Students

Undergraduate Students

Former Group Members

Ph.D. Supervision completed

Development of a bioanalytical microsystem with nanostructured surfaces for enrichment and the detection of cancer cells

“Polymeric materials suitable for lithography by top-down and bottom-up procedures” (2020)

 Scholarship for doctoral dissertation of Hellenic Foundation for Research & Innovation (8/2017)

M.Sc. Supervision completed

"Nanofabrication of the active layer of organic photovoltaics" (2010)

"Synthesis of PEO-b-P(t-BMA) diblock copolymers for top-down and bottom-up lithography" (2011)

" Attachment of photosensitive polymers on substrates" (2012)

"Development of multilayer polymer films and their application in photonic and sensors" (2012)

" Polymer surface modification for covalent binding of biomolecules with azide photochemistry or “click” chemistry"  (7/2014)

" Biomolecules patterning using fluorinated polymers and hydrofluoroethers as solvents"  (10/2015)

" Microphase separation of block Copolymers and their use in bottom-up lithography"  (10/2015)

" Development and study of nanocomposite polymer materials with copper oxide nanostructures"  (2/2017)

" Development and Study of Nanocomposite Polymeric Materials with Zinc Oxide Nanostructures"  (2/2017)

" Modification of poly (dimethylsiloxane) properties by mixing hydrophilic additive"  (2/2017)

" Development of molecularly imprinted polymers for applications in capacity sensors"  (3/2017)

" Arylsulfonium salts in polymeric matrices as interfacial layers of organic optoelectronic devices"   (9/2017)

" Synthesis and characterization of poly (ethylene oxide) with poly(benzyl methacrylate) copolymers and their study for lithography applications"  (10/2017)

Development of Hydrothermal methods for copper oxides nano-architectures compatible with polymers for photolithography and microelectronics processes” (10/2020)

“Study of CuO/PMMA nanocomposites polymers as new materials for e-beam lithography” (10/2020)

Compatibility study of the chemical composition of nickel oxide nanostructures and polymeric lithographic materials" (10/2021)

“Surface modification of fluoro-polymers via lithographic techniques” (10/2022)

Undergraduate Theses Supervision Completed     

" Synthesis of Polyacetals with step-growth polymerization and their applications in optical lithography"  (2011)

" Synthesis of Polyacetals and study of their photodegradation"  (2012)

" Effect of VUV radiation on moisture absorption of PHEMA hydrophilic films"  (9/2014)

" Sorption and maceration study of polymeric films in the presence of water vapor "   (9/2014)

" Sorption of polymeric films in the presence of water vapor"  (2/2016)

" Synthesis of copper oxide and nickel oxide nanostructures by “green chemistry”"   (9/2017)

" Study of the lithographic behavior of amphiphilic block copolymers"   (2/2019)

" “Green Chemistry” methods for synthesis of copper oxide nanostructures” " (10/2020)

"Lithographic materials with metal oxides" (2/2021)

"Cross-link of polyvinyl alcohol films for antifouling coatings" (9/2021)

“Surface modification with fluoro-polymers” (10/2021)

“Polymer nonocomposite CuO-AZ films for positive and negative tone UV lithography” (7/2022)

“Development of CuO and NiO nanostructures in specific areas using lithography” (9/2022)

“Hydrothermal synthesis of nanostructured NiO with microwave assistant for the development of nano-composite polymeric materials”   (3/2023)