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Assoc Professor Dominic Zerulla

Assoc Professor

Dominic Zerulla

Associate Professor
School of Physics
01 716 2507
University College Dublin, School of Physics, Science Centre Belfield Dublin 4

BIO

Prof. Zerulla is the founding member and principal investigator of the UCD Plasmonics and Ultra-fast NanoOptics group since his arrival in October 2004. Previously, following his studies in Physics (HHUD) and a PhD in Physical Chemistry (Wilhelm Ostwald Institute, University of Leipzig, Germany) he was the leader of the Biophotonics group at the Heinrich-Heine-University in Duesseldorf, Germany, where he made his Habilitation in the same group that developed the first optical configuration for surface plasmon polariton excitation. Furthermore, he was a visiting Professor for Advanced Optics at the Astrakhan State University, Russia before he joined UCD in 2004. Dominic authored four book chapters, more than 94 articles, reports & letters in the fields of Surface Science, Nano Optics, and Plasmonics and he has given more than 110 talks in international conferences and universities. He is a key investigator in the SFI Strategic Research Cluster on Solar Energy Conversion (SRC SEC) and has been PI on a number of further SFI, Enterprise Ireland and international grants, and he was awarded the UCD EMPS Teaching Award in 2008.

DEGREES

  • PhD
    Univesity of Leipzig

LANGUAGES

  • English
    Can read, write, speak, understand and peer review
  • French
    Can read, write, speak and understand
  • German
    Can read, write, speak, understand and peer review
  • Latin
    Can read and write