Dr. María Eugenia Pérez-Ojeda Rodríguez

Dr. María Eugenia Pérez-Ojeda Rodríguez


Post Doc


Room: 02.134
Phone: +49 (0) 9131 85 65 504



Education and Research Experience



Postdoc at University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany). Institute of Organic Chemistry II. Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy.

Fullerene selective functionalization. Inter-carbon-allotropes nanostructures.

Prof. A. Hirsch


April 2015-April 2016

Postdoc at the Institute for Polymer Science and Technology Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), Madrid (Spain). Macromolecular Chemistry

Dr. A. Gallardo, Dr. H. Reinecke and Dr. C. Elvira


Sept 2014-March 2015

Postdoc collaboration with the National Center for Cardiovascular Research. Super-Resolution Microscopy Unit. (CNIC, Madrid). Prof V. Caiolfa.


July 2014

PhD in Physical Chemistry. Complutense University of Madrid (UCM, Spain).

“Development of New Hybrid Nanomaterials for Biophotonic applications”

Supervisors: Prof. I. García-Moreno and Dr. J. L. Chiara.


Sept2008- June 2009

Master Degree in High Specialization Master in Plastics and Rubber (60 ECTS)

International University Menéndez Pelayo (UIMP).

Polymers functionalized with laser dyes: synthesis, characterization and evaluation of their properties”

Supervisors: Prof. R. Sastre, Dr. O. García and Dr. J. L. Chiara.

Sept 2002- Feb 2008

Bachelor's degree in Chemistry. Complutense University of Madrid (UCM)




  • BestPhD Thesis in Madrid Community awarded by RSEQ (Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry). (May 2015)
  • PhD Thesis award. Awarded by Carbohydrate Group from RSEQ (Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry). (August 2015)
  • PhD Thesis award. Awarded by Complutense University (Madrid).


17)M. E. Perez-Ojeda, A. Hirsch, T. Wei The first molecular dumbbell consisting of an endohedral Sc3nullN@C80 and an empty C60-fullerene building blockChem Communication 2017, 53, 7886-7889
16)A. Blázquez-Moraleja, E. M. Pérez-Ojeda, J. R. Suárez, L. M. Jimeno, J. L. Chiara Efficient multi-click approach to well-defined two-faced octasilsesquioxanes: the first perfect Janus nanocubeChem. Commun. 2016, 52, 5792-5795
15)G. Durán-Sampedro, A. R. Agarrabeitia, L. Cerdán, E. M. Pérez-Ojeda, A. Costela, I. García-Moreno, I. Esnal, J. Bañuelos, I. L. Arbeloa, M. J. Ortiz Carboxylates versus Fluorines: Boosting the Emission Properties of Commercial BODIPYs in Liquid and Solid MediaAdv. Funct. Mater. 2013, 23, 4195-4205
14)E. M. Pérez-Ojeda, B. Trastoy, Á. Rol, M. D. Chiara, I. García-Moreno, J. L. Chiara Controlled Click-Assembly of Well-Defined Hetero-Bifunctional Cubic Silsesquioxanes and Their Application in Targeted BioimagingChemistry - A European Journal 2013, 19, 6630-6640
13)L. Cerdán, V. Martínez-Martínez, I. García-Moreno, A. Costela, M. E. Pérez-Ojeda, I. L. Arbeloa, L. Wu, K. Burgess Naturally Assembled Excimers in Xanthenes as Singular and Highly Efficient Laser Dyes in Liquid and Solid MediaAdvanced Optical Materials 2013, 1, 984-990
12) A. Costela, I. García-Moreno, L. Cerdán, V. Martín, M. E. Pérez-Ojeda, O. García, R. Sastre Solid-state scatty lasers based on nanohybrid POSS compositesin: Polymer Processing and Characterization; S. Thomas, D. Ponnamma, A. K. Zachariah (Eds.)
Apple Academic Press, New Jersey (USA), 2012,
11)B. Trastoy, D. A. Bonsor, E. M. Pérez-Ojeda, L. M. Jimeno, A. Méndez-Ardoy, J. M. G. Fernández, E. J. Sundberg, J. L. Chiara Synthesis and Biophysical Study of Disassembling Nanohybrid Bioconjugates with a Cubic Octasilsesquioxane CoreAdv. Funct. Mater. 2012, 22, 3191-3201
10)E. M. Pérez-Ojeda, B. Trastoy, í. López-Arbeloa, J. Bañuelos, Á. Costela, I. García-Moreno, J. L. Chiara Click Assembly of Dye-Functionalized Octasilsesquioxanes for Highly Efficient and Photostable Photonic SystemsChemistry - A European Journal 2011, 17, 13258-13268
9)D. Zhang, V. Martín, I. García-Moreno, A. Costela, E. M. Pérez-Ojeda, Y. Xiao Development of excellent long-wavelength BODIPY laser dyes with a strategy that combines extending π-conjugation and tuning ICT effectPhys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2011, 13, 13026
8)E. M. Pérez-Ojeda, C. Thivierge, V. Martín, Á. Costela, K. Burgess, I. García-Moreno Highly efficient and photostable photonic materials from diiodinated BODIPY laser dyesOptical Materials Express 2011, 1, 243
7)L. Cerdan, A. Costela, I. Garcia-Moreno, V. Martin, M. E. Perez-Ojeda Laser Efficiency Enhancement Due to Non-Resonant Feedback in Dye-Doped Hybrid Materials: Theoretical Insights and ExperimentIEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics 2011, 47, 907-919
6)J. Bañuelos, V. Martín, A. C. F. Gómez-Durán, I. A. J. Córdoba, E. Peña-Cabrera, I. García-Moreno, Á. Costela, E. M. Pérez-Ojeda, T. Arbeloa, í. L. Arbeloa New 8-Amino-BODIPY Derivatives: Surpassing Laser Dyes at Blue-Edge WavelengthsChemistry - A European Journal 2011, 17, 7261-7270
5)Y. Xiao, D. Zhang, X. Qian, A. Costela, I. Garcia-Moreno, V. Martin, E. M. Perez-Ojeda, J. Bañuelos, L. Gartzia, I. L. Arbeloa Unprecedented laser action from energy transfer in multichromophoric BODIPY cassettesChemical Communications 2011, 47, 11513
4)M. E. Pérez-Ojeda, V. Martín, A. Costela, I. García-Moreno, A. I. J. Córdoba, E. Peña-Cabrera Unprecedented solid-state laser action from BODIPY dyes under UV-pumping radiationApplied Physics B 2011, 106, 911-914
3)J. Bañuelos-Prieto, A. R. Agarrabeitia, I. Garcia-Moreno, I. Lopez-Arbeloa, A. Costela, L. Infantes, E. M. Perez-Ojeda, M. Palacios-Cuesta, M. J. Ortiz Controlling Optical Properties and Function of BODIPY by Using Asymmetric Substitution EffectsChemistry - A European Journal 2010, 16, 14094-14105
2)J. R. Suárez, B. Trastoy, E. M. Pérez-Ojeda, R. Marín-Barrios, J. L. Chiara Nonafluorobutanesulfonyl Azide: A Shelf-Stable Diazo Transfer Reagent for the Synthesis of Azides from Primary AminesAdvanced Synthesis \& Catalysis 2010, 352, 2515-2520
1)B. Trastoy, E. M. Pérez-Ojeda, R. Sastre, J. L. Chiara Octakis(3-azidopropyl)octasilsesquioxane: A Versatile Nanobuilding Block for the Efficient Preparation of Highly Functionalized Cube-Octameric Polyhedral Oligosilsesquioxane Frameworks Through Click AssemblyChemistry - A European Journal 2010, 16, 3833-3841