Jyväskylä, Finland

Molecular Electrochemistry

when 8 August 2016 - 11 August 2016
language English
duration 1 week
credits 1 EC

• Introduction
• Redox potential and structure relationships
o Models and applications in coordination compounds
• Methods
o Cyclic voltammetry
o Digital simulation
o Controlled potential electrolysis
• Mechanistic studies
• Electrosynthesis
• Electrochemical catalysis
• Electron-transfer mediated catalysis
• Electron-transfer chain catalysis
• Applications in various types of reactions
• Carbon dioxide electrocatalytic reduction
• Organohalides electrocatalytic reduction

This course is combined with CH1 course.

Course leader

Lecturer: Associate Professor Maria de Fátima Costa Guedes da Silva (Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon (ULisboa), Portugal)

Coordinator: Prof. Matti Haukka (University of Jyvaskyla)

Target group

The Summer School annually offers courses for advanced master’s students, graduate students, and post-docs in the various fields of science and information technology.

The course is targeted at the advanced undergraduate and graduate/post graduate level students in chemistry.

Course aim

The most important aims of the Summer School are to develop post-graduates scientific readiness and to offer students the possibility to study in a modern, scientific environment and to create connections to the international science community. The Summer School offers an excellent pathway to develop international collaboration in post-graduate research.

Credits info

1 EC
Passing: Obligatory attendance at lectures.

Grading: Pass/fail

Fee info

EUR 0: Participating the Summer School is free of charge, but student have to cover the costs of own travel, accommodation and meals at Jyväskylä.


The 26th Jyväskylä Summer School is not able to grant any Summer School students financial support.