Computational Modeling of Nanostructured Materials


Dr. Marianna Vasilakaki studied in the School of Applied Mathematical and Physical Sciences of the National Technical University of Athens in Greece (1999-2004). She continued there in collaboration with NCSRD her M.Sc. and Ph. D (2004-2010) studies. During her Phd studies, she was one of the first to study the novel bi-magnetic core/shell nanoparticles structures for high-performance applications (EU NANOSPIN project) developing Monte Carlo simulation algorithms. Since 2010, she has participated as a postdoctoral researcher in several National (ARISTEIA I, Bilateral Greece-Hungary NSRF) and European funding projects (NANOSPIN)and FET-proactive Horizon 2020 project MAGENTA focusing on the numerical simulations of ferrofluid based thermoelectric materials in NCSRD. Her current research activity focuses on the modeling and theoretical studies of the static and dynamic properties of the nanostructured magnetic materials e.g. multifunctional hybrid nanoparticles, complex nanoparticle systems (ferrofluids and layered magnetic structures) using a multi –scale for biomedical), energy and technological applications.


Antonaropoulos, G., Vasilakaki, M., Trohidou, K.N., Iannotti, V., Ausanio, G., Abeykoon, M., Bozin, E.S. and Lappas, A., Tailoring defects and nanocrystal transformation for optimal heating power in bimagnetic CoyFe1-yO@CoxFe3-xO4particles Nanoscale, Volume 14, Pages: 382-401, 2022 [doi]

Vasilakaki, M., Gemenetzi, F., Devlin, E., Yi, D.K., Riduan, S.N., Lee, S.S., Ying, J.Y., Papaefthymiou, G.C. and Trohidou, K.N., Size effects on the magnetic behavior of γ-Fe2O3 core/SiO2 shell nanoparticle assemblies Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Volume 522, Article Number: 167570, 2021 [doi]

Peddis, D., Trohidou, K.N., Vasilakaki, M., Margaris, G., Bellusci, M., Varsano, F., Hudl, M., Yaacoub, N., Fiorani, D., Nordblad, P. and Mathieu, R., Memory and superposition in a superspin glass Scientific Reports, Volume 11, Article Number: 7743, 2021 [doi]

Omelyanchik, A., Villa, S., Vasilakaki, M., Singh, G., Ferretti, A.M., Ponti, A., Canepa, F., Margaris, G., Trohidou, K.N. and Peddis, D., Interplay between inter- And intraparticle interactions in bi-magnetic core/shell nanoparticles Nanoscale Advances, Volume 3, Pages: 6912-6924, 2021 [doi]

Abdolrahimi, M., Vasilakaki, M., Slimani, S., Ntallis, N., Varvaro, G., Laureti, S., Meneghini, C., Trohidou, K.N., Fiorani, D. and Peddis, D., Magnetism of nanoparticles: Effect of the organic coating Nanomaterials, Volume 11, Article Number: 1787, 2021 [doi]

Vasilakaki, M., Margaris, G. and Trohidou, K., Interparticle Interactions: Theory and Mesoscopic Modeling Springer Series in Materials Science, Volume 308, Pages: 39-63, 2021 [doi]

Vasilakaki, M., Ntallis, N. and Trohidou, K.N., Application of Multiscale Computational Techniques to the Study of Magnetic Nanoparticle Systems Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), Volume 12044 LNCS, Pages: 301-311, 2020 [doi]

Vasilakaki, M., Margaris, G., Ntallis, N. and Trohidou, K., Multiscale modeling of magnetic nanoparticle systems Frontiers of Nanoscience, Volume 17, Pages: 27-39, 2020 [doi]

Vasilakaki, M., Ntallis, N., Bellusci, M., Varsano, F., Mathieu, R., Fiorani, D., Peddis, D. and Trohidou, K.N., Effect of albumin mediated clustering on the magnetic behavior of MnFe2O4 nanoparticles: Experimental and theoretical modeling study Nanotechnology, Volume 31, Article Number: 025707, 2020 [doi]

Sánchez, E.H., Vasilakaki, M., Lee, S.S., Normile, P.S., Muscas, G., Murgia, M., Andersson, M.S., Singh, G., Mathieu, R., Nordblad, P., Ricci, P.C., Peddis, D., Trohidou, K.N., Nogués, J. and De Toro, J.A., Simultaneous individual and dipolar collective properties in binary assemblies of magnetic nanoparticles Chemistry of Materials, Volume 32, Pages: 969-981, 2020 [doi]

Daffé, N., Zecevic, J., Trohidou, K.N., Sikora, M., Rovezzi, M., Carvallo, C., Vasilakaki, M., Neveu, S., Meeldijk, J.D., Bouldi, N., Gavrilov, V., Guyodo, Y., Choueikani, F., Dupuis, V., Taverna, D., Sainctavit, P. and Juhin, A., Bad neighbour, good neighbour: How magnetic dipole interactions between soft and hard ferrimagnetic nanoparticles affect macroscopic magnetic properties in ferrofluids Nanoscale, Volume 12, Pages: 11222-11231, 2020 [doi]

Lappas, A., Antonaropoulos, G., Brintakis, K., Vasilakaki, M., Trohidou, K.N., Iannotti, V., Ausanio, G., Kostopoulou, A., Abeykoon, M., Robinson, I.K. and Bozin, E.S., Vacancy-Driven Noncubic Local Structure and Magnetic Anisotropy Tailoring in FexO-Fe3-δ O4 Nanocrystals Physical Review X, Volume 9, Article Number: 041044, 2019 [doi]

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