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Prof. (Mrs.)

IDOWU Mopelola Abidemi 

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B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph. D., MICCON

  • Study of the effect of adsorption of nanoparticles on MPcs
  • Energy storage by luminescence materials
  • Grantee: German/African bilateral agreement, Justus-Liebig University, Germany 2008
  • Andrew Mellon Foundation Scholarship (2008)
  • Africa Scholarship (National Research Foundation of South Africa) (2007-2008)
  • Dean of Research Bursary (Rhodes University) (2006)
  • E. Desmond Goddard Bursary (Rhodes University) (2006)
  • Winner at the annual South African Chemical Institute (SACI) Eastern Cape Student
  • symposium (Oct 2006)
  • Federal Government Scholarship for the best student (Federal Government Girls’ College, Akure, Ondo State) (1982-1988)
  • Member, Chemical Society of Nigeria
  • Member, Institute of Chartered Chemist, Nigeria
  • Member, Society for Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines

Idowu M.A. and Nyokong T. (2008): Spectroscopic interaction of cationic metallophthalocyanines and anionic quantum dots. Fifth International Conference on Porphyrin and Phthalocyanines (ICPP-5), 6th – 11th July, Moscow, Russia.

Idowu M.A. and Nyokong T. (2007): Water soluble quantum dots – Paramagnetic Fe3O4 – Organic dye nanocomposites: A potential for cancer treatment. Inorganic Chemistry Conference, INORG 007 (South African Chemical Institute), 8th – 12th July, Club Mykonos Resort, Capetown, South Africa.

Idowu M.A. and Nyokong T. (2006): Spectroscopic, photophysical and photochemical properties of non-transition metal phthalocyanines attached to magnetic fluid. 38th convention of the South African Chemical Institute, 3rd – 8th December University of KwaZulu – Natal, Durban, South Africa.

Ma J., Chen J.Y., Idowu M.A. and Nyokong T., Generation of singlet oxygen via the composites of water-soluble thiol-capped CdTe quantum dots-sulfonated aluminium phthalocyanine, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2008, 112, 4465-4469.

Moeno S., Idowu M.A. and Nyokong T., Spontaneous charge transfer between zinc tetramethyl-tetra-2,3-pyridinoporphyrazine and CdTe and ZnS quantum dots, Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2008, 361, 2950-2956.

Idowu M.A., Lamprecht E. and Nyokong T., Interaction of water soluble thiol capped CdTe quantum dots and bovine serum albumin (BSA), J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem. 2008, 198, 7-12.

Idowu M.A. and Nyokong T., Photophysical and photochemical properties of tetrasulfonated silicon and germanium phthalocyanines in aqueous and nonaqueous media, J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem., 2008, 197, 273-280.

Idowu M.A., Chen J.Y. and Nyokong T., Photoinduced energy transfer between water soluble CdTe quantum dots and aluminium tetrasulfonated phthalocyanine, New J. Chem., 2008, 32, 290-296.

Idowu O.E. and Idowu M.A., Acquired causes of childhood brain tumours, African Health Sciences, 2008, 8(1), 2-5.

Idowu M.A., Ogunsipe A. and Nyokong T., Excited state dynamics of zinc and aluminium phthalocyanine carboxylates, Spectrochim. Acta Part A, 2007, 68, 995-998.

Idowu M.A. and Nyokong T., Photophysical and photochemical studies of zinc and aluminium phthalocyanines in the presence of magnetic fluid, J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem. 2007, 188, 200-206.

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