Vladimir Golovko

Associate ProfessorVladimir Golovko

Director of Research
West 840
Internal Phone: 95942

Qualifications & Memberships

Research Interests

Research interests include the synthesis of novel multifunctional metal clusters, complexes and colloids; catalytic studies; nanotechnology applications.

Recent Publications

  • Baharudin L., Yip ACK., Golovko V. and Watson M. (2018) Potential of metal monoliths with grown carbon nanomaterials as catalyst support in intensified steam reformer: a perspective. Reviews in Chemical Engineering : 1-33. http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/revce-2018-0007.
  • Hashemizadeh I., Golovko V., Choi J., Tsang DCW. and Yip ACK. (2018) Photocatalytic reduction of CO2 to hydrocarbons using bio-templated porous TiO2 architectures under UV and visible light. Chemical Engineering Journal 347: 64-73. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2018.04.094.
  • Al Qahtani HS., Metha GF., Walsh RB., Golovko VB., Andersson GG. and Nakayama T. (2017) Aggregation Behavior of Ligand-Protected Au9 Clusters on Sputtered Atomic Layer Deposition TiO2. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 121(20): 10781-10789. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b11590.
  • Alvino JF., Bennett T., Kler R., Hudson RJ., Aupoil J., Nann T., Golovko VB., Andersson GG. and Metha GF. (2017) Apparatus for the investigation of high-temperature, high-pressure gas-phase heterogeneous catalytic and photo-catalytic materials. Review of Scientific Instruments 88(5) http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4982350.
  • Anderson DP., Adnan R., Donoeva B., Ovoshchnikov D., Abu Bakar F., Ruzicka JY., Steven J., Hashemizadeh I., Marshall A. and Williamson B. (2017) Fine-tuning nanoparticles for catalysis and sensing: a journey towards precisely controlled fabrication. Queenstown, New Zealand: 8th International Conference on Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, 12-16 Feb 2017.


Chemistry seminars are held during term time on Wednesday's from 12:00 noon to 1:00pm.

Up and coming seminars can be viewed here.

If you are interested in giving a Chemistry seminar please contact Vlad by emailing vladimir.golovko@canterbury.ac.nz