Vladimir Golovko

Associate ProfessorVladimir Golovko

Director of Research
Beatrice Tinsley 427
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., Severinsen I., Yip ACK., Golovko VB. and Watson MJ. (2020) Kinetics and constraints of CO oxidation over hexameric copper nanocluster catalyst supported on carboxyl-functionalised MWCNT at high temperatures. Chemical Engineering Journal 389 124399 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2020.124399.
  • Adnan RH. and Golovko VB. (2019) Benzyl Alcohol Oxidation Using Gold Catalysts Derived from Au 8 Clusters on TiO 2. Catalysis Letters 149(2): 449-455. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10562-018-2625-8.
  • Baharudin L., Yip ACK., Golovko V., Polson M., Aguey-Zinsou K-F. and Watson M. (2019) CO oxidation and the inhibition effects of carboxyl-modification and copper-clusters on multi-walled carbon nanotubes. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 262 118265 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2019.118265.
  • Chen CC., Fan HJ., Shaya J., Chang YK., Golovko VB., Toulemonde O., Huang CH., Song YX. and Lu CS. (2019) Accelerated ZnMoO4 photocatalytic degradation of pirimicarb under UV light mediated by peroxymonosulfate. Applied Organometallic Chemistry 33(9) http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aoc.5113.
  • Krishnan G., Eom N., Kirk RM., Golovko VB., Metha GF. and Andersson GG. (2019) Investigation of Phosphine Ligand Protected Au13 Clusters on Defect Rich Titania. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 123(11): 6642-6649. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b00083.


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