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Pelagia Irene Gouma

[Pelagia Irene Gouma]

Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Last Updated: October 28, 2021
about me

Education

Education

    • 1996 PhD in Materials Science & Engineering
      The University of Birmingham, UK
    • 1994 M.Phil in Organizational Management
      The University of Liverpool, UK
    • 1992 MS in Materials Science & Engineering
      The University of Liverpool, UK
    • 1990 BS in Applied Physics
      Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Appointments

Appointments

    • Sept 2012 to Present Professor
      Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering
    • Jan 2005 to Jan 2012 Associate Professor
      Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering
    • Jan 2000 to Jan 2005 Assistant Professor
      Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering
    • Jan 1997 to Jan 2000 Post-doctoral Researcher
      Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering
    • Jan 1992 to Jan 1993 Research Assistant
      School of Applied Sciences

Awards and Honors

    • Jan  2016 Invited Panelist sponsored by NSF Town Hall Session
    • Jan  2016 Member sponsored by National Academy of Inventors
    • Jan  2015 Keynote Speaker sponsored by Advances in Functional Materials
    • Jan  2014 Invited Speaker sponsored by T Sensors Summit
    • Jan  2014 Invited Speaker sponsored by T Sensors Summit
    • Jan  2014 Plenary Speaker sponsored by Eurosensors Conference
    • Jan  2013 Richard M. Fulrath Award sponsored by The American Ceramic Society
    • Sep  2012 Co-Organizer/Chair sponsored by Fibrous Protein Nanocomp. Conf
    • Jan  2012 NSF Science Nation Video on Breath Printing sponsored by NSF
    • Dec  2011 Graduate sponsored by Inaugural Class of NSF I-Corps Program
    • May  2011 Organizer and General Chair sponsored by ECI: ISOEN 2011 Conference
    • Aug  2010 VIP Tour USS Carl Vinson CVN 70 sponsored by US Navy
    • Jan  2010 Nanotechnology Thought Leader sponsored by AzoNano
    • Mar  2009 Invited Lecturer sponsored by ISSTQA
    • Mar  2009 Visiting Faculty sponsored by Sensor Lab
    • Jan  2008 Fulbright Scholar sponsored by UNICAMP & PUC
    • Jan  2007 PTL, ETH sponsored by Visiting faculty
    • Jan  2007 Sabbatical Leave sponsored by Not Specified
    • Jan  2007 UEC Member sponsored by Center for Functional Nanomaterials
    • Jul  2006 Discussion Leader sponsored by Gordon Research Conference
    • Jul  2006 Plenary Speaker sponsored by ACUN-5 Conference
    • Nov  2005 Invited Speaker sponsored by EACCS Conference
    • Oct  2005 Invited Opponent sponsored by Linköping University
    • Feb  2005 Invited Speaker sponsored by US National Academies: “GDEST: US-Japan Workshop on the Future of Sensors and Sensor Systems”,
    • Jan  2005 Guest Scientist sponsored by NIMS
    • Aug  2004 Visiting Faculty sponsored by College of Engineering, Univ. of Cyprus
    • Jan  2003 Promising Inventor Award sponsored by SUNY Research Foundation-Invention, Creation and Discovery
    • Jan  2003 Visiting Scientist sponsored by Gas Sensor Laboratory
    • Jan  2002 Faculty Fellowship sponsored by National Center for Electron Microscopy (NCEM)
    • Jan  2001 Guest Scientist sponsored by Dept. of Materials Science

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Sept 2016 to July 2019 SNM: High-Throughput Electrospinning of Photocatalytic Mats for Energy Harvesting sponsored by  -  $667108
      Pelagia Irene Gouma (Funded)
    • Sept 2016 to Aug 2018 Crystallo-Chemical Approach to Gas Selectivity of Metal Oxides sponsored by  -  $60720
      Pelagia Irene Gouma (Funded)

Presentations

    • October  2016
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Electrospun Nanotechnologies for Personalized Diagnostics and Energy Applications", Porto Heli, Greece. (October 26, 2016).
    • October  2016
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Electrospun Nanomedical Nanotechnologies", Salt Lake City, Utah. (October 23, 2016).
    • October  2016
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "High-Throughput Electrospinning of Nanofibrous Mats for Water Remediation", Rhodes, Greece. (October 3, 2016).
    • October  2015
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Personalized Breath-Based Health Monitors", Phoenix, AZ. (October 11, 2015).
    • September  2015
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Polymorphic Metal Oxides-based Sensors for the Diagnostic Breathalyzer", Thessaloniki, Greece. (September 20, 2015).
    • June  2015
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Ceramic Biosensors for Breath-based Diagnostics", Stony Brook University, NY. (June 29, 2015).
    • January  2015
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Ceramic Biosensors for Breath-based Diagnostics", Stony Brook University. (January 1, 2015).
    • November  2014
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Towards the Single Breath Disease-Diagnosis Breathalyzer”", La Jolla, CA. (November 12, 2014).
    • September  2014
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Selective Chemical Detectors, Biosensors, and Hybrid Nanoprobes", Antalya, Turkey . (September 25, 2014).
    • September  2014
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Selective Chemosensing and the Diagnostic Breathalyzer", Brescia, Italy. (September 7, 2014).
    • August  2014
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Metabolic Rate Monitoring and Weight Reduction/Management", Chicago, MI. (August 26, 2014).
    • January  2014
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Eurosensors Conference". (January 1, 2014).
    • January  2014
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "T Sensors Summit". (January 1, 2014).
    • October  2013
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Nanoceramic Polymorphs for Selective Chemosensors and Diagnostic Breathalyzers", Montreal, CA. (October , 2013).
    • October  2013
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Nanostructured Ceramic Sensors for Breath Diagnostics", San Diego, CA. (October 2, 2013).
    • August  2013
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Ceramic Nanosensor Breathalyzers Detect Disease", Hilton Waikoloa Village, HI. (August , 2013).
    • June  2013
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Polymorphic Phase Transitions in Nanocrystalline Binary Metal Oxides", Corfu Island, Greece. (June 16, 2013).
    • January  2013
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Fulrath Lecture ". (January 1, 2013).
    • January  2013
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Inside Science TV ". (January 1, 2013).
    • January  2012
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Article in Scientific American". (January 1, 2012).
    • January  2012
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "FOX News Housecall". (January 1, 2012).
    • January  2012
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Science Nation Video". (January 1, 2012).
    • January  2012
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "TV Globo ". (January 1, 2012).
    • December  2011
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Electrospun Nanotechnologies for Personalized Diagnostics and Energy Applications", Boston, US. (December , 2011).
    • October  2011
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Bio-doped metal oxides for high-throughput biosensors", Columbus, OH. (October , 2011).
    • September  2011
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Single Breath Analysis Diagnostics", Athens, Greece. (September , 2011).
    • September  2011
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Single Breath Analysis Diagnostics", Athens, Greece. (September , 2011).
    • January  2011
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Ceramic Nanosensor and Breath Analyzer for Point-of-Care Diagnostics", Daytona Beach, USA. (January , 2011).
    • January  2010
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "breath analyzer technology". (January 1, 2010).
    • January  2010
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "MSE Dept., The Ohio State University". (January 1, 2010).
    • January  2010
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "News Story about my sensor nanotechnology". (January 1, 2010).
    • January  2009
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "2011 ISOEN international meeting". (January 1, 2009).
    • January  2009
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "33rd Int. Conf. Advanced Ceramics & Composites". (January 1, 2009).
    • January  2009
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "IC4N conference". (January 1, 2009).
    • January  2009
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "International Symposium on Sensing Technologies". (January 1, 2009).
    • January  2009
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Nanotech". (January 1, 2009).
    • January  2009
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "WVNano". (January 1, 2009).
    • January  2008
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "IC4N". (January 1, 2008).
    • January  2008
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "UNICAMP". (January 1, 2008).
    • January  2007
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "ETH Zurich". (January 1, 2007).
    • January  2007
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Gas Sensor Conference". (January 1, 2007).
    • January  2007
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "ISNEPP ". (January 1, 2007).
    • January  2007
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "RPI". (January 1, 2007).
    • January  2007
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Sabbatical Leave". (January 1, 2007).
    • January  2006
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "ACUN-5". (January 1, 2006).
    • January  2006
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "E-MRS meeting". (January 1, 2006).
    • January  2006
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "IMCS-11". (January 1, 2006).
    • January  2005
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "DOE’s Nanocenter". (January 1, 2005).
    • January  2005
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "EACCS Conference". (January 1, 2005).
    • January  2004
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "10-IMCS". (January 1, 2004).
    • January  2004
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "AIST Workshop". (January 1, 2004).
    • January  2004
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Hungarian Academy of Sciences". (January 1, 2004).
    • January  2004
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Microscopy Society of America Meeting". (January 1, 2004).
    • January  2004
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "MRS Spring Meeting". (January 1, 2004).
    • January  2004
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Nano-Materials Conference". (January 1, 2004).
    • January  2004
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "UCY". (January 1, 2004).
    • January  2003
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Brookhaven National Laboratory". (January 1, 2003).
    • January  2003
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Long Island Technology Hall of Fame". (January 1, 2003).
    • January  2003
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Univ. of Brescia". (January 1, 2003).
    • January  2002
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "National Center for Electron Microscopy". (January 1, 2002).
    • January  2002
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "Naval Research Laboratory". (January 1, 2002).
    • January  2002
      Gouma, Pelagia Irene, "TMS Annual Meeting". (January 1, 2002).

Students Supervised

    • Present
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Aditya Thakar,
      Development of Biosensor for detection of Thrombin in blood by polyaniline nanofibers
    • Present
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Dong Han,
      Electrospinning of Nanostructured Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering Applications
    • Dec 2016
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Gagan Jodhani,
      Novel Processing of Ceramics with Polymorphic Control
    • May 2016
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Selda Topcu,
      TiO2 and Ce-TiO2 Photocatalysts for Water Remediation and Energy Applications
    • May 2015
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Chao Han, SUNY Stony Brook
      Super-Hydrophobic High-Throughput Electrospun Cellulose Acetate (CA) Nanofibrous Mats as Oil Selective Sorbents
    • May 2015
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Xicheng Jia, SUNY Stony Brook
      Self-supported PANI/WO3 Hybrid Photocatalyst for Dye Remediation
    • May 2015
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Yan Li, SUNY Stony Brook
      Breath Biomarkers detection by chemical sensors
    • Dec 2014
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Wen Liao, SUNY Stony Brook
      Processing and Characterization of -WO3 processed by Flame Spray Pyrolysis
    • Aug 2014
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Shantanu Sood,
      Polymorphism Control in Nanostructured Metal Oxides
    • Aug 2014
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Jiahao Huang, SUNY Stony Brook
      , Preparation and sensing properties of flame spray pyrolysis prepared WO3 nano particles based sensor
    • May 2014
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Guokuo Zheng,
      High throughput electrospinning of high-quality nanofibers via an aluminum disk spinneret
    • May 2014
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Jing Zhang, SUNY Stony Brook
      Polyaniline and Cellulose Acetate Chemomechanical Actuator and its Selectivity for Acetone
    • May 2014
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Lei Li, SUNY Stony Brook
      Polyaniline/Cellulose Acetate Composite and its Ammonium Ion Sensing Applications
    • May 2014
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Ruiyao Cui, SUNY Stony Brook
      PVP-CA composite preparation and its Characteristics
    • May 2014
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Zhuolin Xia, SUNY Stony Brook
      Fabrication and Characterization of Polyvinylpyrrolidone/Cu2+ Nanofibers
    • Dec 2013
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Jusang Lee,
      Synthesis and Characterization of Nanostructured Metal Oxides for Energy and Environmental Remediation Applications
    • Aug 2013
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Sherlyn Divya,
      Electrospun Mixed Oxide Photocatalysts to Decompose Dyes in Water
    • May 2012
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Prasad Shanmugasundaram,
      Photocatalytic Degradation of Azo Dyes using Doped Titania Fibers
    • 2011
      Other
      Dr. Y. Nomura, Hitachi Chemical, Japan (2011) • Professor Elizabeth de Souza, PUC Campinas, Brazil (2010) • Dr. Namita Choudury, Ian Wark Institute, Australia (2007) • Drs. H. Haneda and N. Ohashi, from NIMS, Japan, signing of MOU, (2006) • Professor S. Pratsinis, from ETH Zurich, Switzerland (2005) • Professor R. Moos, from Bayreuth University, Germany (2005) • Dr. N. Ohashi, NIMS, Japan (2005) • Dr. Elisabetta Comini, Assistant Professor, Univ. of Brescia, Italy (WISC collaboration, Sept. 2003, Oct. 2004, Dec. 2005, 2007, 2009) • Dr. Judit Pfeifer, Senior Research Scientist, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, (OTKA funded visit, Fall 2005) •Dr. Matteo Falasconi, Research Scientist, Univ. of Brescia, Italy (EC funded collaboration, Summer 2005) • Dr. Csaba Balazsi, Research Scientist, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, (OTKA funded visit, Sept. 2004)
      Visiting Scholars
    • Aug 2011
      Other
      1. Ms. Alexandra Teleki, Ph.D. student in Prof. S. Pratsinis group, ETH Zurich, Summer 2005. 2. Ms. Kathy Sahner, Ph.D. student in Prof. R. Moos group, Univ. of Bayreuth, Germany, Fall 2005. 3. Ms. Sabine Achmann, Ph.D. student in Prof. R. Moos group, Univ. of Bayreuth, Germany, Spring 2009. 4. Ms. Veronica Sberveglieri, Ph.D student at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy, Fall 2011.
      Visiting Students
    • May 2011
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Aditya Thakar,
      Development of Biosensor for detection of Thrombin in blood by polyaniline nanofibers.
    • Dec 2010
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Gagan Jodhani,
      Ceramic Nanomaterials for Energy
    • May 2010
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Ruipeng Xue,
      Hybrid Nanostructures for Bone Tissue Engineering
    • Dec 2008
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Lisheng Wang,
      Tailored Synthesis and Characterization of Selective Metabolite-detecting anoprobes for Handheld Breath Analysis
    • Feb 2008
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Aisha Bishop,
      Electrospun Conducting Polymer Composites for Chemo-Resistive Environmental and Health Monitoring Applications
    • Dec 2007
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Krithika Kalyanasundaram,
      Biomarker Sensing using Nanostructured Metal Oxide Sensors
    • Dec 2007
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Koushik Ramachandran,
      Electrospun Hydroxyapatite Incorporated Biocomposite Scaffold for Tissue Engineering
    • Dec 2006
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Smita Gadre,
      Bio-doped Ceramics: Synthesis and Characterization
    • Aug 2005
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Ibibia Altraide,
      Propagation of Interfaces: From Tin Dendrites to Bacterial Colonies-Generating Order and Complexity from Disorder and Simplicity
    • May 2005
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Arun Prasad,
      Study of Gas Specificity in MoO3/WO3 Thin Film Sensors and their Arrays
    • May 2005
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Katarzyna Sawicka,
      Urea Biosensor Based on Electrospun Biocomposites
    • Aug 2004
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Mallikarjun Karadge,
      Transmission Electron Microscopy Studies on HCP to FCT + Precipitate Transformations in Lamellar -TiAl Alloys
    • Aug 2004
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Saket Gadia,
      Gas Sensor Based on Reactive Ion Beam Assisted Deposition of MoO3 thin Films
    • Aug 2003
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Hongwen Zhou,
      Microstructure Study of Polysilicon Thin Films and Self-Supporting Oxidized Titanium Foils
    • Aug 2002
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Arun Prasad,
      Processing and Microstructural Effects on the Gas Sensing Properties of MoO3 and WO3 Thin Films

Service to the Profession

    • Unknown to  Present
      Member
      Editorial Board of Recent Patents on Nanotechnology
    • Unknown to  Present
      Member
      Editorial Board of the American Journal of Nanomedicine
    • Unknown to  Present
      Member
      Editorial Board of the Sensor Letters Journal
    • Unknown to  Present
      Editor, Associate Editor
      IEEE Sensors Journal
    • Unknown to  Present
      Member, International Editorial Board
      Journal of Nanoengineering and Nanomanufacturing
    • Unknown to  Present
      Editor, Associate Editor
      Journal of the American Ceramic Society