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Ernesto Julio Calvo
Position: Research Staff of CONICET (Investigador Superior) and Director of INQUIMAE
Laboratory or research group: Molecular Electrochemistry.
Tel: 5411 4576-3378/89 ext. 120 - Fax: 5411 4576-3341
E-mail: calvo@qi.fcen.uba.ar
Website: http://electroquimica.qi.fcen.uba.ar

Studies in Chemistry: MSc in Chemistry (Licenciado), University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1975.
PhD in Chemistry, University of La Plata, Argentina, 1979.
Postdoc: Imperial College of Science and Technology, Chemistry and Materials Science, 1979-1982.
CASE Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA, Chemistry, 1983-1984.
Teaching Positions: Professor of Physical Chemistry, University of Buenos Aires (since 1988).
Position at CONICET: Investigador Superior.
Topics of interest: Interfacial Electrochemistry, nanotechnology, electrosynthesis. lithium batteries.
Awards and Recognitions:
2000 John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Award.
2003 Konex Foundation Merit Medal (Argentina).
2004 Funprecit Award in Technology (Argentina).
2005 Fellow Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC).
2006 Ministry of Education (Argentina) Award in Chemistry.
2009 Elected Vicepresident of the International Society of Electrochemistry.

 
 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS:
• A rotating ring disk electrode study of the oxygen reduction reaction in lithium containing non aqueous electrolyte, Calvo, E. J.; Mozhzhukhina, N., Electrochemistry Communications, 31, (2013), 56-58.
• Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembled Osmium Polymer-Mediated Laccase Oxygen Cathodes for Biofuel Cells: The Role of Hydrogen Peroxide , Scodeller, Pablo; Carballo, Romina; Szamocki, Rafael; et al., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 132, 11132-11140.
• Molecular Theory of Chemically Modified Electrodes by Redox Polyelectrolytes under Equilibrium Conditions: Comparison with Experiment, M. Tagliazucchi, E.J. Calvo, I.Szleifer, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2008, 112, 458-471.
• Electrochemical Scanning Tunneling Spectroscopy of Redox-Active Molecules Bound by Au-C Bonds, Ricci, Alejandra M.; Calvo, Ernesto J.; Martin, Santiago; et al., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 132, 8, 2494-2495.

MOST IMPORTANT PUBLICATIONS:
• Redox Mediation in a layer-by-layer self assembledpoly(allylamine)-ferrocene and Glucose Oxidase. J. Hodak, R. Etchenique, E.J. Calvo, K. Singhal, P.N. Bartlett.Langmuir, 1997, 13, 2716. (288 citations)
• Wiring Enzymes in Nanoestructures Built with Electgrostatically Self-Assembled Thin Films, A. Wolosiuk, E.J. Calvo, Concept article (by invitation of the Editor), ChemPhysChem, 6(1), 2005, 43-47.
• Donnan permselectivity in layer-by-layer self-assembled redox polyelectrolyte thin films. E.J. Calvo, A. Wolosiuk, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 124, 2002, 8490.