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Dr Sarantos Marinakis

Senior Lecturer

Physical and Inorganic Chemistry

Department of Bioscience , School of Health, Sport and Bioscience

Dr Sarantos Marinakis is a senior lecturer in Inorganic and Physical Chemistry. He studies the dynamics in collisions in Physical and Inorganic Chemistry using theoretical and experimental techniques.


  • MSc, DPhil

Areas Of Interest

  • Ab initio calculations of van der Waals complexes
  • Density functional theory calculations and infra-red/Raman/ultra-violet/visible spectroscopy of biologically relevant molecules (nitrosyl complexes and dyes)
  • Inelastic scattering
  • Laser induced fluorescence
  • Microwave spectroscopy
  • Molecular astrochemistry
  • Molecular dynamics simulations
  • Neutron scattering
  • Polarization spectroscopy 
  • Quantum-mechanical scattering calculations
  • Quasi-classical trajectory calculations 
  • Reaction dynamics
  • Transport and relaxation properties of supercritical fluids