Faculty Profile for Dr. Nikoleta Theodoropoulou

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Dr. Nikoleta Theodoropoulou
Associate Professor — Physics
RFM 3240
phone: (512) 245-2131

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Cottier, R. J., Koehne, B. D., Miracle, J. T., Currie, D. A., Pantelidis, L., Hernandez-Robles, A., … Theodoropoulou, N. (2020). Strong spin-orbit interactions in a correlated two-dimensional electron system formed in SrTiO3(001) films grown epitaxially on p-Si(001). Physical Review B, 102(125423). https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.102.125423
  • Kimmel, S. W., Koehne, B. D., Gibson, B., Geerts, W. J., Theodoropoulou, N., & Rhodes, C. P. (2023). Structure and Magnetism of Iron-Substituted Nickel Hydroxide Nanosheets. Magnetochemistry, 9, 25. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.3390/magnetochemistry9010025
  • Li, S., Liu, X., Fan, X., Ni, Y., Miracle, J., Theodoropoulou, N., … Yu, Q. (2017). New Strategy for Black Phosphorus Crystal Growth through Ternary Clathrate. CRYSTAL GROWTH & DESIGN, 17(12), 6579–6585. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.cgd.7b01239
  • Cottier, R. J., Steinle, N. A., Currie, D. A., & Theodoropoulou, N. (2015). Band gap tuning of epitaxial SrTiO3-delta/Si(001) thin films through strain engineering. Applied Physics Letters, 107(22). https://doi.org/Artn 221601 10.1063/1.4936608
  • Tate, J. S., S.Gaikwad, Theodoropoulou, N., Trevino, E., & Koo, J. H. (2013). Carbon/Phenolic Nanocomposites as Advanced Thermal protection Material in Aerospace Applications. Journal of Composites Materials, 2013(403656).

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: College Achievement Award for Service, CoSE. January 2021 - September 2021
  • Award / Honor Recipient: College Achievement Award for Service, CoSE. January 2020 - August 2020
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Presidential Award for Service. February 1, 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Presidential Award for Excellence in Service at the Professor/Associate Professor level. January 1, 2018 - February 1, 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Excellence in Teaching - College Achievement Award. September 1, 2016 - 2016

Selected Grants

  • Theodoropoulou, Nikoleta. Epitaxial Oxides on Si for Fundamental Electronic Transport Studies, Quantum Effects and Device Integration, Department of Defense, Dept of the Army -- Materiel Command, Federal, $800000. (Submitted: August 25, 2022, Funded: June 1, 2023 - May 30, 2027). Grant.
  • Lewis, Karen A, Whitten, Steven T (Co-Principal), Hough, Loren (Co-Principal), Hodby, Eleanor (Co-Principal), Theodoropoulou, Nikoleta (Supporting), Close, Eleanor W (Supporting), Rangelov, Blagoy (Supporting), Islam, Tanzima Z (Supporting), Betancourt, Tania (Supporting), Berry, Joe (Supporting), Finklestein, Noah (Supporting), MacGregor, Meredith (Supporting), Brown, Jed (Supporting), Eaves, Joel (Supporting). Creating Equitable Pathways to STEM Graduate Education, Sloan Foundation, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $249299. (Submitted: September 2, 2022, Funded: January 2023 - Present). Grant.
  • Betancourt, Tania (Principal), Brittain, William J (Co-Principal), Irvin, Jennifer A (Co-Principal), Theodoropoulou, Nikoleta (Co-Principal), Martin, Benjamin (Co-Principal), Rhodes, Christopher Peter (Co-Principal), Wistey, Mark A (Co-Principal), Miyahara, Yoichi (Co-Principal), Kerwin, Sean Michael (Co-Principal). TxState-UT PREM Center for Intelligent Materials Assembly (CIMA), National Science Foundation, Federal, $3822000. (Funded: July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2027). Grant.
  • Theodoropoulou, Nikoleta (Principal), Geerts, Wilhelmus J (Co-Principal), Myers, Thomas H (Co-Principal), Rhodes, Christopher Peter (Co-Principal), Zakhidov, Alexander (Co-Principal), Tate, Jitendra S (Co-Principal), Miyahara, Yoichi (Co-Principal). Enhanced Optical, Electrical, and Magnetic Measurement capabilities for Materials and Device Studies in Research and Education, Department of Defense, Federal, $278778. (Submitted: August 28, 2020, Funded: May 10, 2021 - May 9, 2023). Grant.
  • Holtz, Mark W (Principal), Chen, Yihong (Supporting), Geerts, Wilhelmus J (Supporting), Droopad, Ravindranath (Supporting), Li, Jian (Co-Principal), Myers, Thomas H (Supporting), Piner, Edwin L (Supporting), Theodoropoulou, Nikoleta (Supporting), Zakhidov, Alexander (Supporting). System of Integrated Characterization of Electronic Devices and Materials, U.S. AFOSR, Federal, $332086. (Funded: August 15, 2017 - August 14, 2018). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Reviewer / Referee
Journal of Materials Science
January 2020-Present
APS Bridge program site leader
January 1, 2019-Present
Graduate Physics Curriculum Revision -New course addition
September 20, 2018-Present
Personnel Committee
January 1, 2016-Present
APS Bridge Program Partnership Institution
January 1, 2016-Present