Maxime Guinel

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Physics
Director, Nanoscopy Facility, an electron microscopy facility, University of Puerto RicoMaxime Guinel


Phone: 787-764-0000 ext. 7341


Nanoscopy Facility
CN Phase I Basement CN-004
Telephone:787-764-0000 ext. 7387



~Doctorate, Materials Science, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 2006.

Research Interests

Electron microscopy and synthesis of functional nanomaterials.

Selected Recent Publications

Maxime J-F Guinel, Nicolas Brodusch, Gang Sha, Mohammad Attarian Shandiz, Hendrix Demers, Michel Trudeau, Simon P. Ringer and Raynald Gauvin,
“Microscopy and Microanalysis of Complex Nanosized Strengthening Precipitates in New Generation Commercial Al-Cu-Li Alloys”. 
Journal of Microscopy.  doi: 10.1111/jmi.12143 (2014).

Maxime J-F Guinel, Nicolas Brodusch, Ysmael Verde-Gómez, Beatriz Escobar-Morales and Raynald Gauvin,
"Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Decorated by Platinum Catalyst Nanoparticles - Examination and Microanalysis Using Scanning and Transmission Electron Microscopies".
Journal of Microscopy, volume 252, issue 1, pp. 49-57 (2013)

Anand P.S. Gaur, Satyaprakash Sahoo, Majid Ahmadi, Saroj P. Dash, Maxime J-F Guinel and Ram S. Katiyar,
"Surface Energy Engineering for Tunable Wettability through Controlled Synthesis of MoS2". 
Nano Letters, volume 14, issue 8, pp. 4314-4321 (2014).

Timothy H. Vo, Mikhail Shekhirev, Donna A. Kunkel, François Orange, Maxime J-F Guinel, Axel Enders and Alexander Sinitskii,
"Bottom-up Solution Synthesis of Narrow Nitrogen-Doped Graphene Nanoribbons".
Chemical Communications, volume 50, issue 32, pp. 4172-4174 (2014).

Majid Ahmadi and Maxime J-F Guinel,
"Synthesis and Characterization of Tungstite (WO3.H2O) Nanoleaves and Nanoribbons". 
Acta Materialia, volume 69, pp. 203-209 (2014).

Majid Ahmadi, Satyaprakash Sahoo, Reza Younesi, Anand P. S. Gaur, Ram S. Katiyar and Maxime J-F Guinel
“WO3 Nano-Ribbons: Their Phase Transformation from Tungstite (WO3.H2O) to Tungsten Oxide (WO3)”.
Journal of Materials Science, volume 49, issue 17, pp. 5899-5909 (2014).

Majid Ahmadi and Maxime J-F Guinel,
"Synthesis, Characterization and Understanding of the Mechanisms of Electroplating of Nanocrystalline-Amorphous Nickel-Tungsten Alloys Using In-Situ Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy". 
Journal of Alloys and Compounds, volume 574, pp. 196-205 (2013).

John A. Medford, Jeremiah W. Hubbard, Francois Orange, Maxime J-F Guinel, Barbara O. Calcagno and Carlos Rinaldi,
"Magnetothermal Repair of a PMMA/Iron Oxide Magnetic Nanocomposite".  Colloid and Polymer Science. 
doi:10.1007/s00396-014-3194-z (2014).

Yunyun Zhou, Christian L. Menendez, Maxime J-F Guinel, Elizabeth C. Needels, Ileana Gonzalez-Gonzalez, Dichele Jackson, Neil J. Lawrence, Neil J. Lawrence, Carlos R. Cabrera and Chin Li Cheung,
"Influence of Nanostructured Ceria Support on Platinum Nanoparticles for Methanol Electrooxidation in Alkaline Media".
RSC Advances, volume 4, pp.1270-1275 (2014).

Majid Ahmadi, Reza Younesi, Tejs Vegge and Maxime J-F Guinel,
“Nickel Oxide Crystalline Nano Flakes: Synthesis, Characterization and their Use as Anode in Lithium-Ion Batteries”. 
Materials Research Express,volume 1, number 2, 025501 (2014).