Andoni Zabala

PhD student

Place and date of Birth:
Oiartzun (Gipuzkoa, Spain), 19 April 1993
Institutional address:
Dpto. de Química Aplicada, Facultad de Química (UPV/EHU), Paseo Manuel Lardizabal, 3, 20018, Donostia



2016 – Master´s degree in Chemistry and Polymers. Faculty of Chemistry, University of the Basque Country, Spain

2015 – Bachelor in Chemistry. Faculty of Chemistry, University of the Basque Country, Spain


Author or co-author of 9 research papers published in refereed journals.

Most significant publications:

Modulating Magnetic and Photoluminescence Properties in 2-Aminonicotinate-Based Bifunctional Coordination Polymers by Merging 3d Metal Ions. O. Pajuelo-Corral, A. Zabala-Lekuona, E. San Sebastian, A. Rodríguez-Diéguez, J.A. García, L. Lezama, E. Colacio, J.M. Seco, J. Cepeda, Chem. Eur. J., 2020, 26, 13484-13498.

Influence of thermally induced structural transformations on the magnetic and luminescence properties of tartrate-based chiral lanthanide organic-frameworks, U. Huizi-Rayo, A. Zabala-Lekuona, A. Terenzi, C.M. Cruz, J.M. Cuerva, A. Rodríguez-Diéguez, J.A. García, J.M. Seco, E. San Sebastian, J. Cepeda, J. Mater. Chem. C., 2020, 8, 8243-8256.

Effect of the change of the ancillary carboxylate bridging ligand on the SMM and luminescence properties of a series of carboxylate-diphenoxido triply bridged dinuclear ZnLn and tetranuclear Zn2Ln2 complexes (Ln = Dy, Er), E. Echenique-Errandonea, A. Zabala-Lekuona, J. Cepeda, A. Rodríguez-Diéguez, J.M. Seco, I. Oyarzabal, E. Colacio, Dalton Trans., 2019, 48, 190-201.

Structural Diversity in Alkali Metal and Alkali Metal Magnesiate Chemistry of the Bulky 2,6-Diisopropyl-N-(trimethylsilyl)aniline Ligand, M.A. Fuentes, A. Zabala, A.R. Kennedy, R.E. Mulvey, Chem. Eur. J., 2016, 22, 14968-14978.