John Gillespie Jr.

Ioanna Fampiou

Assistant Professor

DuPont 206
Newark, DE 19716

Phone: (302) 831-6553


Ioanna Fampiou is a Continuing Track Assistant Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. She received her B.Sc., M.Eng. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens in Greece. She also received a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2014. Prior to joining the University of Delaware, she was a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Villanova University. Currently her primary focus is teaching and developing curricula for the department’s undergraduate program.


Certificate of Distinction in Teaching, Harvard University, 2018

Research Interests

Research Interests
  • Computational Materials Science
  • Engineering Education

Representative Publications

R. Reocreux, I. Fampiou, M. Stamatakis. The role of oxygenated species in the catalytic self-coupling of MeOH on O pre-covered Au(111). Faraday Discussions 2021, 229, 251-266

D. Larson,I. Fampiou, E. Kaxiras. Li-intercalation in graphene-MoS2 heterostructures. J. Phys.Chem. C2018, 122,43, 24535-24541

F. Xu, I. Fampiou, C. O’Connor, E. Kaxiras, R. J. Madix, C. M. Friend. Water facilitates oxygen migration on gold surfaces. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.2018, 20,  4,2196-2204 

I. Fampiou, A. Ramasubramaniam. Binding of Pt nanoclusters to defects in graphene: adsorption, morphology, and electronic structure. J. Phys. Chem. C 2012, 116, 6543–6555