Fluorescent Probes    ->   Prof. Pedro F. Aramendía, Ph.D.

Dr Aramendía

Centro de Investigaciones en Bionanociencias
Godoy Cruz 2390, C1425FQD Buenos Aires, Argentina
T: +54 11 4899-5500 int 5622
E: pedro.aramendia@cibion.conicet.gov.ar

Full list of publications

  • Photophysics and photochemistry of organic molecules
  • Photochemistry of micro-heterogeneous systems, polymeric matrices, liquid crystals and supercritic fluids
  • Photoisomerization, photochromic systems
  • Influence of metallic nanoparticles on molecular photochemistry and photophysics


  • Optical detection of single molecules and nanoparticles
  • Synthesis of fluorescent probes
  • Fabrication and modification of nanoparticles
  • Time-resolved optical spectroscopy
  • Fluorescence microscopy


  • Full Professor of Physical Chemistry, University of Buenos Aires (UBA)
  • Superior Researcher of CONICET.


  • Born on December 18th 1955, in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Graduate in Chemistry. Univ. Buenos Aires, 1979
  • PhD, Univ. Buenos Aires, 1983. Advisor: Hans Schumacher (Univ. La Plata)
  • Postdoc: Max-Planck Institute für Strahlenchemie (Mülheim/Ruhr), Germany 1985-1987. Dir: Dra. Silvia E. Braslavsky.
  • 1988: Investigator of CONICET
  • 1990: Assistant Professor, Universidad de Buenos Aires, UBA
  • 1996: Associate Professor UBA
  • 2006: Full Professor UBA
  • Since 2012  head of the Fluorescent Probes Group
  • 2012 - 2022: Director of CIBION


  • 1994 Grammaticakis Neumann Prize, Swiss Chemical Society
  • 2003 Visiting Scientist. Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany
  • 2006 Visiting Scientist. Max-Planck-Institut Biophysikalischechemie, Germany
  • 2003-2009 Visiting Scientist Instituto de Química UNICAMP. Brazil
  • 2008-2010 Visiting scientist. Dept. Physics. TU Chemnitz, Germany
  • 2013: Visiting scientist. Instituto de Química UNICAMP. Brazil
  • 2013 visiting scientist. Department of Physics. University of Münster. Germany


  • 68 papers in peer reviewed Journals
  • 6 PhD theses in Chemistry and Physics (UBA). Two with National Prizes.
  • 3 Undergraduate theses in Physics (UBA)
  • 1 patent (Brasil, 2005)
  • Scientific cooperation with other scientists at UBA, U. N. Río Cuarto and CNEA (Arg.), Chemnitz, Göttingen, Jülich, Berlin, Mülheim (Germany), UNICAMP (Brazil), Barcelona (Spain), UCLA (USA), and Ottawa (Canada)


  • Board member of Inter American Photochemical Society: 2001-2004, and 2012-2016.
  • Organizer of Inter American Photochemical Society conferences in Córdoba 2001 and Mendoza, 2011
  • Head of Departamento de Química Inorgánica, Analítica y Química Física. FCEN. UBA. 2000-2002.
  • Research Advisor in Chemistry CONICET. 2003-2005, and National Agency for Science (ANPCyT), 2009.
  • Member of the Council of Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales. UBA. 2010-2014.
  • Director of the Center for Bionanoscience Research, CIBION, Polo Científico, Buenos Aires. 2012.

Full list of publications