Group members

Dimitri Delcourt, PhD student

After two years at the University of Montpellier (France) and one year at Université du Québec À Chicoutimi (Canada), Dimitri obtained a BSc in Chemistry of Natural Products in 2019. He obtained a MSc in Chemistry of Natural Products in 2021 at the University of Limoges (France). He joined the group for his MSc internship at the National University of Ireland Galway (Ireland) in 2021.

Office: YN 321 | Lab: YN 143 | Email

Reguram Arumugaperumal, postdoc

Reguram obtained a BSc in Chemistry from Manonmaniam Sundaranar University (MSU, India) and a MSc in Chemistry from Bharathiar University (India). He received a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering,  specializing in supramolecular chemistry from National Chiao Tung University (ROC, Taiwan) in 2017 under the supervision of Prof. Hong Cheu-Lin. He then moved to the research group of Prof. Wen Sheng Chung at National Chiao Tung University (ROC, Taiwan) before joining the group in 2022. 

Office: YN 310 | Lab: YN 143 | Email

Dattatraya Ukale (Datta), postdoc

Datta received his Bachelor and Master degree from the University of Pune (India). Subsequently, he worked at Alkyl Amines Chemicals Ltd, University of Pune, and CSIR-NCL Pune. He earned a PhD in Organic Chemistry from the University of Turku (Finland) in metal-mediated base pairing in nucleic acids under the supervision of Assoc. Prof. Tuomas Lönnberg. Prior to joining the Cougnon Lab, he did short-term postdoctoral research at the University of Oxford (UK) with Prof. Ben Davis in metal-mediated bioconjugations of nucleic acids

Office: YN 310 | Lab: YN 143 | Email

Andrei Beliaev, postdoc

Andrei received a Specialist degree in inorganic chemistry with Prof. S. P. Tunik from the Saint-Petersburg State University (Russia) in 2015 and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Eastern Finland (Finland) in 2020 under the supervision of Prof. Igor O. Koshevoy. He further stayed two years in the group of Prof. Andreas Steffen, Technical University of Dortmund (Dortmund, Germany) exploring phosphorescent transition metal carbene complexes. In July 2022 he started his journey at the NSC with the groups of Ass. Prof. Fabien Cougnon and Dr. Tatu Kumpulainen on a project entitled “Nanoscopic entities generating fast triplet emission for optronics”.

Office: YN 255 | Labs: YN 143 & Laser lab | Email

Former members

Our team in 2019 at the University of Geneva, Switzerland


Dávid Pál, PhD (2020)

Graduate students

Kenji Caprice, PhD (2016 – 2020)

Undergraduate students

Océane Gruet – Master’s student (Summer 2022)
Alexandre Walther – Master’s student (2018 – 2019)
Charlotte Egger – Master’s student (2018 – 2019)
Cuong Dat Do – Master’s student (2018 – 2019)
Elodie Buttay – Master’s student (2016-2017)


France Favarger – technician (2015 – 2020)
Pauline Perera – trainee technician (2017 – 2020)

Dr. Fabien B.L. Cougnon
Associate Professor in Synthetic Nanochemistry
Department of Chemistry & Nanoscience Centre
University of Jyväskylä, FI-40014 Jyväskylä, Finland
Office: YN 314.2 | Phone: +358 50 477 0940 | Email