Daniel Mark Lyons

Daniel Mark Lyons

Prof. Dr.

Senior Scientific Associate
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Center for Marine Research
Ruđer Bošković Institute
G. Paliaga 5
HR-52210 Rovinj


2001   Doctoral degree (PhD, Chemistry); National University of Ireland, University College Cork.

Specific research interests



EU FP7 Cooperation; SMART-NANO - Sensitive measurement, detection, and identification of engineered nanoparticles in complex biological and environmental matrices; Principle Investigator, Croatian partner

Croatian Science Foundation; Development of nanotechnology-based sensors for bio-macromolecules; PI

Adris Foundation; Development of applied sensors for marine biotoxins; PI

Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany; Biomineralization processes during embryonic development of marine organisms: gastropods, bivalves and echinoderms; PI

EU COST Action ES1205 - The transfer of engineered nano-materials from wastewater treatment and storm-waters to rivers; Management Committee member

EU COST Action TD0903 - Understanding and manipulating enzymatic and proteomic processes in biomineralization: towards new biomimetic strategies, the creation of tailored nano-scale architectures and environmental monitoring; Management Committee member and Work Group Leader


Degree course Marine Sciences – University of Pula

       Introductory Physics

       Nanotechnology in Marine Research

Featured Publications

Levak, M. et al. Environ. Sci. Technol. 51 (2017) 1259-1266.

Stipić, F. et al. Colloid Surf. B 135 (2015) 481-489.

Burić, P. et al. Mar. Environ. Res. 111 (2015) 50-59.

Stipić, F. et al. J. Phys. Chem. B 119 (2015) 1259-1264.

Lyons, D.M. et al. Cryst. Growth Des. 9 (2009) 3671-3675.

Ivančić, I. et al. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 378 (2009) 27-35.

Lyons, D.M. et al. J. Geophys Res. 112 (2007) C03S08.

Crowley, T.A. et al. Chem. Mater. 15 (2003) 3518-3522.

Lyons, D.M. et al. Nano Lett. 2 (2002) 811-816.

Membership in professional associations / societies

Member and Chartered Chemist of the Royal Society of Chemistry (CChem MRSC).

Member of the Croatian Chemical Society

Member of the Croatian Toxicological Society