Shimeles Addisu

Shimeles Addisu


Chemistry Department

  • Title:Dr.
  • Full Name:  Shimeles Addisu
  • Nationality: Ethiopian
  • Academic Rank: Assistant professor
  • College/institute: College of Natural Sciences
  • Department: Chemistry
  • Field of specialization: Electroanalytical Chemistry
  • Research interest: Electrochemical and Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence sensors, Nanomaterial synthesis and Application,


  1. Shimeles A. K., Fuad A. B., Xu C., Wang Y., Li H. J., Jin Y. D., Plasmon-Enhanced Nitrogen Vacancy-Rich Carbon Nitride Electrochemiluminescence Aptasensor for Highly Sensitive Detection of miRNA, Analytical Chemistry, 2021.
  2. Shimeles A. K., Fuad A. B., Haijuan L., and Jin D., Surface Bonding Enhanced Self-Co-Reactant Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence for Sensitive and Selective Detection of Thioglycolic Acid in Cosmetics, Chemistry-A European Journal, 2021,
  3. Shimeles A. K., Fuad A. B., Li H., and Jin Y. D., Electrochemiluminescence of Ru(bpy)32+/Thioacetamide and its Application for Sensitive Determination of Hepatotoxic Thioacetamide, Analyst, 2021, 146, 5198-5203.
  4. Shimeles A. K., Terefe T., Xu C., Saqib M., Li H., Jin Y., Plasmon-Enhanced Quantum Dots Electrochemiluminescence Aptasensor for Selective and Sensitive Detection of Cardiac Troponin I. Talanata, 2021, 221, 121674.
  5. Shimeles A. K.*, Fuad A. B., Tesfaye R. S., An Impedimetric aptamer based sensor for sensitive and selective determination of cardiac troponin I, Journal of the Iranian Chemical Society, 2021,
  6. Shimeles A. K., Nadeem M. Z., Yuriy T. Z., Ma X., Nsabimana A., Zhang W., Xu G.; Determination of Concentrated Hydrogen Peroxide Free from Oxygen Interference at Stainless Steel Electrode, Analytical Chemistry, 2018, 90, 8680-8685. 10.1021/acs.analchem.8b02038
  7. Shimeles A. K.; Gao, W.; Zholudov, Y. T.; Qi, L.; Nsabimana, A.; Liu, Z.; Xu, G.; Stainless steel electrode for sensitive luminol electrochemiluminescence detection of H2O2, glucose, and glucose oxidase activity. Analytical Chemistry, 2017, 89, 9864-9869. DOI:10.1021/acs.analchem.7b01939
  8. Shimeles A. K., Li S., Nsabimana A., Gao W, Lai J.,Liu Z., Xu G.; Stainless Steel Electrode for Simultaneous Stripping Analysis of Cd(II), Pb(II), Cu(II) and Hg(II). Talanta, 2018, 191, 485-490.
  9. Shimeles A. K., Wang C, Li S., Yuriy Z., Qi L., Li J., Xu G; Electrogenerated chemiluminescence of tris(2,2′-bipyridine)ruthenium(II) using N-(3-aminopropyl)diethanolamine as co-reactant. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2016, 408, 7059. DOI:10.1007/s00216-016-9409-z
  10. Shimeles A. K., Tadesse H. F., Mohamed I. H. Lou B, Li H., Xu G.; Recent advances in nanomaterial-based capillary electrophoresis, Electrophoresis, 2019, 40, 2050-2057, DOI: 10.1002/elps.201800534.
  11. Shimeles A. K., Birhanu D. A., Tesfaye R. S.; Electrochemical determination of hydrogen peroxide at glassy carbon electrode modified with palladium nanoparticles. Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society, 2013, 78, 701-711. DOI:10.2298/JSC120619122K
  12. Fuad A. B., Shimeles A. K., Yong W., Haijuan Li, Ping W., Jin Y. D. Plasmon-Boosted Cu-Doped TiO2 Oxygen Vacancy-Rich Luminol Electrochemiluminescence for Highly Sensitive Detection of Alkaline Phosphatase, Analytical Chemistry, 2021, 93, 15183–15191.
  13. Fuad A. B., Shimeles A. K., Li H., Zheng L., Wang P., Jin Y. D., Enzyme-like Fe-N5 Single Atom Catalyst for Simultaneous Electrochemical Detection of Dopamine and Uric acid, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 2021, 115956.
  14. Xu C., Li J., Shimeles A. K., Qi G. Qi, Li H, Jin Y. D., Light Scattering and Luminophore Enrichment-Enhanced Electrochemiluminescence by a 2D Porous Ru@SiO2 Nanoparticle Membrane and Its Application in Ultrasensitive Detection of Prostate-Specific Antigen, Analytical Chemistry, 2021, 93, 11641–11647
  15. Fuad A. B., Shimeles A. K. , Xu C., Li H. J.,  Zheng L., Wang P., Jin Y. D., Two-Dimensional-Plasmon-Boosted Iron Single-Atom Electrochemiluminescence for the Ultrasensitive Detection of Dopamine, Hemin, and Mercury, Analytical Chemistry, 2021, 93, 9949-9957.
  16. Ma K., Qi G., Wang B., Yu T., Zhang Y., Li H.J., Shimeles A. K., Jin Y.D., Ultrasound-activated Au/ZnO-based Trojan nanogenerators for combined targeted electro-stimulation and enhanced catalytic therapy of tumor. Nano Energy, 2021, 87, 106208.
  17. Tesfaye H. B., Mohamed I. H., Tadesse H. F., Shimeles A. K., Ma X., Chen Y., Xu G., Luminol/Sulfamic Acid Electrochemiluminescence and Its Application for Dopamine Detection (鲁米诺/氨基磺酸电化学发光及其多巴胺检测应用). Journal of Electrochemistry, 2021, 27, 168-176. doi: 13208/j.electrochem.201247
  18. Tesfaye H. B., Yuan F., Tadesse H. F., Shimeles A. K., Ma X., Zhang, Xu G., Tris(2,2′-bipyridine)ruthenium(II)/thiosemicarbazide electrochemiluminescence for the detection of thiosemicarbazide and mercury (II). Electrochimica Acta, 2021, 380, 138171-138178.
  19. Terefe T. B., Tadesse H. F., Shimeles A. K., Li , Jin Y., Enzyme-free signal amplified Au nanoparticle fluorescence detection of thrombin via target-triggered catalytic hairpin assembly. Microchemical Journal, 2021, 160, 105649.
  20. Saqib M., Bashir S., Shimeles A. K., Li, H., Jin, Y.; Acridine orange as a coreactant for efficient electrogenerated chemiluminescence of tris(2,2′-bipyridine)ruthenium(II) and its use for selective and sensitive detection of thiourea, Chemical Communications, 2020, 56, 5154-5157. DOI: 10.1039/D0CC01273D.
  21. Tilahun Y. F., Shimeles A. K.*, Dereje Y., Gebru G.; Simultaneous Electrochemical Determination of Paracetamol and Caffeine by using Activated Glassy Carbon Electrode, Analytical and Bioanalytical Electrochemistry, 2020, 12, 93-106.,%2012(1),%2093-106.pdf
  22. Saqib, M.; Bashir, S.; Shimeles A. K.; Li, H.; Jin, Y.; High-efficiency cathodic electrochemiluminescence of tris(2,2′-bipyridine)ruthenium(II)/N-hydroxy compounds system and its use for sensitive “turn-on” detection of mercury (II) and methyl blue, Chemical Communications, 2020, 56, 1827-1830. DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09973E
  23. Tadesse H. F., Shimeles A. K., Nadeem Z. M., Mohamed I. H., Han S., Zhang W., Xu G.; Highly Sensitive and Selective Non-enzymatic Glucose Detection based on Indigo Carmine/hemin/H2O2 Chemiluminescence, Analyst, 2020,145, 1041-1046. 1039/C9AN02100K
  24. Tadesse H. F., Shimeles A. K., Gao W., Yuan F., Dmytro S., Qi L., Nsabimana A., Liu Z., Xu G., Artesunate-luminol chemiluminescence system for the detection of hemin. Talanta, 2019, 204, 379-385. DOI:10.1016/j.talanta.2019.06.007
  25. Melaku A., Shimeles A. K.*, Getu S., Abebe D., Electrochemical Determination of Tannic Acid at Glassy Carbon Electrode modified with Bismuth Film. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry Research, 2020, 7, 497-508. 10.22036/abcr.2020.218658.1455
  26. Tesfaye N., Shimeles A. K.*, Ephrem T. W. and Tadesse H. F.; Indirect Electrochemical Determination of Riboflavin (VB2) using 1, 4 benzaquinone modified Carbon Paste Electrode. Acta Chemica Iasi, 2020, 28 – 1, 1 – 18.
  27. Teklu T., Tilahun Y. F., Shimeles A. K., Gebru G., Dereje Y.; Simultaneous Voltammetric Determination of p-aminophenol and Paracetamol using Activated Glassy Carbon Electrode: Cyclic Voltammetry and Differential Pulse Voltammetry Study. Acta Chemica Iasi, 2020, 28 – 2, 146 – 162.
  28. Tamirat A., Nebiyu G., Chimdessa G., Kebede S., Solomon H., Shimelis A. K.; The quantum analysis of nonlinear optical parametric processes with thermal reservoirs, International Journal of Optics, 2020, Article ID 7198091.
  29. Abebe, N. Gemechu, K. Shogile, S. Hailemariam, Ch. Gashu, Sh. Adisu; Entanglement Quantification Using Various Inseparability Criteria for Correlated Photons, Romanian Journal of Physics, 2020, 65, 107.
  30. Solomon D., Hailu E., Dessalegn D., Shimeles A. K.*; Removal of anionic surfactant from residential laundry wastewater using jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus) seeds, Advances in Environmental Technology, 2019, 5, 47-53. DOI: 10.22104/aet.2020.3841.1189
  31. Nsabimana A., Shimeles A. K., Tadesse H. F., Mohamed I. H., Zhang W., Xu G.; Recent developments in stripping analysis of trace metals. Current Opinion in Electrochemistry, 2019, 17, 65-71. DOI:10.1016/j.coelec.2019.04.012
  32. Nsabimana A, Shimeles A. K., Wu, Qi L., Liu Z., Nadeem Z. M., Rafael L., Xu G.; Multifunctional magnetic Fe3O4/nitrogen-doped porous carbon nanocomposites for removal of dyes and sensing applications, Applied Surface Sciences, 2019, 467, 89-97.
  33. Tadesse H. F., Shimeles A. K., Snizhko D, Qi L., Nsabimana A., Liu Z., Xu G.; Tris(2,2′-bipyridyl)ruthenium(II) electrochemiluminescent determination of ethyl formate. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2018, 410, 6779–6785.
  34. Bikila N. O., Shimeles A. K., Abiyot K. G., Tesfaye R. S.; Selective Electrochemical Determination of Dopamine at p-Nitro aniline film-hole Modified Glassy Carbon Electrode. Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Ethiopia,2017, 31, 361-372. DOI:
  35. Halawa, M. I.; Gao, W.; Saqib, M.; Shimeles A. K.; Wu, F.; Xu, G., Sensitive detection of alkaline phosphatase by switching on gold nanoclusters fluorescence quenched by pyridoxal phosphate. Biosensor and Bioelectronics, 2017, 95, 8-14.
  36. Gao, W.; Wang, C.; Muzyka, K.; Shimele A. K.; Li, J.; Zhang, W.; Xu, G., Artemisinin-Luminol Chemiluminescence for Forensic Bloodstain Detection Using a Smart Phone as a Detector. Analytical Chemistry, 2017, 89, 6160-6165. DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b01000
  37. Saqib, M.; Lou, B.; Halawa, M. I.; Shimeles A. K.; Liu, Z.; Xu, G., Chemiluminescence of Lucigenin–Allantoin and its Application for the Detection of Allantoin. Analytical Chemistry, 2017, 89, 1863-1869. DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b04271
  38. Hui, P.; Zhang, L.; Gao, W.; Zuo, H.; Qi, L.; Shimeles A. K.; Li, Y.; Xu, G., Detection of Sodium Dehydroacetate by Tris(2,2′-bipyridine)ruthenium(II) Electrochemiluminescence. ChemElectroChem, 2017, 4, 1702-1707. DOI: 10.1002/celc.201600623
  39. Gao W., Qi L., Liu Z., Saadat M., Shimeles A. K., Xu G.; Efficient lucigenin/thiourea dioxide chemiluminescence system and its application for selective and sensitive dopamine detection. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2017, 238, 468-472. DOI:10.1016/j.snb.2016.07.093
  40. Gao W., Liu Z., Qi L., Lai J., Shimeles A. K., Xu G; Ultrasensitive Glutathione Detection Based on Lucigenin Cathodic Electrochemiluminescence in the Presence of MnO2 Analytical Chemistry, 2016, 88, 7654−7659. DOI:10.1021/acs.analchem.6b01491
  41. Saima H., Han S., John P., Gao W., Shimeles A. K., Xu G.; Electrochemiluminescence of Luminol-Tripropylamine System. Electrochimica Acta, 2016, 196, 245-251.
  42. Kassahun D., Khalid S., Shimeles A. K.; Kinetic and Thermodynamic Study of Phenol Removal from Water Using Activated Carbon Synthesizes from Avocado Kernel Seed. International Letter of Natural Sciences, 2016, 54, 42-57. DOI: 10.18052/
  43. Bikila N. O., Shimeles A. K., Tesfaye R. S., Electrochemical determination of ascorbic acid at p-phenylenediamine film-holes modified glassy carbon electrode. Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society, 2015, 80, 1161–1175. DOI:10.2298/JSC141104006O
  44. Mary G., Nathaniel B., Yilleng M., Shimeles A. K.; Solomon J.: Electrochemical Modification of Carbon Paste Electrode Using Polyaniline and Gold Particles for Signal Enhancement. IOSR Journal of Applied Chemistry, 2015, (IOSR-JAC) e-ISSN: 2278-5736. 8 I, 01-06.
  45. Tamirat D., Khalid S., Shimeles A. K.; Kinetic and Thermodynamic Study of Pb(II) and Zn(II) Ions Adsorption on Activated Carbon Prepared from Waste of Savannah Bamboo. Advanced Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, 2015, 7, 205–212. DOI:10.1166/asem.2015.1664
  46. Tamirat D., Khalid S., and Shimeles A. K., Adsorption of Hexavalent Chromium from Aqueous Solution Using Chemically Activated Carbon Prepared from Locally Available Waste of Bamboo (Oxytenanthera abyssinica), ISRN Environmental Chemistry, 2014, 2014, Article ID 438245. DOI:10.1155/2014/438245.
  47. Anwar A., Khalid S., Shimeles A. , Kinetics of Ascorbic Acid Degradation in Avocado Fruit (Persea americana) Under Different Storage Temperatures by Cyclic Voltammetry. Advanced Science Engineering and Medicine, 2013, 5, 1312-1315. DOI:10.1166/asem.2013.1429
  48. Khalid S., Shimeles A. K., Analysis of Copper, Zinc and Lead using Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer in ground water of Jimma town of Southwestern Ethiopia. International Journal of Chemical and Analytical Sciences, 2013, 4, 201–204. DOI:10.1016/j.ijcas.2013.07.006


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