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Head of the Group

 

Sandro Carrara

Expert in Biomedical Circuits and Systems. Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Sensors Journal, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of BioNanoScience, Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems.

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Administrative Assistant

 

Lysiane Bourquin

Assistant of Direction of the Microengineering Institute.

Administrative Assistant of the ICLAB

Administrative Assistant of the BCI group

 

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Post-Docs

 

Assim Boukhayma

Focused on development of optical detectors for glucose monitoring in human blood

 

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PhD Students

 

Amar Kapic

Focused on development of humidity sensors based on capacitive method for application to High Energy Physics

 

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Francesca Criscuolo

Focused on innovative solid-contact ion-sensors to be integrated in flexible multi-electrode platforms for wearable devices

 

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Ivan Ny Hanitra

Focused on design and fabrication of electronics frontends for innovative systems for applications in ion sensing

 

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Ata Golparvar

Focused on design and fabrication of Analog circuits for optical detection of glucose in human blood

 

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Gian Luca Barbruni (coming soon)

Focused on design and fabrication of Analog circuits for ultra-miniaturized CMOS for vision prosthesis

 

 

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Guest PhD Students / PhD Students in remote

 

Simone Aiassa

(From Politecnico di Torino)

Focused on development of new miniaturized embedded systems for anesthesia monitoring in surgery rooms

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Nattakarn (Flon) Wuthibenjaphonchai

(in Nara Institute of Science and Technology)

Focused on development of new CMOS devices for optical and electrochemical stimulation and detection

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Maria Antonietta (Mitty) Casulli

(in Sophia University, Tokyo)

Focused on development of on the design and implementation of Electrochemical Sensors based on Cyclodextrine

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Master Project Students

 

Martina Vacalebre

Chiara Bielli

Mallikarjun Madagalam

 

Yilmaz Sinan

 

Federica Catania

Tommaso SERRA

Stefano Revello

 

 

 

 

 

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Bachelor/Semester Project Students

 

 

 

Ben Romdhane Ahmed

Totu Tiberiu

De Lapeyriere Marine Batrice Marie

Minder N. Mathis

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eloi Marc Louis

Jean Schlegel

 

 

 

 

 

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Alumni

 

 

 

 

Francesca Stradolini

(2014-2018)

Focused on development of devices based on nanotubes and membranes for anesthetics monitoring during surgeries

 

PhD Thesis

Now Business Analyst  @ Bracco

 

 

 

Ioulia Tzouvadaki

(2013-2017)

Focused on the modeling and fabrication of silicon nano-wire based devices for the detection of prostate-cancer and brest-cancer markers

 

PhD Thesis

Now Post Doc  @ Southampton University

 

 

 

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Nima Aliakbari

(2013-2017)

Focused on fabrication of devices based on nanotubes and nanoparticles for drug detection in treatment of prostate-cancer

 

PhD Thesis

Now Post Doc  @ Chalmers University of Technology

 

Francesca Puppo

(2012-2016)

Focused on the design and fabrication of silicon nano-wire based devices for applications in Breast Tumor Tissues monitoring

 

PhD thesis

Now Post Doc  @ UCSD

 

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Irene Taurino

(2011-2015)

Full integration of Nanostructures (Carbon, Gold, Platinum) on bio-chip surfaces for nano-bio-sensing aims

 

PhD thesis

Now Product Design Engineer @ Philip Morris

 

 

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Camilla Baj-Rossi

(2010-2015)

Developing integrated systems based on electrochemical nano-bio-sensors for multi-panel cancer drugs monitoring

 

PhD thesis

Now Clinical Database Designer @ Covance

 

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Sara Seyedeh Ghoreishizadeh

(2011-2015)

Design of low power circuits for integrated realization of implantable multi-target biosensors

 

PhD thesis

Now Lecturer (Assistant Professor) @ University College London

 

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Julien Ghaye

(2010-2015)

Developing new algorithms for image analysis by fluorescent microscopes for monitoring the response of immune cells

 

PhD thesis

Now Digital Hardware Engineer @ Meggitt

 

 

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Gzen Kkl

(2010-2014)

Designed a low noise CMOS imager for cell cultures monitoring

 

 

PhD thesis

Now CMOS designer @ MESA imaging

 

 

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Jacopo Olivo

(2010-2013)

Developed integrated systems for Remote Powering to implantable biochip

 

 

PhD thesis

Now Senior Electrical Engineer @ Logitech

 

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Andrea Cavallini

(2009-2013)

Developed implantable nano-bio-chip arrays based on various enzymes

 

PhD thesis

Now Global study manager @ Covance

 

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Cristina Boero

(2009-2012)

Developed integrated systems based on nano-bio-sensors for cell cultures monitoring

 

PhD thesis

Now System Engineer @ Bio-Rad

 

 

                        

 

NEWS

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      06/03/2020: Sandro Carrara got accepted a new paper, reaching the milestone of 300 scientific publications so far

      30/11/2019: Francesca Criscuolo got the 2nd Best Paper Award at the international IEEE Sensors Conference in Montreal

      04/10/2019: Francesca Stradolini won the Lausanne Town Prize for her exceptionally good PhD Thesis

      17/06/2019: Sattar Nakhjavani got accepted a new paper in Biosensors and Bioelectronics (IF= 8.173)

      01/02/2019: Ioulia Tzouvadaki got accepted a new paper in Sensors and Actuators B: Chemicals (IF= 5.667)

      10/12/2018: Francesca Stradolini awarded with the EPFL EDEE 2018 Thesis Distinction

      01/11/2018: Sara Ghoreishizadeh became lecturer at UCL (University College London)

      12/10/2018: Ioulia Tzouvadaki awarded with the EPFL EDMI 2018 Thesis Distinction

      07/09/2018: Francesca Stradolini received her PhD degree

      20/07/2018: Marie-Agns Doucey and Sandro Carrara got accepted a new review in Trends in Biotechnology (IF= 13.578)

      22/06/2015: Sandro Carrara featured in the main page of EPFL dealing with a new challenge about  drinkable electronic micro-sensors

      21/06/2018: Tugba Kilic got the Postdoc Mobility Fellowship by the SNSF for spending 2 years in Harvard Medical School

      15/06/2018: a recent bibliographic search demonstrates we have opened a completely new field of research: Memristive Biosensors

      26/04/2018: Francesca Stradolini featured in the magazine Wired dealing with Smartwatches for Intensive Care Units

      23/04/2018: Francesca Criscuolo got accepted a new paper in Analytica Chimica Acta  (IF= 4.950)

      19/04/2018: Francesca Stradolini provides an invited talk to Droidcon 2018 in Turin

      16/04/2018: Francesca Stradolini got accepted a new paper in Sensors and Actuators B (IF= 5.401)

      15/04/2018: Sandro Carrara is the new Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Sensors Journal, the largest among 180 IEEE publications

      14/04/2017: Francesca Stradolini provides an invited talk to Google group in Genoa

      23/03/2018: a paper of Tugba Kilic is highlighted with the cover by the journal Biosensors

      26/01/2018: Tugba Kilic has been selected for the EPFL-Stanford Exchange Fellowship

      21/10/2017: Sandro Carrara has been re-elected for another term in the Board of Governors of the IEEE CAS society

      08/09/2017: Francesca Stradolini and Abuduwaili Tuoheti got the Golden Leaf Award for best papers at the international IEEE conference NGCAS 2017 in Genoa

      28/08/2017: Ioulia Tzouvadaki received her PhD

      10/08/2017: Tugba Kilic is selected for joining to the 3rd Eurotech workshop on "success in academia in Copenhagen

      28/08/2017: Tugba Kilic got accepted two new papers in Biosensors and Bioelectronics (IF= 7.780)

      23/06/2017: Nima Aliakbari received his PhD

      16/06/2017: Sarah Tonello got the Best Poster Award at the conference EMBEC17 in Tampere

      06/06/2017: Ioulia Tzouvadaki and Nima Aliakbari got accepted a paper in Nanoscale  (IF= 7.76)

      07/04/2017: Francesca Stradolini is invited to speak at the Droidcon Italy 2017

      26/01/2017: Tugba Kilic has been awarded with the EPFL Fellows fellowship

      03/01/2017: Sandro Carrara has been appointed as Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Sensors Council

      16/11/2016: Francesca Stradolini and Eleonora Lavalle won the Best Papers Award at the MOBIHEALTH international conference in Milan

      16/11/2016: Francesca Stradolini featured in the main page of EPFL dealing with connecting doctors to patients in Intensive Care Units by Smartwatches

      02/11/2016: Sandro Carrara is the recipient of the 2016 IEEE Sensors Council Technical Achievement Advance Career Award for his leadership in the emerging area of co-design in Bio/Nano/CMOS interfaces for sensing

      15/09/2016: Nima Aliakbari got accepted a paper in Analytical Chemistry (IF=5.886)

      17/08/2016: Our latest results on Memristive Aptasensor featured in the main page of EPFL

      29/07/2016: Camilla Baj-Rossi won the Lausanne Town Prize for her exceptionally good PhD Thesis

      24/06/2016: Ioulia Tzouvadaki got accepted a paper in Nano Letters (IF= 13.779)

      11/04/2016: Sandro Carrara has been re-elected Member-at-Large of the IEEE Sensors Council

      16/02/2016: Ioulia Tzouvadaki got accepted a paper in RSC Journal of Materials Chemistry B (IF= 4.726)

      21/01/2016: Irene Taurino and Gabriella Sanz got accepted a paper in Trends in Analytical Chemistry (IF= 6.472)

      01/01/2016: Sandro Carrara Is elevated to the grade of IEEE Fellow for his outstanding record of accomplishments in the field of design of nanoscale biological CMOS sensors

      12/11/2015: Sandro Carrara Is appointed as Editor-in-Chief (Associate) of the IEEE Sensors Journal

      12/11/2015: Media highlight on the new collaboration between EPFL and Pierre Fabre leaded by Sandro Carrara in the area of drugs monitoring

      23/10/2015: Sandro Carrara featured in the main page of EPFL dealing with a new system to monitor critical patients in Intensive Care Units

      14/10/2015: Sandro Carrara featured in a special issue of the magazine Lillustr about the Swiss in 2050

      21/09/2015: Irene Taurino and Gabriella Sanz got accepted a paper in Scientific Report (IF= 5.578, a Nature Publisher journal)

      11/09/2015: Camilla Bai-Rossi and Irene Taurino received their PhD degree

      06/08/2015: Sandro Carrara and Krzysztof Iniewsky published their Handbook of Bioelectronics with Cambridge University Press

      02/07/2015: Ioulia Tzouvadaki got the Golden Leaf Award for best papers at the international conference IEEE PRIME 2015 in Glasgow

      30/06/2015: Julien Ghaye received his PhD degree

      30/06/2015: Sara Ghoreishizadeh received her PhD degree

      23/06/2015: Sandro Carrara featured on Euronews dealing with micro-chip for tracking molecules

      27/05/2015: Sandro Carrara featured in the main page of EPFL dealing with a new realized sub-cutaneous device for a more precise medicine

      19/12/2014: Christine Nardini and Sandro Carrara published a paper in Science (IF= 31.477)

      02/11/2014: Sandro Carrara has been elected member at large of the IEEE Sensors Council

      22-24/10/2014: Sandro Carrara leaded as General Chair the IEEE International Conference BioCAS 2014

      17/10/2014: Sandro Carrara has been elected member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE CAS society

      24/09/2014: Sandro Carrara has been promoted to MER (Matre d'enseignement et de recherche)

      11/07/2014: Gzen Kkl received her PhD degree

      04/06/2014: Cristina Boero got a Special EPFL Mention for Distinction in her absolutely exceptional PhD thesis

      13/05/2014: Cristina Boero got accepted a paper in Biosensors and Bioelectronics (IF= 5.437)

      05/05/2014: Irene Taurino got accepted a paper in Nano Letters (IF= 13.025)

      31/03/2014: Sandro Carrara has been elected to the grade of IEEE Senior Member

      05/02/2014: Sandro Carrara started organizing the International Conference IEEE BioCAS 2014 planned for next October

      10/12/2013: Wayne Burleson and Sandro Carrara published their book on Security and Privacy for Implantable Medical Devices with Springer

      13/11/2013: Jacopo Olivo received his PhD degree

      03/11/2013: Sandro Carrara entered the Top 10 accessed presentations at the international conference IEEE Sensors in Baltimore

      28/10/2013: Alena Simalatsar & Andrea Cavallini won the first prize at the Startup Weekend in Neuchtel

      03/10/2013: Irene Taurino published her recent results in the journal Nanoscale by RSC (IF= 6.233)

      24/09/2013: Camilla Baj-Rossi published her recent results in the journal Biosensors and Bioelectronics (IF= 5.437)

      23/06/2015: Sandro Carrara featured on Euronews dealing with chip implants

      28/06/2013: Andrea Cavallini received his PhD degree

      20/05/2013: Sandro Carrara has been appointed as a member of the Technical Committee on Sensory Systems Technical Committee of the CAS society

      24/04/2013: Cristina Boero organizes at SI center of EPFL the workshop on Nano-Bio Technologies for Lab-on-Chip

      20/03/2013: Giovanni De Micheli and Sandro Carrara featured on BBC dealing with under the skin devices

      15/03/2013: EPFL releases on YouTube the interview of Giovanni De Micheli and Sandro Carrara on the ironIC project

      20/02/2013: Irene Taurino got the 25-Most Accessed-Articles in December 2012 form the journal IEEE Sensors

      18/01/2013: Irene Taurino published her recent results in the journal Electrochimica Acta (IF= 4.039)

      12/01/2013: Sandro Carrara published his textbook entitled Bio/CMOS interfaces and Co-Design with Springer

      30/11/2012: Sandro Carrara has been appointed as Distinguished Lecturer of the CAS Society

      23/11/2012: Cristina Boero received her PhD degree

      19/11/2012: Sandro Carrara has been appointed as Topical Editor of the Journal IEEE Sensors Journal

      8/11/2012: Sandro Carrara has been appointed as CAS society representative in the IEEE Sensors Council

      10/10/2012: Alice Dimonte published her Nano-sized Optoelectronic Devices in the journal Biomacromolecules (IF= 5.479)

      15/07/2012: Sandro Carrara got the Top-25 Hottest-Articles from April to June 2012 from the journal Biosensors and Bioelectronics

      15/12/2011: Cristina Boero got the Best Selected Papers from BioCAS 2011 invited to submit to IEEE TBCAS journal special issue

      19/11/2011: Jacopo Olivo got the issue cover in IEEE Sensors journal

      15/11/2011: Sandro Carrara got the Best Selected Papers from IEEE Sensors Conference 2011 invited to submit to IEEE Sensors journal special issue

      11/11/2011: Sandro Carrara has been appointed as General Chairman of the IEEE international Conference BioCAS, edition 2014

      31/05/2011: Sandro Carrara has been appointed as a member of the Technical Committee on Biomedical Application of the CAS society

      13/05/2011: Sandro Carrara got the First Price for the best poster at the Nano-Tera Annual Meeting in Bern

      21/07/2010: Andrea Cavallini got the Bronze Leaf price for third-best papers at the international conference IEEE PRIME 2010

      20/04/2010: Sandro Carrara is invited to join the international evaluation panel of esteemed experts for the Finland Science Academy in a research program (2010-2013)

      26/11/2009: Andrea Cavallini got the Best Poster Award at the Nano-Europe Symposium in Rapperswil

      17/07/2009: Cristina Boero got the Golden Leaf price for best papers at the international conference IEEE PRIME 2009

      15/04/2009: Sandro Carrara got the Top-25 Hottest-Articles from January to March 2009 from the journal Sensors and Actuators B

      15/10/2008: Sandro Carrara got the Top-25 Hottest-Articles from July to September 2008 from the journal Biosensors and Bioelectronics


Former Post Docs and past Collaborators

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Post-Docs

 

 

Nadezda (Nadja) Pankratova

(2019)

Focused on development of Integrated ion-sensor platform for remote monitoring of water quality

 

Now Research Assistant @ HEVS

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eda Mehmeti

(2018)

Feasibility Study for Nicotine detection in skin sweat with Electrochemical methods

 

Now Teacher and Research Assistant

@ University of Graz

 

 

 

Tugba Kilic

(2016-2019)

Focused on development of for Drugs Screening by cancer-on-a-chip approaches with integrated Electrochemical sensors

 

Now Post Doc @ Harvard Medical School

 

 

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Irene Taurino

(2015-2016)

Full integration of Carbon, Platinum, and Gold Nanostructures on bio-chip surfaces for nano-bio-sensing aims

 

Now Scientist @ Philip Morris

 

Cristina Boero

(2013-2014)

Improving integrated systems based on electrochemical nano-bio-sensors for cells monitoring and exploring new applications

 

Now System Engineer @ Bio-Rad

 

 

Elisabete Fernandes

(2013)

Design, fabrication and test of microfluidics devices for cancer markers detection

 

Now Scientist @ INL -Laboratory

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Alena Simalatsar

(2013)

Safety and reliability analysis of autonomous devices for monitoring of aesthetics

 

Now Assistant Professor @ HEVS

 

 

 

 

 

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Scientific Collaborators

 

Stefano Riario

(2013-2015)

Integrating electronic systems including frontend for electrochemical nano-bio-sensors, microcontrollers, and communication tools

 

Now System Engineer @ Philip Morris

 

 

 

 

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Guest PhD Students

 

Mahshid Alsadat Padash (2019)

Abuduwaili Tuoheti (2018)

Sattar Akbari Nakhjavani (2018)

Ana De Sousa Valinhas (2017)

Sarah Tonello (2017)

 

Xiaoling Lu (2016)

Marius Schirmer (2016)

Jacopo Secco (2015)

Gabriella Sanz (2014)

Narayanan Srinivasan (2014)

Ali Zaher (2014)

Ismael Rattalino (2013)

Evripides Kyriakides (2012)

Alice Dimonte (2011)

Giovanna De Vecchio (2010)

 

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Master Students

 

Gian Luca Barbruni (2019)

Luca Boretto (2019)

Kwassi Agbezouke (2018)

Sofia Milanese (2017)

Lucia Lobello (2017)

Nadia Tamburrano (2017)

Zijan Huang (2017)

Sofia Della (2017)

Edoardo Bronzini (2017)

 

Andrea Gerbino (2017)

Ashkan Arvandi (2017)

Sbastien Naus (2016)

Matilda E. Eriksson  (2016)

Thiébaud Modoux  (2016)

Marino Diego (2016)

Eleonora Lavalle  (2016)

Misha Berger (2015)

Alessandro Vallero (2015)

 

Flavia Basilotta (2015)

Francesca Stradolini (2014)

Adyl-M. El Guamra(2014)

Ardalan Lotfi (2014)

Maria A. Casulli (2013)

Chiara Succa (2013)

Dechao Sun (2013)

Lorenzo Foglia (2013)
Daniele Casarino (2013)

 

 

Aliakbari N. Nima (2013)

Genev. Massicotte (2013)

Lucia Grassi (2012)
Gaurav Nanda (2012)

Maria L. Beltrandi (2011)
Francesca Puppo (2011)

Cosmo Matteo (2011)
Madura Kamat (2011)



Irene Taurino (2010)
Camilla Baj-Rossi (2010)

Richa Bharadwaj (2010)

Pietro Dalmastro (2010)

Giulio Carrafa (2010)
Daniel Torre (2010)

Zhang Kun (2010)

Jacopo Olivo (2008)

 

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Bachelor, Semester, Advanced Labs, and Internship Students

Gabriele Sandri (2019)

Jos DG Martnez (2019)

mile L. Minh-Son (2019)

Yilmaz Sinan (2019)

Biotto Lucas (2019)

Leghziel Rebecca Camilla (2019)

Marco Galfione (2018)

Philipp Paul Jean (2018)

Ozdemir Ceylin (2017)

Sophie Chne Eglantine Tiffanie (2017)

 

Jan Snoeijs (2017)

Herman Ann (2017) 

Donato Bruno (2017)

Hugo Dupont (2017)

Jrmie Macchi (2017)

Tamador M.E. Elboshra (2015)

Turk Zeynep Sueda (2015)

Kwassi Agbezouke (2015)

Thomas Martinez (2015)



Eric Orso (2013)

Abhinav Gupta (2012)

Akshat Dave (2011)

Elzibeta L. Rauss (2010)

Perumal U. Dharanipathy (2009)

Apoorv Joshi (2009)

Manas Jain (2009)

Andrea Cavallini (2008)
Cristina Boero (2008)