Archive 2018

 
Appointment of Professor Sven Ingebrandt

Professor Sven Ingebrandt is appointed to the Chair of Micro- and Nanosystems at RWTH Aachen. After 9 months as co-professor he will succeed Professor Wilfried Mokwa as director of IWE 1.

Prof. Ingebrandt brings the project SensUs 2018 to IWE 1, which is funded by the EIT Health program. RWTH Aachen University becomes a 'full partner' in this project. It aims at a practical training of master students in the field of 'biosensing' for biomedical applications.

29/01/2018
  Dipti Rani after defending her thesis Copyright: © IWE1
Dipti Rani Successfully Defends her PhD Thesis
Dipti Rani, a former doctoral students of the working group of Professor Sven Ingebrandt at the University of Applied Science of Kaiserslautern in Zweibrücken, defends her dissertation "Label-free detection of biomolecules using silicon nanowire ion-sensitive field-effect transistor devices" at Justus-Liebig University Giessen. Dr. Vivek Pachauri served as practical advisor in her thesis work.

 
29/01/2018
 
Publication "Fron-End-of-Line Integration of Graphene Oxide for Graphene-Based Electrical Platforms"
Professor Sven Ingebrandt publishes a paper entitled "Front-End-of-Line Integration of Graphene Oxide for Graphene-Based Electrical Platforms" in the journal Advanced Materials Technologies. Corresponding Author is Dr. Vivek Pachauri. The published data was created within the framework of the EU-ITN project PROSENSE. Ms. Xiaoling Lu and Mr. Walid Madhat Munief summarize their findings from works at the University of Kaiserslautern in cooperation with the Saarland University in Saarbrücken.

 
06/02/2018
 
Publication "Transistor-Based Impedimentric Monitoring of Single Cells"
Felix Hempel, Dr. Jessica Ka-Yan Law and Professor Sven Ingebrandt publish the book chapter entitled "Transistor-Based Impedimetric Monitoring of Single Cells" in the Springer textbook (Hempel F., Law J.K.Y., Ingebrandt S. (2018) Transistor-Based Impedimetric Monitoring of Single Cells. In: Bioanalytical Reviews. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg). It summarizes the current state of science in this subject area.

 
Xiaoling Lu Begins in her Position as Research Employee at IWE1
Xiaoling Lu is hired as a research assistant at IWE 1. She comes as a former doctoral student of the working group of Professor Sven Ingebrandt from Zweibrücken to Aachen. Good luck Xiaoling!

 
07/03/2018
 
Publication "Scalable fabrication and application of nanoscale IDE-arrays as multi-eletrode platform for label-free biosensing"
The IWE 1 publishes the journal paper 'Scalable fabrication and application of nanoscale IDE arrays as multi-electrode platform for label-free biosensing' in the journal Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical. Corresponding author is Professor Ingebrandt and results out ,of the work of Dr. Lotta Delle from a previous project of the working group of Professor SVen Ingebrandt in Zweibrücken are presented.

 
26/03/2018
 
Dr. Vivek Pachauri as New Group Leader at IWE 1
Dr. Vivek Pachauri starts as the new group leader in IWE 1. He comes with Professor Sven Ingebrandt from Zweibrücken to Aachen. Welcome, Dr. Pachauri!

 
30/03/2018
 
Publication "Intriguing electronic insensitivity and high carrier mobility in monolayer hexagonal YN"
Professor Sven Ingebrandt is a co-author of the publication titled "Intriguing electronic insensitivity and high carrier mobility in monolayer hexagonal YN". Corresponding Author is Prof. Xianping Chen from Chongqing University, China. The work goes back to a cooperation between Professor Chen and Professor Ingebrandt.

 
10/04/2018
 
Publication "Silicon Nanowire Field-Effect Biosensors"
Dr. Dipti Rani, Dr. Vivek Pachauri and Prof. Ingebrandt publish a book chapter titled 'Silicon Nanowire Field Effect Biosensors' in a Springer textbook (Rani D., Pachauri V., Ingebrandt S. (2018) Silicon Nanowire Field-Effect Biosensors.) In: Schöning M ., Poghossian A. (eds) Label-Free Biosensing, Springer Series on Chemical Sensors and Biosensors (Methods and Applications), vol 16. Springer, Cham). It summarizes the current state of the art in this subject area.

 
15/04/2018
 
Publication "ScFv-modified graphene-coated IDE-arrays for 'label-free' screening of cardiovascular disease biomarkers in physiological saline"
Professor Sven Ingebrandt and Dr. Vivek Pachauri are authors of a Journal Paper ‘ScFv-modified graphene-coated IDE-arrays for ‘label-free’ screening of cardiovascular disease biomarkers in physiological saline’ in the renowned journal Biosensors and Biolelectronics. Corresponding author is Dr. Vivek Pachauri. The published data are based on the works of Dr. Lotta Delle in the former research group of Prof. Ingebrandt in Zweibrücken. In addition, the groups of Prof. O’Kennedy at Dublin City University, Ireland, and of Prof. Klein at Imperial College London contributed to this work.

 
17/04/2018
 
Miriam Schwartz Defending her PhD Thesis Copyright: © IWE1
Miriam Schwartz Successfully Defends her PhD Thesis
Miriam Schwartz (née Freyler), a former doctoral students of the working group of Professor Sven Ingebrandt at the University of Applied Sciences Kaiserslautern in Zweibrücken, Germany, defended her dissertation ‚Detection of biomolecules using multivariant data analysis from silicon nanowire field-effect transistor arrays‘ in the field of biomedical sciences at Hasselt University. Belgium. Since the beginning of 2015, she has been working at RAM Group DE GmbH, based at Zweibrücken University Campus, where she uses her experience to develop novel medical test systems in the fight against cancer and other diseases. Good luck for you future Dr. Schwartz!

 
18/04/2018
  IWE1's Team for the Annual Campus Raley Copyright: © IWE1
IWE1 Participates at the Campus Raley 2018
IWE 1 participates with a running team at the annual RWTH Campus Lauf on the Campus Melaten.

 
25/04/2018
 
Publication "A Novel Modular Device for Biological Impedance Measurements: The Differential Impedimetric Sensor Cell"
Professor Sven Ingebrandt is co-author of a Journal Paper 'A Novel Modular Device for Biological Impedance Measurements: The Differential Impedimetric Sensor Cell (DISC)’ in the journal Physica Status Solidi. Corresponding author is Dr. Peter Cornelis from KU Leuven, Belgium. The published data are partly based on two student works by Isabelle Thomas and Max Brand in Leuven as part of their student work. The exchange was financed by an ERASMUS grant between the KU Leuven and the University of Applied Sciences Kaiserslautern.

 
05/05/2018
 
Dr. Satish Kumar Tuteja as Postdoc-Fellow at IWE1
Dr. Satish Kumar Tuteja starts his two-year Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellowship at IWE 1. He had prevailed in a very competitive application process and comes with money for his position and a small monthly research budget to our institute. Welcome Satish and good luck!

 
15/05/2018
 
Kick-off Meeting of DFG Projects "Molecular Programs for Neurodegenerative diseases markers Biosensing"
Kick-off meeting of the DFG-funded joint project Molecular Programs for Neurodegenerative Disease Markers Biosensing (MolPro2Biosens, IN57 / 06-1 No. 391107823) in Aachen. The project managers of the three partner institutions University of Kaiserslautern, Lille University and ESPCI Paris, France, approved the new project plan after transferring the subproject to RWTH Aachen University.

 
01/06/2018
 
Start of the BMBF Project SINDynamik
The BMBF-funded, collaborative project "Single-point sensor system for non-invasive, dynamic measurement of cardiac function" SINDynamik (KMU-innovativ: Medizintechnik, 13GW0180B) officially launches. IWE 1 works together with the RAM Group DE GmbH, Zweibrücken, the University of Bremen and the University of Gießen on a novel concept for the electrical measurement of the heart muscle movement.

 
06/06/2018
 
Invited Talk "Transparent Organic Transistors for ECIS with Single Cell Resolution"
Professor Sven Ingebrandt presented the invited talk "Transparent organic transistors for ECIS with single cell resolution" at the conference IBCA 2018 in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

 
12/06/2018
 
Presence at the Biosensors 2018 Congress in Miami, USA
Professor Sven Ingebrandt and Xiaoling Lu attend the Biosensors 2018, the world's largest congress for biosensors, in Miami, USA. Several works from previous projects of the research group Ingebrandt are presented there.

 
26/06/2018
 
Status Meeting IWE 1
IWE 1 holds a status seminar day. Previous and new scientists present their projects and expertise to work more closely together in future projects.

 
27/06/2018
 
Publication "Wafer-Scale Nanoimprint Lithography Process Towards Compementary Silicon Nanowire Field-Effect Transistors for Biosensor Applications"
The IWE 1 publishes the journal paper "Wafer-Scale Nanoimprint Lithography Process Towards Complementary Silicon Nanowire Field-Effect Transistor for Biosensor Applications" in the journal Physica Status Solidi A. Corresponding author is Professor Sven Ingebrandt and results of Achim Müller from earlier works of the research group Ingebrandt in Zweibrücken are published.

 
28/06/2018
  Our Institute's members in front of the Walter-Schottky Building Copyright: © IWE 1
Annual Institute Summer BBQ
As every year, the annual summer BBQ with all members of IWE 1 takes place in fron of the Walter-Schottky Building.

 
02/07/2018
 
Fabian Brings as New Assistant at IWE 1
Fabian Brings is hired as a new assistant at IWE 1. He comes from the Research Center Jülich out of the institute of Prof. Andreas Offenhäusser and wants to finish his doctoral thesis at the IWE 1.

 
02/07/2018
 
Pacticipation at "11th International Workshop on Engineering of Functional Interfaces"
IWE 1 attends the '11th International Workshop on Engineering of Functional Interfaces' EnFI 2018 in Wittenberg with eight participants. Results from recent work in Aachen and from previous projects of the AG Ingebrandt in Zweibrücken are presented.

 
06/07/2018
  Football Team of IWE1 at the Faculty's Football Tournament Copyright: © IWE 1
IWE 1 Participates at the Annual Faculty Football Tournament
As every year, IWE 1 participates at the football tournament of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology.

 
12/07/2018
 
Kick-off Meeting of BMBF Project "SINDynamik"
The kick-off meeting of the project "SINDynamik", funded by the German Ministry for Education and Research BMBF takes place in Zweibrücken.

 
17/07/2018
 
Dr. Xuan Thang Vu Becomes the New Group Leader at IWE 1

Dr. Xuan Thang Vu is hired as the new group leader and subsequent academic advisor at IWE 1. He moved from the Department of Physics of the RWTH Aachen to IWE 1. He did his doctorate at the Forschungszentrum Jülich in the former working group of Professor Sven Ingebrandt from 2006 to 2011 and has already worked in the research group Ingebrandt in Zweibrücken from 2011 to 2013.

Lots of succes at IWE 1, Thang!

 
01/08/2018
 
Publication "Top-Down Fabricated Silicon Nanowire Arrays for Field-Effect Detection of Prostate-Specific Antigen"

Professor Sven Ingebrandt and Dr. Vivek Pachauri have authored a publication titled "Top-Down Fabricated Silicon Nanowire Arrays for Field-Effect Detection of Prostate-Specific Antigen" in the prestigious journal ACS Omega. The published data was created within the framework of the EU-ITN project PROSENSE. Dr. Dipti Rani summarizes her findings from work at the University of Kaiserslautern, at the University of Bath, nited Kingdom, and at INESC Microsistemas e Nanotecnologias, Lisbon, Portugal. Therefore, the working groups of Prof. Estrela and Prof. Conde are also involved in this publication.

 
08/08/2018
 
Professor Sven Ingebrandt Becomes Visiting Professor at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Professor Sven Ingebrandt is appointed visiting professor at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, the Technical University of Tokyo. He spends a three-week research stay in Tokyo.

 
07/08/2018
 
Publication "Silane Deposition via Gas-Phase Evaporation and High-Resolution Surface Characterization of the Ultrathin Siloxane Coatings"
IWE 1 publishes the Journal Paper "Silane Deposition via Gas-Phase Evaporation and High-Resolution and Surface Characterization of the Ultrathin Siloxane Coating" in the journal ACS Langmuir. Corresponding author is Professor Sven Ingebrandt and results of the work of Walid Madhat Munief from previous work of the AG Ingebrandt in Zweibrücken are presented.

 
06/09/2018
  The Student Teams at the SensUs Competition Copyright: © IWE 1
The AixSense Team at the SensUs Student Competition
Final event of the student competition SensUs 2018 takes place at the TU Eindhoven, Netherlands. RWTH participates with the team AIXSense Team after six months of preparation for the student competition.


 
07/09/2018
 
Official Ground-Breaking Ceremony for the Institute's New Facilities
The official ground-breaking ceremony for the replacement buildiing "Central Laboratory for Technology" and the new Walter-Schottky Building at Campus Melaten takes place.

 
17/09/2018
 
Milad Eyvazi Hesar Begins his Doctoral Thesis at IWE 1

Milad Eyvazi Hesar starts his PhD thesis at the IWE 1. He position is funded by the BMBF-project SINDynamik and he works as a project employee of the project part of the RWTH. Good luck Milad!

 
17/09/2018
 
Expert Talk at "10th Sino-German Joint Symposium on Opto- and Microelectronic Devices and Circuits"

Professor Sven Ingebrandt presents an invited lecture "Optoelectronic biosensors based on top-down fabricated silicon nanowire arrays" at the 10th Sino-German Joint Symposium on Opto- and Microelectronic Devices and Circuits (SODC 2018) in Aachen.

 
24/09/2018
  The Institute's Members during the excursion Copyright: © IWE 1
Institute Excursion in Krefeld

Institute excursion day of the IWE 1 to Krefeld. After a visit to the distillery Dujardin, a lunch and a visit to the Krefeld Zoo, the group met with Professor Wilfried Mokwa at home for coffee and cake.

 
26/09/2018
 
Publication "Comparative cell biological study of in vitro antitumor and antimetastatic activity on melanoma cells of GnRH-III-containing conjugates modified with short-chain fatty acids"

Professor Sven Ingebrandt is a co-author of a Journal Paper "Comparative cell biological study of in vitro antitumor and antimetastatic activity on melanoma cells of GnRH-III-containing conjugates modified with short-chain fatty acids" in the journal Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry. Corresponding author is Dr. Eszter Lajkó from Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary. The published data were generated during a research stay of Dr. Lajkó in Zweibrücken and during a student work by Sarah Springer in Budapest as part of her practical student project.