Andrew J. de Mello
Professor of Biochemical Engineering
Andrew is currently Professor of Biochemical Engineering in the Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences at ETH Zurich. Prior to his arrival in Zurich he was Professor of Chemical Nanosciences and Head of the Nanostructured Materials and Devices Section in the Chemistry Department at Imperial College London.
His research interests cover a broad range of activities in the general area of microfluidics and nanoscale science. Primary specializations include the development of microfluidic devices for high-throughput biological and chemical analysis, ultra-sensitive optical detection techniques, nanofluidic reaction systems for chemical synthesis, novel methods for nanoparticle synthesis, the exploitation of semiconducting materials in diagnostic applications, the development of intelligent microfluidics and the processing of living organisms.
Andrew has given over 250 invited lectures at conferences and universities in North America, Europe, Africa, Oceana and Asia (including 60 plenary or keynote lectures), has published over 200 papers in refereed journals, and co-authored two books.
Saturday, February 3
0:00 AM – 11:59 PM