Sebastian Wachsmann Hogiu

Academic title(s): 

Professor
Department of Bioengineering

 

Contact Information
Address: 

815 Sherbrooke St W
Montreal, Quebec H3A 0C3
Macdonald Engineering Building, Room 378

Email address: 
sebastian.wachsmannhogiu [at] mcgill.ca
Department: 
Bioengineering
Area of expertise: 

Novel nanobiomaterials for global health and global development applications

GOAL: Develop novel inexpensive nanobiomaterials with improved mechanical, optical, and electrical properties suitable for a wide range of applications
• Nanomanufacturing of nanocomposite materials
• Characterization of these materials
• Applications in biosensing, antimicrobial, water purification, and clean energy

Biosensing with Raman and Plasmonics(Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy)

GOAL: Develop novel biosensing capabilities for the detection and characterization of molecules and sub-micrometer organelles (such as exosomes)
• Nanomanufacturing and characterization of plasmonic substrates
• Functionalization of substrates with aptamers or antibodies for specific detection of molecules of interest
• Analytical measurements and chemical characterization

Research areas: 
Biomedical Sensors, Diagnostics and Therapeutics
Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
Area(s): 
Biomaterials
Biomimetics
MEMS/NEMS
Plasmonics-based Sensors and Assays
Biomaterial Structures
Point-of-care Technologies