Prof Steffi Krause
Dr. rer. nat., MRSC, FHEA


Research Group Members

PhD candiates:

  • Rachel Jacques
  • Jiazhe Zhao
  • Ruixiang Li
  • Martin Gibbs

also see our group page


Current PhD Projects

Thesis Title
3D photoelectrochemical imaging
Biophysics of Self-Assembled Protein Nanosheets for Stem Cell-Based Biotechnologies
Cell imaging with PEI-SICM - CSC studentship
Design of polymer brush vectors for controlled RNA delivery.
Development of a disposable sensor of MMP-9 activity to monitor relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis blood samples
Investigation of mechanobiological sensing in cell spreading with label-free photoelectrochemical imaging
Towards in-situ optical and electrochemical imaging to monitor action potentials for in-vitro and in-vivo applications

Past PhD Projects

Thesis TitleYear
Investigation of silicon (on sapphire) with monolayers in LAPS and photoelectrochemical sensors2022
Photoelectrochemical imaging of live cells using semiconductor substrates2021
Biosensor for matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) based on peptide-linked polymers2019
Investigation of ZnO nanorods as chemical and biological sensors2019
Investigation of the Effects of Surface Chemistry on Osteogenic Differentiation of Stem Cells using LAPS and SPIM2017
Light-addressable potentiometric sensors based on self-assembled organic monolayer modified silicon on sapphire substrates2015
Investigation into the use of carbon nanotubes networks as gate electrodes in field-effect gas sensors with increased functionality2013
Laser scanning system for microscopic and macroscopic investigations of chemical semiconductor sensors2012
Investigation into the Sensitivity and Resolution of Scanning Photo-Induced Impedance Microscopy2009
Investigation into the development of a protease sensor based on the degradation of peptide hydrogel films2007