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
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
Biophysics of Self-Assembled Protein Nanosheets for Stem Cell-Based Biotechnologies2024
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