Alumni

PhD students

Padryk Merkl

Padryk was a PhD student in our lab from 2018 to 2022. His defended his thesis in May 2022 with title “Responsive nanostructured materials for bioanalyte detection and triggered antimicrobial therapy”.


Postdoctoral researchers

Eleni Bletsa

Eleni Bletsa was a postdoctoral researcher and a Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellow in our lab from 2019 – 2022.


MSc students

Dorian Henning

Dorian carried out his Master thesis in our lab during 2017 in the field of enzyme-mimetic luminescent nano-based medical diagnostics.


Shuzhi Nicole Zhou

Nicole carried out her Master thesis in our lab from January to June 2018 in the field of anti-biofilm surfaces.


Changhun Isaac Yun

Isaac carried out his Master thesis in our lab from December 2017 to June 2018 in the field of nanoparticles for in vitro and in vivo bioimaging.


 Ann Maria Pandipilly

Ann Maria carried out her Master thesis in our lab in 2021 in the field of antimicrobial Microneedles.


Yael Suarez

Yael carried out her Master thesis in our lab during 2021 in the field of luminescent nano-based medical diagnostics.


BSc students

Aashini Patel

Aashini, a BSc student at KI, carried out her BSc Thesis in our lab during 2019 in the topic of drug-loaded microneedles.


Karolina Vitkeviciute

Karolina was an exchange BSc student from the University of Sydney who carried our her project during 2019 on multifunctional implant nanocoatings.


Lidija Smertinaite

Lidija carried out her BSc Thesis in our lab in 2021 in the formulation of antimicrobial microneedles.


Research Internships

Athina Eleftheraki

Athina, an undergrad student from the Democritus University of Thrace, spent the summer of 2018 in our lab as an AMGEN Scholar.


Justina Venckute Larsson

Justina, a BSc student at KI, spent the summer of 2018 in our lab as a “KI Summer School in Medical Research” intern and carried out her BSc Thesis in our lab in Spring semester 2019.


Apostolos Zaganiaris

Apostolis was an Erasmus intern in Sotiriou Lab during 2018-19. During his internship he was developing silver nanoparticles-coated polymer with photothermal abilities as antimicrobial agent against biofilms.


Mariam Shehata Morcos Abdalla Shahata

Mariam, a BSc student at KI, was a “KI Summer School in Medical Research” intern in our lab during summer 2019.


Despoina Chatzikosmidou

Despoina, a BSc student at KI, was a “KI Summer School in Medical Research” intern in our lab during summer 2019.