PI

Róbert E. Gyurcsányi

Group Leader

MTA-BME Lendület Chemical Nanosensors Research Group

Volkswagen AG endowed Electrochemistry Group


PhD in chemistry, Technical University of Budapest, 1999
Herff postdoctoral fellow, University of Memphis, 1999-2001
Wilhelm Simon postdoctoral fellow, ETH Zürich, 2002

 

 

Awards:

  • Winner of MTA's Momentum Programme, 2013
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, Faculty of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, BUTE, 2011
  • Pro Progressio prize, Pro Progressio Foundation, 2008
  • Ernő Pungor Prize, Hungarian Academy of Science, 2008
  • Talentum Prize (20 000 Euro) in Natural Science, awarded by the CentralEuropean Talent Search Foundation, 2007
  • Sigma Prize, awarded by SigmaAldrich Rt., 2006
  • Bolyai Plaquette, awarded for exceptional scientific achievements by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 2005
  • Bolyai János Research Fellowship of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 2005-2008
  • Teacher of the Year at Budapest University of Technology and Economics awarded by international students, 2003
  • Wilhelm Simon Fellowship, Center of Excellence in Analytical Chemistry, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Laboratory of Organic Chemistry, Zürich, Switzerland, 2002
  • Bolyai János Research Fellowship of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary, 2001-2004
  • Young Scientist Award of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary, 2000
  • First prize at the “7th International Scientific Instrument Technology Workshop”, Scientific Industrial Park, Hsinchu, Taiwan, 1997

Honors

  • Melinda&Bill Gates Foundation Grantee, 2011
  • Hot Topic Paper Surfaces and Interfaces (Wiley) (Selective Artificial Receptors Based on Micropatterned SurfaceImprinted Polymers for LabelFree Detection of Proteins by SPR
  • Imaging. Advanced Functional Materials 2010;10.1002/adfm.201001753.), 2010
  • Highlights in Chemical Technology,The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2010, Vol. 7 (3) 3 “Biochip detects apple virus” (interview)
  • Cover page article (Top Ten Most Accessed), The Analyst, 2010, vol. 135. (Aptamerbased biochips for labelfree detection of plant virus coat proteins by SPR imaging. Analyst 2010;135(5):918926.)
  • Hot Article, The Analyst 2009.09 (Potentiometric enzyme immunoassay using miniaturized anionselective electrodes for detection. Analyst 2009;134(8):16011607.)
  • Guest Editorial, (Electroanalysis 2009, 21, No. 1718, 1883 – 1886
  • Highlight in Materials Views 2009, June, A1 “Selective Protein Recognition by Polymer Microrods”
  • Outstanding qualification, Bolyai János Research Fellowship, MTA 2008
  • Top referee, Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 2008
  • The researcher of the Month, Hungarian Scientific Fund (2008. May)
  • Research highlights in Nature Nanotechnology vol. 2, 2007 „DNA detection. Go with the flow”
  • Top referee, Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 2007
  • Fifty most successful Young Hungarians , Magyar Hírlap, 2007.07
  • Top referee, Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 2006
  • Adjunct member, University of Memphis, Department of Biomedical Engineering, TN, USA, 2005-2008
  • Top 25 articles in Bioelectrochemistry(#6), 2004 (Chemical imaging of biological systems with the scanning electrochemical microscope. Bioelectrochemistry 2004;63(12):207-215.)
  • Outstanding qualification, Bolyai János Research Fellowship, MTA 2005
  • Forefront paper, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2004 (A polypyrrolebased solidcontact Pb2+selective PVCmembrane electrode with a nanomolar detection limit. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 2004;380(1):714.)
  • Adjunct member, University of Memphis, Department of Biomedical Engineering, TN, USA, 2002