Keynote speaker / Invited presentations


[106]  Pushing the Boundaries of Bimolecular Sensing: Concept, Design and Applications 

 Syracuse University, Chemistry Department, November 14

[105]  Electrochemical Microbiosensors for Real-Time Monitoring of Reactive Oxygen Species in Living Tissues

 The 244th Electrochemical Society (ECS) meeting, Gothenburg, Sweden, October 9

[104]  Probing Reactions at the Nanoscale Surface through Nanoelectrochemistry (Session dedicated to Prof. Petr Zuman)

  The 243th Electrochemical Society (ECS) meeting, Boston, MA, May 30

[103]  Pushing the Boundaries of Biomolecular Sensing: Concept, Design and Applications in Biology and Medicine (Spring 2023 Seminar Series)

  Stevens Institute of Technology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department, April 20 

[102]  New sensors and analytical approaches for measuring contaminants of emerging concerns 

  SUNY Buffalo, Chemistry Department, March 31

[101]  Electrochemical approaches for the in vivo monitoring of neurotransmitters

 Clarkson University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Potsdam, NY, February 17


[100]  Nanotechnology-based Approaches for Rapid Low-Cost Detection of Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)

 The 11th SNO Conference, Austin, TX, November 10-13

[99]  Implantable electrochemical enzyme biosensors for real time monitoring of neurotransmitters

Colgate University, November 1

[98]  Development of analytical tools for rapid low-cost detection of emerging contaminants and perfluoroalkyl substances 

ACS Northeast Regional Meeting (NERM), Rochester, NY, October 2-5

[97]  Nanomaterials for Sensing: Concept Design and Applications

Advanced Materials Symposium, Clarkson University, October 2

[96]  Nanotechnology Enabled Sensors for Food and Environmental Monitoring

National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), (virtual), August 10

[95]  Emerging Low Cost Sensing and Analytical methodologies for Field Detection of PFAS

Exploratory Workshop: "Advances in PFAS detection and measurements", Schenectady, NY, June 10

[94]  Probing Environmental Chemical Processes through nanoelectrochemistry

The 50th ACS Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting (MARM), The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), Ewing, NJ, June 4

[93]  Nanomaterials-based electrochemical Biosensors for real-time monitoring of neurotransmitters

The 241st Electrochemical Society (ECS) meeting, Vancouver, Canada, May 30

[92]  Manufacturing inexpensive easy-to-use sensors for on-site contaminant detection and water quality monitoring

The ACS Spring Meeting, San Diego, CA, April 24


[91]  Advancing Food Monitoring through Custom-Designed Affordable Sensors

The International Association of Environmental Analytical Chemistry (IAEAC) - digital seminar series, Food Safety Monitoring Section,  

December 9, 2021

[90]  Engineering electrochemical biosensors for biomedical applications

The 2021 Fall Symposium of the Electrochemical Society Canada Section (virtual), Trent University, November 27, 2021

[89]  Engineering materials and sensors for sustainable environmental systems (plenary lecture)

The International Symposium “Priorities of chemistry for a sustainable development" (PRIOCHEM) XVIIth Ed., ICHECHIM- Bucharest, October 28

[88]  Electrochemical microbiosensors for in vivo monitoring of neurotransmitters

The 239th ECS Spring National Meeting (virtual), May 30 - June 3, 2021

[87]  Advancing Environmental Sustainability with Custom-designed materials and sensors (plenary lecture)

NextChem Workshop Innovative Cross-sectorial Technologies, (virtual), May 27, 2021

ICECHIM (Romanian National Institute for Chemical Research and Development), Bucharest, Romania

[86] Manufacturing Biosensors for Sustainable Food Systems

Food Safety & Security (virtual), PITTCON, March 8-12, 2021

[85] Advancing Environmental Sustainability with Custom-designed affordable sensors (Keynote speaker)

Institute for a Sustainable Environment (ISE) - virtual, Clarkson University, February 8, 2021


[84]  Remote Sensors Incorporating nanomaterials with enzyme-mimetic properties

American Physics Society (APS) meeting (virtual), December 9, 2020

[83]  Nanomaterials Sorbents for environmental sensing and remediation

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), (virtual) December 2, 2020

[82]  Cerium based nano and microscale materials for sustainable water systems

Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization (SNO) meeting, (virtual), November 13, 2020

[81]  Field deployable biosensors based on biofunctional nanostructures

Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Biosensing Symposium, (virtual), May 20, 2020

[80]  The Promise of Nanocellulose: an Emerging New Material with Broad Applications, Future applications of Nanocellulose

Clarkson Webinar, Clarkson University, March 11, 2020

[79]  Materials research focus at CAMP and Clarkson University

University of Maine, March 4, 2020


[78]  Chemical and Biological sensors for improving Food Quality through Sensitive Packaging (Keynote speaker)

The 7th International Symposium on Biomedical materials (ISBM 2019), Science & Technology Innovation and the Knowledge Economy,

Lahore, Pakistan, December 11-12, 2019

[77]  Remote Sensing systems for Sustainable Water Resource management and Community Resilience

The 7th International Symposium of Science, Technology and Medicine, The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine,

Cairo, Egypt, November 17-19, 2019

[76]  Chemical and Biological Sensors for Improving Food Quality through Sensitive Packaging (Keynote speaker)

Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh, Duquesne University, October 14, 2019

[75] Ceria-based nanostructured biomimetic materials and interfaces for sensing and environmental remediation

Brookhaven National Laboratory, September 23, 2019

[74] Inexpensive 2D and 3D printed sensors for rapid instrument-free detection of emerging contaminants in water

The 258th ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, August 25-29, 2019

[73] Portable Sensors incorporating nanomaterials with enzyme mimetic properties

The 258th ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, August 25-29, 2019

[72] Applications and Implications of engineered nanoparticles in environmental analysis and beyond

The ACS - Northeast Regional Meeting (NERM), Saratoga Springs, NY, June 23-26, 2019

[71] Portable biosensing Devices for Food Quality monitoring

The Institute of Food Technologists, IFT 2019, New Orleans, June 3-5, 2019

[70] Biosensing Technologies for Food Freshness Monitoring and Smart Packaging

NYSP2I, Symposium Managing Food Waste in New York : opportunities, Innovative technologies and Best Practice, New York State

Pollution Prevention Institute, Rochester Institute of Technology, June 2, 2019

[69] Manufacturing of Low-Cost wearable Sensors

CAMP Annual Technical meeting, Syracuse, NY, May 21-23, 2019

[68] Biosensing for Everyday Life, (Keynote speaker)

ACS Hudson-Bergen American Chemical Society and the Sigma XI Chapter, Fairley Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ, May 3, 2019

[67] CAMP Research and Product Development, ‘Pulp and Paper Innovation & Resources’

North Country Roundtable/workshop: Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, May 2, 2019

[66] Advanced Manufacturing of Portable Biosensig Devices, System Design, Integration, Environmental and Food safety Applications

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, April 9, 2019

[65] 2D and 3D-printed biosensors for environmental applications

The 257th ACS Spring National Meeting, Orlando, FL, March 31 - April 4, 2019

[64] Biosensing for Everyday Life, (Keynote speaker)

The 10th Annual Northern New York Local ACS Meeting, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, March 2, 2019


[63]  Nanotechnology-based solutions for next generation devices: health, water, food and environment

Universite Tunis El Manar, Tunis, Tunisia, November 22, 2018

[62]  Translating Research and Innovation into the Marketplace: Entrepreneurial Skills, Challenges and Opportunities

Universite Tunis El Manar, Tunis, Tunisia, November 19, 2018

[61]  Ceria nanoparticles as nanoenzyme mimetics: properties, assembly and bioanalytical applications

The 256th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, August 19-23, 2018

[60]  Field portable sensors for detection of emerging environmental contaminants

The 256th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, August 19-23, 2018

[59]  Beyond Laboratory Scale Biosensing: Challenges and Opportunities in Translating Biosensors Research to Market

International Center for Biodynamics, Bucharest, Romania, July 29, 2018

[58]  Methodology development for rapid screening and assessment

of environmental chemical processes and impact of engineered


The ACS NNY Section - Northeast Nanomaterials Meeting (NENM),

Lake Placid, June 1-3, 2018

[57]  Improving Food safety communication to the public through

sensitive packaging

American Food Summit (SURE), March 26-27, Chicago, IL, 2018


[56]  Functional polymers for nanobiosensing research needs opportunities and challenges, Symposium new directions in polymer chemistry 

Clarkson University, March,  2018

[55]  Redox active materials for energy and sensing devices

Brookhaven National Lab., (Clarkson University faculty visit),  January 8, 2018


[54]  Printable bioactive paper as a biosensing platform (ACS-Keynote speaker)

ACS-South Texas local section conference, Corpus Christi, TX, December 1, 2017

[53]  Electroanalytical Investigation of Environmental Chemical Processes and Impact of Engineered Nanoparticles

The 6th Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization (SNO) - Conference, Los Angeles, CA, November 4-7, 2017

[52]  Paper-based biosensors for food safety analysis

Department of Chemistry, Iowa Sate University, Ames, IA, October 12, 2017

[51]  Electrochemical quantification of neurotransmitters in live embryonic zebrafish

The 68th Annual International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE) Symposium, Providence, RI, Aug. 27 - Sep. 1, 2017 

[50]  Electroanalytical Investigation of Oxidative Stress

The 254th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 20-24, 2017

[49]  Electroanalytical Quantification of oxidative/nitrosative stress and antioxidants: sensing designs and biological applications

The 254th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 20-24, 2017

[48]  Printable bioactive paper

SOAR - SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY, May 9, 2017

[47]  Environmental chemistry and engineering aspects of sustainable nanotechnology

Inaugural ISE Faculty mixer, Clarkson University, May 2, 2017

[46]  Electroanalytical Characterization of Environmental Chemical Processes of Engineered Nanoparticles

The 253th ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 2-6, 2017

[45]  Characterizing Surface Properties and Reactivity of Engineered Nanoparticles by Collision Electrochemistry

PITTCON, Chicago, IL, March 5-8, 2017

[44]  Electroanalytical Evaluation of engineered nanoparticles: Surface properties, reactivity and bioanalytical applications

Faculty of Pharmacy, SUNY Albany, Albany, NY, February 7, 2017

[43]  Printable bioactive paper as a functional biosensing platform

Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, Clarkson University, January 20, 2017


[42]  Electrochemical methods for nanotechnology risk assessment

Faculty of Chemistry, University of Bucharest, Romania, December 13, 2016

[41]  Nanotechnological tools for life sciences

The 4th Arab-American Frontiers in Science, Abu Dhabi, November 4-7, 2016

[40]  Printable bioactive paper as a functional biosensing platform

Department of Chemistry, Bates College, ME, October 14, 2016

[39]  Field Deployable Bioassays for Rapid and Sensitive Detection of Emerging Contaminants

 The 41st Northeast Regional Meeting (NERM 2016) - ACS Binghamton Section, Binghamton NY, October 5-8, 2016 

[38]  Electroanalytical evaluation of engineered nanoparticles: studies of surface reactivity, functionalization and catalysis

 The 41st Northeast Regional Meeting (NERM 2016) - ACS Binghamton Section, Binghamton NY, October 5-8, 2016 

[37]  Understanding surface properties and reactivity of metal oxide nanoparticles for diagnostic and therapeutic applications

 The 41st Northeast Regional Meeting (NERM 2016) - ACS Binghamton Section, Binghamton NY, October 5-8, 2016 

[36]  Environmental Applications and Implications of Engineered Nanomaterials: Measurement Tools and Environmental Impact

 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Clarkson University, September 16, 2016 

[35]  Bioanalytical applications of Nanoparticle Collision Electrochemistry

 The 90th Petr Zuman Birthday Symposium (Clarkson Distinguished Professor and World-renowned Electrochemist) , Lake Placid, June 30

[34]  Regenerative biomimetic nanostructures for portable biosensing devices

 The 252nd National ACS meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 20-25, 2016

[33]  A Portable Colorimetric Biosensor for Real-Time Personal Exposure Assessment to Bisphenol A in Indoor Environments

 American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHce), Baltimore, MD, May 23, 2016     

[32]  Printable bioactive paper as a functional biosensing platform

 CAMP Annual Technical Meeting, Canandaigua, NY, May 15, 2016   

[31]  Printable bioactive paper as a functional biosensing platform

 Department of Chemistry, SUNY-ESF, Syracuse, NY, April 15, 2016  


[30]  Reagentless Enzyme based Paper Sensors for Field Monitoring:  From Basic Research to Practical Applications

 PACIFICHEM, Honolulu, HI, December 15-20, 2015 

[29]  Portable nanoparticle based sensors for food quality monitoring

Universite de Perpignan, Perpignan, France, December 5, 2015

[28]  Electrochemical evaluation of nanoparticles and nanoparticle impacts

Environmental Science and Engineering Program, Clarkson University, November 4, 2015

[27]  Electrochemical evaluation of nanoparticle reactivity

Department of Physics, Clarkson University, February 12, 2015


[26]  Biosensors for Life sciences: Moving away from laboratory based instrumentation to point of care testing 

GE, February, 2014 

[25]  Nanobiotechnology and Devices for health sciences: applications and opportunities  

Trudeau Institute, Saranac Lake, NY, January, 2014 


[24]  Field Portable Sensors for Rapid Toxicity Monitoring

 Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC, November, 2013 

[23]  Quantitative assessment of nanoparticle-induced toxicity in embryonic zebrafish

The Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization (SusNano) conference, November 2-4, Santa Barbara, CA, 2013 


[22]  Nanoparticle-based technologies for diagnostics and therapy

 The 244th ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, August 19, 2012

[21]  Engineering biosensors for addressing emerging environmental and health challenges

 The National Institute for Research and Development in Chemistry and Petrochemistry, Bucharest, Romania, June 15, 2012


[20]  Biological Sensors based on Advanced Materials: Preparation, Characterization and Practical Applications

 The ACS Long Island Section, Nassau College, Long Island, NY, December, 2012

[19]  Advanced Materials for Biological sensors: from basic research to practical applications

 Department of Physics, Clarkson University, December, 2011

[18]  Advanced Materials for Biological sensors: from basic research to practical applications

 Chemistry Department, Syracuse University, September, 2011


[17]  Implantable microsensors for in vivo monitoring of neurological activity

Department of Chemistry, SUNY Binghamton, Binghamton, NY, December 11, 2009

[16]  Advanced Nanomaterials for Biological Sensors: From Basic Research to Practical Applications

Department of Chemistry, SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY, December 8, 2009

[15]  Electrochemical Biosensors based on Advanced Nanomaterials for Toxicity Risk Assessment

The 236th ACS National Meeting, AGRO-Division, Washington DC, August 16-20, 2009

[14]  Advanced Nanomaterials in Biological Sensors. From Basic Research to Practical Applications

Department of Chemistry, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, March 19, 2009


[13]  Advanced Nanomaterials for Clinical and Environmental Applications

Chemistry Department, Texas A&M University - Kingsville, TX, November 20, 2008

[12]  Portable Biosensor for Rapid and Ultrasensitive Identification of Food-Borne


ARS-USDA Workshop, Philadelphia, PA, November 6, 2008

[11]  Environmental and Clinical Applications of Advanced Nanomaterials

Exploratory Workshop on Biodynamics, International Center of Biodynamics, Bucharest,

Romania, September 17, 2008 (right photos)

[10] Biomagnetic Microcapsules for Environmental Applications

The 40th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting (MARM), May 17-21, 2008 

[9] Transparent Sensor for Multiple Signal Detection

CAMP Spring meeting, Albany, April 4, 2008

[8] Applications of biological sensors in biology and medicine,

Biology Department, Clarkson University, February 1st, 2008 


[7] Trends and challenges in designing practical biosensors for environmental and clinical monitoring

Purdue University, Department of Chemical Engineering, Nov. 30, 2007 


[6]  Nanomaterials for electrochemical screen-printed biosensors

The 34th Northeast Regional Meeting (NERM), Binghamton, NY, October 5-7, 2006

[5]  Organic phase biosensors for toxicity monitoring

The 34th Northeast Regional Meeting (NERM), Binghamton, NY, October 5-7, 2006

[4]  Strategies for toxicity biosensors and bioremediation

CAMP Fall meeting, October, 18-20, 2006 

[3] Development of novel strategies for sensing and remediation of environmental pollutants from wastewaters: An electrochemical and enzymatic approach, State University of New York at Old Westbury, Old Westbury, February 3, 2006 

[2] Biosensors development: from basic research to practical applications

ASC-Long Island Section, Hofstra University, Long Island, Feb 2, 2006 


[1] Sensing and remediation of organic pollutants from wastewaters: An electrochemical and enzymatic approach

New York Water Environment Association, Potsdam, November 8, 2005