Hanna Bandarenka 

Бондаренко Анна Витальевна

Head of R&D Lab "Applied plasmonics"

PhD in Engineering                                                                                                                

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FIELD OF EXPERTISE

  • Plasmonic nanomaterials, 
  • Porous materials,
  • Silicon and metallic nanostructures,
  • Raman scattering spectroscopy, s
  • Urface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS),
  • Biosensing, biomedical applications of nanomaterials.

 

TEACHING OF ACADEMIC DISCIPLINES

  • Hybrid nanostructures
  • Nanostructures and their formation technology
  • Devices based on quantum, optical and magnetic effects
  • Heteronanostructures

 

EDUCATION

October 2014 – Ph.D. in Engineering Sciences (Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials program), Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics (BSUIR), Minsk, Belarus.
 
September 2005 – M.Sc. in Engineering Sciences (Solid-State Electronics, Radioelectronics, Micro- and Nanoelectronics, Quantum Effect Devices program), BSUIR, Minsk, Belarus.
 
June 2004 – higher education degree, qualification of Electrical Engineer (Micro- and Nanoelectronics program), BSUIR, Minsk, Belarus.

 

RESEARCH POSITIONS

Jan. 2020 – present – Fulbright visiting scholar/prof., the Polytechnic School, Arizona State University, USA.

Apr. 2018 – present – Head of R&D laboratory “Applied plasmonics”, BSUIR, Minsk, Belarus.

Apr. 2016 – Mar. 2018 – Deputy Vice-Rector on Research and Development, BSUIR, Minsk, Belarus.

Jan. 2015 – Mar. 2016 – Research scientist, R&D laboratory “Materials and structures of nanoelectronics”, BSUIR, Minsk, Belarus.

Jan. 2011 – Dec. 2014 – Junior researcher, R&D laboratory “Physics of Micro- and Nanoelectronics devices”.

Jan. 2007 – May 2009 – Junior researcher, R&D group “Electrochemically nanostructured materials”.

Aug. 2004 – Sept. 2005 – Electrical engineer, R&D laboratory “Materials and structures of nanoelectronics”.

Dec. 2003 – Jun. 2004 – Laboratory assistant, R&D laboratory “Materials and structures of nanoelectronics”

 

TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION

2017 – present – classes “Hybrid nanostructures”, “Nanostructures and technology of their formation”.

2015 – present – Associate Prof., Department of Micro- and Nanoelectronics, BSUIR, Minsk, Belarus.

2015 – 2017 – classes “Devices on quantum effects (chemotronics, acoustic electronics, magnetic electronics)".

 

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS

FROM MEMS TO SERS

In the beginning of my research work, I had been mostly focused on development of metallization and Layer Transfer Technology for ICs and MEMS, fabrication of porous materials by wet chemistry and electrochemistry. However, in 2010, I was caught by a completely new research for me. This happened as nanomaterial designed in our lab together with scientists of National Academy of Sciences of Belarus was found to be a unique tool for ultrasensitive chemical and biomedical analysis by SERS-spectroscopy. Today I am still obsessed with this research direction and completely involved in the process of fabrication, characterization and application of SERS-active substrates as well as in a comprehensive study of organic/bioorganic analytes and Raman/SERS measurements.

BRINGING RESEARCH CLOSER TO MARKET

In a course of preparing my Ph.D. thesis I took a part in developing methods implemented in industry at JSC “INTEGRAL” (Minsk, Belarus) and tested for the technology of MEMS (Rise Technology ltd., Padova, Italy) and electroporation (La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy).
In 2016, my co-workers and me were able to organize a small-scale production of radically new nanostructured materials for chemical and biomedical analysis by SERS-spectroscopy and now these materials are commercially available at BSUIR (learn more here).

PARTICIPATION AT THE CONFERENCES

I took a part at national and international scientific conferences with four invited, 14 oral and 22 poster presentations. I am a member of International advisory committee of the Nanobiophysics Conference held in Kyiv and Kharkiv, Ukraine. 

2017, 2019 – member of national organizing committee of the International Conference “NANOMEETING”, Minsk, Belarus.

PROJECTS

I have an experience of a researcher, principal investigator and manager of national and international projects supported by the Ministry of Education of Belarus, Belarusian State Committee of Science and Technology, the Belarusian Foundation of Fundamental Research and EU.

GRANTS/AWARDS  

  • 2020 – Fulbright Visiting Scholar/Prof. Grant for research project “Novel plasmonic materials for ultrasensitive analysis and bacteria killing” and teaching project “Class on hybrid small-sized structures with a special focus on Belarusian research”
  • Mar. 2019 – Travel Grant of the Belarusian foundation for fundamental research to participate at the 2019 MRS Spring meeting, Phoenix, USA
  • Feb. 2019 – SPIE Travel Grant for participation at the Photonics West 2019 Conference, San Francisco, USA
  • Dec. 2017 – EU Grant MOST for traineeship in the NEW University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Nov. 2017 – Travel grant of EaP PLUS project (ICT-proposers' Day 2017, Budapest, Hungary)
  • Jul. 2017 – EU Travel Grant MOST (participation at the Congress on Analytical Proteomics, Caparica, Portugal)
  • Mar. 2016 – EU Travel Grant MOST for participation at the PSST Conference, Tarragona, Spain
  • 2016 – scholarship of President of Belarus for young scientists
  • Jan. 2016 – Certificate of honor of the Ministry of Education of Belarus
  • Dec. 2015 – Second place diploma for the “Best innovation project of young scientist of Belarus"
  • Aug. 2015 – Best Poster Award at the AMT Conference, Palanga, Lithuania
  • May 2013 – ECS Student Travel Grant, Toronto, Canada
  • Sept. 2012 – Best Poster Award at the EMRS Fall Meeting (Symposium E), Warsaw, Poland
  • Sept. 2012 – Best Poster Award at the EMRS Fall Meeting (Symposium L), Warsaw, Poland
  • Jun. 2012 – Best supervisor of Bachelor’s student, BSUIR, Minsk, Belarus
  • Jul. 2012 – EMRS Travel Grant, Warsaw, Poland
  • May 2011 – Grant of Ministry of Education of Belarus (participation at the EMRS Spring Meeting 2011, Nice, France)
  • Sept. 2008 – Best Poster Award at the EMRS Fall Meeting (Symposium F), Warsaw, Poland

COMMISSIONS OF TRUST

  • 2017 – present – Grant evaluator, Belarusian Republican Foundation of Fundamental Research
  • 2016 – reviewer, The International Conference “Porous semiconductors – science and technology” link
  • 2008 – present – reviewer, international scientific journals (Langmiur, Journal of Electrochemical Society, Hazardous Materials, Journal of Nanoelectronics and Optoelectronics, Nanomedicine and Nanotechnology Journal, Physica Status Solidi A, etc.)
  • 2016 – present – remote evaluator, HORIZON 2020 FET-OPEN
 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Feb. 2019 – present – member of the Materials Research Society (MRS)
  • 2018 – present – member of the International Society of Optics and Photonics (SPIE)
  • 2016 – present – member of the Council on the Science and Technology of the Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics
  • 2011 – 2014 – member of the Electrochemical Society
  • 2008 – 2011 – member of the European Materials Research Society
 

PUBLICATIONS, PATENTS AND OTHER SCIENTIFIC WORKS

More than 100 scientific publications, including a monograph book and papers in international journals and conference proceedings. Citations: > 370. H-index: 11.

 

MAJOR PAPERS PUBLISHED IN 2015-2020