Professor, Institute of nano and Biotechnologies
Aachen University of applied science, Germany
Arshak Poghossian was born in Yerevan, Armenia, 1949. He received his PhD degree in solid-state physics from the Leningrad Electrotechnic Institute, Russia, 1978 and the Dr. Sci. (Engineering) degree in solid-state electronics and microelectronics from the State Engineering University of Armenia (SEUA, Yerevan, Armenia) in 1995. He was both an Associate Professor at the SEUA and a Director of Microsensor Ltd. (Yerevan, Armenia) from 1991 to 1996. Since 1996, he has been a Professor at the University of Management and Information (Yerevan). Since 1998 he has been with the Research Centre Jülich (Germany), and since 2004 he is with the Aachen University of Applied Sciences (AUAS, Jülich, Germany). Since 2008: Head of the Laboratory of DNA Sensors and Nanostructures at the Institute of Nano- and Biotechnologies (AUAS, Germany). In 2008, he has been appointed the title Honorary Professor. In 2011, he has been elected as a Foreign Member of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia.
Semiconductor chemical sensors, biosensors and sensor systems; label-free biosensing; biofunctionalised surfaces and interfaces; nanoparticle/biomolecule hybrids; functional and stimuliresponsive materials; nanocrystalline diamond; lab-on-chip devices; integration of molecular logics with Si-chip; nanostructuring.