Master of Biomedical Sciences

Master of Biomedical Sciences

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Bioelectronics and Nanotechnology

Subjects available for master project and thesis:

  • development of smart materials like nanoparticles, biofunctional polymers, and synthetic diamond coatings;
  • design and validation of biosensors for proteins, drugs, metabolites, and genetic material;
  • surface analytics, spectroscopy, and molecular electronics;
  • design and development of synthetic receptors like aptameres and molecular imprints;
  • electrophysiology, cytosensors, neurochips, and sensor arrays;
  • pacemakers, defibrillators, and implantable sensing devices.

Download HERE a pdf-file with a detailed description of selected topics, this list is not exhaustive.

Master project and thesis can be done at:

  • Hasselt University: Institute for Materials Research IMO and Biomedical Research Institute BIOMED;
  • Maastricht University: Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht CARIM, and Nutrition and Toxicology Research Institute Maastricht NUTRIM;
  • Hospital Ziekenhuis Oostlimburg ZOL, Genk (Belgium).
  • Medtronic – Bakken Research Center, DSM, Maastricht Instruments BV (The Netherlands);
  • Interuniversity Microelectronics Center IMEC, Leuven (Belgium);
  • Aachen University of Applied Sciences and Research Center Jülich (Germany) [1];
  • Czech Technical University, Prague (Czech Republic) [1];
  • UNESCO International Center of Biodynamics, Bucharest (Romania) [1];
  • University of Applied Sciences Kaiserslautern (Germany) [1,2];
  • Cranfield University (United Kingdom) [2].

[1] Students exchange in the framework of the ERASMUS & SOCRATES programs of the European Union.
[2] Double-degree program, allowing to obtain an additional degree as ‘Master of Science’ at the respective partner university.