Prof. John Luong


John has been with National Research Council of Canada since 1983. He is Principal Research Officer and Leader of the Biosensors and Nanobiotechnology Group at the NRC Biotechnology Research Institute (BRI).He obtained a Ph.D. in Chemical/Biochemical Engineering from McGill University in 1979, and worked four years as a research engineer for a large Canadian food/specialty chemical company before joining BRI. He has also acted as visiting professor of Chemical Engineering at McGill University and is currently adjunct professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Waterloo.

His research interests include nanostructure-based biosensors, probing cell behavior by impedance spectroscopy, labs-on-chips, fabrication and bioanalytical application of nanoparticles and carbon nanotubes.

He has 5 patents to his credit, and several other patents pending, has published over 200 scientific articles and has served on the editorial board of several international journals. He has received several awards for research excellence.

Analytical & Biological Chemistry Research Facility (ABCRF)

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Pharmacy Building, University College Cork, T12 YN60.