The Team



Dr Agueda Molinero

PhD in Chemistry (2020)  at the University of Alcala (UAH) (Madrid) and a two-year postdoc at  KTH (Sweden).

Dr Molinero has joined UCAM-SENS to coordinate the research activities in the development of Micro- and nano-sensors.


 Dr Xing Xuan

PhD in Engineering at Kwangwoon University, South Korea (2019) and a three-year postdoc at KTH (Sweden). 

Dr  Xuan´s project is focused on the development of wearable sensors for real-time sweat monitoring for health and sports applications. 


 Dr Daniel Rojas 

PhD in Chemistry and Food Science, at the University of Teramo (Italy) and the University of Alcalá (Spain) (2020). Postdoctoral stage at the Central European Institute of Technology (CEITEC) and the University of Alcala.  Dr Rojas works on  (bio) sensor development by 3D-printing techniques.


Postdoctoral assistants

 Dr Xue Hui

PhD in Engineering at the University of Kwangwoon, Seoul (South Korea)(2022). 

Dr Hui has experience on combining micro/nano-fabrication for their application in clinical scenarios by developing new sensing concepts for (bio) ions and molecules.


Dr Victor de la Asunción

PhD in Chemistry by the University of Alcala (UAH), Madrid (2022).  One year of postdoc experience at KTH (Sweden). 

Dr de la Asunción works on new nanomaterials to develop sensors for cutting-edge applications.  


Dr Alexander Wiorek

PhD in Chemistry by the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden (2023). 

Dr Wiorek has experience developing a new approach for a reagentless detection method with an in-situ sample modification.


Dr Gregorio Lauricica

PhD in Chemistry by the National University of  La Plata (UNLP), La Plata (Buenos Aires) (2023). 

Dr Lauricica is working on the advanced electrochemical platforms utilizing micro and nanoelectrodes for (bio)chemical sensing 


PhD Students

Christian Putnaergle

M.Sc. in Nanoscience at The Aarhus University in 2019. Christian decided to be enrol for PhD studies in Chemical sensing at UCAM-SENS, developing (bio)sensors for the specific sensing of Ascorbic acid in real-time. 


Dario Torricelli

B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Chemical Sciences and Technologies from Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca (2017-2021). His PhD research is focused on calibration-free potentiometric sensors. 


Deric Andrade 

B.Sc. in Chemistry (2021) and an M.Sc. degree in Fine and Molecular Chemistry (2022) at the University of Murcia. Deric's PhD research plan is focused on the development of electrochemical bipolar systems. 


Nuria Martínez 

B.Sc. in Chemistry at the University of Murcia in 2020.  Nuria's PhD project in Spectro-amperometry with Membrane-based Ion-Selective Electrodes for fundamentals and analytical applications. 


Virginia Lopez

B.Sc in Biology at the University of Jaen in 2021. M.Sc in Oceanography at the University of Cadiz in 2023. Virginia’s PhD Project is about the implementation of new continuous monitoring techniques for discharges into the Mar Menor through the Albujon.


Edward  Zamudo

B.s.C. in Chemistry by the National University of Colombia ( 2022). 

With experience and skills in electrochemistry sensors, paper-based  analytical devices, material synthesis and detection and quantification of electroactive species.


Francisco Baños 

B.s.C. in Chemistry at the University of Murcia (2021) and an M.Sc. in Analytical and Bioanalytical Sciences at the University of Oviedo (2023).  His PhD research will be focused on the manufacturing and applications of potentiometric nanopipettes.


Project Manager & Coordinator

Dr. Isabel Maria Diaz Lozano

PhD in Fundamental and System Biology (2016) at the University of Granada (Spain), with 5 years of international experience as a postdoctoral researcher at Karolinska Institutet. Dr Diaz has joined UCAM-SENS as Project Manager and Coordinator to provide insights about R&D funding, and support and coordinate ongoing and future projects and activities of the unit.