Samuel Sánchez

Samuel Sánchez received his Ph.D. degree as a chemist specializing in electrochemical nanobiosensors from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain, in 2008. Since September 2013, he is leading the “Smart Nano-Bio-Systems” research group at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Stuttgart, Germany, and since January 2015 he is also ICREA Professor at the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain. He received several awards for his work: the Guinness World Record for “The smallest man-made jet engine” in 2010, the ERC-Starting Grant 2012, the MIT Technology Review award TR35 Spain “Innovator of the year 2014,” and the “Princess of Girona Foundation Scientific Research Award 2015,” among others. He is Focus Editor of Lab on Chip Journal, Associate Editor of the Journal of Micro-Bio Robotics and the IEEE TRANSACTIONS OF NANOBIOSCIENCE.

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Microfluidic-Assisted Fabrication of Flexible and Location Traceable Organo-Motor
In this paper, we fabricate a flexible and location traceable micro-motor, named organo-motor, assisted by microfluidic devices and with high throughput. The organo-motors are composed of organic hydrogel material, poly (ethylene glycol) diacrylate (PEGDA), which can provide the flexibility of... Read more
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Guest Editorial: Special Issue Micro- and Nanomachines
The world of artificial micro- and nanomachines has greatly expanded over the last few years to include a range of disciplines from chemistry, physics, biology, to micro/nanoengineering, robotics, and theoretical physics. The dream of engineering nanomachines involves fabricating devices that... Read more