Dr. Ioannis Katis is currently a Research Fellow at the University of Southampton, working on laser-based manufacturing technologies for the fabrication of point-of-care medical diagnostic devices.
He has an extensive educational background that includes a bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from DUTH, Greece, an MSc in Bionanotechnology and a PhD in Optoelectronics from the University of Southampton, UK.
Ioannis’ main research areas are laser-based technologies for manufacturing of paper-based diagnostic devices and lateral flow assay development. He is currently developing devices for diagnosis of Leishmaniasis and Tuberculosis and has a keen interest in bringing novel products and technologies to the market.H
He has work experience as a research fellow at the Lab-flo and RAPID-TEST programs, focused on the optimisation of our proprietary laser-based techniques and the development of paper-based devices for the diagnosis of various diseases (Covid19, Leishmaniasis, TB, Antimicrobial Resistance).