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Eleni Bitziou


I am currently a Research Fellow working on an exciting new venture between Warwick University and Element Six led by Prof. Julie Macpherson and Dr. Mark Newton (EPR and Diamond Research Group, Physics). The overall goal of the project is to design and demonstrate prototype devices using boron doped diamond (BDD) and establish the scientific knowledge that underpins the electrochemical application. My scientific interests lie on transferring my knowledge and expertise of electrochemical sensing to develop commercially viable devices for the bioanalytical and environmental industry including application of new electrode materials like BDD to highly challenging environments.

Previously I've taken on a three year RA position at Imperial College London sponsored by venture capital to develop novel electrochemical techniques for medical applications followed by a year long position based at Warwick University and sponsored by the BP Exploration Research Grant for the development of new methods for polymer detection.

Email: Eleni dot Bitziou at warwick dot ac dot uk

Office (A105): +44(0)2476574574

Selected publications

‘Spatial changes in acid secretion from isolated stomach tissue using a pH-histamine sensing microarray’

Bitziou, E.; O’Hare, D.; Patel, A. B.; Analyst, 2010, 135, 482 LINK

‘Simultaneous detection of pH changes and histamine release from oxyntic glands in isolated stomach’

Bitziou, E.; O’Hare, D.; Patel, A. B.; Anal. Chem., 2008, 80, 8733 LINK

'Microjet ring electrode (MJRE): Development, modelling and experimental characterisation'

Bitziou,E.; Rudd, N. C.; Unwin, P. R.; J. Electroanal. Chem., 2007, 602, 263 LINK

‘Visualisation and modelling of the hydrodynamics of an impinging microjet’

Bitziou, E.; Rudd, N. C.; Edwards, M. A.; Unwin, P. R.; Anal. Chem., 2006, 78, 1435 LINK

‘Fluorescence confocal laser scanning microscopy as a probe for pH gradients in electrode reactions and surface activity’

Rudd, N. C.; Cannan, S.; Bitziou, E.; Ciani, I.; Whitworth, A. L.; Unwin, P. R.; , Anal. Chem., 2005, 77, 6205 LINK