Summer Camp in Nanostructures for Biomedical and Sensor Applications

Place of Study: ITMO University

Language: English

Duration: August 9-20, 2021

Outcome: ITMO official certificate, 4 ECTS

Deadline: June 10/ June 30, 2021*

Fees: 32,000 RUB (~350 euro)

*June 30, 2021 – for citizens of visa-free countries, EU countries, India, Iran, China, Japan, Switzerland, and Norway.
 June 10, 2021 – for citizens of other countries.

Program description

During the two-week summer camp in Nanostructures for Biomedical and Sensor Applications, students will be actively engaged in the bio- and sensor-nanoworld and will observe nanostructures as interdisciplinary objects, understanding of which requires the combined expertise in physical chemistry, biology, theoretical and experimental physics. Lectures and workshops will be delivered by leading scientists in the relevant fields at ITMO University.

Who can apply?

  • Bachelor’s (3rd year and above), Master’s, PhD students, and experts in the field of optical spectroscopy and microscopy

  • Students with basic knowledge of solid-state physics, methods of synthesis and nanostructure.  

What will you get?

  • ITMO’s official certificate, 4 ECTS
  • Experience of nanofabrication
  • Theoretical skills in characterization and study of hybrid nanostructures
  • Unique workshops on linear electrodynamic trap, confocal microscopy, and luminescence attenuation kinetics
  • Scientific networking
  • Additional points when applying for ITMO’s Master’s programs
  • Opportunity to visit St. Petersburg, one of the most beautiful cities in Russia

What do school fees include?

  • Registration and tuition
  • All taxes

Why choose ITMO?


Camp Schedule

  • August 9, Monday – Laboratory tour and Welcome party
  • August 10, Tuesday – Physical and Chemical Methods of Nanofabrication
  • August 11, Wednesday – Physical Properties of 0D, 1D, and 2D Quantum Semiconductor Nanocrystals
  • August 12, Thursday – Hybrid Structures Based on Semiconductor, Plasmonic, Magnetic Nanoparticles; Fundamentals of Energy and Charge Transfer in Hybrid Nanostructures; Hybrid Structures Based on Semiconductor, Plasmonic, Magnetic nanoparticles; Patterns of Energy and Charge Transfer in Hybrid Nanostructures
  • August 13, Friday – FLIM Method As a Tool to Study Hybrid Nanostructures
  • August 16, Monday – FCS and FRAP Methods for Characterization of Hybrid Nanostructures 
  • August 17, Tuesday – Nanostructures in Biomedical Applications: Benefits and Limitations
  • August 18, Wednesday – Sensor Systems Based on Carbon, Semiconductor and Metal Nanoparticles
  • August 19, Thursday – Application of Localized and Propagating Plasmons in Chemical and Biological Sensors 
  • August 20, Friday – Final assessment
The program includes lectures and practice classes held every day according to Moscow time (GMT +3)