University of Central Florida, FL
Andre Gesquiere He has completed his M.Sc./B.Sc Chemistry in 1997 from Catholic University Leuven, Belgium. Ph.D in Chemistry from Catholic University Leuven, Belgium in 2001. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands in the year 2002 and from 2002-2005, Postdoctoral Fellow in Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Texas at Austin. He was appointed as Assistant Professor at the University of Central Florida and from 2011 as Associate Professor. Dr. Gesquiere’s research group is focused on problems that require collaborative interdisciplinary teams (e.g. chemistry, physics, optics, engineering, biomedical sciences) to formulate solutions. We work in different areas including organic-inorganic materials for device applications, nanotherapeutics, and in-vitro approaches for nanomaterial research. Our projects involve high resolution advanced optical imaging – including spectral imaging and single-molecule detection – for device and agriculture applications, polymer nanoparticle research for biomedical nanotechnology, and biochemistry coupled with computational biology for the study of nanomaterial interactions with tissues.