Ioanna Giouroudi Jovanović
Vienna University of Technology
Dr. Giouroudi received the Doctor of Science Degree in Engineering Sciences from the Vienna University of Technology in September 2006. After being employed by Magna Steyr in Graz, Austria as a Project Manager, she was awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship in September 2007 by the University of Stellenbosch, Biomedical Engineering Research Group, in South Africa. In June 2009 she accepted a University Position at the Institute of Sensor and Actuator Systems, Vienna University of Technology where she developed a novel, independent research line, funded by the Austrian Science Fund and the City of Vienna focusing on i) biomedical applications of magnetic nanomaterials and microsensors and ii) applications of microfluidic devices in life sciences and biomedicine. From March 2016 until August 2016 she was the Head of the Center for Chemical Polymer Technology at the DWI-Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials in Aachen, Germany. She is currently a Habilitation Candidate at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Austria. Parallel to her research activity, Dr. Giouroudi is teaching several undergraduate (BSc) and graduate (MSc) courses and is supervising MSc and PhD students.
Her research interests are mainly focused on: the investigation of biomedical diagnostic systems by combining magnetism and nanotechnology and the development of smart materials for energy harvesting and conversion as well as for automotive and aerospace applications.