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Contact

botasini@umd.edu

botasini@fcien.edu.uy

Institutional phone number

 301-405-1897

Institutional Address

2236 Jeong H. Kim Engineering Bldg
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

 

ORCID

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6488-5886

Associated Websites

http://umdmsal.com/personnel

http://biomateriales.fcien.edu.uy/

Affiliations

  • Post-doctoral Associate in Sensors and Actuators Laboratory (MSAL) at University of Maryland (UMD)

  • Assistant Professor in Biomaterials Laboratory at University of the Republic (Uruguay)

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Dr. Santiago Botasini, PhD

Fulltime Faculty Professor & Researcher

 

Santiago Botasini received his Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry (2010) and his PhD degree in Chemistry (2016) from the University of the Republic, Uruguay. His previous research experience involves synthesis of nanoparticles and using electrochemistry techniques as a platform for the development of portable sensors for the detection of contaminants such as mercury, lead and phosphorus. 

 

Fulltime Faculty professor and researcher working for the Biomaterials Laboratory, University of the Republic (Uruguay).

He joined MSAL in January 2021 as Visiting Asst. Professor to work in the development of ingestible sensor devices to further understand the Gut-Brain-Axis.

 

Education

 

University of the Republic, Montevideo, Uruguay

Doctor of Philosophy- PHD, Chemistry

Degree received: September 2016

 

University of the Republic, Montevideo, Uruguay

Bachelor’s degree, Biochemistry

Degree received: February 2010

 

University of the Republic, Montevideo, Uruguay

Technician, information Technology (2015-2019)

Completed 133 credits.

Internships

Universidad de Murcia, Spain, 2016

Development of electrochemical simulation programs.

 

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany, 2013

Conduct experiments with quartz crystal microbalance to study the interactions between gold and silver nanoparticles and mercury.