Ultratrace analysis
Infrared sensors & spectroscopy
Molecular recognition
Multifunctional scanning probes

Our cross-disciplinary research program is focused to the development and application of innovative (micro- and nano)analytical platforms providing advanced methods and technologies in sensing, diagnostics, and imaging of complex molecular processes relevant to environmental, industrial, and medical/biological applications.

Furthermore, the IABC operates the Focused Ion Beam Center UUlm, an interdisciplinary facility for micro- and nanofabrication and –characterization. 

CALL FOR MASTER THESIS OR PROJECT WORK: Mycotoxin analysis from cereals
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Dezember 2022: Congratulations to Prof. C. Kranz for being nominated this year's speaker of the Heyrovsky - Ilkovic - Nernst lecture which was established in 2002 by the German Chemical Society together with the Czech Chemical Society and the Slovak Chemical Society.

Dezember 2022: Dominic Iannitto (Bachelor) and Riccarda Müller (Master) recieve the Studienpreis Analytische Chemie from the GDCh. Congratulations Dominic and Riccarda!

September 2022: Diellza Bajrami and Syed Imdadul Hossain recieve the prize for the best poster and oral presentation for their contribution "Preparation and Characterization of Zinc-phosphate based nanoantimicrobial coating for smart food packing application" at the 2022 IEEE International Conference "Nanomaterials: Applications & Properties". Congratulations Diellza and Syed!

September 2022: The paper by S. Rajpal, et al. entitled "An in silico predictive method to select multi-monomer combinations for peptide imprinting" has been elected to decorate the cover of Journal of Materials Chemistry B. Congratulations to the team!

Juli 2022: The study info film "Everything is Chemistry" is now ONLINE. We especially thank the many contributors of the IABC. Have fun watching it!

June 2022: Andrea Teuber recieves the Young Researcher Award for her contribution "Fundamental and applicative research in laser-material interactions" at the EMRS Spring 2022 Meeting (online). Congratulations Andrea!

May 2022: Krishnaveni Palanisamy recieves the 3. poster prize at the BACCARA Power Day 2022. Congratulations Krishnaveni!

January 2022: We are delighted to welcome our new secretary - Ms. Monja Claus - starting 1.1.2022 at IABC. Monja can be reached Monday-Wednesday 8:00-13:00, and Thursday-Friday 8:00-16:00 at her office (N26/322), via Monja.Claus(at)uni-ulm.de or by phone +49-731-50-22751. Welcome to the IABC Team, Monja!

Dezember 2021: The paper by E. Oswald, et al. entitled "Cobaloxime Complex Salts: Synthesis, Patterning on Carbon Nanomembranes and Heterogeneous Hydrogen Evolution Studies" has been elected to decorate the cover of Chemistry A European Journal. Congratulations to the team!

November 2021: The paper by S. Daboss, et al. entitled "The potential of scanning electrochemical probe microscopy and scanning droplet cells in battery research" has been elected as review of the week by Chemistry Europe. Congratulations to the team!

November 2021: Diellza Bajrami was selected as one of the winners of the "Young Investigator Training Program (YITP) 2019" from the Center of Colloid and Surface Science. Congratulations Diellza!

September 2021: Giada Canigla recieves the Graduate Student Award for her outstanding contribution "Characterization of polydopamine thin films and their antibacterial properties studied with scanning probes microscopy" at the E-MRS 2021 Fall Meeting (online). Congratulations Giada!

July 2021: The IABC congratulates Dominic Brucker for his successful PhD defense!

July 2021: The IABC congratulates Anja Brandt for her successful PhD defense!

June 2021: The IABC congratulates Anna Mutschler for her successful PhD defense!

June 2021: The IABC congratulates Robert Stach for his successful PhD defense!

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, weekly group meetings are held online!
Interested students are cordially invited to join the group meetings!

Prof. Dr. Boris Mizaikoff

Room: N26 304

Prof. Dr. Kerstin Leopold

Room: N26 332
Deputy Director

Apl. Prof. Dr. Christine Kranz

Room: N26 305

Monja Claus

(Administrative Assistant)
Room:    N26/332
Phone:   +49-731-50-22751
Fax:       +49-731-50-22763
office email
Office Hours:
Monday - Wednesday:  8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Thursday - Friday   8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Professor Dr. Boris Mizaikoff
Associate Editor Analytical Chemistry

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Prof. Dr. Kerstin Leopold
Review Editor Spectrochimica Acta Part B

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Apl. Prof. Dr. Christine Kranz
Principal Editor Bioelectrochemistry

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Apl. Prof. Dr. Christine Kranz

Editor of the book Carbon-Based Nanosensor Technology