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Department of Microsystems Engineering (IMTEK)

Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg
Georges-Köhler-Allee 103

79110 Freiburg im Breisgau | Germany

Phone : +49 761 203 7353 

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Curriculum Vitae

Professional experience

  • Since 03/2020: Postdoc at NeptunLab, University of Freiburg

  • 5/2019-12/2019: Visiting Scholar, Division of Micro and Nanosystems, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

  • 1/2019- 4/2019:  Sessional Lecturer (Introduction to Microfluidics), Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada 

  • 2013-2018: Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada (Thesis: Injection and Separation Evaluation for Microfluidic Protein and DNA Separation, Supervisors: Prof. Gerry Schneider and Prof. Carolyn Ren)

  • 2016-2018: Certificate of University Teaching (CUT), Center of Teaching Excellence, University of Waterloo

  • 2011-2012: Research Assistant, Institute of Hydraulic Machinery, University of Stuttgart, Germany

Journal Papers

S. Bhagwat, L. Hambitzer, R. Prediger, P. Zhu, A. Hamza, S.K. Kilian, S. Kluck, P. Pezeshkpour, F. Kotz-Helmer. B.E. Rapp, Tungsten Oxide Coated Liquid Metal Electrodes via Galvanic Replacement as Heavy Metal Ion Sensors, Sensors, 2024, 24(2), 416 | Link

S. Bhagwat, A. Goralczyk, M. Luitz, L. Sharieff, S. Kluck, A. Hamza, N. Nekoonam, F. Kotz-Helmer, P. Pezeshkpour, and B. E. Rapp, In Situ Actuators with Gallium Liquid Metal Alloys and Polypyrrole-Coated Electrodes, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2023, 15, 7, 10109-10122 | Link


P. Pezeshkpour, K. Sachsenheimer, A. Goralczyk, F. Mayoussi, M. Mader, F. Kotz-Helmer, D. Helmer, B. E. Rapp, A Real-Time Capacitive Sensor to Detect the Stability of Salvinia Layers on Porous Superhydrophobic Polymers Under Shear, Adv. Mater. Technol., 2022, 2200287 | Link

A. Goralczyk, F. Mayoussi,  M. Sanjaya, S. Franco Corredor, S. Bhagwat, Q. Song, S. Schwenteck, A. Warmbold, P. Pezeshkpour, B. E. Rapp, On-Chip Chemical Synthesis Using One-Step 3D Printed Polyperfluoropolyether, Chem Ing Tech (Weinh), 2022, 94, No. 7, 1–9 | Link

S. Bhagwat, C.O'Brien, A. Hamza, S. Sharma, C. Rein, M. Sanjaya, D. Helmer, F. Kotz-Helmer, P. Pezeshkpour, B.E.Rapp, An On-Chip Liquid Metal Plug Generator, Adv. Mater. 2022, 2201469 | Link

A. Sherbaz, B. M. K. Konak, P. Pezeshkpour, B. Di Ventura, Bastian E. Rapp, Deterministic Lateral Displacement Microfluidic Chip for Minicell Purification, Micromachines, 2022, 13, 365 |Link


Pezeshkpour P., Schneider G.E., Ren C., Poisson-Boltzmann Equation for Microfluidic Transport Phenomena with Statistical Thermodynamics Approach, Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer,Vol.33, No.2, 2018,Link
Pezeshkpour P., Schneider G.E., Ren C., Time and Length Scales in Governing Equations and Boundary Conditions for On-Chip Electrophoretic Sample Separation, Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A, Vol.76, 2019, Link

Pezeshkpour P., Schneider G.E., Ren C, A Shape Factor Model for Injection Analysis of Microchip Sample Electrophoresis, Numerical Heat Transfer-A, 2019,Link


Books and Book chapters

Conference Contributions

Pezeshkpour P., Van der Wijngaart W., and Herland A., MULTIDIRECTIONAL LITHOGRAPHY OF CELL-LADEN HYDROGELS, IEEE Transducers, 2021, Link

Sachsenheimer, K., et al., Helmer D., Pezeshkpour P., Rapp B., Impedimetric Sensor for Salvinia Layer Detection on Fluoropor-coated Electrodes under Shear Stress, SPIE BiOS, 2021, Link

Pezeshkpour P., Schneider G., Ren C., On-Chip Separation of DNA and Protein Sample, 12th Ontario-on-a-Chip Symposium, Toronto , Poster presentation, 2017

Pezeshkpour P., Schneider G., Ren C., Understanding the Development of Electric Potential, Charge Density, Poisson-Boltzmann Eq., ICNMM/FEDSM, Chicago, Oral presentation, 2014

Bazdidi-Tehrani F., Pezeshkpour P., Film Cooling Flow by Double Rows of Compound Angle and Compound Angle Shaped Holes, ASME Turbo Expo., Texas, Proceedings published, 2013

Bazdidi-Tehrani F., Pezeshkpour P., Influence of Compound Angle Injection on Film Cooling through Two Staggered Rows of Holes, FAME Conference, 2008