Ioannis Katis

Dr. Ioannis Katis is currently a Research Fellow at the University of Southampton, and is a co-founder and lead scientist for Highfield Diagnostics.

Ioannis has an extensive educational background that includes a bachelor's degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from DUTH, Greece, an MSc in Bionanotechnology and a PhD in Optoelectronics from the University of Southampton, UK. His main research areas are laser-based technologies for manufacturing of paper-based diagnostic devices and lateral flow assay development. He is currently developing devices for diagnosis of Leishmaniasis and Tuberculosis and has a keen interest in bringing novel products and technologies to the market.