Prof. Dr. Boris Chichkov

Prof. Dr. Boris Chichkov
Address
Welfengarten 1
30167 Hannover
Prof. Dr. Boris Chichkov
Address
Welfengarten 1
30167 Hannover

RESEARCH INTERESTS

My scientific interests span through the following disciplines: laser physics and laser applications, quantum and nonlinear optics, nano- and biophotonics, nanoengineering, biomedical implants and devices, biofabrication, tissue engineering, and regenerative medicine.

I started my scientific carrier in laser physics at the P.N. Lebedev Insitute of Physics, headed by Prof. N.G. Basov, who got Nobel Prize in Physics in 1964 for his fundamental work in quantum electronics that led to the development of laser and maser. Under his influence, the development of novel laser technologies and their applications in material processing, photonics, and biomedicine became one of my strong motivations.

With the decay of Soviet Union and economic crisis in Russia, I had the only chance to continue my scientific carrier moving to Western countries. With my co-workers we pioneered or provided key contributions to the progress of the following laser technologies: femtosecond laser material processing; three dimensional additive laser nanomanufacturing by two photon polymerization technique; laser generation and printing of nanoparticles; and laser printing of living cells and tissue. Especially our work on laser cell printing can make considerable contribution to human health and longevity.

We aim at the development of innovative laser technologies for biofabrication of living organs and tissue substitutes from patient specific cells.

CURRICULUM VITAE

  • Career

    since 2009
    W3 Professor of Physics, Leibniz Universität Hannover

    2004 -2017
    Head of the Nanotechnology Department at the Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V.

    2001 - 2004
    Head of the Strategy Group at the Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V.

    2000 - 2001
    Senior Scentific Researcher at the Institut für Angewandte Physik, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena 

    1997 - 2000
    Guest Professor at the Institut für Quantenoptik, Leibniz Universität Hannover

    1995-1997
    Scientific Researcher at the Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V.

    1994-1995 
    Visiting research scientist at the Institut für Quantenoptik, Leibniz Universität Hannover

    1993-1994  
    Visiting Research Scientist at the Technical University Darmstadt and Max-Planck-Institut für Biopysikalische Chemie, Göttingen

    1992-1993  
    Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science at the Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka University, Japan

    1988-1990 
    Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik, Garching

    1981-1995  
    Scientific researcher at the P.N. Lebedev Institute of Physics, Moscow

     

     

  • Education and Training

    1997 
    Habilitation in physics, Dr. rer. nat. Habil and „Privatdozent”, Leibniz Universität Hannover

    1981 
    Ph.D. in physics from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

    1978-1981
    Post-graduate student at the MIPT and P.N. Lebedev Institute of Physics, Moscow

    1972-1978
    Student at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT)

  • Granted Patents
    • Method For Producing Three-Dimensional Bodies Or Three-Dimensional Surfaces By Laser Radiation, WO002003037606
    • Device And Method For Generating UV Radiation, In Particular EUV Radiation, WO002004023512
  • National and International Activities
    • Member of the German Excellence Cluster “From Regenerative Biology to Reconstructive Therapy” (REBIRTH) (2006-2018)
    • Member of the German Excellence Cluster “Centre for Quantum Engineering and Space-Time Research” (QUEST) (2007-2011)
    • Member of the Leibniz Research Centre “Laboratory of Nano- and Quantum Engineering”, LNQE (starting from 2007)
    • Member of the Low Saxony Centre for Biomedical Engineering, Implant Research, and Development, NIFE (starting form 2008)
    • Member of the RESPONSE consortium – Partnership for Innovation in Implant Technology (starting from 2015)
    • Editorial board member of  the following journals: “Materials Science and Engineering: C Materials for Biological Applications”; “International Journal of Bioprinting”, “Journal of 3D Printing in Medicine”; “Nanotechnology, Science and Applications”
    • Reviewer for EU-, DFG-Projects and national projects for Canada, USA, Russia, Australia, Denmark, Holland, and France.
    • Member of the Expert Committee of the European Society of Thin Films: Surfaces and Coatings for biotechnology and medical technology (FABM)
    • Member of the International Biofabrication Society