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28 July 2023 - Congrats to Mireia for her successful MSc defense on hBN strain engineering!

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9 June 2023 - Our lab summer symposium - great pitches by all students and postdocs.


9 February 2023 - Sabina gives an invited talk at the Fundamentals of Onco-Tech symposium (DHI).

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2 February 2023 - Evi joins us for her MSc project on DNA origami nanomechanics. Welcome!


1 November 2022 - Hande joins us for her PhD. Welcome!


25 October 2022 - Great DMN distinguished lecture on ''The versatility of DNA origami: from nanoagents to biomimetic materials'' by Dr Amelie Heuer-Jungemann who visits us at TU Delft today.

2 October 2022 - Sabina gives an invited talk at STS 2022 in the ''Future of DNA and RNA based technologies'' session in Kyoto, Japan.





10 August 2022 - Sabina and her team's research are featured in Nature!

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1 September 2022 - Mireia, Yue Sun and Maurits start their masters projects in our group. Welcome!

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1 June 2022 - Ze Yu joins our group as postdoc researcher on DNA origami nanoactuators. Welcome!

14 March 2022 - Xiliang joins our group for her PhD project on optical sequencing of single molecules. Welcome!

26 January 2022 - Together with Carlas Smith (DCSC/TU Delft) we have been awarded a Cohesion grant!

We will have one PhD position on optical nanoscopy and statistic image analysis tools.

10 January 2022 - Wonderful news! We received an ERC Starting Grant from the EU for our project SIMPHONICS (Single-Molecule Acousto-Photonic Nanofluidics).

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6 December 2021 - Our work is among the '35 challenges in materials science being tackled by PIs under 35(ish) in 2021'!

Read the opinion piece in Matter here:

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12 November 2021 - Congrats to Dr Alessio Fragasso for defending his PhD cum laude!

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6 October 2021 - Congrats to Dr Martin Lee for the great PhD defense!

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21 September 2021 - We welcome Mareen, Cedric and Arland who started their BSc project!

10 September 2021 - Our NWO-XS proposal 'MechanoPore' is funded!

1 September 2021 - Trey, Amber and Demetris join the group for their MSc projects. Welcome!

13 July 2021 - Great meeting on Protein Fingerprinting with MEMS/NEMS with Prof Sang Wook Lee, Joo Lab and Steeneken Lab at our Bionanoscience Department. Looking forward to developing cool new single-molecule platforms!


5 July 2021 - Inge successfully defends her master thesis!

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1 May 2021 - Our group is one year old today!

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19 April 2021 - Cynrik joins the group for his Bachelor End Project. Welcome!

3 February 2021 - Great PhD defense on Nanopores and Nanoslits by Wayne Yang! Happy to have taken part in the defense committee alongside the other 2D materials and nanopore experts.

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12 November 2020 - We are organizing the '2D Materials' Symposium at EUROMAT 2021.

Abstract submission is now open! For more details see

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31 August 2020 - Pim joins the group for his Bachelor End Project. Welcome!

2 July 2020 - Sabina is awarded a Delft Technology Fellowship to start her research group at TU Delft!

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24 June 2020 - Our latest research is published on Nano Letters! If you're interested in our work on 'Mechanically Tunable Quantum Dots in a Graphene Break Junctions, check out our article:


8 June 2020 - Inge joins as the first master student in the group. Welcome!

1 May 2020 - First day of the Caneva Lab at TU Delft!

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