Professor Michael Thompson has been awarded a Medal for Distinguished Academic Achievements for his scientific contributions to Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia and for his research in acoustic wave biosensor development. The Faculty of Natural Sciences at Comenius University have been collaborating with Thompson for 16 years in the development of acoustic wave-based biosensors for environmental and biomedical applications.
Together they have led many projects including a Marie Cure EU grant (FORMILK), which has led to an innovative technology for the detection of enzyme activity in milk. Thanks to Thompson’s collaboration, the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics at Comenius University built a unique laboratory of molecular acoustics, the only one of its kind in Slovakia.
Thompson was awarded the medal last week at a ceremony celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Comenius University.