1. Polytech


EMNS - Engineering of Molecular NanoSystems


The EMNS Lab is part of the Chemistry and Materials Science Department of the Brussels School of Engineering and is active in various research topics with applications mainly in the field of Health and Environment.

New Publication : Magnetic Self-Healing Composites: Synthesis and Applications

June 14, 2022

Kenneth Cerdan, Carlos Moya, Peter Van Puyvelde, Gilles Bruylants & Joost Brancart, Molecules 27(12),3796 (2022). First published: 13 June 2022

New Publication on COVID-19 immunoglobulin detection tests

May 16, 2022

As early as April 2020, at the peak of the health crisis, the EMNS and LCO laboratories joined forces to respond to the Special Call COVID-19 ULB. Our researchers developed a rapid detection test using silver nanoparticles instead of gold nanoparticles. The results of their work have just been published in Analytical Chemistry.

Marie Curie fellowship and a Pint of Science for Aaron

May 12, 2022

Aaron has presented at the Pint of Science festival and he has been awarded a Marie Curie fellowship.

New paper accepted in Chemical Communications

May 10, 2022

Highly stable silver nanohybrid electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction reaction, Quentin Lenne, Maurice Retout, Bryan Gosselin, Gilles Bruylants, Ivan Jabin, Jonathan Hamon, Corinne Lagrost & Yann Leroux, in Chem.Commun, 58, 3334-3337 (2022). First published: 16 February 2022.