Celebrating Excellence in Sensing Technology: Sensors & Diagnostics Outstanding Paper Award 2022

In the fast-paced world of scientific research, it’s not often that we get to pause and celebrate outstanding contributions. But today, we are thrilled to shine a spotlight on some remarkable work and the brilliant minds behind it. We’re pleased to announce the first-ever Sensors & Diagnostics Outstanding Paper 2022 Award!

This award was established to recognize exceptional research published in Sensors & Diagnostics.  The winning paper was selected by our esteemed Editorial Board, who considered not only the scientific quality of the research but also its potential future impact.


Highly Sensitive Urine Glucose Detection with Graphene Field-Effect Transistors Functionalized with Electropolymerized Nanofilms


Authors: Gonzalo E. Fenoy, Waldemar A. Marmisollé, Wolfgang Knoll, and Omar Azzaroni

Sens. Diagn., 2022,1, 139-148

DOI 10.1039/D1SD00007A


Published in Sensors & Diagnostics in 2021, the work presented in this paper not only pushes the boundaries of scientific discovery but also holds immense promise for the future of biosensing technology.

When asked about their achievement, the winning team shared their thoughts, saying, “It is a great honour to receive this award from Sensors & Diagnostics, as this is a journal distinguished for publishing innovative works in the field of sensing devices and systems.” Their dedication to advancing the field of sensing technology is evident in their remarkable contributions.

Meet the Winning Team

Now, let’s take a moment to get to know the talented individuals who brought this outstanding research to life:



  • Gonzalo E. Fenoy: Dr. Gonzalo E. Fenoy earned his Ph.D. degree in Chemistry in 2021 from the University of San Martín, Argentina. Currently serving as a Post-Doctoral research fellow at the Soft Matter Laboratory at the Instituto de Investigaciones Fisicoquímicas Teóricas y Aplicadas (INIFTA, UNLP-CONICET), his research focuses on the development of organic electronic platforms for applications in energy and biosensing.
  • Waldemar A. Marmisollé: Dr. Waldemar A. Marmisollé, born in Junín, Argentina, in 1984, pursued his Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry at the University of La Plata (UNLP). He earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the same university in 2011 and has since held the position of a researcher at CONICET at INIFTA (La Plata), while also serving as a Chemistry professor at UNLP. His research revolves around the physical chemistry of electroactive materials.
  • Wolfgang Knoll: Dr. Wolfgang Knoll, a seasoned scientist with a Ph.D. in Biophysics from the University of Konstanz, has a remarkable career spanning several countries. He has contributed significantly to the field of nanomaterials and served in various prestigious research positions. Currently, he is a Regular Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and continues to make impactful contributions to science.
  • Omar Azzaroni: Dr. Omar Azzaroni’s journey in chemistry took him from the Universidad Nacional de La Plata (UNLP) in Argentina to postdoctoral studies at renowned institutions worldwide. His research interests encompass the design and construction of soft materials and devices with optimized properties and functions. He is a fellow of CONICET and a Professor of Physical Chemistry at UNLP.


Join Us in Congratulations

We invite you to join us in congratulating Gonzalo E. Fenoy, Waldemar A. Marmisollé, Wolfgang Knoll, and Omar Azzaroni on their well-deserved Sensors & Diagnostics Outstanding Paper 2022 Award. Their dedication to advancing the field of sensing devices and systems is an inspiration to all of us in the scientific community. We look forward to their future contributions and the impact they will undoubtedly have on the world of sensing technology.

In recognition of their outstanding achievement, the winning team will be presenting their research in a webinar series scheduled for November (date to be defined). This is a unique opportunity to gain insight into their ground-breaking work and its potential implications for the future of biosensing technology.


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