University of Liverpool – Core University

For inquiries, please contact Professor Rasmita Raval:

Research Areas & Focuses

  1. Antimicrobial and Anti-Adhesion Surfaces
  2. Smart materials for targeted/triggered responses
  3. Surface Spectroscopies and Imaging of Bio-interfaces including super-resolution techniques
  4. High throughput testing robots
  5. Sensor technology
  6. Mathematical Modelling
  7. Nanotechnology in Biology
  8. Plasma technologies
  9. Infection Control
  10. Bacterial Pathogenesis
  11. Big Data and Informatics
  12. Biorenewable Chemicals from Biomass 


  • Open Innovation Hub for Antimicrobial Surfaces (OPIHAS)
  • Materials Innovation Factory (MIF)
  • Centre for Cell Imaging (CCI)
  • Liverpool Biomedical Electron Microscopy unit
  • Liverpool Centre for Mathematics in Healthcare (LCMH)
  • Sensor City
  • Micro Biorefinery
  • Centre for Plasma Engineering
  • Centres for Genomic and Proteomic Research
  • GeneMill Synthetic Biology Lab


Rasmita Raval

Department Link

Open Innovation Hub for Antimicrobial Surfaces