Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Torsten Frosch

Biophotonics – Biomedical Engineering


work +49 6151 16-23716

Work S3|19
Rundeturmstraße 12
64283 Darmstadt

Research into innovative biophotonic techniques for medical technology

  • Novel Raman and IR spectroscopic techniques and instrumentation
  • Research into photonic amplification mechanisms
  • Fibre sensing, in particular fibre-based Raman spectroscopy
  • Cavity-enhanced Raman spectroscopy
  • Multi-gas sensing, incl. use of stable isotopes (SIP)
  • Chemical imaging

Interdisciplinary life science application areas

  • Personalised medical technology at the point of care
  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
  • Respiratory gas analysis for non-invasive theranostics
  • Biospectroscopy and pharmaceutical spectroscopy
  • Research into innovative drugs and molecular drug-target interactions
  • Biomedical and materials science chemical imaging
  • Analysis of specific metabolic processes and metabolic cycles

Since May 2021 Head of the Department of Biophotonics Medical Engineering at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at TU Darmstadt.

Establishment of a junior research group on fibre spectroscopic sensor technology at the Leibniz Institute for Photonic Technologies

Postdoctoral researcher at Imperial College in London: development of novel infrared imaging and nanospectroscopy techniques for applications in pharmacy and materials analysis

Postdoc at Monash University and the Australian Synchrotron in Melbourne: research on living blood cells and the influence of active substances

PhD in physical chemistry: development of new highly selective spectroscopic and microscopic methods

Physics studies with focus on optics and optical spectroscopy at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena