Group Leader

Dr. Oluwasesan Adegoke

Lecturer/Baxter Fellow



  • PG Certificate in Academic Practice in Higher Education (PGCAPHE), Sept 2022 – Aug 2023, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK.
  • PhD in Chemistry (April 2014), Rhodes University, South Africa
  • MSc in Nanoscience (December 2008), University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • BSc in Chemistry, 2:1 (August 2006), University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria


  • Baxter Fellow / Lecturer (Teaching and Research), University of Dundee, UK (March 2020 – Date)
  • Postdoctoral Research Assistant, University of Dundee, UK (Jan 2018 – Feb 2020)
  • Research Fellow, Department of Chemistry, University of Pretoria, South Africa (Oct 2017 – Nov 2017)
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Centre for Biological Engineering, Loughborough University, UK (Jan 2017 – September 2017)
  • JSPS Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Research Institute of Green Science and Technology, Shizuoka University, Japan (Nov 2014 – Nov 2016)
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Chemistry, University of Pretoria, South Africa (Jan 2014 – Nov 2014)
  • Visiting PhD Scholar, Charité – Universitätsmedizin, Institut für Physiologie, Berlin, Germany (March 2012 – June 2012)

Dr Oluwasesan Adegoke is currently a Lecturer/Baxter Fellow at the School of Science & Engineering, University of Dundee, UK. After completing his bachelor’s degree in chemistry in 2006, he was awarded two international Scholarships from the University of Nottingham, UK in 2007 to study for a Masters course in Nanoscience. He holds a MSc degree in Nanoscience from the University of Nottingham and a PhD degree in Chemistry from Rhodes University, South Africa. In 2014, he was awarded three Postdoctoral Research Fellowships that enabled him to carry out Postdoctoral Research in South Africa and Japan. His expertise lies in the development of novel optical sensors and biosensors for a wide range of analytes using engineered advanced nanomaterials. He leads the research group on the development of electrochemical and optical nano-based biosensor systems for environmental, food, defence & security and biomedical applications at the University of Dundee. He also teaches the module “Manufacturing with Materials” to 3rd year Graduate Apprenticeship students in the Engineering, Design and Manufacturing course. He has authored and co-authored several peer-review internationally scholarly scientific papers. He has one patent to his credit and has one scholarly book chapter published. He is currently funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Royal Society.

Group Members

Postdoctoral Researchers

Kayode Omotayo Adeniyi


  1. Kayode Yinka Oyinlola
  2. Kirstie Gray