Dec 2020
  • Great funding news just before new year holidays! Our project on developing energy harvesting for wearable technologies got funded by British Council and Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan. Exciting multidisciplinary project in collaboration with University of the West of Scotland (Dr Carlos Garcia Nunez), Lightricity Ltd, and the International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI), Pakistan. Read the news here:

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  • Our project on developing a handheld and rapid MAGnetic based sensor for MAlaria diagnosTIC (MAGMATIC) has been funded by Wellcome Trust Translational Partnership. This project is in collaboration with the Institute of Biodiversity Animal Health & Comparative Medicine at the University of Glasgow and the Matibabu Ltd in Uganda.

  • Our article titled "Simulation of crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells for wearable applications" has been accepted to the IEEE Access. Well done Jinwei!

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June 2020
  • Congrats to our own Huxi Wang on successfully completing his BEng degree with honours of the first class & award🥇 of excellent final year project from Glasgow College UESTC. Huxi will start his PhD from October 2020 in meLAB.
  • Dr Hadi gives an invited speech titled "Smart ECG Sensing and Remote Monitoring in Patients with COVID-19" at the COVID-19 Virtual Conference - Connected Health and COVID-19: now and Beyond the Great Lockdown
  • Another new article during the COVID-19 outbreak titled "Graphene Field Effect Transistor Biosensors based on Aptamer for Amyloid-β Detection” has been accepted for publication to the IEEE Sensors Journal.
May 2020
  • Good news! our work on "Ultrasensitive Magnetoelectric Sensing System for pico-Tesla MagnetoMyoGraphy”, has been accepted for publication to the IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems. It’s been on a 2 yrs journey, a collaborative work by Kiel University, University of Glasgow, Newcastle University, and Fraunhofer Institute for Silicon Technology ISIT.
  • Our Asfand has been awarded “Study Abroad Studentship” from the Leverhulme Trust. Asfand is one of the 25 Study Abroad Studentships this year. He will continue his research on miniaturized magnetic sensors for wearable applications and aims to fabricate a magnetic tunneling junction sensor in International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory (INL), Portugal.


April 2020
  • Our article titled "Modelling of Three-Axis Hall Effect Sensors based on Integrated Magnetic Concentrator" has been accepted for publication to the IEEE Sensors Journal.
  • Two e-posters have been accepted for presentation in the FENS Forum 2020. Well done Eve, Vahid and Rupam. Keep up the good work:
  1. Nabaei, V. , Panuccio, G. and Heidari, H. (2020) Computational Modelling of Brain Implantable Microprobes for Diminishing Micromotions Failure. 12th FENS Forum of Neuroscience, 11-15 Jul 2020. 
  2. McGlynn, E., Das, R. , Nabaei, V. and Heidari, H. (2020) Polymer-based Flexible Implantable Neural Probe for Epilepsy Treatment. 12th FENS Forum of Neuroscience, 11-15 Jul 2020
  • Siming's paper on “picoTesla Resolution Magnetoresistive Sensors for Miniaturised MagnetoMyoGraphy" in collaboration with Newcastle University and INL has been accepted to the IEEE EMBC 2020 Conference in Montréal 🇨🇦.


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  • Another collaborative article titled "Influence of high-K insulator and source stack on the performance of a double gate tunnel FET: a simulation study" has been accepted for publication to the Journal of Computational Electronics.
  • Our article entitled "An Implementation of Hot-swap Circuit with High Reliability" has been accepted for publication to the Microelectronics Journal.
March 2020
  • Delighted to hear our eFutures Sandpit proposal on Neuromorphic ECG pad got funded! Look forward to working with Sussex University and Kings College London on this project.
  • Our article entitled "Miniaturized Magnetic Sensors for Implantable Magnetomyography" has been accepted for publication to Advanced Materials Technologies. Well done Siming!
  • Two collaborative articles from meLAB have been accepted for publication to the IEEE ACESS and Elsevier Ain Shams Engineering Journal.
  • Our March blog post is live: the story of our undergraduate students preparation for the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Design Competition.
February 2020
  • Our grant on Magnetic-based Point-of-Care Diagnostics has been funded by Scottish Research Partnership in Engineering (SRPe).
  • Our work on Electronic Contact Lens has been highlighted as "Wearable electronic contact lenses as non-invasive brain sensors" by Advanced Science News: 

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  • Our article entitled "Electronic Contact Lens: A Platform for Wireless Health Monitoring Applications" has been accepted for publication to the Advanced Intelligent SystemsCongratulations to Amy, Rupam and the team.
  • Exciting news: our lab has been awarded a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to boost our research on the wireless brain implantable devices! Congratulation Rupam.


  • A very warm welcome to Yuchen Li who joins the meLAB as PhD student to work on magnetic-based point of care diagnostics for malaria parasite detection.
  • Delighted that our EPSRC IAA to translate our magnetic sensors 🧲 to the next step towards point-of-care malaria diagnostics in collaboration with Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health & Comparative Medicine at the University of Glagsow.

January 2020

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