Congratulations to our newest Doctor, Dr Jinwei Zhao, who passed his viva with minor corrections. Jinwei joins QVBio as Bioelectronics Engineer. Wish Jin the best of luck for his future endeavour.
Dr Heidari gives an invited talk on "Principles of Magnetic Sensing in Medical Microsystems" to the IEEE ESSCIRC-ESSDERC 2021 in Grenoble, France.
We present three papers at IEEE ISCAS 2021 conference:
Das, R. , McGlynn, E., Yuan, M. and Heidari, H. (2021) Serpentine-Shaped Metamaterial Energy Harvester for Wearable and Implantable Medical Systems. In: IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS 2021), Daegu, Korea, 22-28 May 2021, ISBN 9781728192017 (doi:10.1109/ISCAS51556.2021.9401288)
Fan, H., Li, B., Liu, J., Wei, Q. and Heidari, H. (2021) Project-Based Course in Electronic Engineering Education. In: IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Daegu, Korea, 22-28 May 2021, ISBN 9781728192017 (doi:10.1109/ISCAS51556.2021.9401483)
Li, Y., Zuo, S., Ranford-Cartwright, L. , Mirzai, N. and Heidari, H. (2021) Magnetoresistance Sensor with Analog Frontend for Lab-on-Chip Malaria Parasites Detection. In: IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS 2021), Daegu, Korea, 22-28 May 2021, ISBN 9781728192017 (doi:10.1109/ISCAS51556.2021.9401067)
Collaborative journal article accepted! Our collaborative article entitled "Adhesion and proliferation of living cell on surface functionalized with glycine nanostructures" has been accepted for publication in the Nano Select! Congrats to all co-authors for their great work. Here is the link to our paper: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/nano.202100043
Welcome to our new member, Dr Meraj Ahmad. Meraj is a CMOS designer and completed his PhD from the IIT Bombay. He will work with Prof Martin Weides (Quantum Curcuit Group) and meLAB on the Cryoelectronics design (CryoCMOS) project funded by EPSRC Quantum Computing and Simulation (QCS) Hub.
Dr Heidari delivered an invited talk on "Implantable microsystems for brain- and muscle- machine interfaces" to the University College London.
Our new article titled "Statistical Strategies to Capture Correlation between Overshooting Effect and Propagation Delay Time in nano-CMOS Inverters" has been accepted for publication to the IEEE ACESS.
Collaborative journal article accepted! Our collaborative article entitled "Harnessing the Power of Smart and Connected Health to Tackle COVID-19: IoT, AI, Robotics, and Blockchain for a Better World" has been accepted for publication in the IEEE Internet of Things Journal! Congrats all the co-authors for their great work.
Our paper titled "An 8.62 μW Processor for Autism Spectrum Disorder Classification Using Shallow Neural Network", has been accepted for Lecture presentation at the IEEE International Conference on Artificial Intelligence Circuits & Systems (AICAS 2021), to be held from June 6-9, 2021. Well done Abdul Rehman.
Good news on journal article acceptance! Our article entitled "Fast-Transient Radiation-Hardened Low-Dropout Voltage Regulator for Space Applications" has been accepted for publication to the IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science (TNS)!
Our Siming is a Doctor now! Congratulations to our newest Doctor, Dr Siming Zuo, who will be take up a Research Associate position in our lab. Wish Siming the best of luck for his future endeavour.
Good news on journal article acceptance! Our article entitled "Intelligent Metasurface using Fringing Electric Fields in Nematic Liquid Crystals" has been accepted for publication to Advanced Theory and Simulations! Congrats Dr Rami and Yuanjie for their great work.
Another good news on paper aceptance! Our collaborative article with UESTC, China, entitled "A CMOS Hall Sensor Modelling with Readout Circuitry and Microcontroller Processing for Magnetic Detection" has been accepted for publication in AIP Review of Scientific Instruments.
We have an exciting EPSRC Industrial CASE Studentship position on "Analog Neuromorphic Processing for Biosensors" was awarded. We are looking for a talented home (UK) student to fill this exciting PhD position. Find out here for more information and please contact us to discuss further.
Good news! Our collaborative review article entitled "Detection techniques of biological and chemical Hall sensors" has been accepted for publication to RSC Advances.
Two papers from meLAB Glasgow have been accepted for presentation at the IEEE ISCAS 2021 conference in South Korea.
1st paper entitled “Magnetoresistance Sensor with Analog Frontend for Lab-on-Chip Malaria Parasites Detection" by our Yuchen & Siming in collaboration with Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health & Comparative Medicine.
2nd paper entitled "Serpentine-Shaped Metamaterial Energy Harvester for Wearable and Implantable Medical Systems" by Rupam, Eve and Amy! Well done everyone.
Our Finlay was awarded a grant funded by ScotCHEM entitled 'Sculpted electrics fields to control phase separation and nucleation in critical mixtures'. Congrats Finlay! Many more to come...
Dr Hadi gives an invited speech titled "Neural Interfacing Electronics" at the Institute for Smart Structures and Systems (ISSS) public lecture.
Another good news! Our Yuchi's paper entitled "Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting for Self-Powered Wearable Upper Limb Applications" has been accepted for publication to Nano Select Journal. Congrats Yuchi and Dr Rami for their great work.
Fantastic news! Eve's paper entitled "The Future of Neuroscience: Flexible and Wireless Implantable Neural Electronics" has been accepted for publication to the Advanced Science Journal (IF= 15.84). Well done Eve and all co-authors!
First article in 2021 was accepted! Our paper titled "Wireless Communication and Power Harvesting in Wearable Contact Lens Sensors" has been accepted for publication to the IEEE Sensors Journal. Well done Amy and the team!
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: https://www.uws.ac.uk/news/500k-boost-for-self-charging-battery-bid/
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!
Our collaborative article on "Carbon based materials: a review of adsorbents for inorganic and organic compounds" has been accepted for publication in Materials Advances.
Fantastic news! Our own Finlay has been awarded an EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellowship titled: "Scalable Controlled Optogentic Treatment impLAntables for Neurological Disorders (SCOTLAND)". Huge congratulations Finlay!
Good news! Our collaborative work with Prof Roy Vellaisamy and his group at the City University of Hong Kong titled "Scalable Fabrication of Hierarchically Structured Graphite/Polydimethylsiloxane Composite Films for Large-Area Triboelectric Nanogenerators and Self-Powered Tactile Sensing" has been accepted for publication in the Nano Energy (IF 16.6).
Our paper titled "Polymer-based Implantable Neural Probe Nanofabrication" accepted for presentation to the 2020 IEEE Brain Workshop on Advanced NeuroTechnologies! Well done Eve.
Congratulations to our own Siming for receiving a commendation certificate from the IET for his article titled “Miniaturized Magnetic Sensors for Implantable Magnetomyography” in the Advanced Materials Technologies.
Dr Heidari has been awarded the IET Healthcare Technologies J.A. Lodge award.
Dr Heidari becomes a member of the RSE Young Academy of Scotland (YAS).
Great news! our work on "Spintronic Sensors Based on Magnetic Tunnel Junctions for Wireless Eye Movement Gesture Control”, has been accepted for publication to the IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems. Well done Asfand and the team!
Multiple papers being accepted for presentation at IEEE ICECS 2020! Congrats to all meLAB members & collaborators on their hard work. Looking forward to present our research on neurotechnology, microelectronics, and energy harvesting.
Read more about them in our blog: https://www.melabresearch.com/blog/53-ieeecass2020
We had a fantastic 2019 for meLAB starting a new EU project, many new members joined the team and several articles published.
2018 was a great year for meLAB. In this year the lab expanded and our research gained international recognition with multiple high impact journal publications.
In 2017 meLAB made a lot of progress, many new members joined the team and several technologies were developed at the lab.