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!
Funding news! An EPSRC Industrial CASE Studentship on "Analog Neuromorphic Processing for Biosensors" was awarded. We are looking for a talented home (UK) student to fill this exciting PhD position.
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.