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Research Staff

Prof Julian GardnerProf. Julian Gardner

Professor, Head of MBL

• Silicon microsensors
• Chemical sensors
• MEMS and electronic noses

Barbara Dr Barbara Urasinska-Wojcik

Research Fellow

• Nanomaterials
• Hydrogen fuel cells
• MOX and NDIR gas sensors

Dr Marina ColeDr. Marina Cole


• Novel implementation techniques for wavelet-based signal detection system
• Biosynthetic infochemical communication

Frank CourtneyFrank Courtney

Sensors Research Technician

• Machining and prototyping
• Ultrasonic wire bonding
• Clean room management

Ian GriffithIan Griffith

Electronics Technician

• Electric circuit design
• PCB layout design and fabrication
• Device assembly and testing




• Plasmonic IR sensors
• Smart sensors

tvincent.jpg Dr. Tim Vincent 

Research Fellow

• Breath analysis
• E-nose

sanju_photomm.jpgDr. Sanju Thomas

Teaching Fellow

• FBAR microsensors
• Analogue VLSI Design
• SAWR Biosensors

FVL Farah Villa-Lopez


• Design of MEMS based acoustic sensors for air quality monitoring
• SMR based particle sensors

Rhys Jones Rhys Jones


• ASICs for CMOS sensors
• FBAR circuitry
• VLSI design
Dr Zoltán RáczDr. Zoltán Rácz
Visiting Fellow, UK

• Biosynthetic infochemical communication using SAW devices


Dr. Prasanta Guha

Visting Fellow, India

hesam.jpgMeer Hesam Farazmand

• Biosensors
• Microfluidics


Group alumni

Shrey PathakMr. Shrey Pathak

• Submitted thesis in 2012
• Now at Bath University
Dr. Marina Talib Dr. Marina Talib

• Received Ph.D. in 2012
Gurmukh SehraDr. Gurmukh Sehra

• Received Ph.D. in 2005
Jesus Garcia GuzmanDr. Jesus Garcia Guzman

• Received Ph.D. in 2005
Forest TanDr. Forest Tan

• Received Ph.D. in 2006
• Now with NTU
Takao IwakiDr. Takao Iwaki

• Received Ph.D. in 2007
Costas ArgyridesDr. Costas Argyrides

• Research Fellow in Term 2 and 3 in 2008
Irina LeonteDr. Irina Leonte
• Received Ph.D. in 2008
Jaleed KhawajaDr. Jaleed Khawaja

• Received Ph.D. in 2009
Dr Sherzad Al-KhalifaDr. Sherzad Al-Khalifa

• Senior Research Fellow until 2010
Khaled AggourMr. Khaled Aggour

• Received M.Sc. in 2010
Fauzan Che HarunDr. Fauzan Che Harun

• Received Ph.D. in 2010
Philip KingDr. Philip King

• Received Ph.D. in 2010
• Now at Bournemouth University
Prasanta GuhaDr. Prasanta Guha

• Postdoctoral Fellow in 2009-10
Foysol ChowdhuryDr. Foysol Chowdhury

• Senior Research Fellow 2010-11
• Now with Cambridge CMOS Sensors
James TaylorDr. James Taylor

• Received Ph.D. in 2011
Alam AliMr. Alam Ali

• M.Sc. student 2010-11