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SELECTBIO Conferences Track Two

Wamadeva Balachandran's Biography

Wamadeva Balachandran, Director, Brunel University London

Professor Balachandran is a Research Professor and Director of Centre for Electronic Systems Research (CESR) at Brunel University, UK. He is a Fellow of IEEE (USA), IET (UK), InstP (UK), InstMC (UK) and Royal Society of Arts (UK). He served as Head of Department of Systems Engineering at Brunel University from 1999 to 2004. He was a Visiting Professor in the Driftmier Engineering Centre at University of Georgia in 1993 and 1996. He is a Visiting Professor at the University of Mansoura, Egypt and Dongguan University, China since 1993 and 1996 respectively. In 2004 he was a Visiting Scholar in the School of Engineering & Applied Science at University of California, Los Angeles. His research interest spans several different disciplines: Electrostatics & Charge Particle Dynamics, Electrohydrodynamics, Micro/Nano Technologies, Microengineered devices for POCT, Biosensors, Fingerprint Biometrics, Global Positioning Satellite System for Blind Navigation, Ultrasonic and EMAT NDT, Electron Beam and Microwave Plasma for Environmental Pollution Control and Medical Electronics. He has actively pursued research in these interdisciplinary fields for more than 30 years and published over 350 papers to date and filed 15 patent applications. He has presented more than 50 plenary and invited talks in his field of expertise at international conferences around the globe. He was a recipient of the IEEE John Melcher best paper award and Innovation and creativity awards in 2000 and 2004 respectively. In addition, he has also received best paper awards in eight international conferences. He continues to review manuscripts for 15 archival journals and research grant applications for EPSRC (UK), EU Framework, NSF (USA), NSERC (Canada), Greek Government, Lockheed Martin, Swiss Research Council and Portuguese Research Council. On a couple of occasions, Prof. Balachandran’s research has been featured on BBC World Service and TV Broadcasts.

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Development of an Integrated Paper-based Molecular Diagnostic Device for Point-of-Care Testing (POCT)

Friday, 20 November 2015 at 11:50

Add to Calendar ▼2015-11-20 11:50:002015-11-20 12:50:00Europe/LondonDevelopment of an Integrated Paper-based Molecular Diagnostic Device for Point-of-Care Testing (POCT)

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