Our team

Professor Themis Prodromakis

Professor Themis Prodromakis

Professor of Nanotechnology and Director of CEF

Themis is recognised as a pioneer of metal-oxide Resistive Random-Access Memory technologies and is leading an interdisciplinary team comprising 20 researchers with expertise ranging from materials process development to electron devices and circuits and systems for embedded applications.

Dr Alex Serb

Dr Alex Serb

Associate Professor

Alex works on the development of circuits and systems that use memristive devices as memory or trimming elements and on AI hardware development. Other work includes empirical modelling of memristive devices and theoretical computation with a focus on translation into hardware.

Dr Ioulia Tzouvadaki

Dr Ioulia Tzouvadaki

Marie Curie Research Fellow

Ioulia focuses on the development of novel nano-bio-sensors based on memristors, for individualized healthcare, first for improved diagnostics, addressing the early stage detection of cancer biomarkers along with the continuous monitoring of markers related to inflammation events, as well as for therapeutics, promoting a more efficient drug monitoring and optimized treatment.

Dr Dimitra Georgiadou

Dr Dimitra Georgiadou

Senior Research Fellow

Dimitra is working on the development of novel nanoscale flexible opto/electronic devices enabling hardware for Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things.

Dr Theresa Schoetz

Dr Theresa Schoetz

Senior Research Fellow

Theresa is developing next-generation batteries beyond lithium-ion. Her research focuses on the redesign of battery architectures using exclusively safe and sustainable materials.

Dr Spyros Stathopoulos

Dr Spyros Stathopoulos

Experimental Officer

Spyros is currently working on the fabrication, characterisation and application of metal oxide memristive devices.

Dr Mari Napari

Dr Mari Napari

Research Fellow

Mari develops new oxide materials and fabrication processes for electroforming-free RRAM. Her special expertise is in atomic layer deposition, and she investigates how the tuning of metal-oxide and oxide-oxide interfaces can be used to enhance the device performance.

Dr Neeraj Panwar

Dr Neeraj Panwar

Research Fellow

Neeraj is working on the integration of RRAM cell with CMOS transistor. This final structure will 1T1R (one transistor - one capacitor), CMOS transistor is the selection device

Dr Firman Simanjuntak

Dr Firman Simanjuntak

Research Fellow

Firman is developing hard-rad memristor devices for nuclear and space applications. The response towards various irradiations is exploited to design a novel radiation sensing technology and adaptive electronic circuit

Dr Julianna Panidi

Dr Julianna Panidi

Research Fellow

Julianna is currently working on flexible and autonomous electronic systems for the Internet of Things.

Dr Jinfeng Li

Dr Jinfeng Li

Research Fellow

Jinfeng is currently working on developing novel Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) sensors systems for monitoring the structural integrity of LNG tanks. His special expertise is in RF/microwave/millimetre-wave components and phased array antennas design, simulation, prototyping and optimisation.

Dr Sachin Maheshwari

Dr Sachin Maheshwari

Research Fellow

Sachin recieved his PhD from the University of Westminister, his doctoral thesis was focussed on Adiabatic Approach for Low-Power Passive NFC systems. His current research interests includes Design of Ultra-low-Power Digital Circuits, Energy and Area Efficient Integrated Circuit Design and Energy Recovery Logic.

Tom Abbey

Tom Abbey

PhD Student

Tom is studying the impact of temperature on the behaviour of memristors, and exploiting the characteristic changes in applications varying from sensors to neuromorphic systems

Georgios Papandroulidakis

Georgios Papandroulidakis

PhD Student

Georgios is working on the design, implementation and testing of reconfigurable memristor circuits and systems. His main focus is on the practical implementation of neuro-inspired memory and logic co-location circuits, such as Threshold Logic Gates

Chris Giotis

Chris Giotis

PhD Student

Chris is specialising in neuromorphic engineering. His aim is to study and exploit the physical properties of memristive devices and develop novel applications for emulating synaptic memory consolidation

Jiaqi Wang

Jiaqi Wang

PhD Student

Jaiqi works on utilising memristors as trimming devices in analogue and mixed-signal IC design. She is using this technology to record and detect neutral spikes with high sensitivity in implantable devices.

Evangelos Moutoulas

Evangelos Moutoulas

PhD Student

Evangelos is a PhD student focusing on Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) sensors for corrosion monitoring. He also works on a project developing an online structural health monitoring system for Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) tanks, using temperature, strain and corrosion SAW sensors.

Patrick Foster

Patrick Foster

PhD Student

Patrick is designing a memristor-based spike characterisation classification and a hardware interface for memristive devices.

Jinqi Huang

Jinqi Huang

PhD Student

Jinqi is designing a memristor-based spiking neural network and a digital interface for memristive devices characterisation system

Vasileios Manouras

Vasileios Manouras

PhD Student

Vasileios is studying the capacitive memory effects that appear in certain memristor configurations. His goal is to create variable capacitors without the need for lengthy fabrication procedures and/or moving parts.

Oi Man Leung

Oi Man Leung

PhD Student

Oi Man's research investigates advanced aluminium batteries for safe and sustainable energy storage in electromobility and planetary science

Yihan Pan

Yihan Pan

PhD Student

Yihan's PhD is studying on hardware development for AI at a high level design. She works on memory architectures in hyperdimensional computing designed for semantic representations.

Fan Yang

Fan Yang

PhD Student

Fan finished his BEng in Electric and Electronic Engineering at the University of Sheffield in 2018. His MSc was in Analogue and Digital Integrated Circuit Design course from the Imperial College London. His project in master was the analogue and radio frequency applications of memristor. Now he is continue researching on the applications of memristor in high frequency technologies.

Evangelia Founta

Evangelia Founta

PhD Student

Evangelia’s research focuses on the implementation of nature-inspired materials, for the development of biocompatible, safe and sustainable sodium-ion batteries.

Alin Panca

Alin Panca

PhD Student

Alin's PhD research explores metal-oxide thin films based on transition metals, in order to provide applications to support the next generation of high-performance electronic devices

Emilie Gerouville

Emilie Gerouville

PhD Student

After graduating from an international Master’s in Chemistry degree, Emilie’s PhD research focuses on investigating how polyoxometalates (POMs) can be used to develop memory cells.