Professor Themis ProdromakisProfessor 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 SerbAssociate 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 TzouvadakiMarie 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.
Shiwei WangAssociate Professor
Shiwei focuses on IC design to empower future AI with integrated CMOS-memristive circuits and systems. Prior to joining CEF, he was a senior researcher and project leader at IMEC where his research has contributed to breakthrough innovations in large scale neural interfacing techniques.
Dr Dimitra GeorgiadouSenior 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 SchoetzSenior 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 Shady AgwaSenior Research Fellow
Shady received his BSc and MSc degree from Assiut University, both in Electrical Engineering. He got a PhD in Electronics Engineering from The American University in Cairo (AUC) in 2018. Shady is interested in exploring different topics that span VLSI and Computer Architecture including emerging technologies, energy efficient digital design, resilient microarchitectures, reconfigurable architectures, in/near-memory computing and stochastic computing.
Dr Spyros StathopoulosExperimental Officer
Spyros is currently working on the fabrication, characterisation and application of metal oxide memristive devices.
Dr Romeo RaczSenior Research Fellow
Romeo received his PhD from Babes-Bolyai University, before working for UCL and The Francis Crick Institute developing nest- generation ultramicroelectrode-based brain implants. Romeo is currently working on fundamenting neuroelectroceuticals. In his spare time Romeo likes to flamenco dance and play the saxophone.
Dr Mari NapariResearch 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 PanwarResearch 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 SimanjuntakResearch 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 PanidiResearch Fellow
Julianna is currently working on flexible and autonomous electronic systems for the Internet of Things.
Dr Jinfeng LiResearch 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 MaheshwariResearch 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.
Dr Mohammed Waqas MughalResearch Fellow
Mohammed received his Ph.D. from the University of Glasgow in the field of CMOS image sensor pixel using tone mapping technique. He was working as an IC Design Engineer/KTP associate in flexible Integrated circuits before joining CEF. His current research focuses on IC design using CMOS-memristive circuits for AI hardware development.
Tom AbbeyPhD 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 PapandroulidakisPhD 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 GiotisPhD 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 WangPhD 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 MoutoulasPhD 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 FosterPhD Student
Patrick is designing a memristor-based spike characterisation classification and a hardware interface for memristive devices.
Jinqi HuangPhD Student
Jinqi is designing a memristor-based spiking neural network and a digital interface for memristive devices characterisation system
Vasileios ManourasPhD 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 LeungPhD Student
Oi Man's research investigates advanced aluminium batteries for safe and sustainable energy storage in electromobility and planetary science
Yihan PanPhD 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 YangPhD 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 FountaPhD Student
Evangelia’s research focuses on the implementation of nature-inspired materials, for the development of biocompatible, safe and sustainable sodium-ion batteries.
Alin PancaPhD 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 GerouvillePhD 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.