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Queen Mary University of LondonQueen Mary University of London

School of Engineering and Materials Science

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Dr Lei Su
BSc, MRes, PhD, FHEA

Dr Su
Position: Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering
Lead School Athena SWAN Representative
Chair of the Athena SWAN Committee
Tel: +44 (0)20 7882 5184
Location: 125, Engineering, Mile End
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support hours:
15:00-16:00 every Tuesday
Expertise: I have a multidisciplinary research background centred on optical sensors and instrumentation. My team are developing optical devices for diagnosis, imaging and monitoring, interfacing with chemistry and nanotechnology, in applications such as healthcare, energy, and security.
Research keywords: Optics and Imaging, Optical Spectroscopy and Microscopy, Optical Sensors, Fibre Optics
Affiliations: Full member of EPSRC Review College;
Member of Network Management Group of EPSRC Image-Guided Therapies Network+

Brief Biography

I received both my Bachelor and Master degrees in Electrical Engineering from Xi'an Jiaotong University, and PhD in Fibre Optics with Prof Chao Lu from Nanyang Technological University. This was followed by a five-year postdoctoral training on optical chemical sensors and spectroscopy with Prof Stephen Elliott in Chemistry at the University of Cambridge, where I was also an elected College Postdoctoral Research Associate of Hughes Hall. After that, I spent one and a half years on biomedical optics and tissue fusion with Prof Dan Elson and Prof George Hanna at St Mary's Hospital and Imperial College London. Prior to this appointment, I was an academic member in the School of EEECS at the University of Liverpool.

PhD Studentship Available: We have one fully funded QMUL PhD studentship in physics, optoelectronics, or photonics. Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Dr Lei Su as soon as possible.

Conacyt applications and CSC applications are also welcome!