Dr Lei Su
BSc, MRes, PhD, FHEA


Research Funding

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Current Funded Research Projects

Scalable Manufacturing of Single-Crystal Perovskite Optical and Electronic Devices: Follow-On

Funding source: EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Start: 01-12-2023  /  End: 30-11-2026
Amount: £941,955

In this project, we will develop technologies for scalable manufacturing of single-crystal perovskite optical and Electronic Devices.

Integrated Human-Augmented Robotics and Intelligent Sensing Platform for Precision Viticulture

Funding source: Innovate UK
Start: 01-09-2023  /  End: 31-08-2026
Amount: £297,599

This project aims to revolutionize the way high-value horticultural crops such as grapes, berries, and other fruits are grown by developing and implementing a precision farming ecosystem.

Single crystal perovskite fibre

Funding source: EPSRC IAA; HEIF
Start: 01-09-2023  /  End: 31-03-2025
Amount: £100,000

In this project, we will explore the application of single-crystal perovskite fibres.

Wearable sensor for vascular access home monitoring

Funding source: Kidney Research UK
Start: 01-01-2023  /  End: 31-12-2024
Amount: £25,000

Kidney Research UK Dialysis Competition

Previous Funded Research Projects

Body-Worn Sensor for Point-of-Care Vascular Access Monitoring

Funding source: EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Start: 01-10-2021  /  End: 31-12-2023

In this project, we will develop a body-worn sensor for cardiovascular monitoring, particularly to address a long-standing clinical challenge in vascular access health surveillance.

Wafer-Scale Manufacturing of Single-Crystal Perovskite Optoelectronics

Funding source: EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Start: 05-07-2021  /  End: 04-07-2023

In this project we aim to developĀ a scalable and high-yield manufacturing process for mass-producing single-crystal perovskite optoelectronics.

International Exchanges Scheme: China

Funding source: The Royal Society
Start: 31-03-2017  /  End: 31-03-2022

The aim of this project aims is to build bilateral research and teaching collaborations between QMUL and Jiangsu Normal University in China.

Bench-top single optical fibre microendoscope- IAA Large grant

Funding source: EPSRC IAA
Start: 10-03-2020  /  End: 31-03-2022

This project aims to develop a benchtop single optical fibre imaging probe.

Incorporating the circadian clock into Organ-on-a-chip (OOAC) devices

Funding source: MRC/HEIF
Start: 01-04-2020  /  End: 31-01-2022

Studies to support the development of more physiologically relevant in vitro model systems which incorporate the circadian clock


Funding source: EU Commission - Horizon 2020
Start: 01-10-2018  /  End: 30-09-2020

In this project, the Marie Curie Fellow will develop an optical fibre based image-guided surgery system based on the state-of-the-art optical-fibre laser technologies.

Innovation Fund Phase 2: A New Imaging Optical Fibre

Funding source: E.P.S.R.C.
Start: 01-08-2016  /  End: 31-03-2017

Flexible Single-Optical-Fibre Endoscope 2

Funding source: E.P.S.R.C.
Start: 01-12-2015  /  End: 30-11-2016

This project is to develop ultra-thin and high-resolution imaging probe.

AquaMMS - to develop a fluorescence sensor for aquaculture monitoring

Funding source: EU FP7
Start: 01-11-2013  /  End: 31-10-2015

This is an EU FP7 Project led by Professor Steve Taylor and Dr Iain Young . As a Co-I of this project, Dr Lei Su and his team developed a fluorescence sensor for heavy-metal-ion detection in aquaculture.

Remsdaq 4

Funding source: TSB (Innovate UK)
Start: 01-06-2014  /  End: 31-08-2015

This is a TSB KTP project with Remsdaq Ltd. to develop the next-generation optical security sensor product.

Flexible Single-Optical-Fibre Endoscope 1

Funding source: EPSRC
Start: 31-08-2014  /  End: 31-08-2015

This project aims to develop the flexible version of single optical fibre imaging probes and endoscopes. The device to be developed will be ultra-slim, high-resolution, wide-field, lensless, low cost and disposable.

Single multimode-fibre imaging: a new tool for high-resolution, wide-field, in-vivo microscopy and diagnostics

Funding source: Royal Society
Start: 01-11-2013  /  End: 31-10-2014

This project is to develop multimode optical fibre based imaging probes.

Small Items of Research Equipment at the University of Liverpool

Funding source: EPSRC
Start: 01-11-2012  /  End: 31-03-2013

Dr Lei Su was one of the young early career researchers (ECRs) at UoL to receive research support for the cross-disciplinary field of Healthcare Technologies. The funding was primarily used to build a micro-Raman system.