Speaker: David Cumming


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David Cumming

Prof. David Cumming (B.Eng. Glasgow, Ph.D. Cambridge) is a Professor of Electronic Systems at Glasgow University, where he is the Head of Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering in the School of Engineering and runs the Microsystem Technology group. He is also the director of the Electronics Design Centre for Heterogeneous Systems. Professor Cumming joined the University in January 1999 and his research projects focus on sensor design, ultrasonics, terahertz technology, and nanofabrication. His work has resulted in numerous commercial partnerships.

Professor David Cumming is a world-leading researcher in microelectronic technologies for biotechnology and diagnostic purposes whose work has had major industrial impact. Based on his research, he is a founder of the University spin-out, Mode Diagnostics. He worked for Ion Torrent Inc. that successfully commercialised his CMOS sensor technology for use in the personal genome machine. In the past 10 years, his group has established a world-wide reputation for delivering integrated sensor systems and technologies for biomedical and imaging markets.

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