2021

  1. June: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Microelectronic Engineering.
  2. May: BEST group welcomes new group member – Gaurav.
  3. May: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in IEEE Internet of Things Journal.
  4. May: 18 papers from BEST group accepted for presentation during IEEE FLEPS 2021.
  5. Apr: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in ACS Applied Electronic Materials.
  6. Apr: BEST group welcomes new group member – Moupali.
  7. Apr: BEST group welcomes new group member – Mahdieh.
  8. Apr: Monograph from BEST group accepted for publication in Cambridge Elements.
  9. Mar: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Advanced Intelligent Systems.
  10. Mar: Paper from BEST group accepted for presentation at URSI GASS 2021, Rome, Italy.
  11. Mar: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Advanced Materials.
  12. Mar: BEST group welcomes three new members – Shashank, Yalagala and Xenofon.
  13. Feb: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in IEEE Sensors Journal.
  14. Feb: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in IEEE Sensors Journal.
  15. Feb: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in ACS ES&T Water.
  16. Jan: Paper from BEST group accepted for presentation in IEEE ISCAS, Daegu, Korea.
  17. Jan: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in IEEE Sensors Journal.
  18. Jan: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Nano Energy.
  19. Jan: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in IEEE Internet of Things Journal.
  20. Jan: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Advanced Sustainable Systems.
  21. Jan: Best Group wishes everyone a happy and fruitful new year! 

2020

  1. Dec: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in IEEE Internet of Things Journal.
  2. Dec: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in ACS Applied Bio Materials.
  3. Dec: BEST group welcomes new early stage researcher (PhD) – Luca De Pamphilis.
  4. Nov: BEST group welcomes new post-doc researcher – Rudra Mukherjee.
  5. Nov: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.
  6. Sept: BEST group welcomes new post-doc member – Hatem Matbouly.
  7. Sept: BEST group welcomes four new PhD Students – Radu, Sihang, Inci and Manuel.
  8. Sept: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Nano Convergence.
  9. Sept: BEST group welcomes new group member – Sweety Deswal.
  10. Sept: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Robotics.
  11. Sept: BEST group welcomes new group member – Priyanka Ganguly.
  12. Aug: 5 papers from BEST group accepted for presentation in IEEE Sensors 2020.
  13. Aug: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Sensors.
  14. Aug: BEST group‘s project on Next Generation Energy Autonomous Wearables gets EPSRC funding.
  15. Aug: BEST group bags two (1st & 3rd) of the 3 ‘Best Student Paper Awards’ in FLEPS 2020. Congrats Ayoub, Markellos.
  16. Aug: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Advanced Intelligent Systems.
  17. Aug: Many of our group members' presentations are up at the IEEE FLEPS 2020 conference website. Thank you for your hard work!
  18. Aug: BEST group‘s paper published in Microsystems & Nanoengineering receives ‘Outstanding Paper Award’.
  19. Aug: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Global Challenges.
  20. July: 5 papers from BEST group among top 50 popular articles of IEEE Sensors Journal accessed in June 2020. Superb!
  21. July: BEST group’s sweat electrolyte based energy devices research included by BBC in Science Focus Magazine as one of the top 22 future techs which will change our world.
  22. July: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in ACS Applied Electronic Materials.
  23. June: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Nature Electronics.
  24. June: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Nano Energy.
  25. June: BEST group‘s paper published as Feature Article in IEEE Sensors Journal.
  26. June: 21 papers from BEST group accepted for presentation in IEEE FLEPS 2020.
  27. May: BEST group‘s COVID response – Our article explaining DIY Ventilators published in IEEE Spectrum.
  28. May: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Biosensors and Bioelectronics.
  29. May: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Advanced Electronic Materials.
  30. Apr: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in IEEE Sensors Journal.
  31. Apr: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Advanced Electronic Materials.
  32. Apr: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems & Rehabilitation Engineering.
  33. Mar: DIY Ventilator from BEST group highlighted in the James Watt School of Engineering Newsletter 
  34. Mar: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices.
  35. Mar: BEST group welcomes new group member – Abhishek.
  36. Mar: Prof. Dahiya to address The Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow on Electronic skin – from humanoids to humans.
  37. Mar: Prof. Dahiya to give Keynote Lecture at IEEE NEWCAS 2020, Montreal, Canada.
  38. Feb: Paper from BEST group accepted for lecture presentation at E-MRS 2020 Spring Meeting, Strasbourg, France.
  39. Feb: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Journal of Colloid and Interface Science.
  40. Feb: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Advanced Materials Technologies.
  41. Feb: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Advanced Electronic Materials.
  42. Jan: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.
  43. Jan: 4 papers from BEST group accepted for presentation in IEEE EDTM 2020, Penang, Malaysia.
  44. Jan: Papers from BEST group accepted for presentation in IEEE LAEDC 2020, San Jose, Costa Rica.
  45. Jan: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in IEEE Sensors Journal.
  46. Jan: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in IEEE Sensors Journal.
  47. Jan: Prof. Dahiya was invited to take on the prestigious Satish Dhawan Visiting Chair Professorship at Indian Institute of Science.

2019

  1. DecBEST group's research covered in the Science Episode Razor.
  2. Dec: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Advanced Intelligent Systems.
  3. Dec: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Progress in Material Science.
  4. Dec: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Advanced Materials.
  5. Nov: Prof. Dahiya elevated to IEEE Fellow.
  6. Nov: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Philosophical Transactions of Royal Society A.
  7. NovBEST group member wins Ireland’s prestigious ICI postgraduate award. Congratulations Saoirse!
  8. Nov: Prof. Dahiya gives IEEE DL talk at Univ. of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (1 Nov).
  9. Nov: Our project focussing on next generation sustainable electronics gets seed funding from IEEE EDS.
  10. OctBEST group member gets International Partnership Development Fund award for short research stage at McGill University, Canada. Congratulations Fabiane!
  11. Oct: Our project focussing on e-skin for marine robots gets EPSRC funding from ORCA hub.
  12. Oct: Prof. Dahiya gives IEEE DL talk at Univ. of Waterloo, Canada (25 Oct).
  13. Oct: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Microelectronic Engineering.
  14. Oct: Prof. Dahiya to give invited talk during SmartVista workshop, Montpellier, France (15 Oct).
  15. Oct: Special Journal Issue on eSkin led by Prof. Dahiya published in the Proceedings of the IEEE.
  16. OctBEST group welcomes 2 new post-doc members – Ammara and Fengyuan.
  17. Oct: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Biosensors and Bioelectronics.
  18. Sept: Prof. Dahiya gives invited talk at Future Sensors Workshop – Huawei, Grenoble, France (27 Sept).
  19. SeptBEST group member gets Principal’s Early Career Mobility award for short research stage at McGill University, Canada. Congratulations Fengyuan!
  20. Sept: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Regenerative Biomaterials.
  21. Sept: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Advanced Intelligent Systems.
  22. Sept: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the IEEE.
  23. AugBEST group‘s ICURe (Innovation to Commercialisation) project gets funding from InnovateUK.
  24. Aug: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in IEEE Sensors Journal.
  25. Aug: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Advanced Intelligent Systems.
  26. Aug: 5 papers from BEST group accepted for presentation during IEEE Sensors 2019, Montreal, Canada.
  27. July: Prof. Dahiya gives keynote talk in the workshop by Interdisciplinary Network of Researchers in Touch, Nottingham, UK.
  28. July: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Nanoscale Advances.
  29. July: Paper from BEST group gets 2nd best paper award at IEEE FLEPS 2019. Congratulations Habib.
  30. July: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in IEEE Sensors Journal.
  31. July: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in IEEE Sensors Journal.
  32. JulyBEST group invited to join the Science is Great stand at Portuguese Science Summit to showcase
    touch interactive hologram and affordable prosthesis.
  33. June: Prof. Dahiya gives invited talk at ICMAT 2019 Singapore (26 June).
  34. JuneBEST group invited to showcase touch interactive hologram and affordable prosthesis work during Queen’s Birthday Party at British Embassy, Lisbon, Portugal (18 June).
  35. JuneBEST group invited to showcase the touch interactive hologram at Founder’s Forum, London, UK (13 June).
  36. June: Our monograph ‘1-D Semiconducting Nanostructures: Growth Mechanisms and Suitability for Flexible and Large Area Electronics’ accepted for publication in Cambridge Element series on Flexible and Large Area Electronics.
  37. JuneBEST group to develop next gen. printed electronics/photonics with Univ. S. Florida, USA – thanks to UNI award.
  38. MayBEST group welcomes 2 new members – Yogeenth and Fida.
  39. May: Prof. Dahiya gives invited talk at IEEE BSN 2019 workshop, Chicago, USA.
  40. May: Our Marie Curie ITN project focussing on neuroscience based e-skin gets funding from European Commission.
  41. Mar: 8 papers from BEST group accepted for presentation at IEEE FLEPS 2019, Glasgow, UK.
  42. May: Prof. Dahiya gives IEEE DL talk at Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA.
  43. May: Prof. Dahiya gives invited talk at BSSM 2019, National Graphene Institute, Manchester, UK.
  44. May: PhD student from BEST group gets Bright Sparks Award 2019 (given to most talented young electronics engineers in the UK). Congratulations Shoubhik.
  45. MayBEST group welcomes two new member – Saoirse Dervin and Joao Neto.
  46. AprBEST group welcomes new member – Lisa-Marie Faller.
  47. AprBEST group welcomes new member – Fabiane Franco.
  48. Apr: Prof. Dahiya giving invited talk at Micro- and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems, and Applications XI, Baltimore, USA.
  49. Apr: Prof. Dahiya elected as the President of IEEE Sensors Council.
  50. Apr: Prof. Dahiya giving IEEE DL talk at Univ. of Texas, USA.
  51. Apr: Prof. Dahiya giving IEEE DL talk at South Florida Univ., USA.
  52. Mar: Prof. Dahiya giving IEEE DL talk at John Hopkins Univ., USA.
  53. Mar: Prof. Dahiya shares his views about soft electronics at MediaTec Workshop, Nanyang Tech. Univ., Singapore.
  54. Mar: Prof. Dahiya invited to speak about Cambridge Elements at London Book Fair.
  55. Mar: Prof. Dahiya invited to speak at Wearable Technology Show London.
  56. MarBEST group‘s entry for kickstart challenge among finalist for Converge Challenge 2019.
  57. Mar: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in ACS Nano.
  58. MarBEST group welcomes 2 new members – Oliver and Prabhat.
  59. FebBEST group among ten cutting-edge groups/companies KTN is showcasing at the largest Wearable Technology Show.
  60. FebBEST group welcomes 3 new members – Mitradip, João, Jelle-Jan.
  61. Jan: Prof. Dahiya’s viewpoint article published in The Proceedings of IEEE.
  62. Jan: 2 Papers from BEST group accepted for Lecture presentation at IEEE ISCAS 2019, Japan.
  63. Jan: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Advanced Science.
  64. Jan: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication (with minor revision) in Biosensors.
  65. Jan: Prof. Dahiya to lead first IEEE International Conference on Flexible, Printable Sensors and Systems (IEEE FLEPS).
  66. Jan: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in NPJ Flexible Electronics.

2018

  1. DecBEST group welcomes Dr. Mahesh Soni, who has joined the group as post-doc.
  2. Dec: Prof. Dahiya gives IEEE DL talk at GSSS Inst of Egg. and Tech. for Women, Mysore, India (19 Dec).
  3. Dec: Prof. Dahiya gives invited talk at IEEE Int. Conf. on Emerging Electronics, Bangalore, India (18 Dec).
  4. Dec: Prof. Dahiya gives IEEE DL talk at CSIR-CEERI, Pilani, India (17 Dec).
  5. Dec: Prof. Dahiya appointed as IEEE Sensor Council Distinguished Lecturer (DL) for another three year term.
  6. Dec: Prof. Dahiya gives IEEE DL talk at IIT Delhi, India (14 Dec).
  7. DecBEST group‘s flexible super-capacitor work wins Elektra Award 2018 in the University Research Award Category.
  8. Dec: Prof. Dahiya to share his views about e-skin and robotics in the Public Lecture at Perth, UK (7 Dec).
  9. Dec: Our ICURe (Innovation to Commercialisation) project gets funding from InnovateUK.
  10. DecBEST group‘s entry to Converge challenge shortlisted for 2019 Kick-Start Challenge.
  11. NovBEST group receives Newton-Bhabha funding from British Council to host a researcher from IIT Roorkee, India.
  12. Nov: Congratulations to Shoubhik and Wenting for successfully defending their PhD thesis (with minor corrections).
  13. Nov: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in NPJ Flexible Electronics.
  14. Nov: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology – Animal.
  15. Nov: Prof. Dahiya gives invited talk at SmartSkin workshop, Munich, Germany (20 Nov).
  16. Nov: Prof. Dahiya gives IEEE DL talk at IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India (8 Nov).
  17. Nov: 2 papers from BEST group accepted for presentation at InnoLAE 2019, Cambridge, UK.
  18. Oct: Paper from BEST group gets 3rd best paper award at IEEE Sensors Conf. 2018. Congratulations Anastasios.
  19. Oct: BEST group welcomes new PhD student Ayoub Zumeit.
  20. Oct: Our FET OPEN project focussing on neuroscience based e-skin gets funding from European Commission.
  21. Oct: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in IEEE Sensors Journal.
  22. Oct: BEST group member wins IET travel award. Congratulations William.
  23. Oct: 2 papers from BEST group shortlisted for Best Student Award in IEEE Sensors 2018. Best of luck Wenting & Anastasios.
  24. Oct: Prof. Dahiya gives invited talk at IEEE/RSJ Int. Workshop, during IEEE IROS conference, Madrid, Spain (1 Oct).
  25. SeptBEST group receives funding from The Royal Society to host a Newton Fellow.
  26. Sept: Prof. Dahiya’s Thinking Digital talk now available on Youtube.
  27. Sept: Prof. Dahiya gives invited talk at RSE/NSFC workshop, Edinburgh, UK (12 Sept).
  28. Sept: Prof. Dahiya gives IEEE DL talk at University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan (3 Sept).
  29. Aug: Prof. Dahiya gives a talk at AIST-CNRS Joint Robotics Lab, Tsukuba, Japan (30 Aug).
  30. Aug: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Advanced Materials Technologies.
  31. Aug: Multiple papers from BEST group accepted for presentation in IEEE Sensors 2018 conference, N. Delhi, India.
  32. Aug: Our proposal for Special Issue on e-Skin: From Humanoids to Humans accepted by the Proceedings of the IEEE.
  33. Aug: Prof. Dahiya gives plenary talk in IEEE ROMAN 2018, Nanjing, China (29 Aug).
  34. AugBEST group‘s e-skin research in Spanish, featured on Mexican TV FOROtv.
  35. JulyBEST group hosts Prof. Takao Someya, University of Tokyo, Japan.
  36. July: Our monograph ‘Integration Techniques for Micro/Nanostructures Based Large-area Electronics’ accepted for publication as part of Cambridge Univ. Press’s element series on Flexible and Large Area Electronics.
  37. JulyBEST group announces 4 new Post-Doc positions starting as soon as possible.
  38. July: Prof. Dahiya’s EPSRC fellowship extension widely covered in print media.
  39. JulyBEST group hosts US Congress Officials.
  40. JuneThe Royal Academy of Engineering announces seed funding for BEST group‘s project on circular economy.
  41. JunePaper from BEST group accepted for publication in IEEE Sensors Journal.
  42. June: Prof. Dahiya giving invited talk at Innovative Chemical Sensing, The Royal Society of Chemistry, London, UK. (27 June)
  43. JunePaper from BEST group accepted for publication in Nano Energy.
  44. JunePaper from BEST group accepted for publication in Applied Physics Letters.
  45. June: Prof. Dahiya giving IEEE DL talk at IEEE France Sensors Chapter Workshop, Nancy, France. (18 June)
  46. June: Paper from BEST group accepted for presentation in IEEE RO-MAN 2018, Nanjing, China.
  47. JuneBEST group among top-5 3D printing specialists in Scotland leading the global market.
  48. May: Prof. Dahiya gets 3 year extension for EPSRC Fellowship.
  49. May: Exciting time for BEST group with funding confirmed for 2 EU projects.
  50. May: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Microsystems & Nanoengineering.
  51. May: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in IEEE Sensors Journal.
  52. May: Prof. Dahiya presenting latest research from BEST group at IEEE ICRA workshop, Brisbane, Australia (25 May).
  53. May: Prof. Dahiya presenting latest research from BEST group at Queensland Univ. of Tech., Brisbane, Australia (24 May).
  54. May: Prof. Dahiya presenting latest research from BEST group at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia (23 May).
  55. May: Prof. Dahiya presenting latest research from BEST group at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia (22 May).
  56. May: Prof. Dahiya presenting latest research from BEST group at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia (21 May).
  57. May: Prof. Dahiya speaking at Thinking Digital, Gateshead, UK (17 May).
  58. AprUKRI includes BEST group‘s e-skin research in the government campaign ‘Year of Engineering‘ to celebrate the world of engineering and its impact.
  59. Apr: Another BEST group member selected as lecturer. Best wishes to Carlos for new job at University of West of Scotland.
  60. AprBEST group’s research prominently featured in the recently launched Scotland is Now campaign.
  61. Apr: Our ~£7M (FEC) Programme Grant ‘Heteroprint‘ gets funding from EPSRC.
  62. Mar: Our ICURe Innovation to Commercialisation project gets funding from BEIS and InnovateUK.
  63. MarBEST group launches YouTube Channel.
  64. Feb: e-skin research from BEST group discussed in BBC Radio’s Brainwaves: An Adventure in Skin.
  65. Feb: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Sensors & Actuators B: Chemical.
  66. Feb: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Biosensors & Bioelectronics.
  67. Jan: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Organic Electronics.
  68. JanBEST group continues to attract Marie Curie Fellows. This year two more fellows will join the BEST group.
  69. Jan: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Advanced Electronic Materials.
  70. Jan TV coverage of BEST group’s e-Skin research for prosthetics on ‘Forces 360‘ – from 5:30 min (21 Jan, 2018).
  71. Jan: Prof. Dahiya presenting latest research from BEST group at InnoLAE 2018, Cambridge, UK (23 Jan).
  72. Jan: Fatemeh Nikbakhtnasrabadi joins BEST group as PhD students.
  73. Jan: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.

2017

  1. Dec: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.
  2. Dec: Prof. Dahiya gives Keynote lecture at IEEE ICECS, Batumi, Georgia.
  3. Nov: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in NPJ Flexible Electronics.
  4. Nov: Prof. Dahiya presents e-skin and wearbales for robonauts and astronauts in space at Young Professionals in Space, Bangalore, INDIA (25 Nov).
  5. Nov: Prof. Dahiya giving IEEE DL talk at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. (24 Nov)
  6. Nov: Prof. Dahiya presents e-skin research at INCmty 2017, Entrepreneurship summit Monterrey, Mexico (17 Nov).
  7. Nov: Prof. Dahiya presents e-skin research at Franco–Scottish Seminar: Robotics, The Royal Society of Edinburgh (15 Nov).
  8. Nov: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Mechatronics.
  9. Nov: The largest ever IEEE Sensors 2017 conference in Glasgow concluded successfully.
  10. OctPublic engagement initiative highlighting scientific heritage through posters at all Glasgow subway stations goes live, with hugely exciting initial response. About 600K people will use Glasgow subway during the display period (23 Oct – 5 Nov).
  11. Oct: Prof. Dahiya invited to give Plenary talk at IEEE ICECS, Batumi, Georgia.
  12. Oct: Two papers from BEST group shortlisted for IEEE Sensors 2017 student awards.
  13. Oct: Our SFC – Global Challenge Research project gets funded.
  14. Oct: BEST group to work with several industry partners in the new EU funded project on Advanced Manufacturing.
  15. Oct: Clara Smith, Markellos Ntagios and Habib Nassar join the BEST group as PhD students.
  16. Sept: BEST group‘s e-skin research discussed in Horizon – The EU Research and Innovation Magazine.
  17. Sept: BEST group participates in Explorathon Glasgow as part of European Researchers Night.
  18. Sept: Prof. Dahiya gives invited talk at Nanoinnovations, Rome, Italy.
  19. Sept: Prof. Dahiya gives Keynote lecture at IEEE NGCAS, Genoa, Italy.
  20. Aug: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Frontiers in Neuroscience.
  21. Aug: Paper from BEST group accepted for presentation in BIOCAS 2017, Turin, Italy.
  22. Aug: Multiple papers from BEST group accepted for presentation in IEEE Sensors 2017, Glasgow, UK.
  23. July: 1 paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Mechatronics.
  24. July: 1 paper from BEST group accepted for presentation in IEEE NGCAS, Genoa, Italy.
  25. July: Prof. Dahiya gives IEEE DL talk at speak at ST Microelectronics, Catania, Italy.
  26. July: Prof. Dahiya gives invited talk at MoDeSt workshop, Italy.
  27. JulyEPSRC Council members visit BEST group labs.
  28. June: Dr. Dahiya becomes full Professor.
  29. June: BEST group’s research presented at ‘Science is GREAT‘ event, Singapore.
  30. June: Dr. Dahiya to speak at ARM Summit 2017.
  31. June: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Semiconductor Science and Technology.
  32. June: 2 new fully-funded PhD positions open in BEST group.
  33. May: 2 papers from BEST group accepted for presentation in ECCTD 2017, Catania, ITALY.
  34. May: New patent application on ‘Prosthetics with Embedded Touch’ submitted from BEST group.
  35. May: BEST group participates in ‘Meet the Expert’ event at Glasgow Science Centre.
  36. Apr: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Applied Physics Reviews.
  37. Apr: Dr. Dahiya to speak at ‘From Romans to Robotics: A Medical Journey‘ event of Pint of Science in Glasgow, UK (17 May).
  38. Apr: BEST group organises Wearable Systems – Frontier Technology for Healthcare workshop at IISc Bangalore (17-18 Apr).
  39. Mar: BEST group’s latest work on energy autonomous tactile skin attracts huge media interest.
  40. Mar: 4 papers from BEST group accepted for presentation in IEEE ISIE 2017, Edinburgh, UK.
  41. Mar: Dr. Dahiya to give IEEE DL talk at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA.
  42. Mar: Dr. Dahiya to give keynote lecture at IEEE – ICPCES 2017, Allahabad, India.
  43. Mar: Dr. Dahiya to give IEEE DL talk at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India.
  44. Feb: New patent application on ‘Energy Autonomous Skin’ submitted from BEST group.
  45. Feb: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in IEEE Trans. Electron Devices.
  46. Feb: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Advanced Functional Materials.
  47. Feb: SFC – Global Challenge project led by Dr. Dahiya gets funded.
  48. JanBEST group continues to attract Marie Curie Fellows – one fellowship funded by European Commission.
  49. Jan: Dr. Dahiya invited to join the editorial board of Scientific Reports.
  50. Jan: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Flexible and Printable Electronics.

2016

  1. Dec: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Flexible and Printable Electronics.
  2. Nov: BEST group member Sajina Tinku successfully defends PhD. Congratulations.
  3. Nov: Our special session proposal on “Wearable Sensing Systems” accepted or inclusion within the technical programme of IEEE ISCAS 2017, Baltimore, USA.
  4. Nov: Dr. Dahiya gives IEEE DL talk at POSTECH, Pohang, S. Korea (10 Nov).
  5. Nov: Dr. Dahiya gives IEEE DL talk at ENGE 2016, Jeju, S. Korea (9 Nov).
  6. Sept: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in IEEE Sensors Journal.
  7. Nov: Dr. Dahiya receives IEEE Sensors Council Technical Achievement Award during IEEE Sensors 2016, Orlando, USA.
  8. Oct: Dr. Dahiya to give IEEE DL talk at IEEE Sensor Council Chapter, Tarragona, Spain (21 Oct).
  9. Oct: Dr. Dahiya gives IEEE DL talk at University of Manchester, UK (13 Oct).
  10. Oct: BEST group’s poster selected as finalist for The 2016 SWIG Early Career Researcher Prize.
  11. SeptProf. M. Srinivasan from MIT Touch Lab visits BEST group labs (30 Sept).
  12. Sept: BEST group participates in Explorathon’16 – European Researchers’ Night (30 Sept).
  13. Sept: Helping Hands, BEST group and CONTEST host Prof. M. Srinivasan for a lecture (29 Sept).
  14. Sept: BEST group hosts the final meeting of CONTEST project (29 Sept).
  15. Sept: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems-I.
  16. Sept: Dr. Dahiya receives Microelectronics Engg. Young Investigator Award.
  17. Sept: Dr. Dahiya’s recent achievements summarised in Campus e-News.
  18. Sept: Dr. Dahiya is among 40UNDER40: Scotland 2016.
  19. Sept: IEEE Sensors Council President, Prof. Mike McShane, visits BEST group (12 Sept).
  20. Aug: The proposal from BEST group is among the finalists of Converge Challenge KickStart.
  21. Aug: Newton International Fellowship proposal from BEST group approved by The Royal Society.
  22. Aug: Dr. Dahiya selected for 2016 IEEE Sensors Council Technical Achievement Award.
  23. Aug: Paper from BEST group accepted in BIOCAS 2016, Shanghai, China.
  24. Aug: 3 papers from BEST group accepted in IEEE Sensors 2016, Orlando, USA.
  25. AugBEST group welcomes 2 new members – Kafi and Oliver.
  26. JulyProf. Mark Cutkosky from Stanford University visits BEST group (29 July).
  27. July: Dr. Dahiya wins the 2016 Microelectronic Engineering Young Investigator Award.
  28. July: IEEE Sensors Council’s DL Prof. Vladimir Lumelsky, visits BEST group (1 July).
  29. July: Program announced for Advances in touch enabled robotics workshop, London, UK (4 July).
  30. June: Dr. Dahiya’s TEDxGlasgow talk is now available on YouTube.
  31. June: Dr. Dahiya invited to speak at GE2016, Brescia, Italy (23 June).
  32. June: Dr. Beena Rai, Principal Scientist, Tata Consultancy Services, visiting BEST group (20 June).
  33. June: Vice-Chancellors of multiple Brazilian Universities visiting BEST group (17 June).
  34. June: Prof. R. P Dahiya, Vice Chancellor, DCR Univ. of Sc. Tech, India visits BEST group (16 June).
  35. June: The CEO and Global Senior Management of Weir Group Plc visits BEST group (16 June).
  36. JuneTEDx Glasgow talks summarised by The Scotsman (10 June).
  37. June: BEST group welcomes 4 new members – Libu, Ensieh, Marie, and Cristina.
  38. June: Dr. Dahiya’s interview on BBC Radio Scotland’s evening programme ”Newsdrive‘ (3 June).
  39. June: 3 papers from BEST group accepted in Eurosensors 2016, Budapest, Hungary.
  40. June: Dr. Dahiya presents TEDx Glasgow talk on animating the inanimate during (3 June).
  41. May: 2 papers from BEST group presented at ISCAS 2016, Montreal, Canada.
  42. May: BEST group‘s research featured in Sunday HeraldMirrorThe Sun, and The Times.
  43. May: Dr. Dahiya’a views on ‘animating the inanimate‘ published on TEDx Glasgow website.
  44. May: BEST group member Hadi Heidari appointed as Lecturer in the University of Glasgow – UESTC joint school. Congratulations and best wishes to Hadi.
  45. May: Our kickstart project has been picked for Stage 2 of Converge Challenge.
  46. May: Our research discussed in IEEE Spectrum series on looking Ahead 4 Tomorrow’s Materials.
  47. May: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in IEEE Sensors Journal.
  48. May: Dr. Dahiya to give IEEE DL talk at McGill University, Montreal, Canada (26 May).
  49. May: Dr. Dahiya to give IEEE DL talk at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada (25 May).
  50. May: Dr. Dahiya to give IEEE DL talk at Université Laval, Ottawa, Canada (23 May).
  51. Apr: Royal Academy of Engineering funds our Ingenious Grant for Public Engagement.
  52. AprChinese delegation visits BEST group.
  53. Apr: Our Nat. Sc. Rep. article is one of the top 100 read articles in 2015 (among about 11000 Sc. Rep. papers).
  54. Apr: Dr. Dahiya to give IEEE DL talk at Advanced Test Equipment Corp, San Diego, USA (12 Apr).
  55. Apr: Dr. Dahiya to give IEEE DL talk at University of California, San Diego, USA (12 Apr).
  56. Apr: Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in IEEE J. Electron Device Society.
  57. Apr: Int. workshop on Advances in touch enabled robotics to be held London, UK on 4 July during Eurohaptics 2016.
  58. Apr: Paper from BEST group accepted for presentation at Eurohaptics 2016, London, UK.
  59. Mar: Taiwanese delegation visits BEST group.
  60. Mar: Dr. Dahiya invited to give lecture at ENGE 2016, Jeju, Korea.
  61. Mar: ‘Micro-metal flower’ image from BEST group among the winners of National Science Photography Competition organised by EPSRC. Congratulations to Dhayalan.
  62. Mar: Project aiming to present James Watt’s inventions with Touch Enabled 3D Interactive Holograms gets funding from Chancellor’s fund.
  63. Mar: Dr. Dahiya to give keynote talk at ICMTech 2016, N. Delhi, India (3 Mar).
  64. Mar: Dr. Dahiya to receives International Association of Advanced Materials Medal for the year 2016 at ICMTech 2016, N. Delhi, India (2 Mar).
  65. Feb: BEST group member successfully defends PhD thesis. Congratulations to Saleem.
  66. FebJohn Robertson Bequest application approved for funding. Congratulations to Dhayalan.
  67. Feb: Dr. Dahiya to give invited talk at 1st UK Robot Manipulation Workshop, Birmingham, UK (11 Feb).
  68. Feb: 2 papers accepted for presentations at AISEM 2016, Rome, Italy.
  69. Jan: 2 Marie Curie Fellowship proposals from BEST group funded by European Commission.
  70. Jan: 2 papers from BEST group accepted for oral presentations at ISCAS 2016, Montreal, Canada.
  71. Jan: 3 members (Hadi, William, Shoubhik) from BEST group selected under Principal’s Early Career Mobility Scheme for short research stage at McGill University, Canada. Congratulations!
  72. Jan: The photo from our ‘Helping Hands‘ club selected for University of Glasgow’s Diversity Calendar 2016.
  73. Jan: Tasos Viliouras joins BEST group as new PhD student.
  74. Jan: Dr. Dahiya appointed as Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Sensors Council.

2015

  1. Dec: Dr. Dahiya appointed as Distinguished Lecturer by IEEE Sensors Council.
  2. Dec: Dr. Dahiya to give invited lecture at Tata Consultancy Services, Delhi, India (17 Dec).
  3. Dec: 4 papers from BEST group accepted for presentation at innoLAE 2016, Cambridge, UK.
  4. Dec: Dr. Dahiya to give invited lecture at National Systems Conference, Noida, India (16 Dec).
  5. Dec: Dr. Dahiya to give invited lecture at ‘Science of Sci-Fi‘ seminar series, Marie Curie Alumni Association Scotland Chapter, Dundee, UK (9 Dec).
  6. Dec: With 6K views in less than 10 days our paper is among 99th percentile of Nat. Sc. Rep.
  7. Dec: Our paper is one of the top 5 downloaded articles from ScienceDirect in the last 90 days.
  8. Dec: For 5 months our paper continues to be the 2nd most popular paper of IEEE Sensor Journal.
  9. Dec: Since Feb 2010 our paper continues to be among most popular paper of IEEE TRO.
  10. Dec: For 5 months our paper continues to be among most popular papers of IEEE Sensor J.
  11. Nov: Our research on low-cost graphene production and artificial skin attracts huge media interest.
  12. Nov: Dr. Dahiya to give keynote lecture at IEEE PRIMEASIA Conference (28 Nov).
  13. Nov: Dr. Dahiya talks about latest research and vision in a live interview on BBC’s morning news programme ‘Good Morning Scotland‘ (20 Nov).
  14. NovBEST group presents two papers @ IEEE Sensors 2015, Busan, Korea (3 Nov).
  15. Nov: Live demo of our research on ‘skin based control of robots’ @ IEEE Sensors 2015, Busan, Korea (2 Nov).
  16. OctBEST group among 3 finalists for NMI’s ‘University Group of the Year‘ award.
  17. Oct: Our paper accepted for publication in Nature Scientific Reports.
  18. Oct: University of Glasgow’s team declared the winner for ‘A Question of Science‘, event held at Glasgow Science Centre.
  19. Oct: Dr. Dahiya joins the IEEE-IES Technical Committee on Sensors and Actuators.
  20. Oct: IEEE ISCAS 2016 to include our Special Session on ‘Circuits and Systems on Flexible Substrate’.
  21. Oct: Our perspective article accepted for publication in Nanotechnology.
  22. Oct: Dr. Dahiya forms new Students’ Club on 3D Printed Prosthetics.
  23. Oct: Dr. Dahiya invited to join the University of Glasgow’s tables at 5th annual Question of Science event (22 Oct).
  24. Oct: Dr. Dahiya invited to speak at Knowledge Exchange & Impact Conf. (5 Oct).
  25. OctBEST group welcomes new members – Carlos García (Post-Doc), Fenguan Liu (PhD), Damilola Agbato (PhD), Jonathan Bowles (PhD), Finlay Maclean (M.Eng), Yongheng Gao (M.Eng), Gergely Toldi (B.Eng), Samuel Gyimah (B.Eng), Richard Fitzpatrick (B.Eng), and Alex Baguma (B.Eng).
  26. Sept: 2 new projects funded through Impact Acceleration Account.
  27. SeptBEST group participates in Explorathon – European Researchers’ Night (25 Sept). Our booth attracted large number of people and research was also featured on STV.
  28. Sept: Paper accepted in Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering.
  29. Sept: Dr. Dahiya invited to speak at ACI 2015 at Oxford University (28 Sept).
  30. Sept: Wenting from BEST group selected under China Mobility Scheme for short research stage at Southeast University, China. Congratulations!
  31. Sept: IEEE United Kingdom and Ireland Section Sensors Council Chapter formed (14 Sept). Dr. Dahiya is the founding chair.
  32. Sept: Dr. Dahiya and 4 members from BEST group participate in the Continuing Professional Development event for school teachers at SSERC, Dunfermline (11 Sept).
  33. Sept: Paper accepted in Advanced Robotics.
  34. Aug: Dr. Dahiya invited to give keynote lecture at PRIME ASIA Conference (28 Nov).
  35. Aug: Dr. Dahiya to speak at Glasgow Crucible at Glasgow Science Centre.
  36. AugPaper accepted in IEEE Trans. on Semiconductor Manufacturing.
  37. Aug: Our electronic skin work appears on the cover page of Information Display.
  38. July: IEEE Hyderabad section invites Dr. Dahiya for lecture on Conformable Electronics (24 July).
  39. July: Special session on Conformable Electronics and E-Skin organised by Dr. Dahiya at IEEE Nano 2015, Rome, Italy generates good interest.
  40. July: 2 papers from BEST group accepted for presentation at IEEE Sensors 2015.
  41. July: Shoubhik from BEST group wins The Water Challenge, held at Glasgow University. William and Dhayalan, also from BEST group, declared the runner-ups. Congratulations to all!
  42. July: Glasgow High School student (Abhishek) joins BEST group for a short research stage supported by Nuffield Foundation.
  43. July: 2 members (Wenting, Emre) from BEST group get Silver Awards at IEEE PRIME.
  44. JulyIEEE-PRIME 2015 concludes successfully. Thanks to all involved.
  45. June: Dr. Dahiya’s EPSRC Fellowship Inaugural lecture generates huge interest (29 June).
  46. June: Dr. Dahiya promoted to the post of Reader.
  47. June: 4 members (Dominic Stenton, David Ellen, Brian Magennis, Graham Aikmen) join the BEST group.
  48. June: Special Journal Issue (Printable Sensors and Systems) edited by Dr. Dahiya published in IEEE Sensors Journal.
  49. MayChancellor’s fund project on 3D Printed Prosthetics gets funded.
  50. May: 7 papers from BEST group accepted for oral presentation at IEEE-PRIME 2015.
  51. May: Paper accepted for oral presentation at IEEE-Nano 2015.
  52. May: Dr. Dahiya to speak at IEEE TenSymp 2015, (15 May).
  53. May: Dr Dahiya’s research published in spring 2015 edition of Horizon Magazine.
  54. Apr: Our research appears on the cover page of Horizon Magazine.
  55. Apr: Our project on Touch Interfaces (ToI) received funding from EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account. Project opens avenues for working with schools.
  56. Apr: Paper accepted in Microelectronic Engineering.
  57. Mar: Dr. Dahiya featured as EU-Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Fellow of the Week.
  58. Mar: Short blurb about Dr. Dahiya’s research published on the World Changers Welcome page of the School of Engineering at University of Glasgow.
  59. Feb: Dr. Dahiya invited to speak at Newcastle University, UK (19 Feb).
  60. Feb: Emre Ozan Polat joins the group as Post-Doc (Marie Curie Fellow).
  61. Feb: Hadi Heidari joins the group as Post-Doc.
  62. Feb: 2 PhD projects awarded Lord Kelvin Adam Smith scholarship.
  63. Feb: Dr. Dahiya invited to speak at AISEM Conference, Trento, Italy (5 Feb).
  64. Feb: Dr. Dahiya to speak at Innovations in Large-Area Electronics Conference (innoLAE) 2015, University of Cambridge, UK (3 Feb).
  65. Jan: Dinesh Bhatia joins the group as Academic visitor (ICMR Fellow).
  66. Jan: Dhayalan Sakthivel joins the group as Post-Doc.