August 2017

  • Paper from BEST group accepted for publication in Frontiers.
  • Multiple papers from BEST group have been accepted as oral/poster presentations in next IEEE Sensors Conference (Glasgow, 2017). 

July 2017

June 2017

May 2017

  • 2 papers from BEST group accepted for presentation in ECCTD 2017, Catania, ITALY.
  • New patent application on ‘Prosthetics with Embedded Touch’ submitted from BEST group.
  • BEST group participates in Scottish Research Partnership in Engineering conference in Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC).
  • BEST group participates in the event: "Meet the Expert", organized at Glasgow Science Centre.

BEST group demos at Glasgow Science Centre

April 2017

March 2017

February 2017


  • SFC – Global Challenge project led by Dr. Dahiya gets funded.

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March 2016:

  • Project aiming to present James Watt’s inventions with Touch Enabled 3D Interactive Holograms gets funding from Chancellor’s fund.
  • Dr. Dahiya to give Keynote Talk at ICMTech 2016, N. Delhi, India.
  • Congratulations to Dr. Dahiya on receiving International Association of Advanced Materials Medal for the year 2016 at ICMTech 2016, N. Delhi, India.
  • Taiwanese delegation visits our group.

February 2016:

January 2016:

  • 2 Marie Curie Fellowship proposals from BEST group funded by European Commission.
  • Our special session on Circuts and Systems on Flexible Substrate has been accepted to the ISCAS 2016 conference, Montreal, Canada.
  • 2 papers from BEST group have been accepted for Lecture presentation at the 2016 IEEE Int'l Symposium on Circuits & Systems, to be held in Montreal, Canada on May, 2016. 
  • Congratulations to BEST group members Hadi, William and Shoubhik on for being awarded "Principal’s Early Career Mobility Scheme", in which they visit McGill University, Canada.
  • Welcome to Tasos Viliouras to join BEST group as a new PhD student.
  • Congratulations to Dr. Dahiya on his appointment as a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Sensors Council.


December 2015:

November 2015:

October 2015:

NMI award

  • Paper accepted for publication in Nature Scientific Reports.
  • Dr. Dahiya joins the IEEE-IES Technical Committee on Sensors and Actuators.
  •  IEEE ISCAS 2016 conference to include our Special Session on ‘Circuits and Systems on Flexible Substrate’.
  • Our perspective article accepted for publication in IOP Nanotechnology.
  • 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) join BEST group.
  • Dr. Dahiya invited to join the University of Glasgow’s tables at 5th annual Question of Science event (22 Oct).
  • Fengyuan Liu and Damilola Agbato join the BEST group as Lord Kelvin Adam Smith Scholarships.

September 2015:

  • Dhayalan presented a guest lecture titled "Processing and Applications of Semiconducting Nanowires" at the Dept. of Metallurgical Engineering, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India (30th Sep).
  • Carlos Garcia Nunez joins the group as Post-Doc.
  • ‌‌‌‌BEST group research was featured on STV.


Explorathon 2015

  • Paper accepted in Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering.
  • Dr. Dahiya to speak at ACI 2015 at Oxford University (28 Sept).
  • IEEE United Kingdom and Ireland Section Sensors Council Chapter formed (14 Sept). Dr. Dahiya is the founding chair.

  • Dr. Dahiya and 4 members from BEST group participate in the Continuing Professional Development event for school teachers at SSERC, Dunfermline (11 Sept).
  • ‌‌Paper accepted in Advanced Robotics Journal.
  • ‌‌Congratulations to Anton for his final master presentation! 

Best group Anton presentation


August 2015:

  • Paper accepted in IEEE Trans. on Semiconductor Manufacturing.
  • Our electronic skin work appears on the cover page of Information Display.

Information Display


July 2015:

  •  Dr. Dahiya to speak at National Systems Conference 2015.
  • IEEE Hyderabad section invites Dr. Dahiya for a lecture (on 24 July) on Conformable Electronics.
  • Special session on Conformable Electronics and E-Skin organised by Dr. Dahiya at IEEE Nano 2015, Rome, Italy generates good interest.
  • 2 papers from BEST group accepted for presentation at IEEE Sensors 2015.
  • IEEE-PRIME 2015 concludes successfully. Thanks to all involved.   

BEST Group PRIME Conference

  • BEST group won two awards in Research Frontiers: The Water Challenge, held at Glasgow University. Shoubhik (part of the winning team) and William and Dhayalan (part of the runner-up team) won two awards. Congratulations to all!