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Doctor Russel Torah

Dr Russel Torah

 BEng, MSc, PhD
Associate Professor

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Address: B59, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ


Dr Russel Torah is a Principal Research Fellow in the Smart Electronic Materials and Systems (SEMS) Research group. His work is primarily focused on the development and fabrication of smart textiles. He has 18 years’ experience of printed electronic sensor development and has been co-investigator on over £5m grant funded projects in e-textiles development for wearable, medical and creative applications. He is a co-founder and director of the Smart Fabric Inks Ltd spin-out company based on his research on smart textiles. 

He is currently Principle Investigator for the WEARPLEX Horizon 2020 EU funded project:

He is a founding member and steering board member for the UK e-textile network:

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