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: wearplex.soton.ac.uk
He is a founding member and steering board member for the UK e-textile network: e-textiles-network.com
Wearable Medical Devices
I currently teach the ELEC2209: Engineering Design and lead the Smart Meter design project for ELEC2217: Electrical and Electronic Engineering Design.