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Bob Stevens
Name:Bob Stevens
Role:Professor in Smart Materials and Devices
School / Department:College of Arts and Science, School of Science & Technology
Staff group(s):Physics and Mathematics
Telephone:+44 (0)115 848 2287
Publication:Go to Bob Stevens publications

Professor of SMART Materials and Devices (Part time)

Research Areas

  • Electrospinning of natural and synthetic polymers to produce functional nanofibre fabrics for applications in Life Science, Healthcare, Energy and Environment
    o Point of Care and Self Diagnostic devices for early detection of disease (Type II Diabetes, Cadiovascular)
    o Making polluted water safe and detection of pollutants
    o Regenerative medicine (Therapies for Age related Macular Degeneration, Spinal Cord Repair)
    o High performance lightweight materials
    o Scale up technologies for complex nanofibre materials and structures
  • Nano-electrospray of nanomaterials and biomolecules for advanced functional coatings, patterned and precision surfaces
  • Diamond Microplasma devices
  • Modification of brittle materials using powder blasting
  • Greyscale lithography and deep silicon etching for 3D surfaces
  • Wafer scale processing for micro and nanoscale devices
  • Thin film electroluminescent displays and light engines
  • Offset Lithographic Printing for low cost production of disposable medical devices


  • Radius Health, Science and Technology Facilities Council