Prof Ian Underwood
Ian Underwood is the University of Edinburgh’s Professor of Optical Displays and Deputy Director of the Centre for Doctoral Training in Intelligent Sensing and Measurement. A specialist in sensor technology, his research focusses on the development of micro and nano-scale sensors for biomedical applications. In 2020, Ian and his colleagues initiated the Advanced Care Research Centre (ACRC), a project which aims to provide affordable and tailored later-life care. Serving as the ACRC’s Academy Director, his expertise joins a team that specialise collectively in data science, artificial intelligence and robotics, all of which is applied to meet the specific requirements of individuals.