Dr. Will Shu

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Dr. "Will" Wenmiao Shu is a Reader in Microengineering at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. Originally from China, he received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Cambridge University Engineering Department and Nanoscience Centre. Then he worked as a postdoctoral research associate at Cambridge developing micro- and nano- sensor devices. In 2007, he joined as a lecturer in microengineering at the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences of Heriot-Watt University. He was promoted to Reader in 2012. He is also jointly appointed by the Edinburgh Research Partnership (ERP) Joint Research Institute of Integrated Systems (JRI -IIS), in collaboration with Edinburgh University. More recently, he has been a visiting scholar at Stanford University. He has published over 20 peer-reviewed journal papers and conference proceedings, 1 book (monograph) and filed 4 patents/patent applications. He received Agilent Technologies Award in Singapore in 2001, a finalist winner of the 50 K Business Plan Competition at Cambridge University in 2004 and a Runner up of Nexxus Life Scientist of the Year in 2011. In September 2011 he was selected as one of the founding members of the Royal Society of Edinburgh's Young Academy of Scotland. He is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy UK, fellow of Cambridge Overseas Society, member of IEEE, EMBS and SPIE.