Deepak Uttamchandani


Research Interests

  • Optical MEMS and optofluidics
  • MEMS, microsensors and microactuators including directional MEMS microphones
  • MEMS lasers and MEMS based single-pixel imaging
  • Opto-electronic instrumentation systems including photo-acoustics
  • Fibre optic sensors for physical and chemical measurements
  • Optical frequency domain reflectometry
  • Nanometric resolution optical sensors using optical fibre nanotips
  • Optical multiplexed networks based on spread spectrum techniques
  • Optical waveguiding in silicon


  1. Fast-tracking Health Innovation for NHS Scotland (MRC Confidence in Concept 2017) / R170262-103

    Project: Research - Internally AllocatedResearch (Internally Allocated)

  2. OPTIMA - Defining tumour margins using next generation photoacoustic imaging

    Project: Research Studentship - Internally AllocatedResearch Studentship (Internally Allocated)

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  1. IEEE Brain Data Bank Challenge

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  2. 2017 IEEE Sensors Council Technical Achievement Award

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  3. Fellow of the IET

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

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