Nikhil Bhalla

Principal Investigator

Postdoctoral Scholars

  1. Dr. Preetam Sharma – Nanoparticles for applications in agriculture (Funded by Department of Economy, Northern Ireland)

Associate members (co-supervised PhDs/Postdocs)

  1. Dr. Srinivasu Valagerahally Puttaswamy (Main supervisor: Prof James A. McLaughlin)- Microneedles for bioassay applications

Past Members

Masters students

  1. Mark McGrath (MSc, Electronic Engineering)- ‘Extended gate FETs for biosensing’
  2. Rajnishkumar Jayrambhai Bagul (MSc, Biomedical Engineering)- ‘Analytical models for biosensing’
  3. Kyle Harvey  (MEng, Electronic Engineering) – ‘Carbon vs gold nanomaterials for sensing applications’

Undergraduate students

  1. Daniel McBride (BEng, Mechatronic Engineering) – ‘ Simulation of insect-nanoparticle microenvirnoments’
  2. Diarmuid Cairns (BEng, Electronic Engineering) – ‘Finite element analysis of low refractive index materials’
  3. Cassie McClure (BEng, Biomedical Engineering) – ‘LSPR for medical sensing applications’