Stephen Woods, PhD
Stephen Woods received the BEng (Honours) and MEng degrees in 2008 and 2013 respectively in Mechanical Engineering. He is currently employed as Head of Design for Duckworth & Kent Ltd. where, for the past 16 years, he has been designing titanium surgical instruments for ophthalmology. Stephen holds a number of patents in the fields of: LASEK, lens delivery systems and implant systems. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering Designers and Chartered Engineer. He has recently completed a PhD degree (part-time) at the Centre for Bio-Inspired Technology (Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering) at Imperial College London.
PhD thesis topic
Microactuators and Medical Robotic Systems
- S. P. Woods, T. G. Constandinou, "A Compact Targeted Drug Delivery Mechanism For a Next Generation Wireless Capsule Endoscope", Journal of Micro-Bio Robotics, pp. 1-16, 2016.
- S. P. Woods, T. G. Constandinou, “A Novel Holding Mechanism for Next Generation Active Wireless Capsule Endoscopy”, Proc. IEEE EMBS Conference, pp. 1181-1185, 2015.
- S. P. Woods, T. G. Constandinou, “Engineering Micro Mechanical Systems for the Next Generation Wireless Capsule Endoscopy,” Biomedical Research International, vol. 2015, Article ID 741867, pp. 1-14, 2015.
- S. P. Woods, T. G. Constandinou, “Wireless Capsule Endoscope for Targeted Drug Delivery: Mechanics and Design Considerations,” IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 60, no. 4, pp. 945-953, 2013.
- S. P. Woods, T. G. Constandinou, “Towards a Micropositioning System for Targeted Drug Delivery in Wireless Capsule Endoscopy,” Proc. IEEE EMBS Conference, pp. 7372-7375, 2011.