Biography

Stephen Woods photographStephen 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

Wireless Capsule Endoscope for Targeted Drug Delivery

Research interests

Microactuators and Medical Robotic Systems

Publications