Dr Russel Torah is an Associate Professor in the Smart Electronic Materials and Systems (SEMS) Research group. His work is primarily focused on the development and fabrication of smart textiles. He has 20 years’ experience of printed electronic sensor development and has been co-investigator on over £5m grant funded projects in e-textiles development for wearable, medical and creative applications. He is a co-founder and director of the Smart Fabric Inks Ltd spin-out company based on his research on smart textiles.
He is currently Principal Investigator for the Horizon 2020 EU funded WEARPLEX project.
He is a founding member and steering board member for the UK e-Textiles Network.