Themis is a Reader in Nanoelectronics and EPSRC Fellow affiliated with the Nanoelectronics and Nanotechnology Research Group and the Southampton Nanofabrication Centre of ECS at the University of Southampton. He previously held a Corrigan Fellowship in Nanoscale Technology and Science, funded by the Corrigan Foundation and LSI Inc., within the Centre for Bio-inspired Technology at Imperial College London and a Lindemann Trust Visiting Fellowship in EECS UC Berkeley.
Dr Prodromakis is a Senior Member of the IEEE, and a Member of the INE and the IET, and also serves as member of the BioCAS, Nanoelectronics and Gigascale Systems and the Sensory Systems Technical Committees of the IEEE Circuits & Systems Society. He also represents the CAS society on the IEEE Nanotechnology Council and is a member of the ITRS Emerging Research Devices Working Group.
He is an Associate Editor for Nature's Scientific Reports, the IEEE Sensors and the Frontiers in Neuromorphic Engineering. His background is in Electron Devices and micro/nano-electronics processing techniques, with his research being focused on bio-inspired devices for biomedical applications.
Themis's research has led in establishing a wide-number of bio-inspired devices and technologies for mimicking biological functions as well as linking these with electronics, with some examples including: memristive elements, integrated CMOS chemical sensors, cell-culture platforms, biocompatible encapsulation techniques, advanced neural interfaces and lately ion-channel mimetic (single-molecule) transducers.
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