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Professor Themis  Prodromakis
Professor Themis Prodromakis
Director

Themis Prodromakis serves as an ArC Instruments Director and is responsible for eliciting customers’ needs and promoting our relevant bespoke solutions. Themis is also Professor of Nanotechnology at the University of Southampton; one of the top electronics department within the UK. He is a world expert in Electron Devices and nanofabrication techniques, leading developments in emerging memory technologies and advanced bio-sensors. The majority of his research projects is in partnership with UK and international industrial stakeholders that has resulted in over 150 research papers and 10 patents in the field of semiconductors and healthcare.

Themis has held several posts of responsibility at internationally leading institutions in Europe (Imperial College London), Asia (Tsinghua University, National University for Defence Technology) and the US (UC Berkeley) and is actively involved with the Circuits and Systems Society and the Nanotechnology Council. More recently, he was appointed as a member of the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) Emerging Research Devices working group that produces the International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors (ITRS). Themis is an EPSRC Fellow and Royal Society Industry Fellow and is also Fellow of the IET, Fellow of the Institute of Physics, Senior Member of the IEEE, and a Member of the Institute of Neuromorphic Engineering.

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Dr Alexander Serb
Dr Alexander Serb
Director

Alexander Serb is Director of ArC Instruments Ltd and leads product development within the company. His research interests have covered a wide range including electronics, biomedical engineering, neuroscience and photonics with main focus on designing measurement and control instruments as well as algorithms for automating routine testing procedures.

Alexander is currently a post-doctoral research fellow at the Univ. of Southampton where his research is focused on Resistive Random Access Memory (RRAM) technology testing and applications. He has co-authored several research papers and presented his work in leading international conferences on circuit design.

Prior to his current researcher position, Alexander received his PhD in Electronics engineering at Imperial College, London and before that his 1st class MEng degree in Biomedical Engineering also from Imperial College London.

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Dr Christos Papavassiliou
Dr Christos Papavassiliou
Director

Christos has participated, over the past 25 years, in projects on measurement instrument design, the fundamental physics of electronic devices at low temperatures, monolithic microwave integrated circuit design, prototyping and testing, the development of Heterojunction Silicon Germanium field effect transistors and Silicon Radio Frequency analogue integrated circuits.

He holds a B.S. in Physics from MIT and a PhD in Applied Physics from Yale, US. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and a Member of the IET.

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