Meet our team

Themis Prodromakis


Themis Prodromakis serves as an ArC Instruments Director and CEO and is responsible for eliciting customers’ needs and promoting our relevant bespoke solutions. Themis also holds the prestigious Regius Chair of Engineering at the University of Edinburgh and a Chair in Emerging Technologies funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering. 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 350 research papers and 10 patents in the field of semiconductors technologies and AI hardware.

Themis has held several posts of responsibility at internationally leading institutions in Europe (Imperial College London and University of Southampton), Asia (Tsinghua University, University Technology Sydney) and the US (UC Berkeley). He is Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, the British Computer Society, the IET and the Institute of Physics and is also Senior Member of the IEEE. His contributions in memristive technologies and applications have brought this emerging technology a step closer to the electronics industry for which he was recognised as a 2021 Blavatnik Award UK Honoree in Physical Sciences and Engineering.

Alexander Serb


Alexander Serb is CTO 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 reader at the University of Edinburgh where his research is focused on Resistive Random Access Memory (RRAM) technology testing and applications. He has co-authored 50+ research papers and presented 60+ works in leading international conferences on circuit design.

Alexander is a senior member of the IEEE and member of the IET and has received his PhD in Electronics engineering and his 1st class MEng degree in Biomedical Engineering at Imperial College London.