Dr. Shavini Stuart

Senior Scientist

Holst Center

Dr Shavini Stuart has a core background within medical devices with a MSc and PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Brunel University, London. She was awarded a full scholarship within her university as well as awards both at Brunel University and international conferences within the fields of nanotechnology and tissue engineering, with publications for her work within biosensors, device design and quantum photonics. From 2016 onwards she has worked internationally for companies within manufacture for nanofabrication instruments to class III medical devices. Her work has encompassed a range of fields from biosensors, electrohydrodynamics, and printed electronics with a core focus within material science and their application in product development within the medical device market. She has worked on UK and EU funded projects ranging from TRL 2 to 8 such as Inno4Health, APatch, Gaitkeeper, Hi-Response, Flexolighting and Surfas. She also founded a seed stage company, Starling Medical Innovations, for the application of smart nanomaterials for chronic wound dressings. From Oct 2020 she has joined the Holst Centre as a System Integrator for the integration of printed electronics within wearable technologies, here she works closely with all parts of the supply chain for the development of next generation wearables within healthcare.