Peer Reviewed Journal Papers

Al-Rawhani MA, Beeley J, Chitnis DC, Steve C, and Cumming, DRS “Wireless Capsule For Autofluorescence Detection In Biological Systems”, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 189, 203 – 7, 2013.

Al-Rawhani M, Chitnis D, Beeley J, Collins S, and Cumming DRS “Design And Implementation of a Wireless Capsule Suitable for Autofluorescence Intensity Detection In Biological Tissues” IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng. 60 (1) 55 – 62, 2013.

Al-Rawhani M, Beeley J, Cumming DRS “Wireless Fluorescence Capsule for Endoscopy Using Single Photon-Based Detection” Nature Scientific Reports (accepted).

Bernassau AL, Al-Rawhani M, Beeley J and Cumming, DRS “Integrated ultrasonic particle positioning and low excitation light fluorescence imaging”, Applied Physics Letters, 103, 244103 (2013).

Qiu Y, Wang H, Gebhardt S, Bolhovitins A, Démoré CEM, Schönecker A, & Cochran S. (2015). Screen-printed ultrasonic 2-D matrix array transducers for microparticle manipulation. Ultrasonics, 62, 136–146.

Qiu Y, Gigliotti J, Wallace M, Griggio F, Demore CEM, Cochran S, & Trolier-McKinstry S. (2015). Piezoelectric micromachined ultrasound transducer (PMUT) arrays for integrated sensing, actuation and imaging. Sensors, 15(4), 8020–8041.

Schiavone G, Jones T, Price D, McPhillips R, Jiang Y, Qiu Z, Meggs C, Mahboob SO, Eljamel S, Button TW, Demore CEM., Cochran S, Desmulliez MPY.  A highly compact packaging concept for ultrasound transducer arrays embedded in neurosurgical needles, accepted to J. Microsystems Technologies.


Book Chapters

Anbarasan T, Démoré CEM, Lay H, Sunoqrot MRS, Poltarjonoks R, Cochran S, Cox BF Development of small bowel tissue phantom for microultrasound (μUS) investigation.  ln: Rasooly A., Pickril B. (Eds.), Biosensor Technologies. Springer, 2016. In Press.


Conference Proceedings

Anbarasan T, Démoré CEM, Lay H, Sunoqrot MRS, Poltarjonoks R, Cox BF, Cochran S.  “Development of Small Bowel Tissue Phantom for Microultrasound (μUS) Investigation”  Proc 2015 RSM-UKMSA Conf.

Cummins G, Desmulliez MPY, Characterisation of adhesive bonds for ingestible biomedical applications. Proceedings 2015 Electronic Packaging and Technology Conference.

Cox BF, Seetohul V, Lay H, Cochran S., “Microultrasound and Small Bowel Inflammation: Tissue Phantom Studies” Proc. 2015 Int. Ultrason. Symp, Taiwan. 

Desmulliez, MPY, “Novel packaging for integration of ultrasonic transducers in surgical needles”, Proc. of the 4th International Conference in Advanced manufacturing for Multifunctional Miniaturised Devices.

Faerber J and Desmulliez MPY “Conformal Meander Shaped Antenna for Biotelemetry in Endoscopic Capsules” Proc. 2015 Loughborough Antennas and Propagation Conf.

Lay HS, Seetohul V, Cox BF, Demore CEM, Cochran S. “Design and Simulation of a High-Frequency Ring-Shaped Linear array for Capsule Ultrasound Endoscopy”, Proc. 2014 Int. Ultrason. Symp., pp. 683 - 6.

Lay HS, Poltarjonoks R, Ndum F, Lines D, Lockwood GR, Cochran S. “Development of a Hybrid Custom / Commercial Multi-Channel, High-Frequency Transmit Pulser and Beamformer System”, Proc. 2015 Int. Ultrason. Symp (in press).

Schiavone G, Jones T, Price D McPhillips R, Qiu Z, Demore CME, Jiang Y, Meggs C, Mahboob S, Button TW, Cochran S, Desmulliez MPY,  “A compact packaging technique for the integration of ultrasound probes in surgical needles”, Proceedings of the IEEE Conf. in Design, Test, Integration and Packaging of MEMS/MOEMS 2015.

Stewart F, Verbeni A, Qiu Y, Cox BF, Vorstius J, Cochran S. “Capsule-based Ultrasound-mediated Targeted Gastrointestinal Drug Delivery” Proc. 2015 Int. Ultrason. Symp., 2015, Taiwan (short-listed for student prize).

Verbeni A, Stewart F, Qiu Y, Cox BF, Vorstius J, Cochran S. “SonoCAIT: Sonication Capsule for Autonomous Imaging and Therapy, a Proof of Concept Device” 37th Ann. Int. Conf. IEEE Eng. Med. Biol. Soc, Turin, Italy, Sep. 2015.

Wang J, Xiao X, Duncan R, McLeod H, Cox BF, Melzer A.  Ex-vivo Perfused Swine Kidney Simulating in FUS Therapy.  Proc. 2015 Int. Ultrason. Symp., Taiwan.


Industry Case Studies

Ndum F, Poltarjonoks R, Lines D, Cochran S, and Lay H,  National Instruments engineering case study “Prototyping Micro-Ultrasound Instruments for Medical Imaging”,, 2015.


Workshop and Conference Presentations

Cochran S, Cox BF, Lay H, “Ultrasound capsule endoscopy for diagnosis and therapy: A new frontier in autonomous, robotic systems.” Invited Speaker, CDT Gateway Events, Heriot-Watt University, November 2014.

Cox BF “Capsule sonography – a brief insight of the Sonopill” Invited speaker, at An Update on the use of Capsule Endoscopy in IBD.  Hosted by Dr A.Koulaouzidis – Endoscopy Unit, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Sep. 2015.

Cox BF “The Sonopill Programme” 4th Oncological Eng. Conf., Leeds, 2015.

Lay HS, Poltarjonoks R, Démoré CEM, Cochran S. “Electrical and Acoustic Materials Characterisation of Micro‐Ultrasound Transducers”, UK Ferroelectrics 2015.

Seetohul V, Cochran S, Cox BF  “Robotic requirements for diagnosis and therapy with ultrasound capsule endoscopy” Invited Speaker, IEEE/RSJ 2015 Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Sys., Hamburg, Germany, 2015.

Seetohul V, Faerber J, Demore C, Cochran S. “Simple microultrasound capsule endoscopy” Ultrason. Biomed. Microscanning 2014, 9th International Conference, Scotland, 2014.

Stewart F, Verbeni A, Qiu Y, Cox BF, Vorstius J, Cochran S. “Capsule-based Ultrasound-mediated Targeted Drug Delivery” UK Therapeutic Ultrasound Interest Group meeting, May 2015.

Stewart F, Verbeni A, Cochran S. “SonoCAIT: Sonication Capsule for Autonomous Imaging and Therapy” 4th Oncological Eng. Conf., Leeds, Mar. 2015.

Stewart F, Verbeni A, Qiu Y, Cox BF, Vorstius J, Cochran S. “Capsule-based Ultrasound-mediated Targeted Gastrointestinal Drug Delivery” 3rd European Symposium on Focused Ultrasound Therapy, London, Oct. 2015.