Noushin Nasiri

Macquarie University

Dr Noushin Nasiri is the head of NanoTech Laboratory at the School of Engineering, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. Her research team focuses on the multiscale engineering of advanced nanomaterials and devices for medical, energy, and environmental applications. Her research lies at the intersection of science, technology, and engineering, as she works on fabricating fingertip-sized nanostructured sensors capable of measuring UV dosage absorbed by skin to improve sun safety and prevent skin cancer, detecting disease biomarkers through analysing human breath, and monitoring levels of environmentally important gases. Outside the lab, Dr Nasiri is a professional science communicator and her research has been recognized with several prestigious talks including TEDx Sydney in 2017, TEDx Macquarie University in 2019, and TEDx Bligh Street in 2020.

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Wearable technologies are equipped with microchips and sensors capable of tracking and wirelessly communicating information in real time. With innovations on the horizon, the future of wearable devices will go beyond answering calls or counting our steps to providing us with sophisticated wearable gadgets capable of addressing fundamental and technological challenges. This book investigates the development of wearable technologies across a range of applications from educational assessment to health, biomedical sensing, and energy harvesting. Furthermore, it discusses some key innovations in micro/nano fabrication of these technologies, their basic working mechanisms, and the challenges facing their progress.

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