Dr Hasan Hayat
Honorary Research Fellow (now at SPECIFIC, Swansea)
Hasan was born in 1986. He received his Bachelors degree in Communications and Electronics Engineering from the National University-FAST, Pakistan, in 2008, and his Masters degree in Electronic Systems Engineering and Management from the University of Exeter, UK, in 2010. After working for a few years in the industry as an Electronics Design and Software Development Engineer in both the UK and abroad, he was awarded a CEMPS Scholarship in 2013 to pursue his PhD in Nanotechnology (Electronics and Computing) at the University of Exeter where his research focused primarily on the scaling of nanoscale phase-change memory (PCM) materials and devices, and other novel functionalities such as brain-inspired computing and phase-change metamaterial-type devices.
After completion of his PhD in 2016 followed by a year of postdoctoral research in the Nano-Engineering Science and Technology (NEST) research group at Exeter, he has moved to the SPECIFIC Research Centre, Swansea, Wales (http://www.specific.eu.com/) in January 2018 where he now works as a Technology Transfer Fellow in Electronics Engineering. He has also successfully obtained his IPC certification in Electronics/PCB design engineering in 2019 and is now an IPC - Certified Interconnect Designer (CID).
In addition to his work at SPECIFIC, Hasan also continues to work with the NEST group at Exeter on research projects related to nanoscale phase-change and graphene-based materials and devices.
Research Interests Teaching Interests
- Phase-change data storage and memory devices - Analogue and digital electronics
- Neuromorphic (brain-inspired) computing - Data storage and memories
- Sensors and Renewable Energy applications - Matlab and C/C++ programming