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Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

Sensors Day 2019

Sensors Day 2019 will showcase highlights of sensor research and applications from all areas of science and technology. This year, we have a diverse field of speakers covering sustainability, healthcare, and citizen science. 

Register on the Sensors CDT website


The full programme can be found here.


Caroline Hargrove

Caroline Hargrove
Babylon Health

Keynote Speaker:
Sensors – unlocking insights

Jennifer Gabrys

Jennifer Gabrys
Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge

Citizen Sense: Remaking urban social life through sensor practices

Rebecca Fitzgerald

Rebecca Fitzgerald
MRC Cancer Unit, University of Cambridge

Strategies for early detection of cancer

Emily Shuckburgh

Emily Shuckburgh, OBE
Carbon Neutral Futures Initiative and
Department of Computer Science and Technology,
University of Cambridge

Monitoring the environment

Sara-Jane Dunn

Sara-Jane Dunn
Biological Computation, Microsoft Research Limited

Uncovering the logic of stem cell programs

Sam Stranks

Sam Stranks
Department of Physics, University of Cambridge

Halide perovskites for solar photovoltaics

Richard Bowman

Richard Bowman
WaterScope and University of Bath

Robotic microscopy for everyone



Sensor Team Challenge 2019 Presentation

The Sensor Team Challenge 2019 was a project on developing a low-cost solution to determine soil health. The students launched the SoliCamb project and will present its outcomes at the conference. 

SoliCamb Team

Industry Pitching Session

We are hosting an industry pitching session which will be given by supporters of the Sensor CDT.

Poster Submission

This is an exciting opportunity to present your sensor research to leading figures in the field from academia and industry. Prizes for the best posters will be awarded at Sensors Day.

Please use the abstract template and submit to .

The deadline for submitting a poster abstract is 27 September 2019.

For further information please contact the .


Sponsorship and Exhibitor packages are available.  Please contact the  for further information.

Sensors Student Showcase

In addition to Sensors Day, we are running a Sensor CDT PhD showcase event on 11 October 2019 at St John's College. This is an exciting opportunity for PhD student participants to network and exchange ideas and research findings with their peers. We encourage PhD participants to sign up for the showcase event as well. Full details will soon be available.

Thursday, 10 October, 2019 - 09:00 to 16:30
Contact name: 
Sensor CDT
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Event location: 
St John's College, University of Cambridge