Professor Esther Rodriguez-Villegas FREng
Professor of Low Power Electronics and Director of the Wearable Technologies Lab, Imperial College London
Esther Rodriguez-Villegas is a Professor of Low-Power Electronics at Imperial College, originally known for her engineering techniques to drastically reduce power in integrated circuits. She subsequently focused her research on biomedical applications, founding the Wearable-Technologies-Lab. This specialises on both: creating innovative wearable-medical technologies to improve the management and diagnosis of chronic diseases; and neural interfaces to facilitate brain research whilst improving animals’ welfare.
Esther is also a founder, co-CEO and CSO, of two active biomedical-devices companies, Acurable and TainiTec. Esther has received many international awards, including being recognized as the top under-36 scientist/engineer in Spain (2009); and a global XPRIZE-winner (2014).