Professor Barrie Hayes-Gill FREng
Professor of Medical Devices and Electronic Systems, University of Nottingham
Professor Barrie Hayes-Gill is an outstanding academic leader, researcher, translational engineer, and entrepreneur who has taken groundbreaking medical devices from laboratory to commercialisation. His work demonstrates a skilful fusion of technological innovation with in-depth knowledge of clinical need. His pioneering systems for non-invasive feto-maternal heart monitoring and hands-free heartrate monitoring of newborns are acknowledged for advancing obstetric care, expertly bridging the gap between scientific achievement and clinical practice. One of his companies, Monica Healthcare Ltd, won the Academy’s 2019 Colin Campbell Mitchell Award and the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s Innovation Healthcare Award. He has demonstrated academic leadership as head of department of a global three-campus university.