Lecturer in Urban Innovation Dynamics
Senior Research Fellow
Research Fellow, Module Leader
Spada, L. L., Iovine, R., & Vegni, L. (2013). Metamaterial-based sensor for hemoglobin measurements. In 2012 Loughborough Antennas & Propagation Conference (LAPC)doi:10.1109/lapc.2012.6403007
The ratio Oxyhemoglobin to Deoxygenated hemoglobin is an important medical parameter for several diseases diagnostics. In this paper a metamaterial-based sensor, operating in ...
Mora, L., Branzanti, C., & Bolici, R. (2012). The smart region: governing the transition to intelligent small urban areas. In Smart, creative, sustainable, inclusive: territorial development strategies in the age of austerity
Cities and megacities are getting smart. This strategic transition might be considered as an effective tool to cope with a number of current issues such as the urban populatio...
La Spada, L., Iovine, R., Bilotti, F., & Vegni, L. (2012). Nanorod-based glucose sensor. In Metamorphose VI: Proceedings of Metamaterials '2012: The Sixth International Congress on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in Microwaves and Optics
In this paper, a metamaterial-based sensor consisting of an array of nanorods is proposed. An analytical model, describing the electromagnetic response of the nanorods, is pro...
V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation
The challenge that climate change poses to humanity and the natural environment is critical and well documented. Faced with such an unprecedented challenge, three responses are needed: drastic cuts in...
This project aims to develop an e-policy platform augmented with a toolbox of applications and online services, which will assist national and regional authorities in the EU in elaborating or revising...
COMPASS will investigate ICT solutions for improving passenger co-modality for long-distiance, rural and urban travel.
Lecturer in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
La Spada, L., Bilotti, F., & Vegni, L. (2012). Metamaterial biosensor for cancer detection. In SENSORS, 2011 IEEEdoi:10.1109/icsens.2011.6127103
In this study a low-cost, compact, and high-performing metamaterial-based biosensor operating in the GHz regime is presented. The sensor is designed to detect the presence of ...
La Spada, L., Bilotti, F., & Vegni, L. (in press). Double CSRR for water content detection in biological matter. In 4th EOS Topical Meeting on Optical Microsystems (OµS’11)
In this study, a low-cost, compact, and high-performing metamaterial-based biosensor operating in the THz frequency range is presented. The sensor is designed to detect the pr...
La Spada, L., Bilotti, F., & Vegni, L. (2011). Metamaterial resonator arrays for organic and inorganic compound sensing. In Proceedings Volume 8306, Photonics, Devices, and Systems V; 83060I (2011)doi:10.1117/12.912267
In this paper, an electromagnetic metamaterial resonator operating in the terahertz frequency range is presented. By arranging the resonator in a planar array, it is possible ...
La Spada, L., Bilotti, F., & Vegni, L. (2011). Metamaterial-based design of biological sensors operating at THz frequencies
In this contribution, we present an omega-shaped electromagnetic resonator, which is of potential interest for THz biosensors. A new analytical model for such an inclusion-typ...
Researching and drafting of a case study on exploring emerging ICT-enabled governance models in EU Cities: City of Manchester
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
The overall aim of the SURegen consortium is to undertake research to develop a prototype Regeneration Simulator Workbench (RSW) that meets the decision-making challenges that Sustainable Urban Regene...
Economic and Social Research Council
Previous evidence-based reviews of neighbourhood renewal have suggested, ‘learning from what works’ provides the means to close the skills gap and raise the competencies of the core occupations respon...
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
The aim of this research is to identify and quantify the changes to driver behaviour, with a specific emphasis on safety, that result f...
If the UK is to address its energy reduction targets, it is vital to understand energy use behaviours and to devise technology that positi...