Professor Michael Hughes

Elected: 2024

Area(s): Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine & Mathematics

Specialist Subject(s): Biomedical Engineering

Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Khalifa University

Professor Michael Hughes’ research in biomedical engineering explores the interaction between cells and electric fields; he uses this to study how cells interact with their environment, to diagnose diseases such as cancer, and to examine ways in which cells use their own electrical properties to interact with other cells. Additionally, he develops the machines needed to make these measurements, and works with companies that have been established to bring his technology to market.