Dr. Peijun He is currently working at University of Southampton, and is co-founder and lead technologist for Highfield Diagnostics. Peijun brings to his position a well-established background in laser engineering and paper microfluidics.
He has an impressive educational background that includes a bachelor`s degree from Tianjin University, China in electronic science and technologies and a MSc in photonic technologies and a PhD in optoelectronics from University of Southampton, UK. His main research area for his PhD were developing a laser direct write technology for fabrication of paper-based microfluidic devices, followed with focus on lateral-flow devices and various assay implementations, i.e. ELISA. After his PhD, in May 2017, he joined in the University of Southampton and as a research fellow with the research areas of using paper-based diagnostic devices for bacteria detection.