Dr Adnan Elahi

Contact Details

E: adnan.elahi@nuigalway.ie


Dr Adnan Elahi is a lecturer in Medical Electronics and Co-director of the Translational Medical Device Lab at the University of Galway. He holds a PhD in Electronic Engineering and M.Sc. in Data Analytics from the University of Galway, an M.Sc. in Embedded Digital Systems from the University of Sussex, United Kingdom and a BS in Computer Engineering from COMSATS University, Pakistan. His PhD research was focused on the investigation and development of novel signal processing algorithms to improve microwave imaging of the breast. His current research spans the disciplines of engineering and medicine, with a particular focus on smart devices for remote patient monitoring; novel and personalised therapeutics using RF/Microwave and Pulsed-Field Ablation; and AI/machine learning for biomedical signals. 

He has previously worked as a lecturer (2007-2012) at COMSATS University, Pakistan; and as a Research Associate at Computer Vision Research Group (COMVIS), Lahore, Pakistan. 

Research Interests

  • Medical Devices
  • Wireless Implantable Sensors
  • Impedance Sensing
  • Dielectric Spectroscopy
  • Microwave Imaging
  • RF/Microwave and Pulsed-Field Ablation
  • Biomedical Signal Processing, and AI/ML for Biosignals.

Research Projects

  Project Start Date End Date
Smart-Cardio: A Paradigm shift in Cardiac Arrhythmia Treatment 01-JUL-19 30-JUN-22

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Member 01-JAN-14 /


  Employer Position From / To
University of Galway Postdocotoral Researcher 02-JAN-17 /


  Year Institution Qualification Subject
2018 University of Galway PhD Electrical and Electronic Engineering
2009 University of Sussex, United Kingdom Msc Embedded Digital Systems
2006 COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore , Pakistan BSc (Hons) Computer Engineering

Modules Taught

  Term/Year Module Title Module Code Subject / Desc
Postgraduate Smart Devices for Connected Health EE5122
Postgraduate RF Technologies for Medical Devices EE5123
Undergraduate Analogue Systems Design I EE219
Undergradaute Engineering Computing II CT1111