Professor David Cumming B.Eng, PhD

Past Member
Professor David Cumming B.Eng, PhD

David Cumming (B.Eng. Glasgow, Ph.D. Cambridge) is the Professor of Electronic Systems at Glasgow University where he is the Head of Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering in the School of Engineering. He runs the Microsystem Technology (MST) group with 20 researchers. His research into lab-in-a-pill led to the university spin-out, Mode Diagnostics. He worked for Ion Torrent Inc. that successfully commercialised his CMOS sensor technology for use in the personal genome machine. He is presently the Director of the Electronics Design Centre and the EPSRC KTA at Glasgow University. In the past 10 years the MST Group has established a world-wide reputation for delivering integrated sensor systems and technologies for biomedical and imaging markets. The research has been funded by EU, EPSRC, SFC and UK industry. He is an FIET and SMIEEE and holds a Royal Society Wolfson Merit Award