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Research interests


Areas of interest:

  • Bioengineering
  • Microengineering
  • Microfabrication
  • Microfluidics
  • cfDNA extraction
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Green chips (biodegradable microfluidic chips)


Dr Kersaudy-Kerhoas is an Royal Academy of Engineering Fellow in the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences at Heriot-Watt University. She holds a research MSc degree in micro and nanotechnologies from the Technical University of Lille (France), and an MSc degree from the Institut Superieur de l’Electronique et du Numerique (Brest-Lille, France). She was awarded a PhD at Heriot-Watt in July 2010. This study involved the development of a microfluidic chip for blood plasma extraction for detection of cell-free nucleic acids (DNA, RNA).  In 2014 she was elected as a member of EPSRC Early Career forum in Manufacturing Research.

Roles & Responsibilities

Member of the School of Engineering & Physical Sciences Athena SWAN Self-assessment team.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

External positions

Royal Society of Edinburgh

1 Aug 20161 Aug 2018

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

1 Jan 20141 Jan 2018

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council


  • TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
  • microengineering
  • TS Manufactures


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