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Wearable and Implantable Sensor Systems with Energy Harvesting Techniques for IoT-Connected Healthcare Applications

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is an emerging network paradigm that can connect anyone and anything at any time and any place within any network. For long-term IoT-connected health monitoring applications, different solar energy harvesting techniques are investigated for both wearable and implantable biomedical sensors in this thesis. In addition, a compact wearable sensor patch in a rigid-flex design is proposed for real-time vital signs monitoring remotely. A Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) module is employed to transmit physiological signals to a gateway, which will forward health data to the Internet cloud for future IoT-connected healthcare applications.


Campus location


Principal supervisor

Mehmet Yuce

Additional supervisor 1

Jean-Michel Redoute

Year of Award


Department, School or Centre

Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering


Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type



Faculty of Engineering