Adnan Ilyas

Profile picture of Adnan Ilyas wearing a blue shirt in front of a multi coloured background
Assistant Professor
+44 (0) 131 451 4188
Room 1.04, Earl Mountbatten Building, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS
Secondary Supervisor: Dr. Keith Brown

Adnan is a PhD researcher and also works as an Assistant Professor teaching on Engineering Design & Manufacture programme within Graduate Apprenticeships.

His PhD project focuses on Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting using externally available vibrations into electrical energy that can be used to power devices and potentially store that energy. Particular emphasis of this project is on harvesting energy using the impact of raindrops on a piezoelectric device which is exposed to various different environments.