Diana Stefan

Head of Sensor Technologies

Dr. Stefan is responsible for the integration of low power and wireless sensor technologies and devices, environmental sensors and medical and wearable sensing modules.

Kasai achieved a BSc(Hons) Computer Science degree at Queen Mary University in 2009. He then successfully setup and ran an IT consultancy firm, specialising in supporting SMEs and HWIs. This has given him invaluable experience dealing with clients and understanding their needs.

In 2009, Diana obtained her B.E. degree in Control Engineering from an international and competitive educational program between the Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Romania and the Grenoble Institute of Technology, France. She specialised in the Control of Complex Systems at ESISAR (Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Systèmes Avancés et Réseaux) and enrolled for the graduation project in the department of aeronautics of Crouzet Automatismes SAS.

In 2010, she obtained a M.Sc. in control engineering at Grenoble University and INRIA – Grenoble Rhone Alpes, working on traffic modelling and control systems for Grenoble South Ring.

From 2010 to 2014, she prepared her PhD in Applied Mathematics and Informatics at Grenoble University, developing control and identification algorithms for genetic regulatory networks in bacteria. In 2012, Diana worked on dynamical biological systems and control strategies as part of the Computational Cell Biology program at the reputed Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York.

In parallel with her PhD, Diana taught at the Grenoble Institute of Technology (PHELMA Ecole d’ingénieurs en PHysique, ELectronique, MAteriaux), supervising the practical course of control and signal processing and the electronics project in the Signal, Image, Communication and Media department.