Ronald Pethig is Professor of Bio-electronics in the School of Engineering and Electronics at the University.
Before his appointment at Edinburgh he held a Research Chair at the School of Electronic Engineering, Bangor University.
From 2000-2003 he was seconded as VP technology to Aura BioSystems Inc, located in San Jose, California. Prior to this he was Director of the Institute of Molecular and Biomolecular Electronics at Bangor.
In 1982 he was elected a Corporation Member of the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole, Massachusetts, and since 2006 has held an appointment as Senior Adjunct Scientist at that institution.
- PhD (Electrical Engineering), University of Southampton
- PhD (Chemistry) University of Nottingham
- DSc (Engineering) University of Southampton
- Developing generic tools based on dielectrophoresis and related electrokinetic effects
for applications in drug discovery, toxicology and cell therapy.