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Stents, spinouts and student wrestling – five questions with Ali Mosayyebi

Senior Research Assistant Ali Mosayyebi is an expert in using microfluidics to investigate different therapeutical and sensing devices. As part of Future Worlds’ Five Questions (5Qs) series, he shares how he is transferring University research into the real world through the Simple Stents spinout and offers his advice for fellow...

The perfect recipe for Fish on Toast – five questions with Asher Fischbaum

Computer Science student Asher Fischbaum is at the heart of a dynamic student startup culture with Fish on Toast, one of Southampton’s largest and liveliest societies.  As part of our Five Questions (5Qs) series, he offers a glimpse inside the entrepreneurship and business group and shares his ambitions for the...

Motion capture and me – five questions with Product Engineer Tyler Ward

Entrepreneur Tyler Ward is on an exciting journey developing the SharkStream motion capture system, a University innovation that can accurately record and display movement in real-time without the need for a green screen or camera. As part of Future Worlds’ Five Questions (5Qs) series, he shares his tips for fellow University...

Lessons from a software spinout – five questions with Senior Enterprise Fellow Yunjia Li

Senior Enterprise Fellow Yunjia Li has converted two decades of University research into an ambitious spinout company. His Synchronised Notes software, known as Synote, enhances the learning and engagement of students through online notes and transcripts from lecture recordings. As part of Future Worlds’ Five Questions (5Qs) series, he shares his vision...

The Kanji king – five questions with web scientist Travis Ralph-Donaldson

Web science entrepreneur Travis Ralph-Donaldson has developed Handy Kanji, an iOS app that gamifies the teaching of the Japanese writing system. The fun learning tool, which is set to be launched this spring, teaches hundreds of Japanese kanji characters with the aid of underlying analytics and a feedback engine.  As part of Future Worlds’ Five Questions...

Embracing entrepreneurship – five questions with superfast spinout co-founder Taihai Chen

Supercharged wireless spinout co-founder Taihai Chen reached the third year of his electronics PhD before he was introduced to Southampton’s growing entrepreneurial scene. As part of Future Worlds’ Five Questions (5Qs) series, he shares his unique spinout story and offers valuable advice to help engineer your own startup success.  ...

Smart technology for stroke survivors – five questions with researcher Kai Yang

Senior Research Fellow Kai Yang loves market-oriented research and is innovating entrepreneurial applications for printed electronic textiles in her work with Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton. As part of Future Worlds’ Five Questions (5Qs) series, she shares how she’s developing wearable tech for use in stroke rehabilitation and...

Cybersecurity startups and quantum cats – five questions with Simone De Liberato

Technological entrepreneur Simone De Liberato is using musical cartoon cats to explain quantum mechanics and is in the running to win an international short film festival. As part of Future Worlds’ Five Questions (5Qs) series, he shares his startup advice and explains how yellow cats are illustrating the scientific concept...

My passion for student startups and school outreach – five questions with Charnley Worth

Student entrepreneur Charnley Worth is growing a startup project while completing a Masters in Physics with Astronomy at the University of Southampton. As part of our Five Questions With (5Qs) series, he talks student societies, school outreach, plus why he believes physics students can make excellent entrepreneurs.   What entrepreneurial...

‘Seizing every opportunity’ – five questions with Xavier Parkhouse-Parker and Dominic Baber-Norris

Ambitious graduate Xavier Parkhouse-Parker strove to take every entrepreneurial opportunity during his years at the University of Southampton and is now launching recruitment startup Plato Solutions with business partner Dominic Baber-Norris. As part of Future Worlds’ new Five Questions (5Qs) series, Xav has been reflecting with Dom what has helped...

Leveling up from ‘enterprise novice’ to ‘enthusiastic amateur’ – five questions with entrepreneur Jay Laver

Researcher Dr Jay Laver has found himself at an entrepreneurial crossroads in recent years after he identified an unlikely ally in the worldwide battle against infectious diseases. He has invented the ENTiTi platform, a versatile system that uses ‘friendly’ bacterial species for the long-term delivery of antigens. As part of...

Programming, pitching and patents – five questions with tech expert Tom Bell

Electronic Engineering alumnus Tom Bell has specialised in Intellectual Property Law since exploring several entrepreneurial ventures during his studies at the University of Southampton. As part of Future Worlds’ Five Questions (5Qs) series, he explains how programming has become one of the most desired skills on the planet and offers...