Professor Michael P. Hughes

Director of Biomedical Enginering, University of Surrey, UK


Next-generation spirometry

Previous projects

"Begin with the possible and gradually move towards the impossible"

Robert Fripp

Other areas of research the group have investigated include:


Tattoo ink removal.  The use of lasers to remove tattoos is widespread, but there had been controversy about whether it works because the ink absobs the light and evaporates, or because of the acoustic shock wave casued by heating the tissues.  We found that the answer is both - the ink directly in the