Prof. Paweł Niewczas

R&D Director

Paweł is a co-founder of Synaptec and leads the Advanced Sensors Team at the University of Strathclyde, focussing on the advancement of optical sensing methods and systems integration in power and energy sectors. He has carried out a unique portfolio of research programmes, generally focusing on fibre based spectrally encoded sensors, and addressing such issues as sensor design, fabrication, packaging, deployment, and interrogation in challenging environments.

He has over 20 years’ experience in delivering and managing industrially-focussed R&D projects in this area, including those that resulted in the sensing techniques that form Synaptec’s core IP. Paweł’s role at Synaptec is to identify and execute our product R&D strategy in collaboration with innovative partners in industry and academia.