Jeremy Birch is undertaking a PhD in Image Sciences and Biomedical Engineering. His project involves working on the detection and tracking of surgical instrument’s remote centre of motion during eye surgery. Jeremy obtained his MEng in Mechatronics Engineering from Lancaster University where he worked on the joint control for the arm of a nuclear decommissioning robot as well as on the development of an instrumented landmine detector. Following his degree, he worked for 2 years as an Electrical, Control and Instrumentation Engineer in the Energy and Infrastructure industry and then spent the consecutive 3 years as an Electronic Design Engineer in an electronic design and manufacture SME, managing multi-disciplined projects and undertaking embedded system firmware design.


  • Robotics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Vision
  • Sensors and embedded systems


  • PhD in Biomedical Engineering, 2018-present

    King's College London

  • MEng in Mechatronics Engineering, 2009-2013

    Lancaster University