NICAP


What and Who

what is NICAP?

The Newcastle University Institute for Creative Arts Practice provides a hub for the creative arts at the University. It stimulates interaction between all our creative practitioners and showcases their work, exploring ideas and challenging perceived boundaries between academic disciplines.

http://www.ncl.ac.uk/nicap/about/

The interaction of project aims to explore the unlikely relationship of two entirely different disciplines: fine art printmaking as a means to social communication, and semiconductor micro-fabrication applied to neuroscience.

Dr Enrique Escobedo-Cousin

Research Associate

I was born and raised in Mexico City. My background is in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, having done my first degree at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). I specialised in micro systems engineering and signal processing, and graduated with a thesis on noise reduction for infra-red astronomical images following a one year research placement at the Astronomy Institute. Shortly after graduating in 2003, i moved to Newcastle to study an MSc in Microelectronics and continued with a PhD in Semiconductor Technology, graduating in 2008.