Panagiotis Kassanos was born in Athens, Greece, in 1983. He received the M.Eng. and Ph.D. degrees in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from University College London (UCL), London, U.K., in 2006 and 2012, respectively.

He held a Post-Doctoral EPSRC Ph.D. Research Fellowship from 2010 to 2011 and was a Research Associate from 2011 to 2013 with the Analog and Biomedical Electronics Group, Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, UCL. Between 2013-2014, he was an Honorary Research Associate with the Biomedical Engineering Research Group, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, City University, London. He is currently a Research Associate with the Hamlyn Centre, Institute of Global Health Innovation and the Department of Computing, Imperial College, London. While at The Hamlyn Centre, he has been working on the Smart Sensing for Surgery (EP/L014149/1), Fair Space (P/R026092/1) and Micro-Robotics for Surgery (EP/P012779/1) EPSRC projects and the EPSRC-NIHR HTC Partnership Award Plus Funds: Technology Network Plus on Devices for Surgery and Rehabilitation (EP/N027132/1:) project, leading one of the sub-projects on flexible/stretchable electronics.