Recyclable Nonfunctionalized Paper-Based Ultralow-Cost Wearable Health Monitoring System

Joanna M. Nassar, Kush Mishra, Kirklann Lau, Andres A. Aguirre-Pablo, Muhammad Mustafa Hussain

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

63 Scopus citations


A wearable health monitor using low-cost and recyclable paper continuously supervises and assesses body vital conditions simultaneously and in real time, such as blood pressure, heart rate, body temperature, and skin hydration. The affordability and high performance of the integrated “Paper Watch” provide an unprecedented flexible and portable approach for advanced personalized healthcare on the go.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1600228
JournalAdvanced Materials Technologies
Issue number4
StatePublished - Feb 15 2017

Bibliographical note

KAUST Repository Item: Exported on 2020-10-01
Acknowledged KAUST grant number(s): OSR-2015-Sensors-2707, OSR-2016-KKI-2880
Acknowledgements: The authors thank Swnalund Chair Professor of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Prof. John Rogers for useful discussion about this paper. This publication is based upon work supported by the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) under Award No. Sensor Innovation Initiative OSR-2015-Sensors-2707 and KAUST-KFUPM Special Initiative OSR-2016-KKI-2880. M.M.H. conceptualized and directed the study. J.M.N. led the study. K.M. developed the electronic circuit. K.L. assisted with human subject testing. A.A.A. helped with design. J.M.N. and M.M.H. coauthored the paper. Every author reviewed the final draft.


Dive into the research topics of 'Recyclable Nonfunctionalized Paper-Based Ultralow-Cost Wearable Health Monitoring System'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this