Nicholas St Hill

Nicholas is an engineer with over 20 years research and development experience who founded KEIKY. He holds a BSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering (1993) from the University of the West Indies, an MSc in Mechatronics (1996) and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering (2002) from King's College London. 

Before founding KEIKY in 2012, he worked in a number of research and development roles for companies such as Philips Semiconductors, Waters and Atmel, and has a number of patents on a range of sensor technologies. Nicholas is a Chartered Engineer (CEng), a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (SMIEEE), a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (FIMechE) and a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (FIET).


  • Applied Mathematics, Data Analysis, Modelling and Simulation, Signal Processing, Controls, Instrumentation and Sensors
  • Radar, Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy, Mass Spectrometry, Liquid Chromatography
  • Real-Time Systems, Embedded Software, Multi-Threading, Multi-Processing
  • Matlab, Simulink, Mathcad, ModelSim, LabVIEW
  • C, C++, Python, Tcl, VHDL


  • R. Jales, N. St. Hill and S. Tostevin (2020), ‘Detection and Ranging Systems and Methods’, US 10838040, November 17
  • J. Simmons, P. D. Vukovic and N. St Hill (2015), 'Method for Restructuring Distorted Capacitive Touch Data', US 9110550, August 18
  • M. Green, G. Scott and N. St. Hill (2015), 'Method of Processing Mass Spectral Data', US 9053911, June 9
  • M. Green, G. Scott and N. St. Hill (2014), 'Method of Processing Mass Spectral Data', US 8658971, February 25
  • J. Mullarkey and N. St. Hill (2009), ‘Signal Processing Method’, GB 20090121920, May 14