Research Engineer Alumni and completed projects

The Centre currently has over 45 Research Engineers, see list of current Research Engineers and projects

The following list a few of our completed projects and our alumni, who have separate web pages to describe their projects. A full list of completed projects and theses is available as a spreadsheet.

Full name Industrial partner Project title
Ross Aitken MESL Microwave Millimetre Wave Filter Technologies
Margaret Anyaegbu TES Electronics Solutions Short range wireless communication systems, to include Ultra Wideband (UWB) and Bluetooth protocol standards, and their Application in Wireless Personal Area Networks
Marcus Ardron Renishaw Flexible process for the manufacture of diffractive optical elements by laser processing
James R. P. Bain Near-Infrared Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy for Aero Engine Related Applications
Ian Baker Powerlase Photonics Ltd Stabilised high beam quality pulsed lasers with kilowatt average power for industrial applications
James Beedell SELEX Galileo Multifunction Lasers
Will Cochrane UK Astronomy Technology Centre (UK ATC) New Pick-Off Systems for Multi-Object Observations within Astronomical Instrumentation
Anthony Corcoran Optos plc Noval Modalities in Ultra-Wide Retinal Illumination
Mickey Crozier M-Solv A Novel Method for the Series Interconnection of Thin-Film Photovoltaics
Matthew Currie PowerPhotonic Ltd. Advanced Design, Fabrication and Test technologies for Laser-Based Micro-Optics
Oliver Daniell Seebyte Ltd Automatic object Recognition Algorithms for Unmanned Water Vehicles
Jochen Deile Trumpf Inc Development of diffusion cooled, coaxial multi kilowatt CO2 lasers with a hybrid stable-unstable resonator
Christopher Dickson Thales UK, Glasgow Multi-modal sensor processing from moving platforms
James Downing ST Microelectronics Flat cameras
Daniel Drysdale Memsstar Development and characterisation of vapour phase sacrificial etching and organic deposition for MEMS fabrication
Roger Fenske Edinburgh Instruments Development of FLIM System, Picosecond Laser Diodes and LEDs, Alternative Light Sources for TCSPC and Instrumentation for Spectral Selection
Catherine Fitzpatrick NPL Single-photon sources
Brian Flemming SELEX ES A Systems Study of Air-to-Ground Laser Operations: Statistical Modelling of Laser Energy Distribution in the Transient Regime
Benjamin Fulford Rofin Sinar Picosecond solid-state lasers for industrial applications
Viktor Granson Trumpf Inc Diffusion cooled multi-kW CO2 lasers
Patrick Harding Performance Metrics - Image Processing Algorithms and Data Fusion; Development & demonstration of laser-based target acquisition using COTS components
Paul Harrison SPI Lasers UK Ltd Industrial Applications of High Average Power, Diode Pumped Solid State Lasers
Ryan John BAE Advanced Technology Centre The exploitation of fibre-optic sensor technology in aerospace and defence
Thomas Jones Merlin Circuit Technology Laser based filling of high aspect ratio vias in printed circuit boards
Javid Khan Holoxica Ltd, Scottish Microelectronics Centre Low-resolution holographic displays
Yves Lacrotte Renishaw The Application of LTCC technology in Microsystems Engineering and Opto-Electronic Devices
Michael Leach Roke Manor Research Image processing and computer vision: detection of unusual behaviour
Thomas Legg SIFAM Fibre Optics Ltd Novel fibre optic components
Maurice Lessing National Physical Laboratory Ultra-low-noise frequency synthesis, comparison and dissemination using femtosecond optical frequency combs
Mhairi Martin BAE Systems, Advanced Technology Centre Photonic Crystal Fibre for High Power Distribution on Aerospace Platforms
Gordon McKenzie EECE Wireless Interrogation of the Multi-Sensor Microsystem
John Molloy National Physical Laboratory Tuneable THz sources
Howard Moshtael NHS Lothian Head-mounted displays for low vision
(Thomas) Eoin Murphy BAE Systems, Advanced Technology Centre Wavelength Agnostic WDM Strategies for Avionic Telecommuncations
David Myles M-Solv Development of novel High-Density Interconnect (HDI) laser material processing techniques for high-volume manufacturing of printed circuit boards
Alison O'Neil Toshiba Medical Visualization Systems Europe, Ltd Image analysis of noisy 3D/4D medical datasets
Agata Pawlikowska SELEX Galileo High Resolution 3D Lidar
Marcus Perry British Energy Group plc Photonic sensors for monitoring prestressed concrete structures in a nuclear power plant
Savino Piccolomo Technology R&D Integrated opto-electronic systems with quantum metrology
Mathieu Rayer Ametek Taylor Hobson Advances in Optical gauging technology for practical non contact metrology
Gary Stevens Gooch & Housego High power fibre laser components
(James) Mel Strachan ATC Cost effective deformable mirror (DM) systems
Joseph Thom NPL Microfabricated ion traps
Veronika Tsatourian NPL Femtosecond combs for optical frequency metrology
Alexander Weir Dept. of Clinical Physics & Bioengineering, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Channel Characterisation and Modelling for Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound
Andrew White SELEX Galileo Developments in High Peak Power Solid State Lasers
Lucy Williamson Hodge STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory High Density DNA microarrays
Gerald Wong SELEX Galileo Snapshot Hyperspectral Imaging