Imperial College London

Professor SirJohnPendry

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Chair in Theoretical Solid State Physics
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 7606j.pendry Website CV

 
 
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Assistant

 

Mrs Carolyn Dale +44 (0)20 7594 7579

 
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Location

 

808Blackett LaboratorySouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Awards

  • Honorary Fellow Institute of Physics, Institute of Physics, 2016
  • Fellow of the American Physical Society, American Physical Society, 2015
  • Lorentz Professorship – Leiden University, Leiden University, 2015
  • Foreign Member Norwegian Academy of Sciences, Norwegian Academy of Sciences, 2014
  • Foreign Associate US National Academy of Sciences, NAS, 2013
  • Doctor of Science ‘honoris causa’ Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, HKUST, 2015
  • EPS Quantum Electronics and Optics Prize for Fundamental Aspects, EPS, 2015
  • International Union Of Radio Science Dellinger Gold Medal, International Union Of Radio Science, 2017
  • 2016 Ugo Fano Gold Medal, RICMSS, 2016
  • Dan David Prize for nanotechnology, Dan David Prize foundation, 2017
  • 2013 Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics, Springer, 2013
  • 2014 Kavli Prize for nanotechnology $1M prize shared with Thomas Ebbesen and Stefan Hell, The Kavli Foundation, 2014
  • Newton Medal, Institute of Physics, 2013
  • European Materials Research Society 30th Anniversary Prize, European Materials Research Society, 2013
  • McGroddy Prize (joint with David Smith and Costas Soukoulis), APS, 2013
  • Fred Kavli Distinguished Lectureship in Nanoscience, 2012 MRS Fall Meeting, 2012
  • Honorary Professor Nanjing South Eastern University, Nanjing South Eastern University, 2012
  • Fellow American Academy of Arts and Sciences, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2012
  • Doctor of Science ‘honoris cause’ Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong Baptist University, 2010
  • Doctor of Science ‘honoris cause’ Duke University, Duke University, 2010
  • Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2009
  • Royal Medal, 2006
  • International Surface Structure Prize, 1996
  • British Vacuum Council Prize and Medal, British Vacuum Council, 1994
  • Celsius Lecture, University of Uppsala, Sweden, 2004
  • Appleton Lecture, IEE, 2003
  • Dirac Medal and Prize, Institute of Physics, 1996
  • Bakerian Lecture, The Royal Society, 2005
  • Dr. rer. nat. honoris causa Universitat Erlangen-Nurnberg, Universitat Erlangen-Nurnberg, 2009
  • Centenary Kelvin Lecture, Institution of Engineering and Technology, 2009
  • UNESCO Niels Bohr gold medal, UNESCO, 2009
  • Willis E. Lamb Award for Laser Science and Quantum Optics, PQE conference, 2009
  • EPSRC Senior Research 5-Year Fellow, EPSRC, 2003
  • Knight Bachelor, -, 2004
  • Fröhlich Lecture, Liverpool University, 2005
  • Descartes Prize for “Extending Electromagnetism through Novel Artificial Materials”, Euroepean Union, 2005
  • Larmor Lecture, Queen's University Belfast, 2005

External Positions

  • Member, Member Royal Society Council, Royal Society, 1992 - 1994
  • Member, Member Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council, Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council, 1998 - 2002
  • Commissioner, Commissioner Commonwealth Scholarships Commission, Commonwealth Scholarships Commission, 1998 - 2000
  • Member, Council nstitute of Physics, Institute of Physics, 2007 - 2011
  • Member, Core Committee of the MPI for the Science of Light, Erlangen, 2009 - 2012
  • Member, External Advisory board Metamaterial Grand Challenge, Sandia National Laboratory, Metamaterial Grand Challenge, Sandia National Laboratory, 2008 - 2011
  • Chairman, Chairman Advisory Committee of nanoGUNE, San Sebastian, 2006
  • Member, SERC Science Board, SERC Nuclear Physics Board, SERC, 1992 - 1993
  • Chairman, Chairman RAE sub panel 19, 2005 - 2008
  • Chairman, Chairman IoP Publishing Board, 2007 - 2011
  • Chairman, Chairman Cockcroft Institute Board., 2009 - 2012

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Foreign Associate US National Academy of Sciences, US National Academy of Sciences, 2013
  • Fellow of the Royal Society, Royal Society, 1984
  • Fellow Optical Society of America, Optical Society of America, 2005
  • Fellow Institute of Physics, Institute of Physics, 1984

Links with Other Academic Bodies

Fellowships

  • Foreign Member Norwegian Academy of Sciences 2014, Norwegian Academy of Sciences, 2014
  • Senior Research 5-Year Fellowship (resigned April 1998), EPSRC, 1997 - 1998
  • Honorary Fellow Downing College Cambridge, Downing College Cambridge, 2005
  • Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2012
  • Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship, Leverhulme Trust, 1996 - 1997
  • Fellow in Physics and Praelector Downing College, Cambridge, Downing College, Cambridge, 1973 - 1975
  • Post doctoral Fellow, ICI, 1969 - 1971
  • Research Fellowship in Physics Downing College, Cambridge, Downing College, Cambridge, 1969 - 1973

Editorial Boards

  • Editor Proceedings A of the Royal Society, Editor, 1996 - 2002