Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Professor of Ultrafast Physics and Technology



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636ABlackett LaboratorySouth Kensington Campus





  • Oxburgh Medal, Institute of Measurement and Control, 2017
  • Fellow of the Royal Society, The Royal Society, 2017
  • Rumford Medal, The Royal Society, 2012
  • Imperial College Research Excellence Award, Imperial College London, 2007
  • Thomas Young Medal and Award, Institute of Physics, 2007
  • Wolfson Research Merit Award, The Royal Society, 2006
  • Ernst Abbe Award, Carl Zeiss Foundation, 1990

External Positions

  • Member, Frederick Ives Award Committee (OSA)

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Fellow, Optical Society of America

Editorial Boards

  • Optics Letters, Member of editorial board
  • Nonlinear Optics, Member of editorial board
  • Journal of the European Optical Society, Member of editorial board