Peter Lindsay, a distinguished alumnus of Imperial College who died in 2006, was Emeritus Professor at King’s College London and Research Professor at Queen Mary, University of London, and was distinguished for his contributions to microwave device theory, quantum electronics and the application of lasers in engineering.

Each year, a distinguished speaker discusses developments in their field that are enhancing the knowledge and understanding of scientists and researchers at the forefront of tackling challenges.

Previous lectures in this series

2020 - 2020 Visions for Engineering Design

Emeritus Professor Bob Spence


2019 - The AI revolution: hype vs reality

Professor Chris Bishop, Laboratory Director at Microsoft Research Cambridge


2018 - Quantum universe

Professor Neil Turok, Director of Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics


2017 - Great ideas of biology

Professor Sir Paul Nurse, Director of the Francis Crick Institute