Peter Lindsay Memorial Lecture

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. 

The 2020 iteration of the Peter Lindsay Memorial Lecture will be given by Emeritus Professor Bob Spence and entitled 2020 Visions for Engineering Design.

Previous lectures:

2019 - The AI revolution: hype vs reality, Professor Chris Bishop, Laboratory Director at Microsoft Research Cambridge

2018 - Quantum Universe, Professor Neil Turok, Director or Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

2017 - Great Ideas of Biology, Professor Sir Paul Nurse, Director of The Francis Crick Institute 

2016 - From Mars to the multiverse: Life, space and the cosmos, Astronomer Royal Lord Martin Rees, former President of the Royal Society

Other recent speakers include Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Manchester and Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell FRS from the University of Oxford.