3 May 1960|
South Kensington, London
University of Adelaide
University of Adelaide|
GEC Hirst Research Centre
Bruce R. Davis
|Other academic advisors||Michael A. Brown|
|Doctoral students||Mark D. McDonnell|
|Influences||Nicholas J. Phillips|
|Website||Derek Abbott's Home Page|
In late 1977, he began work at GEC Hirst Research Centre, Wembley, UK, performing research in the area of CCD and microchip design for imaging systems. Whilst working, he graduated in 1982 with a BSc in Physics from Loughborough University,. In 1986, he began work as a microchip designer at Austek Microsystems in Adelaide, Australia. In 1987, he joined the University of Adelaide completing his PhD thesis in Electrical & Electronic Engineering in 1995, entitled GaAs MESFET Photodetectors for Imaging Arrays, under Kamran Eshraghian and Bruce R. Davis.
- Who's Who in South Australia, Ed. Suzannah Pearce, Publ: Crown Content Pty Ltd., Melbourne, Australia, 2007, p. 1, ISBN 978-1-74095-142-5
- IEEE Trans. Instrum. & Meas., Vol. 51, No. 2, p. 309, 2002
- What's happening in the IEEE, March 2005 Our newest Fellow: Dr Derek Abbott FIEEE
- IEEE Fellows - A, retrieved 2012-10-28.
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