Ian Walmsley

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Ian Alexander Walmsley
Born 13 January 1960 (1960-01-13) (age 57)[1]
Occupation Physicist
Spouse(s) Katharine Pardee[1]
Awards Young Medal and Prize (2011)

Ian A. Walmsley FRS is Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Hooke Professor of Experimental Physics at the University of Oxford,[1] and a Professorial Fellow at St Hugh's College, Oxford.[2] He is also Director of the NQIT (Networked Quantum Information Technologies) hub within the UK National Quantum Technology Programme, which is led by the University of Oxford.[3]

Walmsley was educated at Imperial College London, and The Institute of Optics, University of Rochester.[2] He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2012[4] for his contributions to quantum optics and ultrafast optics,[5] including his development of the spectral phase interferometry for direct electric-field reconstruction (SPIDER) technique.


  1. ^ a b c "WALMSLEY, Prof. Ian Alexander PhD; FRS 2012". Who's Who. A & C Black. Retrieved 2014-12-02. 
  2. ^ a b "New Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research". University of Oxford. 2009-02-19. Retrieved 2012-04-20. 
  3. ^ "Prof Ian Walmsley: NQIT Hub Director". Networked Quantum Information Technologies. University of Oxford. Retrieved 2016-01-13. 
  4. ^ "New Fellows 2012". Royal Society. 2012-04-19. Retrieved 2012-04-20. 
  5. ^ "Professor Ian Alexander Walmsley FRS". Royal Society. Retrieved 2016-03-30. 

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