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Engineering educator

Edmund Harold Linfield, British engineering educator. Fellowship, Gonville and Caius College, 1997—2004, grant, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, 1997—2008, Department Trade and Industry, 2001-2004, Research Councils United Kingdom, 2002-2007, Wolfson Trust, 2004-2005, European Commission, 2000-2008, EOARD, 2006. Steward Adel Methodist Church, Leeds, since 2006; Member of Institute Physics, English Bridge Union.

Background

Linfield, Edmund Harold was born on July 15, 1965 in Rustington, West Sussex, England. Son of Harold John and Cecily Mary Linfield.

Education

Bachelor in Physics with honors, University Cambridge, 1986. Master of Arts in Physics, University Cambridge, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, Cavendish Laboratory, University Cambridge, 1991.

Career

Postdoctoral research associate University Cambridge, England, 1991—1997, assistant director research, 1997—2004. Fellow Gonville and Caius College, 1997—2004. Chair terahertz electronics University Leeds, England, since 2004.

Achievements

  • Achievements include joint demonstration of the first working terahertz quantum cascade laser. Detailed research in terahertz spectroscopic studies of materials of relevance to the pharmaceutical and security sectors. Development of a technique, based on focused ion beam lithography, for achieving independent contacts to two, close, parallel conducting layers.

    First to demonstrate of terahertz techniques for imaging basal cell carcinomas and dental tissue.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional science journals.

Membership

Steward Adel Methodist Church, Leeds, since 2006. Member of Institute Physics, English Bridge Union.

Connections

Married Rachel Jane Sparks, August 26, 1994. Children: Connie Catherin May Sparks, Rosie Emma Sparks, Leanne Bethan Sparks.

father:
Harold John

mother:
Cecily Mary Linfield

spouse:
Rachel Jane Sparks

child:
Leanne Bethan Sparks Linfield

child:
Rosie Emma Sparks Linfield

child:
Connie Catherin May Sparks Linfield