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electronics engineer

Haydn Ashley Thompson, British electronics engineer. Achievements include development of parallel processing for real-time fault-tolerant flight control systems, massively parallel real-time signal processing units for radar systems, advanced research into gas turbine engine control.

Background

Thompson, Haydn Ashley was born on February 4, 1965 in Grimsby, Humberside, United Kingdom. Son of Haydn Alexander and Sandra (Warman) Thompson.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Wales, Bangor, England, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wales, Bangor, England, 1990.

Career

Researcher, Royal Aircraft Establishment, Bedford, United Kingdom, 1986-1987; researcher, Rolls Royce plc, Bristol, United Kingdom, 1987-1990; contractor, European Space Agency, Bangor, 1990; senior electronics engineer, Dowty Aerospace and Defense, Loudwater, United Kingdom, 1990-1991; senior electronics engineer, Marconi Radar Systems Ltd., Chelmsford, United Kingdom, 1991-1993; program manager research center, Rolls-Royce, Sheffield, England, since 1993. Consultant Esprit Directorate General III and DGIX, Rolls-Royce plc, European Commission, Brussels, since 1990. Presenter in field; panelist United Kingdom Government-Technology Foresight.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of parallel processing for real-time fault-tolerant flight control systems, massively parallel real-time signal processing units for radar systems, advanced research into gas turbine engine control.

Works

Membership

Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, International Federation Automatic Control (international aerospace control committee), Institute Electrical Engineers, Royal Aeronautical Society, Department Trade and Industry Safety Critical Systems Club.

Connections

father:
Haydn Alexander Thompson

mother:
Sandra (Warman) Thompson