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researcher , Engineering educator

Ian Hugh White, British engineering educator, researcher. Achievements include patents for 19 Patents held. Recipient Ambrose Fleming Premium, Institution of Electrical Engineers, 1984, Blumein-Browne-Willans Premium, 1991. Fellow: Institution Engineering and Technology, Royal Academy Engineering, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Institution Electrical Engineers.

Background

White, Ian Hugh was born on October 6, 1959 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Son of Oliver Morrow and Emily Greenaway White.

Education

Degree in Electrical Science with 1st class honors, Jesus College, 1980. Master of Arts, Jesus College, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, Jesus College, 1984.

Career

Assistant lecturer University of Cambridge Engineering Department, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 1984—1988, lecturer United Kingdom, 1988—1991. Professor of physics University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom, 1991—1996. Professor of optical communication systems University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom, 1996—2001, head of department, electrical and electronic engineering United Kingdom, 1998—2001.

Van eck professor of engineering, University of Cambridge, Department of Engineering, Cambridge, United Kingdom, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for 19 Patents held.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: (journal) Electronic Letters.

Membership

Fellow: Institution Engineering and Technology, Royal Academy Engineering, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Institution Electrical Engineers.

Connections

Married Margaret Rosemary Hunt, August 13, 1983. Children: Emma Rosemary, James Robert Samuel.

father:
Oliver Morrow

mother:
Emily Greenaway White

spouse:
Margaret Rosemary Hunt

children:
James Robert Samuel White

Emma Rosemary White