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educator , consultant , Research engineer

Ian William Boyd, British research engineer, educator, consultant. Fellow Institute Physics, Institute Electrical Engineering; member European Materials Research Society (vice president 1991-1996, president 1996-1997), International Union Materials Research Societies (committee member since 1990), Materials Research Society(board directors), British Vacuum Society (Harwood Senior medal 2005), Campaign for Real Ale.

Background

Boyd, Ian William was born on October 24, 1958 in Peebles, Scotland. Son of William and Muriel (Fraser) Boyd.

Education

Bachelor of Science with 1st class honors, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1982.

Career

Research scientist University North Texas, Denton, 1983-1984. Lecturer University College London, 1984-1989, senior lecturer, 1989-1991, reader, 1991-1994, professor, since 1994. Director nanoelectronics London Center Nanotech., since 2002.

Consultant General Electric Company, England, 1985-1988, British Insulated Cables Company, England, 1990, British Aerospace, England, 1991, Heraeus, 1992-1994.

Membership

Fellow Institute Physics, Institute Electrical Engineering. Member European Materials Research Society (vice president 1991-1996, president 1996-1997), International Union Materials Research Societies (committee member since 1990), Materials Research Society(board directors), British Vacuum Society (Harwood Senior medal 2005), Campaign for Real Ale.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: history English language, coins.

Connections

Married Georgina Ann Ellis, June 30, 1979. Children: Alan, Fiona.

father:
William Boyd

mother:
Muriel (Fraser) Boyd

spouse:
Georgina Ann Ellis

child:
Alan Boyd

child:
Fiona Boyd