Staff Lead researcher Professor Sir David Payne KBE CBE FRS FREng Professor of Photonics Research interests Many and varied across photonics, particularly in optical fibre design and fabrication, optical materials, optical sensing, and high-power fibre lasers. Connect with Sir David Email: email@example.com Other researchers Professor Robert Eason Connect with Robert Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Professor Peter G.R. Smith Professor in Electronics & Comp Science Connect with Peter G.R. Email: email@example.com Professor Andy Clarkson Professor of Optoelectronics Research Connect with Andy Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Collaborating research institutes, centres and groups Nanophotonics Group We perform fundamental optical physics and materials research. This is critical for the discovery and development of new and improved optoelectronic technologies. Photonic Systems, Circuits and Sensors Group Our group’s research in photonics is helping the development of critical global technologies.