Staff Lead researcher Professor Sir David Payne KBE CBE FRS FREng Head of School 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: firstname.lastname@example.org Other researchers Professor Robert Eason Professor Connect with Robert Email: email@example.com Professor Peter G.R. Smith Professor in Electronics & Comp Science Connect with Peter G.R. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Professor Andy Clarkson Professor of Optoelectronics Research Connect with Andy Email: email@example.com Collaborating research institutes, centres and groups Photonic Systems Circuits and Sensors Group We're a multidisciplinary group working on disciplines ranging from silicon photonics to distributed optical fibre sensors. Nanophotonics Group We perform fundamental optical physics and materials research. This is critical for the discovery and development of new and improved optoelectronic technologies.