Andrew Briggs#


Andrew Briggs
Email:Andrew.briggs 'at' materials.ox.ac.uk
Membership Number:3143
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:abriggs
Homepage: http://www.materials.ox.ac.uk/peoplepages/briggs.html





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2003- Emeritus Fellow, Wolfson College, Oxford
  • 2002-2009 Director, Quantum Information Processing Interdisciplinary Research Collaboration, (QIP IRC) and EPSRC Professorial Research Fellow
  • 2002- Professorial Fellow, St Anne’s College, Oxford
  • 2002- Professor of Nanomaterials, University of Oxford
  • 1999-2002 Professor of Materials, University of Oxford
  • 1996-1999 Reader in Materials, University of Oxford
  • 1984-2002 Governing Body Fellow, Wolfson College, Oxford
  • 1984-1996 Lecturer in Metallurgy and Science of Materials, University of Oxford
  • 1983-1984 Royal Society Research Fellow in the Physical Sciences
  • 1982-1984 Research Associate, St Catherine’s College, Oxford
  • 1981-1993 Lecturer in Physics, St Catherine’s College, Oxford
  • 1980-1982 Oxford University, Department of Metallurgy, Research Fellow
  • 1979 Cambridge University, Engineering Department, Research Assistant
  • 1971-1973 Canford School, Dorset (Physics and RE, House Tutor)
  • 1968 Glanzstoff A.G., Germany (Praktikant)


Fields of Scholarship
  • Scanning acoustic microscopy
  • Scanned probe microscopy techniques
  • Mechanical and structural properties of surfaces


Honours and Awards
  • 1986 Holliday Prize, Institute of Metals
  • 1994 Buehler Technical Paper Merit Award for Excellence
  • 1999 Metrology for World Class Manufacturing Awards: Winner (with Dr O.V. Kolosov), Category 1, Frontier Science and Measurement
  • 1999 Honorary Fellow of the Royal Microscopical Society
  • 2007 Oxfordshire Science Writing Competition, 2nd Prize


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