Michael Pepper#


Michael Pepper
Email:michael.pepper 'at' ucl.ac.uk
Membership Number:3268
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:mpepper
Elected:2012
Homepage: http://www.ee.ucl.ac.uk/staff/academic/mpepper





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2009 - Pender Prof. of Nanoelectronics and Honorary Prof. of Physics, University College London
  • 2007 - Senior Adviser, Toshiba Research Europe Ltd
  • 2001 - Co-founder and Scientific Director, TeraView Ltd.
  • 1982 - Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, 1982-, now Life Fellow
  • 1987 - 2009 Professor of Physics, University of Cambridge, now Emeritus Professor
  • 1973 - 1987 Research Fellow at the Cavendish Laboratory
  • 1991 - 2007 Managing Director, Toshiba Research Europe Ltd., Cambridge
  • 1969 - 1973 Research Physicist at the Plessey Company
  • 1967 - 1969 Research Physicist at Mullard (now Philips) Research Laboratories, Redhill, Surrey

Fields of Scholarship
  • Low Dimensional Physics
  • Localization of Electrons
  • Electron Pumping
  • Semiconductor Nanoelectronics
  • Quantum Transport of Electrons
  • Terahertz Radiation
  • Quantum Technologies

Honours and Awards
  • 2010 Gold Medal for Business and Innovation, Institute of Physics, “for translating advances in semiconductor physics into the commercial arena”
  • 2010 Visiting Professor in Physical Sciences and Engineering, Oxford University
  • 2009 Elected Fellow of Royal Academy of Engineering
  • 2006 Knighthood, “for services to physics”
  • 2005 Honorary Professor of Pharmaceutical Science, Otago
  • 2005 Royal (Queen’s) Medal, Royal Society, “for his work which has had the highest level of influence in condensed matter physics and has resulted in the creation of the modern field of semiconductor nanostructures.”
  • 2000 Mott Prize and Medal of the Institute of Physics, “for pioneering work on electronic properties of low dimensional systems and mesoscopic physics”
  • 1997 Honorary Doctorate from Linkoping University, Sweden
  • 1993 Honorary Doctorate from Bar-Ilan University, Israel
  • 1987 Hughes Medal of the Royal Society, “for localisation and the quantum Hall effect”
  • 1985 Hewlett-Packard Europhysics Prize, European Physical Society, “physics of low dimensional systems”
  • 1985 Guthrie (Gold) Prize and Medal, Institute of Physics, “for achievement in semiconductor physics”
  • 1983 Elected Fellow of the Royal Society
  • 2010 Distinguished Lecturer, Institute of Nanotechnology, Waterloo, Canada
  • 2010 C.V. Raman Memorial Lecture, Indian Institute of Science
  • 2010 Cherwell-Simon Memorial Lecture, Oxford University
  • 2008 Saha Memorial Lecture, Kolkata
  • 2004 Bakerian Prize Lecture, Royal Society
  • 2003 Mountbatten Memorial Lecture, Institution of Electrical Engineers

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