- Professor of Photonics (Electronic and Nanoscale Engineering)
School of Engineering
R618 Level 6
Robert Hadfield joined the University of Glasgow as Professor of Photonics in January 2013. He completed his PhD at the University of Cambridge, UK in 2003. He was a postdoctoral guest researcher at the US National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder, Colorado from 2003 to 2006. He returned to the UK in 2007 as a Royal Society University Research Fellow at Heriot-Watt University and was promoted to Reader in Physics in 2009. He was awarded the 2012 J&E Hall Gold Medal of the Institute of Refrigeration and the 2013 Brian Pippard Prize of the Institute of Physics Superconductivity Group. He was elected a Fellow of the Institute of Physics in 2010. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and SPIE and a Member of OSA. He serves on the editoral boards of the Journals Superconductor Science and Technology (IoP) and Optics Express (OSA).
Professor Hadfield has published over 60 peer-reviewed papers in international Journals, including 6 in Nature Journals. His work has attracted more than 1700 citations with an h-index is 21 (Web of Science Researcher ID L-8081-2013)
Professor Hadfield leads the Quantum Sensors group at the University of Glasgow.
Website: Quantum Sensors
Royal Society of London
‘Ultrafast infrared single-photon detectors’
Royal Society University Research Fellowship 2007-2014
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
EP/I036273/1 'Lithium niobate integrated quantum photonics'
EPSRC Responsive Mode Grant in collaboration with Professor Jeremy O’Brien at the University of Bristol, 2013-2016
EP/J007544/1 ‘Semiconductor integrated quantum optical circuits’
EPSRC Programme Grant in collaboration with Professor Maurice Skolnick at the University of Sheffield, 2012-2016
EP/L024020/1 'Engineering photonic quantum technologies'
EPSRC Programme Grant in collaboration with Professor Jeremy O'Brien at the University of Bristol, 2014-2019
UK: EPSRC, NPL, Nuffield Foundation, SU2P, SUPA
International: EF7, EOARD
Applications for research positions at all levels are welcomed: undergraduate internships, PhD research, postdoctoral fellowships and scientific visitors.
Please contact Professor Hadfield <firstname.lastname@example.org>
For information on PhD funding and the application procedure
Professor Hadfield's current team:
- Robert Heath (PhD)
- Nathan Gemmell (PhD, in collaboration with Heriot-Watt University)
- Robert Kirkwood (PhD)
- Luke Baker (PhD)
- Andrea Pizzone (PhD)
- Archan Banerjee (PhD)