Paul Derek COOK

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1934-03-12
Education QMC London (Sir John Johnson scholar, BSc, PhD)
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Recreations breeding and rearing exotic Japanese carp, inventing, experimenting with ideas, especially those related to improving safety on the roads, passion for early automobile number plates
Clubs N/A
Style Prof Paul Cook, MBE
Career res scientist: MRC 1960-62, Middx Hosp Med Sch 1962-65; chm and md Scientifica-Cook Ltd 1962-; Brunel Univ: prof of laser technol 1986-97, prof of laser physics 1986-91, prof of environmental sci 1992-97; scientific advsr to: min for the Environment and Countryside DoE 1990-92, British Gas 1990-93; laser conslt BAe 1986-; responsible for design and devpt of numerous laser systems used in med and mil estab throughout world, originator and inventor of Laser Guidance Systems for weapon alignment in Tornados, contrib to Europe's first laser gyroscope, invented laser instrument that improves motor safety by detecting and correcting night myopia, established world's first Night Vision Clinic for treating night blindness disorders 1986, developed (and registered for patent) Reaction Time Exerciser Measurement Gauge (a means of registering and improving the response time of motor vehicle drivers and sports people) 2007; fndr and pres The Br Sci and Technol Tst (helping disabled children worldwide) 1985-96, originator Lena Appeal (sending med aid to sick children in Russia) 1991, fndr and pres Sci and Technol Tst (presenter Animal SciTech Awards) 2002; dep chm Conserve (Cons Govt Environmental Gp) 1990-92; envoy to Boris Yeltsin 1992; UK pres Japanese Zen Nippon Airinkai 1978-81; CEng, MIEE 1963
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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