Peter Leonard KNIGHT

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1947-08-12
Education Bedford Modern Sch, Univ of Sussex (BSc, DPhil)
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Recreations traditional music
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Style Prof Sir Peter Knight, FRS
Career res assoc Univ of Rochester NY 1972-74, SRC res fell Univ of Sussex 1974-76, Jubilee res fell Royal Holloway Coll London 1976-78; Imperial Coll London: SERC advanced fell 1978-83, lectr 1983-87, 1987-88, prof 1988-, head of laser optics and spectroscopy 1991-2000, head of quantum optics and laser science 2001-02, head Physics Dept 2002-05, sr princ Faculty of Natural Sciences 2008- (actg princ 2004-05, princ 2005-08, dep rector (research) 2009-10); sr research investigator and sr fell in residence Kavli Royal Soc Int Centre Chicheley Hall 2010-; chief scientific advsr Nat Physical Lab 2002-05, chair Defence Scientific Advsy Cncl MOD 2007-10, memb Cncl Science Technol Facilities Cncl 2009-12; co-ordinator SERC Initiative in Non-Linear Optics 1988-92 (chm 1992-93), chm Quantum Electronics Div Euro Physical Soc 1988-92, pres Physics Section of BAAS 1994-95, dir Optical Soc of America 1999-2005; ed: Jl of Modern Optics 1987-2006, Jl of Contemporary Physics 1993-; Alexander von Humbolt Res Award 1993, European Physical Soc lectr 1998-99, Einstein Medal and Prize for Laser Sci Soc of Optical and Quantum Electronics 1996, Parsons Medal Inst of Physics and Royal Soc 1997, Thomas Young Medal and Prize Inst of Physics 1999, Ives Medal Optical Soc of America 2008, Glazebrook Medal Ist of Physics 2009, Royal Medal of the Royal Soc 2010; memb: Mexican Acad of Scis 2000, Academia Europaea 2001; Dr (hc): INAOE Mexico 1998, Slovak Acad of Sciences 2000; DSc (hc): Univ of Sussex 2010, Heriot-Watt Univ 2010; fell Optical Soc of America (vice-pres 2002, pres 2004); FInstP (pres 2011-), FRS 1999
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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