(Stanley) Desmond SMITH

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1931-03-03
Education Cotham Bristol, Univ of Bristol (BSc, DSc), Univ of Reading (PhD)
Books & Publications Publications Infrared Physics (jtly, 1966), Optoelectronic Devices (1995)
Recreations mountaineering, skiing, tennis, golf, climate sceptic
Clubs Royal Soc
Style Prof Desmond Smith, OBE, FRS, FRSE
Career SSO RAE Farnborough 1956-59; research asst Meteorology Dept Imperial Coll London 1959-60, reader Univ of Reading 1966-70 (lectr 1960-66), prof of physics and dept head Heriot-Watt Univ 1970-96; fndr, chm and dir Edinburgh Instruments Ltd 1971-2012, chief scientific offr Techcomp (Europe) 2013-, chm and dir Edinburgh Biosciences Ltd 2013-; dir Edinburgh C of C 1981-84; memb: cabinet ACOST 1987-88 (formerly ACARD 1985-87), Def Science Advsy Cncl MOD 1985-91; Hon DSc Heriot-Watt Univ 2003; FRMetS 1962, FRSE 1973 (Royal Medal 2012), FInstP 1976, FRS 1976
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