Professor Ian White

University Positions
van Eck Professor of Engineering
Honorary Professor of Communications
Specialising in
Electrical Engineering

Professor Ian White is the Vice Chancellor of the University of Bath and van Eck Professor of Engineering at the University of Cambridge. He was the Master of Jesus College between October 2011 - April 2019.

Academic interests

Ian White's academic interests include:

  • Photonics
  • Optical communications
  • Lasers
  • Systems, technology, and devices for optical telecommunications.

Subjects supervised

  • Photonics.

Degrees obtained

  • MA Engineering, University of Cambridge, 1984.
  • PhD Engineering, University of Cambridge, 1984.

Other interests


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