Professor Tim Wilkinson

Fellow, Graduate Tutor, Director of Studies in Engineering (Parts IIA and IIB) and MET (Parts I and II)
University Positions
Professor of Photonic Engineering
Specialising in

Tim is a Professor in Electrical Engineering, with a side interest in Lego.

Academic interests

Tim Wilkinson's academic interests include:

  • Liquid crystal photonics, devices, displays, and telecommunications
  • Optical processing techniques
  • Optical communications
  • Spatial optics
  • Optical pattern recognition and holography
  • Nanophotonic devices, metasurfaces, and 3D displays.

Degrees obtained

  • BEng Hons, University of Canterbury, New Zealand.
  • PhD, Magdalene College, University of Cambridge.

Awards and prizes

  • ILCS Mid-Career award.
  • Hilsum Medal from the BLCS.

Other interests

Dance music (DJing), drum and bass, Lego, food and wine, record collecting (especially Genesis), New Zealand culture, small hold farming, and keeping horses. Did I mention Lego?

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Publications, links and resources

See a full list of Tim Wilkinson's publications.  

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