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Professor Seb Savory 

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Year started

2015

Subject

Engineering

Fellow Type

Lecturers, Professors and College Officers,

Seb studied Engineering at Churchill both as an undergraduate and postgraduate. He is currently the Professor of Optical Fibre Communication and Director of Undergraduate Education in the Engineering Department and a Professorial Fellow at Churchill. His research is focused on optical fibre communication, with his interest in this field beginning in 1991 when he joined STL (subsequently Nortel), Harlow. Having been sponsored by Nortel through his undergraduate and postgraduate studies, he rejoined the Harlow Laboratories in 2000, subsequently moving to UCL in 2005. At UCL he progressed from Research Fellow through to Professor, returning to Cambridge during the academic year 2015/16.

He currently serves as Chair of the Steering Committee for the Optical Fiber Communication conference and is a member of the Board of Governors for the IEEE Photonics Society. He is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the IEEE, IET, OSA and HEA.