Dr. Trevor J. HALL

Director of the Centre for Research in Photonics at the University of Ottawa
Canada Research Chair in Photonic Network Technology
Professor Emeritus of Optoelectronics, University of London, U.K.
University of Ottawa School of Information Eechnology and Engineering

Qualifications & Experience

1977-1979; University of London UK, University College

Ph.D. Electronic Engineering, 1980
Thesis: 'High-fidelity multimode optical fibre hydrophone'
1974-1977; Cambridge University UK, Christ's College

BA General Engineering, Electrical Sciences Tripos, 1977
MA General Engineering, Electrical Sciences Tripos 1981
General Engineering Part I - 1st. class
Electrical Sciences Part II 2.1 class honours
2002 - Present; University of Ottawa
  • Canada Research Chair in Photonic Network Technology
  • Director of the Centre for Research in Photonics at the UofO
1984-2002; King's College London
  • Director of Resources Electronic Engineering Department Executive 1993-96
  • Head of Physical Electronics, Electronic Engineering 1993-1996
  • Professor of Optoelectronics 1994-2002
  • Reader in Optoelectronics 1993-1994
  • Reader in Physics 1990-1993
  • Lecturer in Physics 1984-1990
  • Two hundred scientific publications: entered in every Research Assessment Exercise held (scored '5' in RAE2001 - second highest of seven scores)
  • Successful lecturer and project supervisor in electronics, photonics, communications and signal processing
  • Substantial contributions to College management:
    • With the Head of Department, ensured that Electronic Engineering met all its obligations during a renewed period of institutional change in 2000-2002. We defined a strategic plan for the Department that:
      • - was consistent with College goals
      • - was judged academically & financially viable by the College
      • - met IEE accreditation requirements
      • - commanded the support of staff
    • Restored robust finances, reformed the administration, purchasing, workshops, space holdings, and major curriculum development in Electronic Engineering 1993-96
    • College-wide responsibilities as Chair of the Technical Staff Panel, 1996-2002, and a member of the Staffing Policy Committee, 1994-2001;
    • Chaired, as the Principal's representative, academic staff appointment panels across the College.
1980-1984; Queen Elizabeth College
  • Lecturer in Physics
  • Taught electronics and microprocessors
  • Research in optical physics and image processing
1979-1980; Cambridge Consultants Ltd.
  • Optical Physicist
  • Optical fibre systems
  • Electro-optic sensors
  • Remote sensing
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