Centre for Photonics and Photonic Materials

Technical staff

Alan George

alan-george-largeAlan George obtained his MEng degree in 2004 from the Technology Department of the Open University. Before taking up the position of Optogroup Technician in 2001 he worked for Invensys Westinghouse Rail Systems formily Westinghouse Brake and Signal Co Ltd as a Senior Production Engineer and Project Engineer, where his main duties involved Provision of methods and procedures to improve lead times, product safety and quality standards. Recommending and implement new systems, design improvements, techniques and processes. Work towards utilisation of best practice manufacturing techniques, with respect to Lean Manufacture, TQM, JIT, KANBAN, and Team working.

As CPPM Technician he is responsible for the daily running of the CPPM's fibre fabrication facility, giving supervision and assistance to university students and staff wishing to use the equipment, and helping with the design, manufacture and development of new products, procedures and processes.

Telephone: +44 (0)1225 38 6572
Email: a.k.george@bath.ac.uk

Wendy Lambson

wendy-lambsonWendy Lambson has worked in the Department of Physics as a sample preparation technician for 32 years, and is currently working with the Centre for Photonics and Photonic Materials on fibre and glass sample preparation.

Work includes etching of solid band gap fibres for SEM characterisation of physical dimensions, and cutting and polishing of different passive optical devices for the study of possible improvements in the fabrication techniques.

Hobbies include bird watching, natural history photography, and walking.

Telephone: +44 (0)1225 38 6442/5768
Email: w.a.lambson@bath.ac.uk

Steve Renshaw

steve-renshawSteven Renshaw obtained his Bsc degree in Physics from the University of Aberdeen in 1990 and went on to further study at Cranfield University to obtain an MSc in Energy Conservation and the Environment. He has worked in the energy and environmental field at Bristol Energy Centre and undertaken research at the University of the West of England and the University of Bath. After having spent nearly 5 years as a software engineer with Renishaw plc he joined the group in 2006.

As a CPPM Technician he is responsible for the daily running of the CPPM's fibre fabrication facility, giving supervision and assistance to university students and staff wishing to use the equipment, and helping with the design, manufacture and development of new products, procedures and processes.

Hobbies include cycling, walking, travelling, building gadgets and learning the guitar.

Telephone: +44 (0)1225 38 6572
Email: s.renshaw@bath.ac.uk