Personal Details:

  • 1985-1988: BA in Physics from The University of Oxford

  • Over 25 years of analogue and digital integrated circuit design experience:

  • 1992-2007 Cadence Design Systems, Bracknell, UK

  • DFM EDA tool specialist ("Technical Leader"): post-sales and pre-sales consultancy, project management and training for many major european customers: Philips Semiconductors (NXP), ST Microelectronics, Ericsson, Intel, GPS Semiconductors, Sony, Siemens, Imagination etc.

    Worked in most fields of analogue and digital design, simulation, physical design and verification.

  • 1990-1992 BNR Microsystems (Formerly STC Components)

  • High-speed digital and analogue bipolar and BiCMOS integrated circuit design using Mentor Graphics, Synopsys and Cadence EDA design, simulation and Layout software.

  • 1988-1990 Plessey Research and Technology (Caswell) Ltd.UK

  • Research Scientist: Bipolar analogue design and simulation. Wrote custom CAD software

  • Other Skills

  • IT: In depth knowledge of Unix, Linux, Apple Mac OS, Microsoft Windows and HTML
    Photograph/Image Manipulation: Adobe Photoshop, Gimp
    Programming: Java, LISP, Skill, Scheme etc.
    General Software: Microsoft Excel, Word etc.
    Technical Writing: Physics, Chemistry, Engineering

  • Other Qualifications (FutureLearn & OpenLearn Courses)

  • Begin Robotics - University of Reading + FutureLearn (21/09/15 to 18/10/15)
    Metabolomics - University of Birmingham + FutureLearn (05/10/15 to 01/11/15)
    Gravity! From the Big Bang to Black Holes - Paris Diderot + FutureLearn (26/10/15 to 06/12/15)
    Web Science - University of Southampton + FutureLearn (30/11/15 to 13/12/15)
    Discovering Ancient Greek and Latin - OpenLearn (03/02/16 to 04/02/16)
    The Genomics Era: the Future of Genetics in Medicine - St. George's University of London + FutureLearn (08/02/16 to 13/03/16)
    Commercial Photography - Norwich University of The Arts + FutureLearn (15/02/16 to 13/03/16)
    Begin Programming: Build Your First Mobile Game (JAVA) - University of Reading + FutureLearn (04/04/16 to 16/05/16)
    Learn To Code For Data Analysis (Jupyter notebooks, Python, pandas, Excel) - The Open University + FutureLearn (06/06/16 to 10/07/16)
    Whole Genome Sequencing: Decoding The Language of Life and Health - Health Education England + FutureLearn (19/09/16 to 03/10/16)
    Business Analytics Using Forecasting - National Tsing Hua University + FutureLearn (17/10/16 to 27/11/16)
    Introduction to Quantitative Investing - SUNGKYUNKWAN UNIVERSITY (SKKU) + FutureLearn (20/03/17 to 30/05/17)
    Introduction to R for Data Science - Purdue University + FutureLearn (05/1)
    Big Data: Statistical Inference and Machine Learning - Queensland University of Technology (QUT) + FutureLearn (12/06/17 to 30/06/17)