Prof Andrew Briggs
Professor of Nanomaterials
University of Oxford
Oxford, United Kingdom
Andrew Briggs is Professor of Nanomaterials at the University of Oxford. He is Fellow of St Anne’s College, Fellow of Wolfson College, Fellow of the Institute of Physics, Honorary Fellow of the Royal Microscopical Society, and Member of Academia Europaea. He has a degree in Physics from Oxford, and a PhD in Physics and a degree in Theology from Cambridge. He received the Holliday Prize, Institute of Materials, 1984, and the Metrology award for World Class Manufacturing, 1999.
He is a member of the International Board of Advisors of the John Templeton Foundation, and is responsible for proposals to the Templeton World Charity Foundation. He has over 575 publications, with more than 9,000 citations. His research interests focus on nanomaterials in which the electron and nuclear spin states can be harnessed for quantum technologies.