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Carbon Nanotechnology


Professor W. I. Milne
University of Cambridge (UK)
Dr Matt Cole
University of Cambridge (UK)
ISBN (eBook): 978-1-910086-11-7
Publisher: One Central Press (OCP)
Chapters published: 01 December 2014 under “Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License”




Bill MilneProfessor W. I. Milne

University of Cambridge (UK)

Bill Milne FREng, FIET, FIMMM was Head of Electrical Engineering at Cambridge University from 1999 -2014. He is currently an Emeritus Professor in the Electrical Engineering Division in the Department of Engineering in Cambridge where in 1996 he was appointed to the “1944 Chair in Electrical Engineering”. He holds a 1000 Talents Chair at Zhejiang University. He obtained his BSc from St Andrews University in Scotland in 1970 and then went on to read for a PhD in Electronic Materials at Imperial College London. He was awarded his PhD and DIC in 1973 and, in 2003, a D.Eng (Honoris Causa) from University of Waterloo, Canada. He was elected a Fellow of The Royal Academy of Engineering in 2006 and awarded the J.J. Thomson medal from the IET in 2008 and the NANOSMAT prize in 2010 for excellence in nanotechnology. His research interests include large area Si and carbon based electronics, graphene, carbon nanotubes and thin film materials. Most recently he has been investigating MEMS, SAW and FBAR devices and SOI based micro heaters for (bio) sensing applications. He has published/presented ~ 800 papers in these areas, of which ~ 200 were invited. He has an “h” index of 59 according to Web of Science.

Dr Matt ColeDr Matt Cole

University of Cambridge (UK)

Dr Matthew Cole is the Oppenheimer Research Fellow in the Electronic Devices and Materials group and the Cambridge Graphene Centre, at the Department of Engineering, Cambridge University. Dr Cole’s research focuses on the heterogeneous integration of chemical vapour deposited aligned nanomaterials in nanoscale vacuum power electronics devices. He is a Fellow of St Edmunds College Cambridge where he is Director of Studies in Engineering and Admissions Tutor. Dr Cole gained an MEng in Engineering Sciences from Oxford University and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Cambridge University. He has spent time as a visiting scholar at Harvard University, and as a research associate at Sharp Laboratories of Europe. In 2015 he was awarded the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining’s Silver Medal, the Institute of Engineering and Technology’s Sir Royce Medal, and the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Sir MacFarlane Medal. In 2016 he was named in the inaugural Forbes 30 under 30 list.



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