Adams-Sweeting lecture series

The Adams Sweeting Lecture Series sees experts, innovators and scientists deliver fascinating talks on pioneering developments in their area of expertise.

From curious school students to ever-cautious seniors, the lecture series is inclusive for all with a keen interest in science or a curiosity in the topic area.

The Adams Sweeting Lecture series was created in honour of two of the University of Surrey’s most prestigious academics - Distinguished Professor of Physics, Alf Adams and distinguished Professor of Space Engineering, Sir Martin Sweeting.

Upcoming lectures

Professor Alf Adams

Professor Alf Adams FRS is a well-known British physicist who invented the strained-layer quantum-well laser.

Lectures and gallery

Take a look at our past lectures and gallery showcasing events.

Sir Martin Sweeting

Sir Martin Sweeting is renowned worldwide as a pioneer of modern small satellites.

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