Ben Murdin

Prof Ben Murdin

Professor of Physics


University roles and responsibilities

  • I manage the department's final year projects
  • I am the course coordinator for the Physics with Satellite Technology degree pathway
  • I am chair of the Physics department's equality and diversity committee and am an External Examine

Research collaborations

My teaching

Courses I teach on

My publications


1966 born Rochester NY, USA (British/US dual national)

1989 BA in Physics from Cambridge University, UK (upgraded to a free MA after a couple of years!)

1990 MSc in Optoelectronics from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK

1993 PhD in Semiconductor spectroscopy from Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh, UK

1993 - 1996 European Union Marie Curie fellow at FOM-Rijnhuizen, Utrecht, NL

1996 - 2002, Lecturer at University of Surrey.

2002 - 2004, Reader

2004 - present, Professor of Physics

2005 - 2007 School Director of Research

2007 - 2011 Associate Dean (Research and Enterprise)

2009 - present, COMPASSS grant PI