Chris France

Professor Chris France

CTA Director
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Academic and research departments

Centre for Environment and Sustainability.



Chris France has been closely associated with CES since 1993 as Director of the Engineering Doctorate (EngD) in Environmental Technology. He joined the Centre as a Senior Lecturer in Environmental Technology in January 1998. An engineer by training Chris holds higher degrees in Instrumentation with particular expertise in optical fibre sensing systems. He supervises 8 EngD Research Engineers covering such issues as Environmental Performance Indicators, Institutionalisation of Environmental Management and 'End-of-life for Electronic Goods'.

My publications


Palmer, J. and France, C.M. (1998) “Informing Smaller Organisations about Environmental Management: An Assessment of Government Schemesî”, Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 41, No. 3, pp. 355-374.

Pember, S.J., France, C.M. and Jones, B.E. (1995) “A Multiplexed Network of Optically Powered, Addressed and Interrogated Hybrid Resonant Sensors”, Sensors and Actuators A, 46-47, pp 474 - 477.

Crosby, P.A., Powell, G.R., France, C.M., Fernando, G.F. and Spooncer, R.C. (1996) “In-situ Cure Monitoring of Epoxy Resins using Optical Fibre Sensors”, Journal of Smart Materials and Structures, 5, pp 415 - 428.

Powell, G. R., Crosby, P. A., Fernando, G. F., and France, C. M. (in press) “In-Situ Cure Monitoring using Optical Fibre Sensors - a comparative study”, accepted for publication by the Journal of Smart Structures and Materials