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John Walker

Associate Professor & Reader, Faculty of Engineering


  • workRoom 608 School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    University Park
    NG7 2RD
  • work0115 951 5595
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After a BSc and a PhD in Physics from Imperial College, London I worked at the Royal signals and Radar Establishment, Malvern and as a Lecturer in the Physics department at King's College, London. I am currently Reader in Signal Processing with the Electrical and Electronic Engineering School of the University of Nottingham. I was Chair of the Optical Group of the Institute of Physics from 1998 to 2001.

I am a member of the Optics and Photonics research group.

Expertise Summary

Optical systems, signal processing

Research Summary

  • Optical particle characterization techniques
  • Signal Processing
  • Imaging through Turbulence
  • Light Scattering techniques
  • Phase Retrieval
  • Superresolution for Microscopy and Metrology

Current Teaching

  • Introduction to Electronic Engineering (H61IIC) Level 1
  • Digital Communications (H63DCM) Level 3
  • Communication Systems (H63CMS) Level 3

Recent Publications

Faculty of Engineering

The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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