Lesley Cohen

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Prof Lesley Cohen

Telephone Number: 
+44 (0)20 7594 7598
Telephone Extension: 
7 598
Office/Location: 
Blackett Laboratory
Research Interests: 
Semiconductor optoelectronics
Molecular electronic materials and devices
Transport and magnetism
Adiabatic cooling
Biography
Awards and honours: 

Royal Society Research Fellowship 1995-2004, Royal Society, 1995

External positions held: 
  • Business Fellow, London Technology Network 2003-2006
  • Executive Board Member, Superconductivity, Science and Technology 2000 to date
  • Technical Co-ordinator, EU funded programme MOSAIKS 2001-2004
  • Organiser, IoP Applied Superconductivity Meeting, Birmingham Nov 3rd 2004
  • Judge for UK (organised through IoP), SET- UG student of the year awards- August 2004
  • Board Member, Education Board for the IoP- Sep 2004 to date
  • SERS organisation committee, Faraday Discussion Meeting- Sep 2005
  • Board Member, ICON 2004-2006
  • Joint Committee Member, AUT 2004 to date
  • Chair, Faculty Proof of Principle Fund (awarded £0.5m in 2004)
  • Panel Member, EPSRC Materials Strategic Advisory Technical (SATS) 2003-2005

Other

  • Initiated and organised a Royal Society discussion meeting “Understanding and Utilising CMR materials” Oct 1-2 1997.
  • Programme committee of the Applied Superconductivity Conference, Virginia Beach, September 2000. Chairman of several sessions at the meeting.
  • Advisory board member of Superconductivity Science and Technology, 1999-2000
  • Executive Board member of Superconductivity, Science and Technology, 2000 – present
  • Technical Co-ordinator for EU funded programme – MOSAIKS 2001-2004
  • Joint Committee Member of AUT 2002 -
  • Departmental committee member for Review panel for Technical Staff Promotions -2003
  • Board member of ICON representing the Faculty of Physical Sciences 2003-
  • Chair of Departmental Technology Transfer committee 2003 –
  • Member of the Materials Strategic Advisory Technical (SATS) Panel for the EPSRC 2003 -
  • London Technology Network Business Fellow for LTN from 2003 -
  • Chair of Faculty of Physical Sciences – Proof of Concept Fund Committee- 2004 (Awarded sum £0.5M in total)
  • Organised IoP Applied Superconductivity Meeting, Birmingham November 3rd 2004
  • Royal Society Science Summer Exhibition – SERS stand (together with the NPL): July 2004
  • Judge for the SET – UG Student of the Year Awards (organised through the IoP): August 2004
  • Faraday Discussion Meeting organisation committee chair – SERS meeting
  • September 2005 (at Imperial College) I was the Editor of the Proceedings Faraday Discussions Vol 132.
  • Organised Superconductivity IoP meeting June 2006-07-13
  • Organised Spintronics Session at III-V meeting, Sheffield – July 2006
Teaching
Teaching: 
  • Postgraduate Courses / Modules
  • Other, Director of Post Graduate Studies
  • Lecturer, Research Interfaces
  • Undergraduate Courses / Modules
  • Organiser, Professional Skills year 2 and 3