Professor and Nortel Chair in Emerging Technology, University of Toronto.
Professor Aitchison received his Ph.D. from Heriot-Watt University, and was a faculty member in the Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, University of Glasgow. _x000D_
In 2001 he moved to the University of Toronto, where he served as Vice-Dean Research and provided strategic leadership to advance the Faculty’s research mission as one of the world’s leading engineering schools. _x000D_
He is currently the University of Toronto Associate Scientific Director for the Network Centre of Excellence, IC-IMPACTS, which funds collaborative research between Canada and India in the areas of safe infrastructure, clean water and public health. He is an internationally-recognised researcher in the area of photonics and optics, with particular interest in nonlinear optics and biosensors for point-of-care monitoring systems.
B1 Physics and Astronomy