NPL

National Physics Laboratory, Teddington, UK

NPL is the UK’s National Metrology Institute. Since it was opened in 1902, NPL has developed and maintained the UK’s primary measurement standards. NPL offers a unique range of research capability and facilities and have a strong track record of delivering contract R&D for Industry, Academia and Government, including EU projects, and acts as a focal point of interaction between them. Today NPL employs over 500 scientists in one of the world’s most extensive and sophisticated measurement science buildings. On year average, NPL publishes ~200 refereed papers and registers ~10 patents.  NPL is owned by the UK government (the Department of Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy) and operates as a public corporation. NPL manages the European Metrology Research Programme on behalf of EURAMET. To ensure maximum demonstrable impact from science NPL utilizes a knowledge transfer team comprising 30 professionals with experience in road-mapping, formulation, technology foresight, dissemination, engagement (outreach and PR), knowledge exchange (network management) and commercial exploitation. NPL employs Intellectual Property Exploitation specialists to identify and develop technologies with high commercial potential.

Members

  • Masaya KATAOKA (PI)
  • Jonathan FLETCHER (PhD, staff scientist)
  • Ateeq NASIR (PhD, staff scientist)