Research Activities: theoretical physics, quantum mechanics and many-body quantum field theory, computational methods, hot electron transport theory and the quantum transport theory of semiconductors, single electronics, quantum traffic theory, non-equilibrium Green function theory, silicon-germanium HMOS devices, semiconductor device modelling, Monte Carlo simulation, molecular electronics, nanoelectronics, parallel computer architectures, confocal microscopy of arteries, impact craters, artificial olfaction, smart dust, computer vision and pattern recognition.
Main application areas: nanoscience/nanoelectronics/nanotechnology.
Long standing interest in Philosophy of Science. Instrumental in founding the joint degree in Physics and Philosophy at Warwick University in the 1970s.
Long standing interest in Astronomy with research interests in smart dust applications for remote sensing, remote detection of impact craters on planetary surfaces, gravitational lensing, image processing and pattern recognition.