Simon Bending


Curriculum Vitae


Full Name: Simon John BENDING

Date of Birth: 29/10/57


1979 B.A.Hons (1st. class) in Natural Sciences - Physics, University of Cambridge, UK.
1985 Ph.D from the Applied Physics Department, Stanford University, USA.


1985-86 Post-Doc at IBM Research Laboratories, Zürich, Switzerland.
1986-89 Post-Doc at the Max Planck Institute FKF, Stuttgart, Germany.
1989-94 Lecturer, 1994-95 Senior Lecturer, 1995-date Reader, Department of Physics, University of Bath.

Subjects taught in 1998/99:

PHYS0002 Properties of Matter, Level 1
PHYS0022 Laboratory and Information Skills 2B, Level 2
PHYS0026 Semiconductor Physics and Technology, Level 3
PHYS0038 MPhys Laboratory A, Level 3
PHYS0045 Advanced Topics, Level 3
In addition to topics for 1998/99

Administrative Responsibilities:

Member of the Faculty of Science Board of Studies
Member of the Department of Physics Research Committee
Advisory Editor for Physica E Low Dimensional Systems and Nanostructures.
Member of the EPSRC Functional Materials College
External PhD Examinations

Research Interests:

Superconductivity. Ferromagnetism. Scanning probe microscopy. Magnetic imaging. Semiconductor nanostructures and quantum electronic devices.

Industrial sponsors:

Oxford Instruments; Research Instruments, UK. Rainbow Technology, Japan.