John Dudley

Born in New Zealand in 1966, John Dudley received his Ph.D. from the University of Auckland in 1992. After two years postdoctoral research in Scotland, he returned to a lecturing position at the University of Auckland in 1994. In 2000, he moved to Europe and was appointed Professor at the University of Franche-Comté, where he heads the Optoelectronics and Photonics research group. He was named a member of the Institut Universitaire de France in 2005 and elected a Fellow of the Optical Society of America in 2007 and Fellow of the IEEE in 2011. He has served as an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer, he has won the Grand prix de l'électronique « Général FERRIE » of the French Société de l'Electricité, de l'Electronique et des Technologies de l'Information et de la Communication, the Prize of the IXCORE Foundation in France and a Service Award of the European Physical Society. He is Deputy Editor of the OSA flagship journal Optics Express and travelling lecturer of SPIE and OSA.