Haider Butt is leading Nanophotonics research group at the School of Engineering, University of Birmingham. Previously he was a Henslow Research Fellow at the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, from where he also received his PhD in April 2012. His fellowship was sponsored by the Cambridge Philosophical Society.
Haider has published over 90 peer reviewed journal papers and around 35 conference publications (20 invited and 1 keynote). His research work focusses on laser based manufacturing of nanostructures.
His research work has received substantial recognition in the form of awards and media interviews. In 2010 he received an Ambitious Research Award from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) in recognition of his research work. And in April 2013 he was awarded the ABTA Doctoral Research Award for his work on “carbon nanotubes based holograms”.
Haider Butt also received the prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize 2013. The prize, valued £70,000, was awarded to Haider for his outstanding and recognised contribution to his area of research.
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