Professor Ian Walmsley
Ian Walmsley is Provost of Imperial College London, and Chair in Experimental Physics. His research in optical science and technology ranges from ultrafast optics to quantum information science and he has pioneered quantum photonics for sensing, communication and simulation. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society, the Optical Society (OSA), the American Physical Society, and the Institute of Physics. He was the Director of the Networked Quantum Information Technologies Hub (NQIT), which preceded QCS.