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 Prof Chee Hing Tan

Prof John David

Dr Jo Shien Ng

Dr Jon Willmott


Defence Growth Partnership Innovation Challenge Winners Announced


A project led by Dr. Jon Willmott and Prof. Chee Hing Tan has been selected as one of more than 20 projects funded.�

"PROMIS Workshop


Prof. Chee Hing Tan and Dr. Jo Shien Ng have successfully run a three day workshop for a Marie Curie ITN project called Postgraduate Research on Dilute Metamorphic Nanostructures and Metamaterials in Semiconductor Photonics (PROMIS).

Centre Aims

• Provide solutions for photon detection through product development focused projects
• Translates fundamental research in sensors to prototypes and instrumentation
• Strengthen and build new links with industry and external organisations
• Enhance alignment of research at Sheffield with industrial needs


• Underpinning research in detectors from X-ray to LWIR
• Unique expertise from design, wafer growth to device prototype
• Access to state-of-art III-V Semiconductor growth and fabrication.
• Solid experience in developing robust scientific instruments for industry


• Innovate UK (translation call)
• Instrumentation for STFC, European and UK Space Agencies. - industry funded research
• MOD funded programmes such as CDE


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