Professor Andrew Briggs is the inaugural holder of the Chair of Nanomaterials at the University of Oxford. His research interests focus on materials and techniques for quantum technologies and their incorporation into practical devices. Current hot topics include vibrational states of nanotubes and charge transport through single molecules in graphene nanogaps, and machine learning for measuring and tuning quantum devices. He has more than 600 publications, with over 26,000 citations.
Film of Andrew’s flying adventures around the Mediterranean
View the two-part documentary film of The Penultimate Curiosity which Roger Wagner and Andrew Briggs made. The film includes sequences flying to locations in Europe and beyond, as well as in Galloway, Cambridge, and Oxford.
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Obituaries of David Briggs
David Briggs, father of Professor Andrew Briggs, died on 16 March 2020 at the age of 102. He sang in the first BBC broadcast of Nine Lessons and Carols on Christmas Eve 1928. Ninety years later he spoke about that experience in a BBC broadcast on Christmas Day 2018. His obituary in the Telegraph on 24 March is available here.
His obituary in The Times on 18 May is available here.
His obituary in Church Times on 29 May is available here.