Young, Ian



YOUNG, Ian Robert OBE (1986)

b 11.1.1932, m Sylvia Marianne Whewell 1956. 2s, (Graham John b 1958, Neil George b 1960), 1d. (Fiona Marianne b 1966). ed: Sedbergh, Aberdeen University (BSc, PhD). empl: Hilger and Watts Ltd, ‘55-59; Evershed and Vignoles Ltd, ‘59-167; Evershed Power Optics Ltd, ‘67-76; EMI Central Research Laboratory, ‘76-81. Sr Res Fell GEC Hirst Research Centre; Vice Pres Res and Chief Scientist, Picker International Inc ’81-’01; visiting prof Imperial Coll Sch of Med ’83-’01; Sr Research Fell Dept Electrical and Electronic Engrg Imperial College, ’04-.  Awards: Duddell Medal Inst of Physics, ’83; Gold Medal SMRM ’88; Roy Soc Clifford Paterson Medallist, ’93; Silver Medal SMRM ’94; Whittle Medal Royal Acad of Eng ’04; Hon DSc Univ Aberdeen ’92; Pres SMRM ’91-92; Hon memb SMRI ’89; FIEE ’67, FREng ’88; FRS ’89, Hon FRCR ’90; Flnst P ’91. pub: about 400 papers/chapters/books. rec: ornithology, golf, walking.