Artemis Group Leader
Research Interests: Ultrafast laser and XUV science, high harmonic generation, development of XUV sources and their applications.
Background: MA in Physics (First Class), University of Oxford (1994). PhD in Physics, Imperial College (1999), “Atomic clusters in intense laser fields”. Marie Curie Research Fellow at the FOM Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics in Amsterdam (1999-2001). Postdoctoral position at Imperial College (2003-4). Joined the Central Laser Facility as a Laser Scientist (2004-6), then promoted to Target Area Scientist (2006-2007), Artemis Section Leader (2007-2010) and Artemis Group Leader (2010-present).
Emma has led the Artemis group since it opened to users. She managed the original project to build the facility, and is now managing the £3M upgrade of the facility in new lab-space in the Research Complex at Harwell.
Emma is an academic visitor at Imperial College and a member of the EPSRC Peer Review College. She is a member of the International Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (ISTAC) of the Extreme Light Infrastructure-Delivery Consortium (ELI-DC). She has served as a Programme Committee member for Ultrafast Optics 2015 and 2019, HILAS 2016 and 2018, ICEL 2017 and 2019, and CLEO 2010-2014 and 2019-2020. As a member of the Optical Society (OSA), she has served on the International Council, and chaired committees for the Adolph Lomb Medal and CLEO-Applications. She has co-authored over 70 publications.
Emma is also the CLF senior staff member with responsibility for communications and this website.