Professor Julian Gardner is Dean of the School of Engineering, University of Warwick.
He is author or co-author of over 350 technical papers and patents as well as seven technical books; the latest on Microsensors, MEMS and Smart devices. He is a fellow of the IEE and serves on several advisory panels on sensors, e.g. for EPSRC, DTI and IEE Professional Network. He has recently been appointed to the Governing Body of Silsoe Research Institute. His research interests include the modelling of silicon microsensors, chemical sensor array devices, MEMS and electronic noses. He has worked with over 20 companies in the past 17 years developing commercial e-nose instruments.