Dr Coon has worked in the field of communications and networks for 20 years. He spent a decade in industrial research labs (HP Labs and Toshiba Research Europe Ltd) before moving back to academia full time. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Engineering Science at Oxford University and the Emmott Fellow in Engineering at Oriel College where he teaches various aspects of mathematics, electricity and electronics, control, semiconductor physics, and communication theory and system design. Dr Coon's research interests include communication techniques and analysis, network theory, random graphs, quantum networks and sensing, and error correction for storage and communication channels. He is also a regular consultant to industry. His (reasonably) up-to-date CV can be found here. Further information regarding teaching, professional activities, studentships, postdoctoral research opportunities and his group's research can be found under the links at the top of the page.