Simon Johnson

Centre for Process and Innovation, UK


Simon studied Physics with Microelectronics at Leicester, a Master of Engineering in IC Design at Durham followed by a PhD in IC Failure Mechanisms. His first job was as an IC Design Engineer for Marconi and he then spent 23 years as an academic at Durham University researching various aspects of IC design while teaching electronic devices and circuits. He setup and ran a technology start-up for 7 years which developed and sold an educational audio system for young children, and has worked in electronics instrumentation for radiation detection in industry before joining CPI in the summer of 2016. In his current role as Chief Technologist at CPI he acts as a knowledge expert in Printable Electronics, supporting strategic and development activities in the business.