Stephen J. B. Reed
Biographie de Stephen J. B. Reed
Stephen Reed is affiliated to the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Cambridge. He has spent over 40 years practising and researching EMPA and electron detectors (ED). After studying physics at Southampton University, he gained a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge in 1964 for research in using EMPA to analyse iron meteorites. He went on to be a Scientific Officer at the Natural History Museum, London from 1965 to 1970 before his appointment as Senior Research Fellow at the Australian National University, Canberra, where he implemented a new system for quantitative ED analysis. From 1974 until his retirement in 2002, Dr Reed was at the Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge, with research interests including ion and electron microprobe analysis and developing simulation software. In 1981 he was awarded the Microbeam Analysis Society Presidential Award for his outstanding scientific contribution to the theory and practice of microbeam analysis, followed in 1984 by honorary life membership. He has written several books on the subject, including Electron Microprobe Analysis (Cambridge 1975, second edition 1993).