Steve Hoath

Dr Steve Hoath

MA DPhil PhD FInstP

Steve is a chartered engineer, physicist and scientist who served as a Director of Studies for Engineering at Wolfson for seven years from 2011-2018, and was the supporting Fellow for the Wolfson Research Event for three years. He continues as a supervisor (Engineering Part 1) and inkjet research from Wolfson College, and is the Chair of the Carbon Reduction Committee.

Steve Hoath

Steve studied Physics at Lincoln College Oxford (1969-75), gaining MA and DPhil degrees while at AERE Harwell. Thereafter he has held the following positions.

  • Research Associate at Rutherford Laboratory (1976-79)
  • Lecturer in Physics at the University of Birmingham  (1979-86)
  • Lecturer in Vacuum Technology and other technical and management posts at Edwards High Vacuum (1986-97)
  • Business Development Manager at Ion Science Ltd (1997-2001)
  • Development Engineer at Cathodeon Ltd (2001-05)
  • University of Cambridge Department of Engineering Institute for Manufacturing Inkjet Research Centre (2005-17)
  • Fellow of the Institute of Physics (2011)
  • PhD by incorporation (2015)
  • Associate of Royal Society of Chemistry, Higher Education Academy
  • Teaching Associate in Engineering Part 1 Electrical Topics at Gonville & Caius (2008-11)
  • Supervisor for some Cambridge Engineering Part 1 Topics at Wolfson, Newnham and St Edmunds College
  • International Electrotechnical Commission Technical Committee 119: Printed Electronics Working Group 3

Steve is also a member of the Educational Policy and Carbon Reduction Committees of Wolfson College, and a supporter for the Wolfson Research Event and Science Society. He was the Leading Inspector of Accounts (2017). He is a Fellow of the Cambridge Philosophical Society and Treasurer St Peter’s Church PCC, Papworth Everard.

Steve enjoys meeting with alumni, visitors and students from the Far East.



Research Interests

International and UK standards for inkjet printing equipment and writing inkjet research papers and talks

Support of Wolfson Admissions DoS for Engineering and providing Part 1 supervisions