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Dr Simon Hettrick 

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Deputy Director, Software Sustainability Institute.

Co-Director, Southampton Research Software Group.

Simon is Deputy Director of the Software Sustainability Institute, and co-Director of the Southampton Research Software Group.

Simon is responsible for research and campaigning at the Institute. He works with stakeholders from across the research community to develop policies that support research software, the people who develop that software and the researchers who rely on it. Simon's research focusses on the use of software in the research community with the aim of understanding practices and demographics.

Simon is a passionate advocate for Research Software Engineers. He orchestrated a five-year campaign to gain recognition for this group, which has since grown into substantial international community. He was the founding chair of the UK's Association of Research Software Engineers, and is the Principal Investigator of the RSE Network.

Simon is a member of the UKRI expert group on e-Infrastructure. He has a background in patent law, and holds a PhD in laser physics.

Research

Research interests

How software is used in research, emergent roles in modern research groups, research policy and its effect on software.

Publications

Hettrick, Simon, Mackenzie, Jacob, Harris, R.D., Wilkinson, J.S., Tropper, Anne and Shepherd, David (2000) Ion-exchanged tapered waveguide laser in neodymium-doped BK7 glass. Optics Letters, 25 (19), 1433-1435.

Hettrick, S.J., Wang, J., Li, C., Wilkinson, J.S. and Shepherd, D.P. (2004) An experimental comparison of nonlinear and parabolic tapered waveguide lasers and a demonstration of broad-stripe diode pumping. Journal of Lightwave Technology, 22 (3), 845-849. (doi:10.1109/JLT.2004.824548).

Hettrick, Simon, Mackenzie, Jacob, Wilkinson, J.S., Tropper, Anne and Shepherd, David (2000) Ion-exchanged Nd:glass tapered waveguide laser. At CLEO/Europe CLEO/Europe. 10 - 15 Sep 2000.

Shepherd, D.P., Mackenzie, J.I., Hettrick, S.J. and Li, C. (2002) Planar waveguides for high power laser devices. At Doctoral School Programme - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Doctoral School Programme - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.

Hettrick, S.J., Wilkinson, J.S. and Shepherd, D.P. (2001) Neodymium and gadolinium diffusion in yttrium vanadate. At 14th Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (LEOS) 14th Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (LEOS). 12 - 13 Nov 2001. (doi:10.1109/LEOS.2001.969204).

Hettrick, S.J., Li, C., Mackenzie, Jacob, Wilkinson, J.S. and Shepherd, D.P. (2001) Nd:Glass tapered planar waveguide laser. 14th Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (LEOS). 12 - 13 Nov 2001. (doi:10.1109/LEOS.2001.969205).

Benayas, A., Jaque, D., Hettrick, S.J., Wilkinson, J.S. and Shepherd, D.P. (2008) Investigation of neodymium-diffused yttrium vanadate waveguides by confocal microluminescence. Journal of Applied Physics, 103 (10), 103104-[6pp].

Li, C., Hettrick, Simon, Mackenzie, J.I., Wilkinson, J.S. and Shepherd, D.P. (2001) Longitudinally-diode-pumped high-power waveguide lasers. At ECIO'2001 ECIO'2001, Germany. 04 - 06 Apr 2001.

Hettrick, S.J., Wilkinson, J.S. and Shepherd, D.P. (2002) Neodymium and gadolinium diffusion in yttrium vanadate. Journal of the Optical Society of America B, 19 (1), 33-36. (doi:10.1364/JOSAB.19.000033).

Hettrick, Simon, Wilkinson, J.S. and Shepherd, David (2001) Thermally diffused waveguides in YVO4. At QEP-15: 15th Biennial Meeting of the Institute of Physics Quantum Electronics and Photonics Group QEP-15: 15th Biennial Meeting of the Institute of Physics Quantum Electronics and Photonics Group, United Kingdom. 03 - 06 Sep 2001.

Crouch, Stephen, Chue Hong, Neil, Hettrick, Simon, Jackson, Mike, Pawlik, Aleksandra, Sufi, Shoaib, Carr, Les, Roure, David De, Goble, Carole and Parsons, Mark (2013) The Software Sustainability Institute: changing research software attitudes and practices. Computing in Science & Engineering, 15 (6), 74-80. (doi:10.1109/MCSE.2013.133).

Sufi, Shoaib, Chue Hong, Neil, Hettrick, Simon, Antonioletti, Mario, Crouch, Stephen, Hay, Alexander, Inupakutika, Devasena, Jackson, Mike, Pawlik, Aleksandra, Peru, Giacomo, Robinson, John, Carr, Les, De Roure, David, Goble, Carole and Parsons, Mark (2014) Software in reproducible research: advice and best practice collected from experiences at the collaborations workshop. At 1st ACM SIGPLAN Workshop on Reproducible Research Methodologies and New Publication Models in Computer Engineering (TRUST'14) 1st ACM SIGPLAN Workshop on Reproducible Research Methodologies and New Publication Models in Computer Engineering (TRUST'14), United Kingdom. 09 - 11 Jun 2014. pp. 1-4. (doi:10.1145/2618137.2618140).

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