Who am I?
Dr David Hirst
Where am I?
I work from an office at my home in Martinborough, New Zealand
What’s my background?
Laser physics and electronics, previously employed by JDS Uniphase (Witney, UK), Afonics Fibreoptics (Witney, UK), Southern Photonics (Auckland, NZ) and Ellis Terry (Wellington, NZ).
What do I enjoy doing?
Bringing different technologies or subjects together to make something new or explain something complicated.
Aside from work, what do I enjoy doing?
In my spare time, I fly gliders, teach others how to fly gliders, look after a 3 acre property, get out walking or riding, stare at the stars, make and enjoy food, wine and coffee, and provide general entertainment for one wife, one cat and four chooks.