Systems Engineer, Neutral Wireless
Sam received his undergraduate and PhD degrees in mathematical physics from the University of Edinburgh, before moving to the University of Strathclyde where he spent 10 years working on laser and plasma physics, and the development of next-generation particle accelerators. He is passionate about photography, filmmaking, and audio production. Sam started engaging with the software-defined radio group at the University of Strathclyde in early 2021, working on low latency video encoding and transmission over 5G, before joining the team in October 2021. Since then, he has led many video-over-5G deployments working with international broadcasters and production companies, including the award-winning IBC 2022 Media Accelerator project and the world’s largest pop-up standalone non-public network for media contributions at the Coronation of HM King Charles III. Sam is a research associate in the University of Strathclyde's software-defined radio group (StrathSDR) and a Systems Engineer at the university spin-out company, Neutral Wireless Ltd. Sam specialises in private 5G networks and systems design to support and improve broadcast and media production workflows.