Professor Jonathan Scott has been at the University of Waikato for 5 years. Prior to this, he ran the Advanced Measurements Laboratory for Agilient Technologies in California. During his time with Agilient Technologies, Professor Scott was the chief designer of a nonlinear vector network analyser that was awarded Product of the Year in 2008.
Over the years, Professor Scott has been the inventor on 10 patents and has engaged in research collaborations with a number of places including Agilient Technologies, Gallagher International and the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Professor Scott has also worked on a number of commercialisation projects with WaikatoLink. These projects include a patented solution for reducing false alarms in security settings (Tamper Sensor), a treatment method for improving the flavour of wine (PPD), and an intelligent sprinkler that reduces water usage in residential applications (Smart Sprinkler).