Based in Japan, Neil McArdle has a PhD in physics and optoelectronics and ten years of research experience. He has worked for fifteen years as a patent, technical and scientific translator (English - Japanese), specializing in research documents, patent applications and other documents related to the patent prosecution process. Neil founded his own specialist translation company ten years ago. His clients include patent attorneys, major Japanese manufacturers, research institutes, hospitals, laboratories, national and private universities across Japan as well as clients in Asia, Europe, and the US.
Technical Editor and Translator - Chizai Corporation
President - Lucida Science Communications
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow The University of Tokyo 1995–2000 Tokyo, Japan
Adjunct Professor Temple University Japan 1997 – 1998 Tokyo, Japan
Education and qualifications
Heriot-Watt University PhD, Physics 1990 – 1994
Strathclyde University BSc (Hons), Laser Physics and Optoelectronics 1986 – 1990