Dr Hugh Hunt is a Reader in Cambridge University's Engineering Department and recipient of the Royal Academy of Engineering Rooke Award for the public promotion of engineering.
His research interests include railway noise and vibration, gyroscopes and boomerangs, wave power, vibration of bell towers, and renewable energy.
He is Keeper of the Clock at Trinity College Cambridge.
His television documentaries on Channel 4 (UK), PBS Nova (USA), Discovery, History Channel, SBS (Australia) include:
2011 Dambusters, building the Bouncing bomb (Bombing Hitler's Dams)
2012 Escape from Colditz (Escape from Nazi Alcatraz)
2012 Digging the Great Escape
2013 Zeppelin Terror Attack
2014 D-day 360
2015 Building Hitler's Supergun: The Plot to Destroy London.
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