Ashley Lyons was born in Nottinghamshire, England in 1991. He moved to Edinburgh in 2009 where he began an undergraduate Masters degree in physics at Heriot-Watt University after gaining a second year direct entry onto the course. He graduated with a first class honours in July 2013 and is currently a member of the Extreme Light research group at Heriot-Watt University led by Prof. Daniele Faccio where he is studying for a PhD. in Nonlinear Optics.
Undergraduate - MPhys (Physics), Heriot-Watt University (2013)
Summer studentship Heriot-Watt University (2012 & 2013)