Rafi started his career as a civil servant within the Ministry of Defence, UK and after 17 years, joined the Cranfield University at Shrivenham. There he established the ‘Centre for Applied Laser Spectroscopy’ in 1988 and led it until retiring in 2013. He pioneered applied research in laser spectroscopy in a plethora of fields conducting R&D and supervised 12 PhD students and established international collaborations. He has published 61 peer reviewed papers in International journals and was a member of the editorial board and a guest editor of the journal Sensor Review (ISSN 0206-2288; 19, 41999).
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