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Geoffrey Sweet

Services Offered

  • German-English translation and interpretation, German language tuition and courses
  • Signal Analysis, Microelectronic Systems, Acoustics, Mathematics: consultancy, courses and tuition

Academic Qualifications

  • PhD (U Southampton, Ship Science): The Processing of Data from Multi-Hydrophone Towed Arrays of Uncertain Shape
  • DPhil (U Oxford, German): Thomas Mann and Friedrich Meinecke. A Comparative Study 1895-1925
  • BSc (Oxford P): Microelectronic Systems und Mathematics
  • MA (U Oxford): Modern and Medieval German Language and Literature


I studied German at the University of Oxford, graduating with First Class Honours and Distinction in the Colloquial Use of German. I taught at Oxford, and was awarded a DPhil in Modern German Literature. I gained an Honours Degree (2,1) in Microelectronic Systems and Mathematics at Oxford Polytechnic. I then worked as a Research Fellow in underwater signal analysis for the Ministry of Defence, UK, at University of Southampton. I was awarded a PhD in Ship Science, University of Southampton. I lectured in Marine Electronics at Southampton University and then Audio and Music Technology and Mathematics at Anglia Polytechnic University, Cambridge. I founded my own Microelectronics company, and I have co-authored patents on a machine for detecting disease in sugar beet and another one for sorting potatoes. I trained as a concert pianist at The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow. Recently I composed and performed a piano score for the silent film Von morgens bis mitternachts (1921). I was elected a Governor (Public, Cambridgeshire) of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust in the summer of 2010.

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Geoffrey Sweet Limited

Company Number: 4199959

Registered Office: 41 Fore Hill, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB7 4AA, UK

Tel: +44 (0) 7551 704 091