Martin Booth, UK
Prof Booth is Professor of Engineering Science at the University of Oxford. His research group is based jointly in the Department of Engineering Science and the Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour. His research involves the development and application of adaptive optical methods in microscopy, laser-based materials processing and neuroscience. He was appointed Professor of Engineering Science in 2014. In 2012 Prof Booth was awarded the “Young Researcher Award in Optical Technologies” from the Erlangen School of Advanced Optical Technologies at the University of Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany, and a visiting professorship at the university. In 2014 he was awarded the International Commission for Optics Prize. He has over ninety publications in peer-reviewed journals. He is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Optics Communications and Chair of the Institute of Physics Photon conference.