Deputy Head of Department, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
A universal framework for adaptive optics microscopy
About the Speaker
Prof Booth is Professor of Engineering Science at the University of Oxford. His research involves the development and application of adaptive optical methods in microscopy, laser-based materials processing and biomedical science. He has held Royal Academy of Engineering and EPSRC Research Fellowships and in 2016 received an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council. 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-Nürnberg, Germany, and a visiting professorship at the university. In 2014 he was awarded the International Commission for Optics Prize. He has over 170 publications in peer-reviewed journals, over 25 patents, and has co-founded two spin-off companies, Aurox Ltd and Opsydia Ltd.