Professor Adrian Podoleanu FREng
Head of the Applied Optics Group, Professor of Biomedical Optics, University of Kent
Professor Adrian Podoleanu has made outstanding contributions to engineering research, education and practice for the last three decades. He has developed unique en-face optical coherence tomography (OCT) applied to high resolution non-invasive medical imaging, especially of the human retina. His impact on the OCT field is evidenced by his significant research funding, research publications, large numbers of inventions, translation of en-face OCT technology to industry and clinic, awards and fellowships. He has established and leads major national and international consortia and collaborations, generating innovative advances in engineering with significant industrial impact whilst training and supporting many early-stage researchers.