Martin Richardson is an artist, author and scientific researcher who gained his PhD at the Royal College of Art, London. He is a Professor of Modern Holography at De Montfort University, Leicester, where he leads a team of researchers in The Imaging and Displays Research Group, Faculty of Technology. His current research focuses on advanced holographic solutions for ultra-realistic 3-D display allied to industry. In 2011 he was honored to receive The Royal Photographic Society ‘Saxby Medal’ in recognition of his sustained pioneering contributions to the science and technology of holographic imaging and to the physical understanding of its materials and applications. Other awards include The Shearwater Award and The UK Millennium Fellowship Award for his work with holography.