Young Researcher Award
Dr Martin Booth, EPSRC Advanced Research Fellow of the Department of Engineering Science and Hugh Price Fellow in Engineering at Jesus College, has won this year’s prestigious Young Researcher Award of the Erlangen Graduate School in Advanced Optical Technology (SAOT), for his pioneering contributions in adaptive optics for microscopy and photonic engineering.
The Young Researcher Award in Optical Technologies is awarded annually to an outstanding young scientist with a proven record in optics, photonics and optical technologies. The Award is connected with prize money of 100,000 euros, to be spent in close collaboration with SAOT scientists. In addition to the 100,000 euros award, Dr Booth will also have status of professor for four years with SAOT. During this time he will be running research projects and contributing to their teaching in Germany.