Editorial Board members

Professor David Delpy CBE FREng FRS

Professor David Delpy originally trained as a physicist and following a short spell in industry, spent 35 years at University College London (UCL) specialising in the development of techniques for the physiological monitoring of patients, especially newborns. He is most well-known for his developments in NIR (near-infrared) spectroscopy and NIR imaging of oxygenation and metabolism in the brain.

After seven years as Research Vice Provost, he left UCL in 2007 to become the Chief Executive of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, stepping down in March 2014. He is currently Emeritus Professor of Biomedical Optics at UCL, Chair of the Defence Science Expert Committee and Chair of the Strategic Advisory Board for the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme.

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