Tim Leighton

Professor Timothy Leighton FREng FRS is Professor of Ultrasonics and Underwater Acoustics at the University of Southampton, UK. He is founder and Chair of the Network for AntiMicrobial Resistance and Infection Prevention (NAMRIP) and the Health Effects of Ultrasound in Air (HEFUA) group. He has pioneered fundamental research in a range of topics, then advanced this research through innovation to products. His inventions include biomedical devices, new sonar and radar, and industrial ultrasonic devices. He has received 7 medals from the Institute of Physics, the Acoustical Society of America, the International Commission of Acoustics, the Institute of Acoustics etc. and received 6 International Prizes in recognition of Innovation from the Institute of Chemical Engineering, S-lab, and the Royal Society etc. For further details see http://www.southampton.ac.uk/engineering/about/staff/tgl.page#research