Chris Slinger


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Most Recent Affiliation(s):


  • QinteiQ

Bio:

  • SIGGRAPH 2005

    Dr Chris Slinger is a QinetiQ Fellow and former Chief Scientific Officer for Holographic Imaging LLC, the US based QinetiQ/Ford Motor Company joint venture that was set up in 2000 to develop and exploit advanced visualisation technology. He is QinetiQ technical leader for holography, and Technical Director of the Optronics Department at QinetiQ Malvern. 

    He has served as conference program chair, session chair, committee member and panelist on numerous occasions and can always be relied on to promote and participate in a lively debate ! 

    After completing his undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at Oxford University, he joined QinetiQ Malvern in 1985. Author or co-author of over 75 conference, open-literature publications and patents, his current research interests include computer generated holography and high performance 2D and 3D displays. He was made a QinetiQ Fellow in 1998 and awarded an inaugural QinetiQ Prize for Exceptional Innovation by Prince Michael of Kent in 1999 for his work on Advanced Liquid Crystal and Holographic Displays. In 2002 he was co-recipient of Institute of Physics Paterson Medal and Prize, for contributions to the utilization and application of physics and its commercial exploitation. He was elected as an Institute of Physics Fellow in 2003.