Micheal R. Pointer
DR MICHAEL R. POINTER received his PhD from Imperial College, London working with David Wright. He then worked in the Research Division of Kodak Limited on fundamental issues of colour science applied to the photographic system. After periods at the University of Westminster, working on the application of digital cameras to measure colour in the food industry, and the National Physical Laboratory, where initially he managed the team responsible for colour measurement research, and then moved on to lead a project on the measurement of appearance, he is now a Visiting Professor at the University of Leeds and Technical Advisor to the Color Engineering Laboratory at Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. He has also acted as external supervisor to 12 PhD students at various universities. In 1997, he received the Fenton Medal, The Royal Photographic Society’s award for services to the Society. In 2004, he received a Silver Medal from the Society of Dyers and Colourists for ‘contributions to colour science.’ He is also an Honorary Member of the Colour Group of Great Britain and was awarded the 2014 Newton Medal by the Group. He has authored over 150 scientific papers, is a Fellow of The Royal Photographic Society and UK Associate Editor of the journal Color Research & Application.