Sandy Cochran is Professor of Ultrasound Materials and Device in the Centre for Medical and Industrial Ultrasonics at the University of Glasgow, Scotland. He is Co-Director of the UK Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Ultrasonic Engineering. He received his B.Sc. degree in electronics in 1986, Ph.D. for work on ultrasonic arrays in 1990, and MBA in 2001, all from the University of Strathclyde. His present research interests focus on medical ultrasound materials, devices and systems with applications in diagnosis and therapy, specifically including ultrasound capsule endoscopy. He is a Fellow or Member of various learned societies and co-author of almost 300 papers and conference presentations and an inventor on 10 patents.