Dr Roberto Ramirez-Iniguez received a BEng degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) in 1996, and an MSc in Communications and Real-Time Electronic Systems from the University of Bradford in 1998. After obtaining his first degree he worked for a short period of time for Tektronix Mexico in the area of Tools and Business Units. In 1998 he started postgraduate studies at the University of Warwick from which he got his PhD in 2002. Shortly afterwards he started working as a researcher for Optical Antenna Solutions within the Communications and Signal Processing group in the Photonics and Communications Laboratory of Warwick University. He joined Glasgow Caledonian University in 2007 where he currently works as a senior lecturer within the School of Engineering and the Built Environment. Dr Ramirez-Iniguez has produced several technical publications and has 3 patents under his name. He was awarded the IEE/Sir Henry Royce Award for excellence in research in 2003 and the IET WATW (2nd prize) in 2002. His research projects include: optical concentrators for solar photovoltaics and Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) Systems, optical front-ends for wireless infrared and visible light communications, optical antennas, and optical collimators/beam-shapers for illumination.