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Professor Richardson has considerable experience with technology start-up companies and medical device standards. He was a founder member of Microspore Inc., which exploited ultrasound technology for detecting gas bubbles, thrombi and swarf particles in blood. This technology was developed further by MicroPure Inc. to detect particulates; a process used by the chemical, oil and semiconductor industries.

Professor Richardson graduated in engineering at the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine at London University and is currently Professor of Engineering and Physiology at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island His numerous publications are on theoretical and experimental biomechanics; artificial organs including hybrid organ implants; mechanical properties of connective tissues; diagnostic ultrasound; computerised biomedical image analysis; and vascular mechanics.

With M. Steiner, he published an important book 'Principles of Cell Adhesion'.

He has been on review committees for the National Institutes of Health (USA) and a consultant to a wide range of bioengineering and biotechnical companies. Professor Richardson's awards include the Fellowship of the Royal Society, the Alexander-Von-Humboldt prize, the Ernest Jung Prize for Medicine and a Senior Visiting Fellowship at Imperial College. He is a Founding Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.