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Santiago Royo

Santiago Royo

Santiago Royo received his MSc. in Physics from Universitat de Barcelona in 1992 and the Ph.D. degree in Applied Optics from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), in 1999. He is currently Associate Professor at UPC and Director of the Center for Sensor, Instruments and System Development (CD6), a research and innovation center in Optical Engineering in Terrassa. He is teaching regularly in the MSc in Photonics and in the MSc in Optometry and Vision Science, where he supervises PhDs and MSc Thesis yearly. For twenty years he has participated and led research projects involving different optical metrology techniques, in special around wavefront sensing, 3D laser measurements, fringe projection and self-mixing interferometry. He has published over 50 reviewed full text publications and 10 patents, five of them licensed to companies. He is co-founder of two photonics-based spin-off companies, SnellOptics (Terrassa, Spain) and ObsTech (Santiago, Chile).

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