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Dr Paul Dunn for The Brian Monaghan Award for Business Innovation

16 November 2017

The Brian Monaghan Award for Business Innovation

WINNER - Dr Paul Dunn

Paul graduated with a degree in Physics before receiving a PhD in Physics from the University of Loughborough. In 1979 he was awarded a Nato Scholarship for research in the USA at the Institute of Optics at the University of Rochester, NY where he spent four years as a lecturer and completed research into image processing.
He returned to the UK in 1983 to work as a consultant before joining Ian Lancaster’s Third Dimension as Technical Director, developing holograms and optical
technologies for a variety of applications. Ian commented that ‘Paul was unique in being able to take fundamental science and laser holography and put it to practical
effect to produce stuning and challenging holograms.’ He joined Applied Holographics in 1988 developing the team and facilities forming the basis of all origination and optical developments. During this time he also completed an MBA. Paul has been involved in the Optical Security industry for over 28 years with a wide range of experience in teaching, product and technology development. He has had a particular focus on the development of new optical features, origination
technologies, product applications and materials for which he holds many patents and has been involved in the development of many products. He is currently Director of Optical Technology at OpSec Security.

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