Tony Cass is Emeritus Professor of Analytical Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London where his research is focussed on point of need and continuous sensing for human, animal, plant and environmental health. Tony graduated in Chemistry from the University of York and has a DPhil from the University of Oxford where he was a Hastings Senior Scholar at the Queen’s College. He joined Imperial College London after post-doctoral research and a BP Junior Research Fellowship in Enzymology at St Hugh’s College Oxford. He is a Fellow of both the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Royal Society of Biology
Tony has held visiting Chairs at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Wuhan Institute of Virology), Universiti Teknologi, Malaysia, the University of Rome La Sapienza and most recently at the University of Bari, Italy.
Tony’s research has a strongly translational flavour and he is co-founder of BioNano Consulting Ltd, and AquAffirm Ltd, as well as acting as a consultant for a range of technology companies, from start-ups to major internationals. His work has been recognised through the award of the Royal Society’s Mullard medal, a Royal Society of Chemistry Chemical Landmark award (‘Blue Plaque’) and the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Sir George Stokes Award.