Prof. Saavedra Tortosa is Co-Founder and Scientific Advisor of the company. He obtained a Ph.D. in Physics, with an Extraordinary Prize awarded by the University of Valencia in 1996. Full Professor of Optics since 2012, Prof. Saavedra Tortosa co-directs the Image and 3D Display Laboratory of the University of Valencia.
- The Fumio Okano Best 3D paper 2014, 2015, 2019
- University of Valencia 1996 Extraordinary Ph.D. Award
Prof. Saavedra has developed its research in the field of 3D imaging and display in collaboration with prestigious international institutions such as the University of Connecticut (USA), Imperial College London (Britain), the University of Memphis (USA), the National University of Colombia, the Universitatea Politehnica din Bucureéti (Romania), the Universitatea din Bucureéti (Romania), Dongseo University (South Korea), Hankyong National University (South Korea), Kwangwoon University (South Korea) and the National Chiao-Tung University (Taiwan).
These works have allowed him to supervise 7 Doctoral Thesis (2 recipients of the Extraordinary Doctoral Prize), publish more than 100 articles in prestigious international scientific journals (which have received more than 1,900 citations, hindex-24) and 5 chapters of technical books, and to give more than 50 guest presentations at international conferences. It is noteworthy that he has received, for some of these contributions, the Fumio Okano Best 3D Paper Award, sponsored by the Japanese national television station Nippon H.S. Ky-kai (NHK), three times (2014, 2015 and 2019).
Prof. Saavedra has obtained as a principal researcher, or as a member of the research team, more than €3M of Public Spanish or European programmes. It has also obtained contracts with private companies, such as AJL Ophtalmic S.L., Photonic Sensors & Algorithms S.L., Huawei Technologies GmbH, worth more than €500K. In the field of transfer, it is also noteworthy that he is co-inventor of 15 national and international patents, including the one that gives rise to this entrepreneurial activity.