Stuart Lindsay is University Professor of Physics and Chemistry at Arizona State University. He specializes in molecular biophysics and nanoscience, aimed at improving diagnosis and understanding the molecular basis of disease. He holds 40 US patents and has published over 200 refereed papers. He founded both Molecular Imaging Corporation (now a division of Keysight Technologies) and Recognition Analytix. Lindsay is the author of the first comprehensive text for nanoscience, "Introduction to Nanoscience" (OUP, 2009). He is a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Physical Society and the Institute of Physics.