Jason Ralph received a DPhil degree from the University of Sussex (UK) in 1993, and a BSc in Physics with Mathematics from the University of Southampton (UK) in 1989. Between 1992 and 1996 he was employed as a Research Fellow at the University of Sussex (UK), the Scuola Normale Superiore (Pisa, Italy), and the University of Auckland (New Zealand). He worked for the UK Defence Evaluation and Research Agency between 1997 and 1999, a before taking up a Lecturer position in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics at the University of Liverpool (UK). He was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2004, a Reader (Associate Professor) in 2007, and a Chair in 2013. He was Head of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics from 2012 to 2015. His research covers quantum technologies and quantum control, infrared imaging and image processing, guidance and navigation, and target tracking algorithms. Professor Ralph is a Chartered Engineer (CEng), a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society (UK), a Fellow of the Institute of Physics (UK), a member of the Royal Institute of Navigation (UK) and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.