Prof. Anthony Turner is a pioneer and known name in the field of Biosensors. He is an Emeritus Professor of Cranfield University, England, and also worked at the university as the Distinguished Professor of Biotechnology until the year 2010. After that, he came to Sweden with an aim to promote Biosensors and Bioelectronics. Dr. Turner has received a plethora of awards and recognitions. In the year 1996, he was selected as the Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. The society also awarded him the Theophilus Redwood Medal in 2011. Some of his other awards include Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Engineering, USA (2008), Foreign Associate, National Academy of Engineering (2006), Vernadsky Gold Medal, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (2016), and Datta Medal by the Federation of European Biochemical Societies (2016).
Dr. Turner also helped in founding the first Biotechnology Centre at Cranfield University in 1981. He is a prolific author and has contributed, co-authored, or edited a huge number of journal articles. He has more than 750 publications and patents to his name in the field of Biosensors and Biomimetic sensors.