Henning Sirringhaus holds the Hitachi Professorship of Electron Device Physics at the Cavendish Laboratory and was awarded a Royal Society Research Professorship in 2020. He has an undergraduate and PhD degree in physics from ETH Zürich (CH). From 1995-1996 he worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at Princeton University (USA). He has been working in Cambridge on the charge transport physics of organic semiconductors and other functional materials since 1997. He is a co-founder of Plastic Logic/FlexEnable, a technology start-up company commercialising printed organic transistor technology.