Barry Sanders is a Professor at the University of Calgary. His Masters degree was with Kibble and his PhD was with Knight both at Imperial College London, and he was a postdoc with Milburn (Australian National University then University of Queensland) and with Gardiner (University of Waikato). Subsequently Sanders as on the academic staff for 12 years at Macquarie University Sydney, thence to University of Calgary in 2003. Sanders is a Fellow of the APS, OSA and IoP (UK) and Senior Fellow with the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. He is a a QianRen (1000 Talent) Chair Professor at the University of Science and Technology of China and Editor-in-Chief of New Journal of Physics.