Martin Rhodes holds a Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and a PhD in particle technology from Bradford University in the UK, industrial experience in chemical and combustion engineering and many years experience as an academic at Bradford and Monash Universities. He has research interests in various aspects of gas fluidization and particle technology, areas in which he has many refereed publications in journals and international conference proceedings. Martin has served on the editorial boards of Powder Technology and KONA and on the advisory board of Advanced Powder Technology. Martin has a keen interest in particle technology education and has published books and CDROM on Laboratory Demonstrations and directed continuing education courses for industry in the UK and Australia. He was co-founder of the Australasian Particle Technology Society. Martin is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Monash University, Australia.