Dr. Martin Habekost joined the School of Graphic Communications Management at Ryerson University in August 2005 after working for 10 years in the ink manufacturing industry. After graduating from the University of Hannover, Germany in 1995 with a doctorate in Analytical Chemistry he joined Michael Huber Munich, Germany to start his career in the ink manufacturing industry. In 1997 Dr. Habekost joined Hostmann-Steinberg Canada Ltd, now Hubergroup Canada Ltd. and worked in various roles in R&D, technical service and color measure-ment and color control applications.
At Ryerson University Martin Habekost continued his research into color measurement and color differencing equations. He has pre-sented papers in regards to color measurement, color differencing equations, color measurement of metallic inks and paper topography at TAGA conferences since 2006. From 2010 to 2014 Dr. Habekost was the VP of Education for TAGA.
Since joining Ryerson University Dr. Habekost has published many articles in peer-reviewed journals and trade publications and a chapter in the PIA book “Digital Photography for Print”. He is also the faculty advisor to the Ryerson TAGA student chapter.
Currently Dr. Habekost is Associate Chair of the School of Graphic Communications Management at Ryerson University.