Dr Marcelo A Montemurro, theoretical physicist at the University of Manchester, UK .
In June 2013, along with Damian Zanette published an analysis of the Voynich Manuscript in the joural Plos One , in which they stated that it had a genuine message (Montemurro, Marcelo A.; Zanette, Damián H. (20 June 2013). "Keywords and Co-Occurrence Patterns in the Voynich Manuscript: An Information-Theoretic Analysis". PLoS ONE 8 (6): e66344. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0066344).
The abstract, on the Plos One website is here .
His University of Manchester webpage is .