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Bernard Casse
  • manages the Metamaterial Devices and Applications (MDA) group at PARC
  • broad experience in program management, technology risk assessment, proposal writing, and technology transition
  • expertise in photonics, electromagnetic theory, optics, and micro-/nanofabrication
  • Ph.D. in Physics from the National University of Singapore


George Daniel
George Daniel
Senior RF Engineer

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areas of expertise include metamaterials in the microwave band, wireless communication, transceiver architecture, sensor networks, power conversion, antenna design, and radar systems.

previously was the principal engineer for Accurate Electronics and an R&D engineer in the advanced development groups of Sony Ericsson and GE Radar Systems.

Bachelors degree in engineering, Syracuse University

has a patent for a compact satellite antenna


Alex Hegyi
  • applies PARC’s spatial modulation technology to outstanding problems in biodetection
  • expertise include biophotonics, optical detection systems, and magnetic resonance
  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from the University of California, Berkeley; B.S. with Honors and Distinction in Physics from Stanford University
  • 12 patents


Noble Johnson
  • guided team that has developed laser diodes and light emitting diodes in the visible and UV spectral regions and made major contributions to fundamental understanding of the material and devices
  • over 420 research papers in technical journals and conference proceedings and more than 50 patents
  • Fellow of the American Physical Society and IEEE
  • Ph.D., Princeton University


Peter Kiesel
  • nitride based light emitters, ultra sensitive detection systems
  • flow cytometry for biomedical applications
  • over 60 issued and pending patents and 100 publications


Pat Maeda
  • developing new optical technologies in laser scanning, imaging, optical sensing, solid-state illumination, and solar concentration
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University; B.S. degree in both Physics and Mathematics
  • 28 patents in optical systems, diffractive optics, MEMS, optical sensors, image processing, laser scanning systems


Joerg Martini
  • flow cytometry techniques for point-of-care applications
  • expertise in multiphoton microscopy, human cartilage implants, nuclear protein export, force spectroscopy
  • Ph.D., physics


Jessy Rivest
  • manages the Energy Systems group
  • experience encompasses the lifecycle of materials advancement: materials design, development, characterization, and manufacturing systems engineering
  • Ph.D. and M.S., Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley; S.B., Mechanical Engineering, MIT.


Clinton J. Smith
Clinton J. Smith
Member of Research Staff

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  • precision sensor system research and development
  • nanofabrication, photonics/optics, spectroscopy, device packaging, biosensing, data analysis, algorithm development, and simulations and modeling of physical systems
  • carbon nanotube-based sensor networks for measuring methane emissions as part of the ARPA-E MONITOR program.
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Princeton University; B.S., Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Nanotechnology for Clean Energy IGERT fellowship at Princeton