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PEOPLE:

 

Norine Chang

 

  • surface engineering and analytical chemistry
  • water purification, industrial printing, more
  • M.S., B.S., Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University

 

 

 

Scott Elrod
Scott Elrod
Vice President, Hardware Systems Laboratory

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  • directs PARC Cleantech Innovation Program
  • holds 60+ patents; responsible for much of acoustic ink-printing patent portfolio (novel inkjet technology based on focused ultrasonics) as well as several inventions for PARC spinout LiveWorks, Inc. (acquired by SMART Technologies)
  • previously directed ESH Division at SEMATECH; co-wrote chapter for The Handbook of Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology
  • Ph.D., Applied Physics, Stanford University

 

Ashutosh Kole
  • mechanical engineering and product design for cleantech and printing technologies 
  • primary role in patent for Hydrodynamic Separation (HDS)
  • manufacturing technologies for the HDS device
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Texas at Arlington and his B.E. in Mechanical Engineering and HSC in Science from Shivaji University. 

 

Cory Lancaster
  •  works in the clean water space within PARC's hardware systems laboratory
  • focus on HDS application and commercialization
  • B.S., Environmental Science, Rutgers University; M.S., Environmental Engineering, Washington State University

 

Mark Stephenson
  • over 25 years of experience in water treatment, quality, testing, operations, infrastructure, and measurement
  • drinking water, wastewater, industrial water markets
  • extensive background from licensing and sales to operations manufacturing and quality systems
  • commercialized water technologies in several diverse industries
  • commercialization roles at numerous startups -- including VP of Sales and Marketing at OndaVia, Hach Company, and PAX; COO at Microvi Biotech; CEO of H2O Inc. and Pionetics Corporation

 

 

Armin Volkel

 

 

  • manipulation of micron-sized particles
  • novel barrier-free particle separator for water treatment applications
  • expert in modeling and simulation of complex physical systems
  • Ph.D., Physics, University of Bayreuth, Germany
  • over 65 patents issued and pending