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Kyle Arakaki
Kyle Arakaki
Member of Technical Staff

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Jacob Chamoun
  • optical sensors, biomedical optics
  • 10 published papers & conference proceedings, and 1 patent
  • Ph.D., Applied Physics, Stanford University; M.S. Applied & Engineering Physics, Cornell University

 

Chris Chua
  • semiconductor optical emitters: LEDs and lasers
  • epitaxy, design, and fabrication of nitride-based visible and ultra-violet
  • designed and built world's most densely-packed VCSEL array
  • two best paper awards and 60 patents
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Cornell University; B.S., Physics, B.S. Electrical Engineering, M.I.T.

 

Eric Cocker
  • systems engineering, distributed sensor networks, machine learning, data analysis, robotics, and neurotechnology
  • 3 patents (more pending) and 7 publications with over 1400 citations in the fields of optics and neuroscience.
  • Ph.D., M.S., and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University

 

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

 

Markus Larsson
Markus Larsson
Vice President, Global Business Operations

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  • responsible for the development, integration and implementation of the Company’s commercial growth strategies
  • M.S. in Intellectual Capital Management and a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and Management from Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden

 

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.

 

Quentin Van Overmeere
  • materials-based solutions to energy problems
  • nanomaterials, physical chemistry and electrochemistry
  • Ph.D. in Engineering and Master's in Chemical Engineering, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium

 

Thomas Wunderer
  • LEDs based on group III-nitrides
  • 4 patents, 30+ journal publications, 60 conferences
  • VDI sponsorship award
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering