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PEOPLE:

 

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

 

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.

 

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
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  • leads client services sales and transaction team for all of PARC
  • helps create new opportunities, shape and spearhead commercial partnerships, and enable the commercialization of PARC’s breakthrough technologies
  • 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

 

John Northrup
  • research interests include epitaxial growth, structure of surfaces and interfaces, point defects, extended defects, and transport in organic materials
  • provides insight into organic semiconductors such as pentacene and polythiophene as well as optoelectronic materials such as GaN
  • Ph.D., Physics, U.C. Berkeley
  • Fellow of the American Physical Society, Materials Research Society

 

Jessy Rivest
  • research scientist in 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.

 

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