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Raj Apte
  • materials, fabrication, circuits, and systems
  • a-Si, p-Si, and novel inorganic semiconductors
  • 37 issued U.S. patents and 76 publications
  • technology licensed to several companies
  • Ph.D., M.S., Stanford University; B.S., U.C. Berkeley

 

Ramesh Ayyagari
  • expertise in architecting software and hardware for high speed routing platforms
  • B.S., Electronics and Communication Engineering, Osmania University, India.

 

Chang-Jun Bae

  • developing new rechargeable battery electrodes that allow a marked improvement in energy and power density
  • demonstrated new ways of manipulating properties of ceramic active materials in the Li-ion battery
  • Ph.D., Material Science Engineering, University of Michigan; postdoctoral work, MIT

 

 

Simon Barber
  • content networking and wireless
  • lead architect for PARC spinout that offers cloud-based networking management
  • co-technical editor for IEEE 802.11 standard; founded two Wi-Fi software and technology provider companies; created video server for world's first digital video on-demand network
  • M.A., University of Cambridge

 

Eugene Bart
  • high-level understanding and interpretation of images and has led to novel theories of human vision
  • applies computer vision and machine learning to the task of analyzing images of documents to enable computers to understand and interpret documents in the same ways humans can
  • BSc physics and computer science, Tel Aviv University; MSc, PhD computer science, Weizmann Institute

 

Victor Beck
  • broad experience in modeling physical phenomenon, including heat transfer, fluid dynamics, mass transport, and chemical reactions
  • current research focuses on new methods to generate smart, processesable materials
  • Ph.D. and M.S. degrees from Stanford University and a B.S. from Northwestern University, all in Chemical Engineering

 

Alan Bell

 

 

  • expert in building and integrating systems that span electronic hardware, software, and mechanical disciplines
  • systems for biotechnology equipment and inkjet
  • B.S., Computer Science, UC California Irvine

 

 

 

Victoria Bellotti
  • Research Fellow and developer of PARC's Opportunity Discovery research and strategic investment targeting program
  • personal information management, task management; user-centered design of context- and activity-aware computing systems
  • Ph.D. in Human Computer Interaction from Queen Mary and Westfield College; M.S. in Ergonomics, and B.S. in Psychology from University College, all within London University in the United Kingdom
  • 20 patents
  • awarded membership of the ACM SIGCHI Academy for her contributions to the field and professional community of Human Computer Interface

 

 

Marshall Bern
  • specializes in algorithm design in diverse areas
  • proteomics and software for peptide and protein identification by mass spectrometry
  • mesh generation, surface reconstruction, and mathematics of origami
  • B.A., Mathematics, Yale; M.A., Applied Mathematics and Statistics, UT Austin; Ph.D., Computer Science, U.C. Berkeley

 

Julie Bert
  • electrical, mechanical, and software systems for a-Si flexible electronics 
  • superconductivity in novel materials and systems
  • Ph.D., Stanford University; B.A., Princeton University 

 

Dave Biegelsen
  • charter member of Xerox PARC
  • expertise includes acousto-optic interactions, electron spin resonance, disordered semiconductors, laser-induced thin-film crystallization, scanning tunneling microscopy, heteroepitaxial growth, and new fabrication methods and use of complex "smart matter" systems
  • over 100 US patents; Fellow of the APS

 

Eric Bier
  • helps knowledge workers use information and collaborate with each other
  • enterprise collaboration and content management, intelligence analysis, medical sensemaking, and historical collections
  • user interface software; techniques for sharing computers among multiple users; entity-based notebooks

 

Danny Bobrow
  • community knowledge sharing systems
  • natural language-based, broad-coverage system for question answering
  • over 100 published papers, books, and issued patents
  • President of AAAI; Editor-in-chief, Artificial Intelligence; ACM and AAAI fellow

 

Rebecca Braynard
  • distributed systems and networking
  • adaptive, energy-efficient, and resource-constrained protocols, overlay networks, content-based routing, medium access control
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Duke University

 

Oliver Brdiczka
  • manager of PARC's contextual intelligence work
  • machine learning methods to construct models from people's work patterns and context
  • activity recognition, context modeling, machine learning, human-computer interaction, and e-learning
  • Ph.D., Computer Science, M.S., Imagery, Vision and Robotics

 

Ross Bringans
Ross Bringans
Vice President, Electronic Materials and Devices Laboratory

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  • directs novel electronics, MEMS, optoelectronic systems
  • infrastructure includes Si and optoelectronic fabrication lines for prototype devices
  • Fellow of the American Physical Society
  • over 140 publications and 25 issued patents
  • previously Humboldt Fellow at Max-Planck-Institute for Semiconductor Research; research at Stanford University
  • Ph.D., Physics, Cambridge University

 

 

James Britt
  • Director of Sales Operations
  • supports PARC’s commercial business development group, coordinating sales forecasting, planning, and budgeting processes 
  • Bachelors in Business Administration; University of Washington School of Business in Seattle, WA

 

Greg Burton

  • controls, robotics, planning
  • data visualization, CAD and solid modeling, GPU accelerated algorithms
  • was research engineer at Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company's Advanced Technology Center
  • M.S., Mechatronics and Control, U.C. Berkeley; B.S., Mechanical Engineering, U.C. San Diego

 

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

 

Norine Chang

 

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

 

 

 

Eugene Chow
  • MEMS, packaging, and printing
  • microsprings for integrated circuit packaging and testing; novel viscous liquid printing concepts; xerographic micro-chip assembly
  • thin-film transistor integration with MEMS; large-area printed organic electronics research
  • Ph.D. and M.S., Electrical Engineering, & M.S. in management science and engineering, Stanford University; B.S., engineering physics, U.C. Berkeley

 

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.

 

Jeremy Clark
  • growth strategy and innovation researcher and author
  • focuses on the technologies and social processes that enable the democratization of innovation
  • specialist in early-stage market validation of breakthrough concepts
  • BCom (Commerce), Birmingham University in England; MBA in Strategy from the University of Chicago

 

Corie Cobb
  • expertise in product design, MEMS, optimization, modeling
  • focusing on novel printing and extrusion technologies
  • previous experience at Applied Materials, HP, Bell Labs, Google, Toshiba Japan
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley; M.S. in ME, B.S. in Product Design, Stanford University

 

 

 

Patrick Cook

 

 

  • directs PARC Ethnography Services
  • manages delivery of service engagements to key customers
  • opportunity discovery, business practice transformation, training and competency transfer
  • expert on global SMB technology markets

 

 

 

Lara Crawford
  • interface between planning and control, as well as the control and coordination of large-scale distributed, networked, embedded systems
  • simulation, robotics, learning control, biologically inspired control
  • Ph.D. in Biophysics & M.S. in Electrical Engineering, U.C. Berkeley; A.B. in Physics, Harvard

 

Sean Crotty
  • Director of Business Development
  • technology partnership deals related to energy and cleantech, human-centered innovation services, major universities, the financial sector, and strategic multi-national conglomerates based in North America, South America, Europe, Middle East, and Africa
  • M.B.A., Multinational Management from The Wharton School and M.A., International Studies from The Lauder Institute, both at the University of Pennsylvania; B.S., Electrical Engineering, Yale University

 

Tim Curley
Tim Curley
Director of Business Development

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  • focusing on drug delivery, contextual intelligence, and more
  • develops commercial partnerships and creates routes to revenue opportunities
  • developed partner and go-to-market strategies for startup and Fortune 1000 companies
  • MBA, Strategy, Pepperdine University

 

Dan Davies
  • software optimization in commercialization of research
  • novel technologies in context of traditional AI problems and data mining
  • 18 patents
  • Ph.D. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University; B.S. in Engineering from John Hopkins University

 

Kyle Dent
  • novel human-computer interaction technologies
  • author of Postfix: The Definitive Guide (O'Reilly & Associates, 2003)
  • M.S., Computer Science, Columbia School of Engineering and Applied Science

 

Honglu Du
  • human-computer interaction 
  • computer-supported communication, collaboration, learning
  • social needs through computing applications
  • Ph.D., Human Computer Interaction, Penn State; B.S., Management Information System, Renmin University of China

 

Glenn Edens
  • directs research in networking, security, and distributed systems within the Computer Science Laboratory
  • extensive background and industry leadership as a researcher, entrepreneur, executive, and strategist in telecommunications, entertainment, and computer science and design
  • Member of ACM and IEEE

 

Hoda Eldardiry
  • machine learning, knowledge discovery, data mining
  • social network analysis, ensemble classification, statistical relational learning
  • fraud analysis and anomaly detection
  • Ph.D., M.S., Computer Science, Purdue University

 

Craig Eldershaw
  • integrates and coordinates mechanical, electrical, and software design
  • broad background encompassing supercomputing, robotics, digital electronics, data-mining
  • modular robotics and parallel printing
  • specialised manufacturing robot to build more efficient solar cells; distributed micro-grid technology
  • portable, digital, x-ray units
  • Ph.D., Oxford

 

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

 

Anna T. Enerio
  • technology marketing veteran with experience in integrated online and offline global marketing programs, partner management,  and product marketing
  • previously held management and marketing positions at DLNA, SanDisk, Kodak Gallery/Ofoto, and Digital Impact (now Axciom Digital). 
  • MBA, Thunderbird School of Global Management;  B.S. in International Management and a minor in Japanese, Villanova University