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PEOPLE:

 

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

 

Janos Veres
  • flexible, printed, and hybrid electronics from development to commercialization
  • radically new manufacturing concepts to create electronics in new form factors
  • expert in the physics of organic semiconductors and novel electronic devices
  • author on over 30 patents and 50 publications
  • Ph.D., Solid State Electronics, Imperial College

 

Jesse Vig

  • intersection of machine learning, social computing, and human-computer interaction
  • builds systems that learn from the collective behavior of users
  • designs intelligent interfaces driven by discovered knowledge
  • best paper awards at Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces
  • PhD, Computer Science, University of Minnesota; BA, Mathematics, Oberlin College

 

Michael Waltrip
Michael Waltrip
Intellectual Capital Management

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  • Senior Director, Intellectual Property Management and Commericialization
  • experience in venture fund formations, investments, due diligence and portfolio management, complex commercial transactions
  • former counsel to the Acer Group's venture funds in the U.S.
  • U.C. Berkeley and Hastings College of the Law

 

 

Yunda Wang
  • extensive background in MEMS fabrication and microsystems integration
  • currently focusing on the development of advanced MEMS structures
  • Ph.D. degree from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder; M.Eng. degree  from Peking University, Beijing; B.Eng. degree from Xi’an Jiaotong University

 

Antonio Williams
  • manages PARC’s collaboration with Xerox on printing-related research.
  • 14  issued patents with several others pending
  • Ph.D. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Rochester; B.S. from Cornell University

 

Russell Williams
Russell Williams
Vice President, Human Resources

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  • Vice President, Human Resources
  • Human resources leadership and executive management expertise
  • MBA, Golden Gate University; Standard Secondary Teaching Credential, Univ. of California, Berkeley; BA, San Francisco State University

 

Wencheng Wu
  • video/image analytics, machine learning, psychophysical assessment
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Purdue University
  • 109 patents, 40 patents pending, 35 conference/journal papers

 

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

 

 

 

Beilei Xu
  • computer vision, machine learning, statistical modeling
  • Ph.D., Medical Physics, University of Chicago
  • over 100 patents

 

Frances Yan
  • product development; human-centered design and engineering
  • user experience designer and innovation consultant
  • M.A./M.Sc. Innovation Design Engineering, Royal College of Art and Imperial College London; B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

 

G. Michael Youngblood
  • interactive systems researcher, designer, architect, and builder
  • currently focuses on mobile computing platforms and interactive artificial intelligence systems to facilitate positive behavior change in individual and social contexts
  • Ph.D.,  M.S., and Honors B.S., Computer Science and Engineering, The University of Texas at Arlington

 

Hong Yu
Hong Yu
Research Scientist

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  • designing simulation tools that incorporate fault diagnosis into systems modeling
  • model-based diagnosis for complex electromechanical systems
  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Delaware; Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) in China

 

Yong Zhang
  • additive manufacturing technologies, design and fabrication of microdevices, microrobotic manipulation
  • printed methane sensor networks, assembly of microchips and particles, printing of smart objects
  • Ph.D., electrical and computer engineering, University of Toronto; M.S. and B.S., mechatronics engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology.

 

Maksym Zhenirovskyy
  • software development, numerical methods, machine-learning algorithms, graph theory and complex networks, data analysis
  • working on expanding the library of SysX components.  The SysX project is developing a platform which embodies the diagnostics tools and knowledge PARC has developed over recent years.
  • Ph.D., Physics, Institute of Physics of the NAS of Ukraine; M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, National Technical University of Ukraine “KPI”