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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



Jianer Bao
Jianer Bao
Member of Research Staff

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  • batteries and fuel cells; high-temperature chemistry and thin film deposition and coating
  • application-driven novel energy storage and conversion systems with breakthroughs in electrocatalysis and electrolyte design
  • Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University; M.S. and B.S., Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University in China


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


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



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


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



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