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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

 

 

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

 

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.

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

George Daniel
George Daniel
Senior RF Engineer

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areas of expertise include metamaterials in the microwave band, wireless communication, transceiver architecture, sensor networks, power conversion, antenna design, and radar systems.

previously was the principal engineer for Accurate Electronics and an R&D engineer in the advanced development groups of Sony Ericsson and GE Radar Systems.

Bachelors degree in engineering, Syracuse University

has a patent for a compact satellite antenna

 

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

 

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