Ph.D. Physics – University of Kent at Canterbury, England, 1988
B.Sc. (Honors) Theoretical Physics – University of Kent at Canterbury, England, 1983
Areas of Specialization
Solid State Lighting, Optical Fiber Communications, Optical Sensors, Solid State Lasers, and Optical Amplifiers.
Waveguide Solutions, Charlotte, North Carolina.
Co-Founder and Executive Vice President, Operations & Business Development
Litton Industries, Electronic Components & Materials Group, Morristown, New Jersey.
Director, Photonic Components Ventures
Laser Power Corporation, San Diego, California.
Vice President, Telecommunications Products
Lucent Technologies, Breinigsville, Pennsylvania.
Market Operations Manager, Optoelectronics Business Unit
Amoco Laser Company, Naperville, Illinois.
Director, Product Management
Amphenol Fiber Optic Products, Lisle, Illinois.
University of North Carolina, Charlotte (UNCC).
Faculty, Physics Department
Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte (CPCC).
Instructor/Science Department – Physics
University of Kent, Canterbury, England.
My research interests lie broadly in the area of solid-state lasers and guided wave optics with emphasis on developing semiconductor industry compatible integration platforms for active and passive components at wafer level. My recent research interest is in the area of solid-state lighting.
Over 75 technical publications and 11 patents in the areas of fiber optic sensors, solid-state laser and fiber amplifier technologies, and broadband optical communications networks.
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